Nissan Leaf Unveiled In Japan

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The third of December became the date of presenting the latest electric car from Nissan Motors- Nissan Leaf. The new genre car flaunts its zero-emission technology. A video was also presented showing how the car could move from water to snow. With the great demand of the world for electric cars, this new generation automobile is sure to fair well. Because of the minimum car manufacturing facility, this car model will only be up for sale until March 2011 only. With recent data, the car is sported with 6,000 orders in the Japanese car market and 20,000 orders of it are made by the American auto market. The European market is also being targeted next. It is expected that many car markets would be interested with this car genre because of the zero emission feature of the car. The Chief Operating Executive of Nissan Motors, Toshiyuki Shiga sad that because of the response from the buyers, they feel very overwhelmed. The launch of the electric car marks the beginning of a new chapter in the world car market. He also added that this new release, Nissan Leaf, boards on a new time in the car sector all over the world. He also revealed the car originally cost 3.76 million yet or an equivalent $45,000 but the Japanese government subsidized 780,000 yen or around $9,000 for the green incentives. The car is going to cost around 2.98 million yen and $35, 000 per unit. The Nissan leaf uses the same line of mass produced EVs. In the electric car range, the Chevrolet Volt, the car produced by the American auto giant, General Motors is expected to be priced around $41,000 which will be released this month. Another EV is i-MiEV a small car produced by another Japanese car maker Mitsubishi Motors which was released in the Japanese car maker in April and was sold at 2.84 million with incentives because of its being an eco-friendly car. Shiga said that waiting for the car could be a bit long as the demand for it is also high. The company however manufactured Leaf in Japan. The yearly capacity of the production is only 50,000 units. Production in Great Britain and US will commence by 2012 and it is expected that the production will increase to about 250,000 units.

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This article was published on 2010/12/07