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Nissan Leaf, America’s Best Selling Electric Car

You may know the Nissan LEAF® as America's best-selling electric car." We'd like to show you another side of it .. With Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Start, all you need is your finger. This brings the LEAF to life! LET'S START WITH THE BATTERY Any idea how much power is required to move an object as heavy as a car? A LOT! It takes a 24kWh lithium-ion battery with 48 lithium-ion modules to be exact. Half the weight and twice the power of batteries used in hybrids Generates 187 lb-ft of torque off the line and 107 horsepower Fits snuggly under the floorboard for optimal interior comfort space Creates a low center of gravity for fun-to-drive handling Easily recharges using an electrical outlet or EV charging station NEXT COMES THE POWER THE POWER DELIVERY MODULE (PDM) It helps regulate voltage (think of a light dimmer switch). It's "the brain". Gadaaaaadaa olradedadaae It dictates how much energy is transmitted to the wheels. Without it, the motor wouldn't know what to do. But you call the shots by telling the controller to send power to the motor to increase speed. WHICH BRINGS US TO THE DRIVE COMPONENTS OF THE E-P OWERTRAIN INVERTER MOTOR + REDUCTION DRIVE %D Making the LEAF Move LET'S TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE MOTOR A coil stator It's a three-phase AC synchronous motor. A magnet rotor This generates magnetic energy. Electrical current This turns the rotor, The reduction drive turns the stator into producing dynamic transmits the power an electric magnet. power. to the road wheels. And just like that, your LEAF is providing .. 100% torque 100% torque at 0 rpm for instant acceleration. Fast enough for you? BUT BEFORE YOU GO We wanted to share some other EV PERKS. 126/101 mpg 84-mile range equivalent city/highway" per charge" 500,000,000 Zero tailpipe emissions (Zero tailpipe actually!) Oil changes, smog checks a distant memory More than half a billion all-electric miles driven. and counting! The 100% electric Nissan LEAF® NISSAN America's best-selling electric car" Source of data: Sales Data (US sales 2014). "2015 EPA Fuel Economy Estimate 126 city, 101 highway. Based on EPA formula of 33.7 kW/hour equal to one gallon of gasoline energy, EPA rated the LEAF" equivalent to 126 MPG measured as gasoline fuel efficiency in city driving, and 101 MPG in highway driving. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions - use for comparison only. 2015 EPA range of 84 miles. IIIIIII KKKKKK

Nissan Leaf, America’s Best Selling Electric Car

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You may know the Nissan LEAF® as America's best-selling electric car. We'd like to show you another side of it.


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