15 Nov '11, 9pm

Little Love For Nissan Leaf In Luxury-Conscious Hong Kong

Little Love For Nissan Leaf In Luxury-Conscious Hong Kong

If you thought the Nissan Leaf was a hard sell in the expanses of North America, then you may be surprised to learn it's doing far less well in one of its natural habitats. Cities are where electric cars often make the most sense, but the fashion and luxury-conscious buyers in smog-ridden Hong Kong aren't playing ball. According to Bloomberg , only 64 Nissan Leaf electric cars were sold in the first nine months of the year. That's nowhere near the 1,362 that Nissan sold in the U.S. in August alone . It's not for the want of rich buyers either. Hong Kong is awash with high-end cars like Maseratis, Porsches and Aston Martins, so people have the money. Subsidies on electric cars are higher than much of Asia too. With an increasingly wealthy population, the main issue seems to be that Hong Kong buyers simply see their vehicles as status symbols and the clean, green Leaf doesn'...

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[TOC] Try a little kindness, give a little love

[TOC] Try a little kindness, give a little love

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@LansCB Silver Leaf. My blog on them is here

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sgentrepreneurs.com 15 Nov '11, 12am

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