The automaker feared the arrest would cast a shadow over the launch of the upgraded Leaf.
Nissan wants to use the Leaf’s battery pack to provide power directly to homes or businesses .
Nissan will only build six units of the new electric racer, which will be deployed all over the world.
That means Nissan Leaf owners can sell electricity stored in their cars’ batteries to the German power grid.
Adaptive cruise control, lane centering and speed assist systems were tested on a total of 10 different cars.
Production of the new long-range Nissan Leaf will start in January 2019.
The automaker delivered 26,000 Leafs to European customers in the first eight months of 2018.
The long-range Leaf should pack a 60 kWh battery pack with active thermal management .
The world’s best-selling electric car now comes as standard with Nissan’s semi-autonomous driving system .
The Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra will duke it out in the truck category.
Nissan is launching a Leaf Nismo in Japan, sadly without any powertrain enhancements.
The long-range Nissan Leaf will be far more capable than the standard model..