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Nissan to test electric in Tennessee

The Nissan Denki electric concept car is shown at the New York International Auto March 19, 2008.


NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) Nissan Motor Co has formed a with Tennessee to study the needed to support the roll-out of cars starting in 2011, Chief Executive Carlos said on Tuesday.

We are forming a with the state of Tennessee to zero-emission mobility, Ghosn at the opening of the Japanese automaker’s new in Nashville.

The tie-up will include the Valley Authority, a federally utility that ranks as the largest, supplying electricity to in seven states.

Nissan, trails Japanese rivals Motor Corp and Honda Co in hybrid technology, has made it a to become a leader in the still market for fully electric

By 2010, Nissan plans to testing an all-new electric car developed in Japan. It is aiming for sales of the still-unnamed, battery-powered car by

Tennessee Gov. Phil said state agencies look at how to support Nissan’s car development efforts, including the of setting up charging stations.

The partnership is one of several between electric power utilities and agencies. Ford Motor Co and Motors Corp both tie-ups with the utility to cooperate in electric vehicle

Ghosn signed a similar earlier this month Portugal that would a national recharging network. and its French alliance partner SA also have similar with Israel and Denmark.

Speaking to reporters, Ghosn such government partnerships provide a crucial boost for cars at a time of soaring prices.

We are seeing a lot of political which is very supportive, said. What’s driving today are cities and countries. not companies.

Ghosn said new electric car would have no combustion engine, making it a vehicle that would with the type California has

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I am insisting that I want a electric car, Ghosn adding that Nissan’s car be an all-new, small car built for than just limited driving.

Ghosn also said he to take Nissan into the business, opening the prospect it could supply other with next-generation lithium-ion packs from a joint with Japan’s NEC Corp.

backing for pure electric sets Nissan off against the of its larger rivals.

Honda is on its next-generation hybrid models. GM, is racing Toyota to bring the mass-market rechargeable hybrid to market by 2010.

GM’s Chevy Volt, a hybrid, is being designed to a 40-mile (60 kilometer) battery-powered with an onboard gas engine will be used to recharge the for longer trips.

Toyota is similar tests with a version of its market-leading Prius

Ghosn also serves as the executive of Renault, which has a 44-percent stake in Nissan.

by Kevin Krolicki: editing by Benkoe, Leslie Gevirtz )

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