News What if everything ran on gas? Written By Ken Paulman05/27/2011 Subscribe to our newsletter Don't miss the latest headlines. Sign up for our Daily Digests. Midwest Headlines National Headlines A brilliant commercial for the Nissan Leaf (h/t to David Roberts of Grist, via Twitter): 2 thoughts on “What if everything ran on gas?” Note the not-so-subtle dig at the Chevy Volt (which has a small gas-powered engine) at the end of the spot. I love this commercial. Nissan (Leaf) is a great brand for luxury cars.