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    Report: Nissan expects Leaf sales to double when TN plant comes online
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    The Nissan Leaf isn't exactly flying off dealer shelves these days, but the slow-selling EV could receive a sales boost when some production is moved to Tennessee. Bloomberg reports that Nissan is ambitiously expecting to double Leaf sales once the plant comes online in December. The sales boost ...

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    Construction of Nissan's Smyrna battery plant on schedule
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    Current image of Nissan's Smyrna, TN battery plant
    Way back in June of 2009, Nissan announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) had approved the automaker's request for $1.6 billion in loans. Nissan designated the funds for updating its Smyrna, TN factory. Once renovations are complete, the ...

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    Details on Nissan Leaf battery pack, including how recharging speed affects battery life
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    Nissan broke ground on a new battery plant in Smyrna, Tennessee yesterday (figuratively, anyway, the actual bulldozing doesn't start for a few weeks). For now, we will call this the U.S. Leaf battery plant, but it's really part of Nissan's strategy to electrify more and more of its vehicles. As ...

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    Nissan CEO Ghosn breaks ground for lithium ion battery plant
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    Nissan Leaf factory rendering – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This morning Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn was in Smyrna, Tennessee to break ground for the company's first lithium ion battery plant outside of Japan. The factory, adjacent to Nissan's existing vehicle assembly complex there, ...

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    REPORT: Nissan expecting 20,000 initial orders for Leaf EV
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    2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for hi-res image gallery
    Starting next spring, Nissan plans to begin taking orders of its upcoming Leaf electric vehicle. By the time the first car is ready to be delivered to a paying customer in the fall, the Japanese automaker expects to have taken some 20,000 ...

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    Nissan to deploy methanol fuel cell material handling equipment
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    Nissan's Smyrna, Tennessee assembly plant will soon be cutting its CO2 emissions and improving productivity. The plant is retrofitting 60 material handling tugs that are used to move parts around with new methanol fuel cells. The tugs are currently fitted with lead acid batteries that have to be ...

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