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Nissan marks World EV Day with production of 500,000th Leaf

Nissan Leaf, 500,000th model

Nissan is celebrating World Electric Vehicle (EV) Day with the production of its 500,000th Leaf.

The milestone was achieved at the manufacturer’s plant in Sunderland, England, almost a decade after the model first went on sale. The plant has built more than 175,000 Leaf cars since it began producing the model in 2013.

The 500,000th Leaf was delivered to a customer, Maria Jansen, in Norway, who first chose the Leaf back in 2018.

Nissan has calculated that Leaf owners have collectively helped prevent more than 2.4 billion kilograms of CO2 emissions, thanks to clocking up more than 14.8 billion clean-air kilometers since 2010.

During recent lockdowns, air quality improved around the world due to a decrease in CO2-emitting activities.

In Europe, studies show that 68% of people support measures to prevent a return to previous levels of air pollution.

Helen Perry, head of electric passenger cars and infrastructure at Nissan Europe, said: “Consumers have seen what cleaner air and reduced noise pollution feel like during lockdowns.

“Now more than ever, they’re looking to take positive steps towards a more sustainable future and the Nissan Leaf contributes to this efforts.”



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