Nissan launches new Leaf Electric Car

Auto | Associated Press | September 6, 2017, 1:46 pm
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 Nissan's new Leaf electric vehicle is shown during the world premiere in Chiba, near Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. The zero-emissions vehicle, which Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. unveiled in the U.S. late Tuesday and in a Tokyo suburb Wednesday, promises a travel range of about 400 kilometers or 150 miles before needing another charge. (Image: AP)

Nissan's new Leaf electric vehicle is shown during the world premiere in Chiba, near Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. The zero-emissions vehicle, which Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. unveiled in the U.S. late Tuesday and in a Tokyo suburb Wednesday, promises a travel range of about 400 kilometers or 150 miles before needing another charge. (Image: AP)

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 Nissan's new Leaf electric vehicle is unveiled during the world premiere in Chiba Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Nissan is turning over a new Leaf with the latest version of the world's top-selling electric car. (Image: AP)

Nissan's new Leaf electric vehicle is unveiled during the world premiere in Chiba Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Nissan is turning over a new Leaf with the latest version of the world's top-selling electric car. (Image: AP)

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 Nissan President and CEO Hiroto Saikawa speaks in front of its new Leaf electric vehicle during the world premiere in Chiba, near Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Nissan's new Leaf electric car goes father on a charge and comes with autonomous drive technology and single-pedal driving. But whether it can catch on with anyone but the most zealously green-minded remains to be seen. (Image: AP)

Nissan President and CEO Hiroto Saikawa speaks in front of its new Leaf electric vehicle during the world premiere in Chiba, near Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Nissan's new Leaf electric car goes father on a charge and comes with autonomous drive technology and single-pedal driving. But whether it can catch on with anyone but the most zealously green-minded remains to be seen. (Image: AP)

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 Nissan President and CEO Hiroto Saikawa unveils its new Leaf electric vehicle during the world premiere in Chiba Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Nissan is turning over a new Leaf with the latest version of the world's top-selling electric car. (Image: AP)

Nissan President and CEO Hiroto Saikawa unveils its new Leaf electric vehicle during the world premiere in Chiba Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Nissan is turning over a new Leaf with the latest version of the world's top-selling electric car. (Image: AP)

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 The 2018 Nissan Leaf is on display during an unveiling event Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. unveiled its zero-emissions vehicle in the U.S. late Tuesday. (Image: AP)

The 2018 Nissan Leaf is on display during an unveiling event Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. unveiled its zero-emissions vehicle in the U.S. late Tuesday. (Image: AP)

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 The 2018 Nissan Leaf is on display during an unveiling event Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. unveiled its zero-emissions vehicle in the U.S. late Tuesday. (Image: AP)

The 2018 Nissan Leaf is on display during an unveiling event Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. unveiled its zero-emissions vehicle in the U.S. late Tuesday. (Image: AP)

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 The 2018 Nissan Leaf is on display during an unveiling event, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Image: AP)

The 2018 Nissan Leaf is on display during an unveiling event, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Image: AP)

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 People look at the charging port on a 2018 Nissan Leaf during an unveiling event, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Image: AP)

People look at the charging port on a 2018 Nissan Leaf during an unveiling event, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Image: AP)

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 The 2018 Nissan Leaf is on display during an unveiling event, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Image: AP)

The 2018 Nissan Leaf is on display during an unveiling event, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Image: AP)