Business / Tech Feb 26, 2016

Nissan disables Leaf electric car app after cross-continent hack

Nissan Motor Co. has disabled a mobile application for controlling its Leaf electric car after a security researcher demonstrated how hackers could access temperature controls and other functions from across continents. The nation's second-largest automaker made the app unavailable after Australian researcher Troy Hunt demonstrated ...

Nissan set to double Leaf sales: Ghosn

Business / Corporate Jan 9, 2014

Nissan set to double Leaf sales: Ghosn

by Alan Ohnsman

Nissan Motor Co., which reported record U.S. sales of Leaf hatchbacks in 2013, is optimistic that it can soon double deliveries, Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn said. Sales of the battery-powered Leaf jumped 130 percent last year to 22,610 vehicles, aided by 2,529 deliveries in ...

Business / Corporate Sep 27, 2013

Nissan's free recharges imitate Tesla playbook

Nissan Motor Co., the most prolific maker of electric cars, plans to offer free rapid charges for its battery-powered Leaf hatchback for new customers in Texas, experimenting with a strategy pioneered by Tesla Motors Inc. Starting Oct. 1, people who buy or lease a new ...