Photo: Nissan

Photo: Nissan

Nissan has revealed that owners of its LEAF electric car have collectively recorded 1 billion kilometers on the CarWings telematics system worldwide. Nissan LEAF vehicles registered with CarWings have saved over 180 million kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions.

The LEAF was launched in 2010 as one of the first mass-market, battery-electric vehicles.It's now the best-selling electric vehicle in history with over 147,000 LEAF vehicles sold globally to date, including 31,000 of which have been sold in Europe, according to Nissan.

Through CarWings telemetry used in the LEAF, Nissan has been able to keep an accurate log of the total distance covered by every LEAF registered with CarWings since the car's launch.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet