Being known as the world’s first mass-market 100% electric car, Nissan just marked the 500,000th production unit of its LEAF EV. This milestone was then achieved at the brand’s plant in Sunderland England. Because of that, it is quite evident that customers from several markets continue to embrace this innovative model.
The said number was reached after almost a decade. Notably, the aforementioned plant in England has built 175,000 LEAF units since it began production back in 2013. Up until now, the Sunderland facility continues to produce this renowned EV through the highest standards in order for each LEAF to properly embody innovation and excitement, as well as make advances in sustainable mobility.
Furthermore, the Nissan LEAF was recognized globally. In fact, it garnered such awards including Car of the Year 2011 in Europe, World Car of the Year 2011, and Car of the Year Japan in 2011 and 2012. The most fulfilling of all these milestones has got to be the trust and love it was able to earn from several customers.
The 500,000th unit found its rightful home, namely Maria Jansen from Norway. She genuinely expresses her love for the Nissan LEAF as it does meet their needs in a vehicle given the extensive range of technology it offers.
Aside from its technological benefits, LEAF owners around the world have helped prevent more than 2.4 billion kilograms of CO 2 emissions. Worth noting though is that air quality improved during recent lockdowns due to the reduced emissions CO 2-emitting activities. As the Nissan LEAF EV continues to spread in other global markets, people will not only be greeted with such advanced technology but also great benefits that shall hold true to its purpose of being an environment-friendly transporter. That said, let’s hope that Nissan Philippines will bring this innovative model soon, considering that other brands locally are slowly bringing in some electrified entries to the market.