Nissan’s position as the leader in the UK electric car market has been underlined by the 3000th sale of the LEAF in Great Britain. It hit the landmark in November when a total of 141 new British-built LEAFs were registered at dealerships across the country.
Nissan’s second generation LEAF, which went on sale in May 2013 with more than 100 improvements on its predecessor, has secured more than 1300 UK sales in just six months. Jon Pollock, Sales Director at Nissan GB said: ‘The LEAF has already done a huge amount to change attitudes and open minds in the UK and across the world.’
The Nissan LEAF continues to grow in popularity further field as well. To date, more than 16,000 LEAFs have found owners across Europe, while global sales have now topped an astonishing 87,000. The battery-powered car is now built at the company’s UK factory in Washington, Britain’s largest and most productive car factory.
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