29 Oct '12, 3pm

Official: NIssan starts Leaf work in Tennessee

Official: NIssan starts Leaf work in Tennessee

production in the US isn't scheduled to start for a while yet , but it looks like the Smyrna, TN factory is really starting to get the process in motion now. The picture above appeared on one of Nissan's Facebook pages and the company released a video (available below) about production of the Leaf's electric motor, which is going to take place in nearby Decherd, TN. Today, all of the eMotors used in the Leaf are assembled in Japan. The takeaway tidbit you can share with your EV friends: there's over a mile of wire in each eMotor. Nissan has big hopes for the Leaf once it's made in the US. More employees , for one thing, as well as cheaper batteries . But it's higher sales , perhaps climbing high enough to reach 20,000 for the fiscal year that will end March 31, 2013, that are perhaps the biggest box on the wishlist. Previously, Nissan said the Smyrna plant could make as ma...

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