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Monday, September 27, 2010

State Gets First Look at Nissan Leaf

HARTFORD - Connecticut residents will get their first look at Nissan’s entry into the electric vehicle market on Tuesday.

The Nissan Leaf (shown at left), which isn’t expected to arrive in Connecticut showrooms until the second half of 2011 at the earliest, will be on display at 10 a.m. outside the Connecticut Science Center at 250 Columbus Boulevard.
Gov. M. Jodi Rell will be on hand to promote with Nissan officials to talk about Connecticut is doing to prepare for the arrival of electric vehicles. Rell will also sign a collaborative agreement to help advance electric vehicles in the state during Tuesday's event.

The manufacturer's suggested retail price for the Nissan Leaf is $32,780.

The Chevrolet Volt is the first mass market electric vehicle that will be available to Connecticut residents. The Volt is schedule to arrive at Connecticut dealerships before the end of the year.
The manufacturer's suggested retail price for the Chevy Volt is $41,000.


Anonymous Manhattan Air Conditioning Service said...

I think electric cars will save the air from getting polluted.Though I do not know whether they will pick a fancy with the people as they must be more expensive to maintain than the fuel driven cars.

October 28, 2010 at 7:01 AM 

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