28 Feb '12, 6pm

Meet Nissan LEAF's Grandfather, the Tama: via @HybridCarsCom

Meet Nissan LEAF's Grandfather, the Tama: via @HybridCarsCom

After World War II, oil was very scarce in Japan, but electricity was plentiful. The Japanese government did the same certain governments do today: It promoted the manufacture of electric vehicles. Shepherded by Chief Engineer Tanaka-san, the “Tama” was built in 1947.

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/news/nissan-leafs-grandfather-4...

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