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Nissan LEAF named ‘Best Electric Car’ at 2018 What Car? Awards​​

The Nissan LEAF seems to be a very popular topic of conversation recently due to the launch of the exciting new model. The All-New Nissan LEAF has been named ‘Best Electric Car’ at the 2018 What Car? Awards.

What Car? are one of the most widely-recognised and respected awards amongst car buyers in Europe and are also one of the UK’s biggest car-buying media brands, regarded as a trusted source for new car advice.

Steve Huntingford, Editor of What Car?, praised the award-winning model, saying; “The electric car market has never been more competitive, yet the LEAF saw off all its rivals because it makes the most sense to most buyers. It combines excellent performance with generous standard equipment and low running costs. And even in winter weather, its real-world range is good.”

The Electric Vehicle market is growing, Nissan revealed that three months since the new Nissan LEAF was announced, it had received over 12,000 orders; that’s one sold every 12 minutes in Europe.

Philippe Saillard, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Nissan Europe, commented: “The new Nissan LEAF is the most advanced and accessible 100% electric vehicle on the planet. We’re delighted to receive such an accolade from the prestigious automotive brand, What Car?. This is a car that is more enjoyable, more connected and more exciting to drive than any other mainstream electric vehicle in history. It is simply amazing.”