Sales of alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) reached a record market share of 4.4% in June with more than 10,700 hitting UK roads.
Nissan has launched a Spotify playlist specially curated by fans around the world in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the delivery of the world's first all-electric LEAF.
Users can search for the "100% Nissan LEAF 5th Birthday" playlist on Spotify and hear 10 fan-suggested songs ranging from No. 1 hits to obscure B-side tracks, all of which can be streamed via the Bluetooth connection in the LEAF or other Nissan models.
"Nissan LEAF owners are among our most enthusiastic customers, and we wanted to get them involved in a unique way as we celebrate LEAF's anniversary, so we asked followers on Facebook and Twitter which songs they would choose to honour the all-electric vehicle's five years on the road," said Andrew Speaker, director, Electric Vehicle Sales & Marketing, Nissan.
The first all-electric Nissan LEAF was delivered on December 11, 2010, to Olivier Chalouhi of San Francisco, and since then Nissan has sold nearly 200,000 units globally.
Nissan recently introduced the 2016 LEAF in the US, equipped with a new 30kWh battery that extends the miles per charge by more than 20 percent. The new model will be launched in Japan this month and in Europe in the new year.
As the level of electric vehicle technology continues to increase, Nissan believes that this shift towards cleaner, more efficient zero emission vehicles will contribute greatly in improving air quality and lowering noise levels.
"EV technology will continue to be at the heart of Nissan's product development efforts. By combining our pioneering EV technologies and other intelligence and innovations, Nissan is moving closer to a zero-emission future for car transportation. With the technologies we are creating, mobility is becoming safer, cleaner, more connected and more exciting. That's the power of innovation. And that's what you can expect from Nissan," said Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn.