All-Electric Car by Nissan to Go on Sale in 2010

Mitsubishi and Subaru are also working on electric cars, and Chrysler LLC previewed an all-electric concept vehicle at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show.

Published: 16-May-2008

Record high oil prices and sluggish sales are forcing the world's biggest automakers to turn to electricity to power their vehicles.

Nissan Motor Company is the latest automaker to move in that direction, officially announcing Tuesday it plans to introduce an all-electric vehicle for sale in the United States and Japan by 2010.

Nissan's chief executive officer says the company will mass-market electric cars globally by 2012.

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