Electric Car Lives Despite General Motors

Contrary to a recent story in the New York Times, Nissan will not be the first carmakers to launch a zero emission car in America; that honor goes to GM and the EV1.

Published: 19-May-2008

By Waldo Proffitt

On the front page of its business section Tuesday, the New York Times had a headline, "Nissan Plans Electric Car in U.S. by '10"

The story said Nissan's effort will be "the first by a major automaker to bring a zero-emission vehicle to the American market."

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