Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

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Saturday 11th December 2010

9 years ago

Nissan North American delivered its first all-electric Leaf (also formatted "LEAF" as a backronym for Leading, Environmentally friendly, Affordable, Family car) to Olivier Chalouhi (31) of Redwood City at a dealership in Petaluma, California. The Leaf uses an 80 kW (110 hp) and 280 N·m (210 ft·lb) front-mounted synchronous electric motor driving the front axle, powered by a 24 kilowatt-hours (86 MJ) lithium ion battery pack rated to deliver up to 90 kilowatts (120 hp) power.

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