Renault SA-Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.’s Australian operations will miss out on a new wave of mass-market electric vehicles due to a lack of federal government support. Renault-Nissan President Carlos Ghosn is quoted by the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper as saying none of the four confirmed Renault EVs due for production by 2012 will go to Australia. “Australia is not on the map for the moment,” he says. “We think, unless governments put incentives for consumers on the electric car, it's ...

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