REPORT: Nissan Begins U.S. Assembly of 2013 LEAF Electric Vehicle and Batteries

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Jan. 9, 2013) - This week, Nissan will ramp up U.S. assembly of the 2013 model year all-electric LEAF at its manufacturing plant in Smyrna, Tenn., where it will be manufactured alongside the company's gasoline-powered products. The start of Nissan LEAF assembly in Smyrna comes on the heels of the opening of Nissan's battery plant in an adjacent facility. Nissan is the only automaker that manufactures its own electric vehicle batteries, at the largest lithium-ion automotive battery plant in the U.S.
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REPORT: 1,000 new jobs will result from a new supplier park for Nissan in Ten ...

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REPORT (video elements only): Nissan Canton prepares to build the all-new Murano

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Nissan Resende, Brazil Plant

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Nissan Resende, Brazil Plant (no sound)

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