New Nissan Leaf to debut during EV event in September

On August 17, Nissan North America announced it will unveil the all-new Leaf to the general public at eight locations throughout the U.S. during the 2017 National Drive Electric Week which commences on September 9.

Introduced back in 2011, National Drive Electric Week features events throughout various parts of the U.S. to enhance awareness of electric vehicles (EV) and encourage drivers to switch to EVs. The 2017 National Drive Electric Week is expected to become the largest ever with close to 200 events being held during September 9-17.

During this year’s festivities, Nissan North America will be showcasing its all-new Leaf in the state of Washington, California and Georgia on September 9, New Jersey on September 14, and Oregon, California and Massachusetts on September 16.

In addition, current owners of the Leaf will be offered an exclusive chance to take part in “The All New LEAF Drive and Discover Experience.” To participate, owners must visit the display and register for the test drive. The first test drives will be held in October.

Written by Minoru Moriwaki
(Translated by Masayuki Shikata)