25 May '11, 1pm

Nissan installing 30 solar-powered chargers at its facilities in Tennessee

Nissan installing 30 solar-powered chargers at its facilities in Tennessee

NISSAN CELEBRATES 30-YEAR, $3.5 BILLION COMMITMENT TO STATE OF TENNESSEE WITH INSTALLATION OF 30 SOLAR EV CHARGERS Nissan North America, Inc. has begun installation of 30 solar-assisted charging stations at the Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant and the Nissan Americas headquarters in Franklin, Tenn. The 30 chargers at the two Tennessee facilities mark the latest in a long line of dedicated investments totaling $3.5 billion over the course of Nissan's statewide, 30-year presence. The advanced solar chargers, which will be operational for use by Nissan employees and visitors by July 1, are designed to charge the Nissan LEAF, the world's first affordable, all-electric zero-emission vehicle designed for the mass market. The Nissan LEAF debuted globally in December 2010, with Tennessee as a key launch market. Nissan soon will build the Nissan LEAF and the batteries that power it at...

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