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Published on November 13th, 2012 | by Adam Johnston

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Global Nissan Leaf Sales Cross 42,700

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November 13th, 2012 by
 
 
Nissan worldwide Leaf sales continue to move up, recently reaching 42,700, according to Autoblog Green.

While global sales of the electric vehicles have been solid, US sales have been bumpy, but have also edged upward.

Image Credit: Nissan Leaf via CRM/Shutterstock

The Japanese carmaker sold 1,579 units of the zero-emission vehicle in October, a significant 76% increase from one year before in October, 2011.

In an effort to gain more branding awareness of the Leaf, Nissan recently started a global campaign to boost sales further:

“The Japanese automaker is looking to boost Leaf sales and, late last month, unveiled its first global ad campaign. Nissan pitched features such as being able to use the car as a back-up power supply for homes in addition to the no-pollution, no-gas angle.”

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About the Author

Is currently studying at the School of the Environment Professional Development program in Renewable Energy from the University of Toronto. Adam graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a three-year B.A. combined major in Economics and Rhetoric, Writing & Communications. Adam also writes for Solar Love and also owns his own part time tax preparation business. His eventual goal is to be a cleantech policy analyst, and is currently sharpening his skills as a renewable energy writer. You can follow him on Twitter @adamjohnstonwpg or at www.adammjohnston.wordpress.com.



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