Clients that want to preorder the electric vehicle Nissan Leaf can submit the applications next spring; the parent firm's representatives said they have initial estimates of 20,000 pre-sold models, before the American official debut.
'We are confident we will have 20,000 reservations for the Leaf by the time it goes on sale' Carlos Tavares, chairman at the Americas for Nissan, affirmed Tuesday autoweek.com reported.
The builder from Japan already has invested 2 billion Dollars in the Smyrna, Tenn. factory to make 150,000 Leaf units and 200,000 batteries with li-ion beginning in 2012.
He affirmed 'Tennessee will be a critical place with the largest electrical recharging infrastructure anywhere' .
Leaf – an electric medium-size hatchback, running with laminated compact batteries of lithium-ion, produce 90 kW; its electric motors makes torque of 80 kW/280 Nm. The auto, that provides quite enough space for 5 passengers, covers a top distance of 100 miles per charge (60 km).
Carlos Ghosn – the President and CEO of Nissan said 'Nissan LEAF is a tremendous accomplishment – one in which all Nissan employees can take great pride. We have been working tirelessly to make this day a reality – the unveiling of a real-world car that has zero – not simply reduced – emissions. It’s the first step in what is sure to be an exciting journey – for people all over the world, for Nissan and for the industry'.
|Nissan revealed the prices for the Leaf|
|Nissan Leaf survey on battery warranty|
|6,635 customers to reserve a Nissan Leaf|
|European bought 10.000 Leaf Electric Hatchbacks|
|The Nissan Leaf will be available in new US states|
|Nissan Leaf in the Race for Europe`s Car of the Year Award|
|Nissan selects Hawaii for new Leaf car|
|The production of the Nissan Leaf begins at the Oppama plant in Japan|
|Nissan announced a price drop concerning the electric LEAF|
|Nissan Leaf Euro-spec|
|Nissan e-NV200 in Tokyo|
|Infiniti LE Concept|
|Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept|
|Nissan ZEOD RC|
|Latest||Cars & News|
|2018 Buick Enclave review|
|2017 Ford F-250 XLT Super Duty review|
|2015 Audi A8 L Chauffeur review|
|2015 McLaren P1 by MSO review|
|2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe review|
|2020 Porsche Macan GTS comes to fill Macan S and Macan Turbo range|
|Suzuki Jimny is set to get competition from Jeep|
|Toyota Highlander will be available in petrol only or hybrid powertrain|
|Skoda Rapid facelift was unveiled in Russia|
|McLaren 620R is the limited edition street version of the 570S GT4|