December 1, 2011
Nissan LEAF Wins 2011-2012 JAHFA Car of the Year
and Car Design Awards
YOKOHAMA, Japan (Dec. 1, 2011) - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is proud to announce that its 100% electric car - the Nissan LEAF - has won the 2011-2012 Japan Automotive Hall of Fame (JAHFA) Car of the Year and 2011-2012 JAHFA Car Design of the Year awards, both presented by the selection committee of JAHFA.
Nissan LEAF won the JAHFA Car of the Year honor for the following reasons:
Nissan LEAF won the JAHFA Car Design of the Year award for the following reasons:
The Nissan LEAF is a newly-developed mass-market EV that offers an innovative form of mobility that is a step forward toward the realization of a sustainable zero-emission society. With a dedicated IT system that enables remote-control operation via a mobile phone, Nissan LEAF offers drivers a clean, comfortable and fun driving experience. The Nissan LEAF also offers new value in mobility through its ability to supply power from the car's high-capacity lithium-ion batteries for domestic use where equipped with the car-to-home connectivity system.
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Committee of Japan Automobile Hall of Fame