* Nissan's electric Leaf priced at sharp premium to Prius * Subsidies seen reducing consumer cost to near 2.99 mln yen * U.S. pricing to be announced later on Tuesday (Adds detail from announcement, background) YOKOHAMA, Japan, March 30 (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co on Tuesday said it would sell its battery-powered Leaf hatchback starting at 3.76 million yen ($40,640) in Japan, counting on government subsidies to slash the cost to consumers for its mass-market bet on the electric car. ...
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