We already know Nissan is one of the most popular electric brands in the world and Leaf is the best sold electric car until now. What we didn’t know was that Nissan reached an important milestone with the Leaf even in Europe.

Nissan electric sales have risen by 10 percent in the first half of 2016 compared with the same period last year. The latest figures also reveal that there are more than 75,000 Nissan EV owners in Europe as the electric vehicle revolution speeds up across the continent.

This momentous milestone follows the recent announcement that 260,000 Nissan EVs have been sold worldwide.

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EV sales have been further bolstered by strong e-NV200 sales 2016 up 34 percent year-on-year. Increased demand for Nissan’s zero-emission e-NV200 from businesses across Europe comes as the brand celebrates the extension of its five year warranty to include the all-electric LCV.

With the Leaf’s 30kWh battery now offering 155 miles in driving range and as many as 4,000 quick chargers installed across Europe, driving an electric car is more practical.