Real Nissan owners tell what the hype is all about at Nissan Leaf Q&A

What's it like to own a Nissan Leaf?

The 2015 Nissan Leaf is 100 percent electric and is growing in popularity.

What’s it like to own a Nissan Leaf?

Today electric vehicles are efficient, reliable and earth-friendly. Best of all the batteries in electric vehicles are strong and have long-lasting power. Regardless what you know about the quality of electric technology today, have you ever wondered what it’s like to own a Nissan Leaf 100 percent electric vehicle?

Sure there’s lots of resources out there to find the answers, but what if you could talk to an actual owner of an electric vehicle? It’s actually never been easier. Nissan has a great resource called Nissan Leaf Q&A where anyone can view questions about Leaf ownership and answers from real owners. All the knowledge about how the Nissan Leaf operates in the real-world shared by the individuals who love and own them. Check out what owners are saying about their Leaf at the Nissan Leaf Q&A. Read the rest of this entry >>

Best Nissan vehicles for commuters, students on the go

Best Nissan vehicles for commuters, students

The 2015 Nissan Versa Note is one of our top picks for commuters and college students.

Best Nissan vehicles for commuters, students

When we are looking to buy a vehicle we often are looking for a vehicle to meet a specific need. For some people the ability for a vehicle to have towing capacity or so many seats is important, but for most commuters and students affordability is vital. Commuters and students need reliable, fuel-efficient vehicles that have great features and options for a great price. Nissan has you covered. We’re create this list for you convenience as you conduct your research for your next vehicle of the best vehicles for commuters and students. Read the rest of this entry >>

Nissan celebrates 1 million U.S.-built export

Number of Nissan vehicles built in United States

Parts for the Nissan Leaf was partly responsible for fueling the growth of over 4,000 new jobs at Nissan.

How many Nissan vehicles are built in the U.S.?

It’s official: since Nissan started manufacturing in the U.S. 31 years ago, 1 million Nissan vehicles have been exported from the U.S. That’s an extraordinary number for a brand that’s only growing more and more in the U.S. each year. In fact Nissan met many milestones in 2014 and hit a record of 1,386,895 vehicles. Thanks to new models like the Nissan Leaf, Rogue and Infiniti QX60 Nissan added over 4,000 new jobs. Read the rest of this entry >>

Nissan Leaf refuses to die after being dismantled, put on display

How does the Nissan Leaf work?

The Nissan Leaf is a 100 percent electric vehicle that is fuel efficient as it is reliable.

How does the Nissan Leaf work?

One Youtube user was so curious about the inner workings of the Nissan Leaf he decided to take it apart, only to find it won’t quit running even after it’s been disassembled. Green Car Reports covered the story in a recent article and shared the Youtuber’s process to disassemble the 100 percent electric vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>

5 tips for better fuel economy this winter

How to get better fuel economy in winter

Even simple steps like maintaining tire pressure can help improve fuel economy in the winter months.

How to get better fuel economy in the winter

Winter driving can be a pain and when you need to run errands or travel through poor winter road conditions the last thing many of us think out is fuel economy. Great fuel economy is one of the main reasons many people pick out their vehicles, but the harsh winter weather can take a toll. Get your vehicle’s fuel economy back up where they should be with these simple tips to get better fuel economy in winter. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Nissan TITAN XD This stunner is well worth the wait

2016 Nissan TITAN XD: This stunner is well worth the wait

2016 Nissan TITAN XD wows at the Detroit Auto Show

The highly anticipated 2016 Nissan TITAN XD made its debut at the North American International Auto Show on January 12 and stole the show. Okay, we’re a little biased, but the new TITAN looks fantastic. Nissan took the original TITAN and fully redesigned it, even the engine, to create a unique full-size pickup truck. What Nissan really did was create a new segment in the category. There’s never been a truck that can tow substantial amounts like a heavy-duty truck and has the fuel efficiency of a half-ton, until now. Read the rest of this entry >>

Roundabouts: Do you love or hate them?

Are roundabouts safe?

According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety injuries and crash rates are reduced when roundabouts replace traditional intersections.

Are roundabouts safe?

It’s time to debunk the mystery of the those weird circles. Some say it came from Sweden and rumors swirl that it’s strange alien technology (round circle and spaceships are round, right?) Okay, we made up the alien bit but there are a lot of misconceptions and confusion about the roundabout today. The truth is roundabouts contribute a lot to our nation’s traffic operations. So here are the facts on roundabouts, no aliens involved. Read the rest of this entry >>

The secret behind the fuel-efficient hybrid

What is a hybrid?

Hybrids are fuel-efficient vehicles that reuse excess energy that is otherwise discarded in traditional vehicles.

What is a hybrid vehicle?

The term “hybrid” gets thrown out a lot, but what is a hybrid vehicle? A hybrid uses two or more direct power sources, which often means a hybrid will have an internal-combustion engine, fuel tank, an electric motor or two and a battery pack. Hybrid vehicles are different than electric vehicles. In most hybrid vehicles the electric parts help harness and reuse the energy that is often discarded in vehicles solely equipped with internal-combustion engines. There are different distinctions that classify specific types of hybrids like parallel hybrids, plug-in hybrids, mild hybrids and other terms that mainly describe the degree each power source functions in the vehicle. For example in the parallel hybrid the engine and electric motor power is combined, but the engine dominates and the electric motor provides a boost. Read the rest of this entry >>

4 things to know before you start your car search

What vehicle should I buy from Matt Castrucci Nissan?

When you know what you want in your new or used vehicle, your search will be easier and more rewarding.

What vehicle should I buy?

There are so many incredible vehicles on the market that it’s easy to want all of them. With so many great features and options, how do you choose? Before you begin to really look for a new or used vehicle, there are a few things you want to think over. Not only will you be less likely to spend more money than you wanted to, you’ll be happier with your purchase in the long run. Read these four questions first if you’re asking yourself, “What vehicle should I buy?” Read the rest of this entry >>

NYC to replace outdated taxis with Nissan NV200

NYC taxis replaced by Nissan NV200

With room for four passengers and lots of cargo space, the Nissan NV200 is a great fit for NYC taxi passengers and drivers.

In 2007 New York City realized it had a big problem. The city’s over 1,300 taxis were aging and would need to be retired in the near future. The NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission created the “Taxi of Tomorrow” program and met with passengers, taxi drivers, automotive manufacturers and other interested parties to find the next generation of the taxi. Competing with ideas from around the globe, the Nissan NV200 Taxi stood above the rest. Beginning April 20 the program will officially start and most of the NYC taxis replaced by Nissan NV200 taxis will be retired. Read the rest of this entry >>