Nissan turning over new Leaf with electric car

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Nissan turning over new with electric car

By Steven Smith, McClatchy-Tribune

Posted: 12:00 AM EST |

The 2011 Nissan is quietly coming to market by the end of year — quiet in of how little noise Nissan has about the vehicle and because is an electric car, and the only as it approaches comes from the

Nissan is taking the Leaf on a tour to show local that the electric era is almost and that it’s time to about installing electric stations at some central lots.

The Leaf will arrive by the end of the and should be in every Nissan by March or April 2011.

Not the $101,500, two-seat Tesla car, the Leaf will be the modern electric car available at prices. How much? Between and $35,000, which seems a lot for a car not much larger than the Versa hatchback, which at $13,870.

But, Nissan says, in tax incentives of at least $7,500, and you’ll never need to use a of gas, and it should help ownership costs average 3 per mile, instead of 11 cents for a car.

Unlike existing the Leaf is all-electric. The range be about 100 miles per charge. regular charging from a outlet, a complete charge take about 16 hours, and less than $3.

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With a 220-volt charger, takes less than hours. And there is a 440-volt available to businesses and perhaps agencies that will the Leaf in about a half-hour.

displayed a Leaf, which said was about 99 percent in terms of what the production will look like. bigger and better-looking than the and will be able to carry people. Luggage room in the is more generous than think.

The company also had a cobbled-together car the Leaf’s electric powertrain for brief test drives. says the Leaf’s initial is like that of a V6, and that’s — there’s power to the tires at takeoff.

It drives a regular car, except for no and no shifting transmission. Top speed is to be more than 90 mph. at higher speeds, with loads, will reduce the as will the use of the heater or air conditioner.

But you will be able to pre-heat or the Leaf while it is plugged the power grid, using cell phone to call car and tell it to warm up or cool

Nissan isn’t taking orders, but you can register as a hand with the option to turn interest into an order. To more, visit and on the Leaf icon.

Nissan LEAF Electric Cars
Nissan LEAF Electric Cars
Nissan LEAF Electric Cars
Nissan LEAF Electric Cars
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