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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A Day in the Life of an EV Fast Charger

A Day in the Life of an EV Fast Charger

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Says His Interest in EVs is Now "Practical"

"No Charge to Charge" for New Nissan LEAF Buyers in Texas

"No Charge to Charge" for New Nissan LEAF Buyers in Texas

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Senior Vice President Takao Asami

Senior Vice President Takao Asami

EVs Racing Ahead – Hot Laps at Nissan 360

EVs Racing Ahead – Hot Laps at Nissan 360

EVs Racing Ahead – Hot Laps at Nissan 360

EVs Racing Ahead – Hot Laps at Nissan 360

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona

Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn (left) and Barcelona Mayor

Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn (left) and Barcelona Mayor