Nissan Motor Co. (Australia) Pty. Ltd. says Australian and state governments are offering no assistance in making the new Leaf electric vehicle available at a reasonable price. The EV is due for release in Australia in 2012, and Nissan has lobbied extensively without success for government assistance to defray the cost of the car to consumers and assist with a vital recharging infrastructure. Nissan Australia Managing Director and CEO Dan Thompson says this will limit the auto maker’s ...

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