The lower-priced Nissan Leaf is selling better in 2013, particularly in West Coast areas that have extensive charging infrastructure.
With lower prices, Nissan says its Tennessee-made fully electric Leaf sold at a record pace in March, with 2,236 vehicles delivered.
With a $6000 price cut on the new Nissan Leaf, a mainstream sub-$20k EV could have positive repercussions for the growing green car industry.
NIssan announces the Leaf has sold over 50,000 cars since debuting in late 2010, and some quick math shows it may actually have outpaced the Toyota Prius.
Nissan and Bose have teamed up to offer a premium audio sound system for the Leaf which, while pricey, is reportedly more energy efficient as well.
Nissan unveils pricing for the 2013 Leaf, adding a lower priced model that starts at $28,800 but which, in certain markets, drops $10 grand after tax rebates.
Nissan, fresh off two full years of Leaf electric car sales, begins production of components for the EV in Tenn. even as it outlines future green car plans.
Visteon, an automotive supplier, envisions what a Nissan Leaf in the year 2020 might be have in terms of interior technology, including a high personalization degree.
Nissan, close to producing its all-electric Leaf at its facilities in Tennessee, already has begun electric motor building trials at one of its domestic plants.
A taxi cab company in Virginia, pending local approval, plans to offer up what is said to be among the first all-electric fleets of cabs in the nation.
Nissan recently showcased an automated Nissan Leaf at at Japanese trade show that can park itself and also alert you when someone is trying to break it.