04 Sep '13, 4am

Nissan LEAF leads electric cars to world record #greenenergy

Nissan LEAF leads electric cars to world record #greenenergy

The emerging presence of electric cars was emphasised outside the roads of Norway's capital city, Oslo: as 260 and a half electric vehicles were driven in unison. The unique world record was established by the Electric Vehicle Union and the Norwegian EV Association and began in Maridalen in outer Oslo, before following a 4km route as the vehicles - including a Nissan Half LEAF (produced by Nissan to showcase the car’s electric drivetrain)- were driven in unison. It subsequently smashed the previous record, set at Silverstone, by 35-and-a-half electric vehicles. Indeed Nissan's LEAF had the largest presence of any electric car in the cavalcade - which was open to all electric vehicle owners. It made up close to half of the fleet, with 128 LEAF models involved: the vehicle is now one of the best-selling in Norway, with 2,298 models sold there last year alone. According to Je...

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