Nissan Drive Electric Tour Rolls into Florida

Jackonsville residents encouraged to sign up for test drive of LEAF electric car.

Published: 18-Jan-2011

Check out Nissan's new Leaf electric car as its Drive Electric Tour comes to Jacksonville from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at The Avenues mall, 10300 Southside Blvd.

Nissan launched the Drive Electric Tour for its Nissan LEAF in October, allowing consumers to sample its fully electric 4-door, 5-passenger compact Leaf, which has an estimated range of 100 miles on a charge and can hit speeds of up to 90 mph. It has an 80 kW AC synchronous motor powered by a 24 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, with an onboard charger and 120 volt trickle charging cable. To sign up for a test drive of the car, log onto


Nissan LEAF can be charged at 110, 220 and 380V.

Tennessee politicians reassure public that State will be ready for electric cars.

Nissan will build 50,000 LEAF electric cars the first full year of production.

USA Today columnist shares his impressions of electric car test drive.

Nissan LEAF goes on sale in five states starting in December 2010.

Benefits of early ownership include Tax credits, rebate checks, personalized home visits, and government giveaways.


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