Local Sourcing of Materials for the Nissan LEAF Brings Costs Down

DECHERD, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2013) - Nissan is finding more and more ways to localize its LEAF production in the U.S. When the vehicle first became available in December 2010, the car was manufactured in Japan. In January 2013, Nissan ramped up production of the car in Smyrna, Tenn. This was followed by production of the electric motor in Decherd, Tenn., in April.
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Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

Nissan proves commercial vehicle toughness in extreme Arizona desert

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media