Nissan LEAF becomes first electric-car to be available in all U.S. markets

Nissan LEAF

Nissan announced today that starting tomorrow, the Nissan LEAF will be the first electric-car to be available in all U.S. market nationwide.

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“More than 22,000 LEAFs are on the roads globally, having driven more than 30 million miles,” said Brian Carolin, senior vice president, Sales & Marketing, NNA. “There is no longer any doubt that a 100-percent electric, zero-emissions vehicle fulfills the needs and desires of drivers from around the globe. Nationwide availability of the Nissan LEAF means that now, anyone in the country can opt for a transportation solution that does not harm the environment, provides a pathway to energy independence, and doesn’t use a single drop of gas.”

Starting tomorrow, those in the remaining 21 states who have reserved a LEAF will start receiving emails from Nissan to kick off the ordering process. Deliveries will start taking place in these new markets by summer.

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Refresher: Power for the 2012 Nissan LEAF comes from a 107-hp electric-motor that runs on power supplied by lithium-ion cells. On a full-charge, the Nissan LEAF allows for a driving range of 100 miles with a top speed of 90 mph. A full charge takes up to 8 hours on a standard 200V outlet. Buyers can opt for the DC 50kW quick-charger, which recharges the battery up to 80 percent in under 30 minutes. Prices for the 2012 Nissan LEAF will start at $35,200.

– By: Omar Rana