The Nissan Juke's polarizing style and fun-to-drive character allowed it to be a modest success here in the United States. Between 2011 and 2014, Nissan sold over 35,000 per year. But when competitors inundated the sub-compact CUV market in 2015 – the Jeep Renegade, Honda HR-V, and Mazda CX-3, for example – sales fell off, dropping to a still-respectable 27,000 units. According to Auto
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Originally, the somewhat modest plan was to introduce 2,000 electric vehicles to the capital of Bhutan. Then things got bigger when Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn paid the country a visit and the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay, said his country, "will commit to a program to achieve zero emissions as a nation by a certain target date." Now we're approaching "holy huge" territory. Last
Nissan may not be meeting some of the more optimistic prognostications with sales of its Leaf electric vehicle, but it's certainly kicking the competition's butt. EV Sales is tracking global sales of plug-in vehicle models and estimates that Nissan has sold almost 172,000 units of the Leaf worldwide. That's more than the two next-best-selling plug-ins combined. Globally, EV Sales estimates,