Automaker Nissan has announced that one of its Tennessee plants will start making Leaf electric motors in 2013, expecting to create 90 jobs in the region.
Nissan is testing a solar powered charging station at its headquarters in Japan that stores energy using batteries like the ones that power the Leaf EV.
Nissan has made some minor upgrades to the 2012 model of the all-electric Leaf, and is expanding sales regions for fall delivery.
Nissan is continuing its test drive tour of the all-electric Leaf in 26 new cities across the country, and celebrating the 4,000th sale of the vehicle.
Leaf-maker Nissan says it will begin testing electric commercial vehicles, based on the NV200 van that New York recently picked as its next-gen taxicab.
Nissan is installing a handful of solar powered electric car chargers at some of its Tennessee facilities to test viability and also charge the Leaf.
The Nissan Leaf was named 2011 World Car of the Year at this year’s New York International Auto Show.
Nissan announced that it is ramping up the rollout of its all-electric Leaf, and that delivery of the first post-earthquake car is arriving this month.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds that the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt are both worthy of its coveted Top Safety Pick rating.
Nissan is releasing a racing version of its all-electric Leaf at the 2011 New York International Auto Show.
EV charging station company Coulomb recently announced it completed compatibility testing for the Nissan Leaf in the European market.