Nissan has been honored with Green Car Guide’s Greenest Manufacturer of the Year Award for proving real dedication to the environmental problem with its electric vehicle LEAF. Usually, the award has been given to carmakers which are focused on trying vehicles with less emission, although the LEAF succeeded to top that with its eco standard of zero-emissions.
Managing Director of Nissan Motor, Paul Willcox believes that, Nissan is pleased for awarded from Green-Car-Guide.com as the Greenest Manufacturer of the Year Award. The Nissan LEAF is leading the way of the revolution in electric car in the UK and the honor is further appreciation of their dream of sustainable mobility. Nissan Motors is also enduring with these efforts to decrease emissions in their diesel and petrol powered cars and it will be seen with the newest version to the 1.2-litre DIG-S, Micra range, which produces only 95 g/km of CO2.
The LEAF is motivated by electric motor with 107 hp which runs on energy supplied by lithium-ion cells. If the batteries are full charge, the LEAF will run for 162 km (100 miles) prior to have to plug it back in also can reach to 90 mph (144 km/h) as its top speed. A full charge of the car takes up to Eight hours on an average outlet, but purchasers can go for the quick-charger with DC 50kW, which recharges of the battery up to 80 % in fewer than 30 minutes.