Friday, July 11, 2008

Nissan charged up on electric vehicles as the company's zero-emissions strategy (EV's YAY!)

TOKYO —Nissan is rapidly forging deals with cities and governments on electric vehicles as soaring gas prices and worries about global warming make the green technology surprisingly appealing, a senior executive said Wednesday.

While other car manufacturers are concentrating on fuel cells and hybrids, Tokyo-based Nissan Motor Co is going all out on electric vehicles, promising to mass-market the emissions-free cars globally in 2012, with the first models arriving in Japan and the U.S. in 2010.

“We are feeling more strongly than ever that we must speed up our development of electric vehicles,” said Nissan Senior Vice President Minoru Shinohara.

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