Sierra Club Releases New Electric Vehicle Guide

While I focus a lot of attention on the electric vehicle consumer benefits of instant torque and convenience, another huge

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Nissan Leaf Sales Soar, Leaving Dealer Inventories Low

What a difference a year makes. Around this time in 2012, just 500 or so Nissan Leafs were being sold a month, falling far short of projections and resulting in frustration and disappointment from some Nissan executives. But with Leaf sales quadrupling year-over-year, Nissan’s new problem is that they don’t have enough of the peppy EV to go around.

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Video: Watch The Manufacture Of A Nissan Leaf In Tennesseee

This timelapse video shows the construction of a Nissan Leaf at the new Smyrna, Tennessee manufacturing plant. By opening this plant in the U.S., Nissan was able to cut the cost of the Leaf EV by more than $6,000. But is that enough to rejuvenate Leaf sales?

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