NASHVILLE – The Leaf electric vehicle hasn’t even gone on sale yet but Nissan North America Inc. already is thinking ahead to ways it can lower the car’s price and increase its appeal. While many bemoan the Leaf’s limited 100-mile (161-km) range on a full charge, Nissan believes there are buyers for whom 100 miles may be 50 miles (80 km) more than their average daily driving needs. One strategy under consideration is to offer new Leafs with used lithium-ion batteries recycled from older ...
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