Nissan Boosts Leaf Electric Car Driving Range by 27%

  • New battery in 2016 Leaf boasts driving range of 107 miles
  • Leaf sales fell 15 percent in first seven months this year
Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Nissan Motor Co. will extend the driving range of its Leaf electric car by 27 percent, aiming to reverse a sales slide as Tesla Motors Inc. and Toyota Motor Corp. introduce new models for green vehicle buyers.

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