Here’s how you can watch the PH launch of Nissan LEAF

Updated May 06, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The LEAF will make its local debut this weekend.

Nissan Philippines is inviting you to witness the official launch of the LEAF electric vehicle (EV) in the country. The event will take place virtually due to the ongoing health crisis and will be held on May 9, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. on the car brand’s official Youtube channel.

Nissan is also inviting you to confirm your attendance at the EV’s local launch via its official Facebook page. The introduction of the Nissan LEAF will signify the Japanese car brand’s commitment to providing innovative and sustainable mobility.

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The Nissan LEAF was first launched in 2010, but is only making its way officially in the Philippines this year. It is considered one of the popular EVs in the global automotive market, a claim backed by its total production number that reached 500,000 just last year.

In the Japanese market, the Nissan LEAF is available in two battery options, namely the 40 kWh and 62 kWh. The 40 kWh drivetrain option offers a 322-km range, while the 62 kWh option boasts a 458-km range. It can produce up to 148 hp and 320 Nm of torque which should be more than enough for daily city driving.

Nissan LEAF front view

EVs will be more known to Filipinos

As of this writing, Nissan Philippines hasn’t shared the full specs of its upcoming EV vehicle. We can expect more in-depth details to drop once the model is officially launched in the local market. You can now set a reminder on Nissan Philippines’ launch event on Youtube. 

It will be exciting to see how the country will adjust to the inevitable EV generation especially now that the introduction of the Nissan LEAF in the Philippines is finally happening. We should see more of the effects of House Bill 4075 (or Electric Vehicles and Charging Station Acts) that aims to provide a national energy policy including EV charging stations.

 

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Nissan LEAF

<p>The Nissan LEAF is an electric-powered five-door hatchback fitted with a wide array of advanced features for modern-day driving. It is one of the best-selling electric vehicles globally, featuring a 311 km maximum range. It features a sporty exterior detailed with the latest innovations. Inside, it is equipped with a wide array of comfort and convenience features. Nissan Philippines is offering the LEAF at Php 2,798,000. Available colors for the 2021 Nissan LEAF with the two-tone blacked-out roof include Pearl White, Vivid Blue, Gun Metallic, and Magnetic Red.</p>

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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