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Sales have been up around the 2,000 per month mark for Nissan’s Leaf, and supply has been constrained in regions, but Nissan is waiting to analyze August’s sales climate before fully ramping up to build more. In process already is hiring for a third shift at the Decherd, Tenn. motor assembly plant which trucks the […]

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Although Nissan’s all-electric Leaf has been on the market for two-and-a-half years, and returns updated for 2013, many Americans remain unaware of its existence, and others do not have a firm grasp of its pros and cons. Obviously, many do know about the electric vehicle (EV) and this year Nissan set sales records in March, […]

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Nissan’s 2,236 Leafs sold in March was its best U.S. sales month since its December 2010 launch, and while it’s questionable whether April will equal this, Nissan is looking well beyond month-by-month results, and is showing itself to be committed for the long haul. This week, timed with Earth Day on April 22, Nissan hosted […]

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Nissan opened its most advanced paint plant in the world last week in Smyrna, Tenn. The end result is the Leaf’s production will become even greener than before. This upgrade was needed with the recent additions of the Infiniti JX and Nissan Leaf as well as the future addition of the Nissan Rogue to its […]

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Today during the Detroit Auto Show Nissan announced that its 2013 Leaf – now being built in Smyrna, Tenn., for the U.S. market – has a starting MSRP of $28,800 for the new S trim level. This price lowers entry to the Leaf by $6,000. Nissan says the 2013 Leaf is the lowest priced five-passenger […]

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Nissan today announced the expected news that it’s beginning production of the Leaf in the company’s Smyrna, Tenn., plant. This follows the company’s announcement in mid-December that it would also make the Leaf’s battery in Smyrna in an adjacent facility. Nissan says its lithium-ion automotive battery plant is the largest in the U.S. The new […]

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