Leaf EV, Your next car? Nissan IS serious.
Monday, January 4, 2010 9:37:22 AM
As you know hybrids are blossoming and Electric Vehicles are not far behind.
First Israel is going all electric. Renault is manufacturing EVs for them.
France, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway are well underway. Next, it seems Australia could follow according to the expert. The first 7 minutes is professor BS, but from 7 minutes in[when Agassi speaks], it gets gripping.
Consider as well that China is partnering with Russia in a huge battery plant for Novosibirsk, ready for 2011 with three production lines and a fourth production line by 2012.
Is it possible that used gas guzzlers may become difficult to unload?
Some 'Nissan Leaf' story headings from: AutoBlogGreen.com
Nissan LEAF named one of Time's top 50 inventions of 2009
REPORT: Nissan Leaf coming to Vancouver in 2011
Nissan will bring Leaf electric car to Salon EVER in Monaco
Nissan CEO is bullish for Leaf's success, says million plug-ins by 2015 an easy goal
Nissan Leaf, the tip of mass market EV spear
Official: Nissan Leaf reservations start in the spring; 20,000 predicted by end of 2010
[ The company said that, "Nearly 22,000 people in North America have contacted
Nissan since the ...]
Nissan and San Francisco team up on EV charging in Bay Area
[ Nissan is steaming ahead at full speed on its electric car plans but it's not ignoring
the infrastructure elements required to make those vehicles a viable proposition. ]
REPORT: Nissan may offer optional higher-capacity batteries at premium
[ It looks like Tesla probably won't be alone in offering different-sized battery packs in
its future electric vehicles.]
Looks like Nissan plans to lead the EV charge. Quality first, I hope.
AutoBlogGreen is an excellent site. Enter ' Nissan Leaf ' for these stories.
Looks as though Nissan is committed, but that's just my impression.
Classic cars? Just a personal weakness.
Only drive on Sundays. Two or three a year. Gas consumption, . . minimal.
And no, I do not own any of these. They are sweet though, eh? TG