NEW YORK – A Nissan executive acknowledges its Leaf  battery-electric vehicle is not meeting sales goals, but the auto maker stands behind its target of 20,000 U.S. EV deliveries annually, hoping to achieve the feat next year. Andy Palmer, executive vice president-product planning, admits EVs hit a bump in road this year, but Nissan has no plans to pull back on its drive to make the zero-emissions vehicles a viable business proposition. Leaf sales have fallen well short of ...

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