Nissan Donates Leaf Vehicles, Charging Stations to Tennessee University

August 31, 2012 / No Comments

In an effort to promote the use of electric vehicles, Nissan has decided to provide two Leafs vehicles and electrical vehicles charging stations to MiddleTennesseeState University.

NISSANLEAF Nissan Donates Leaf Vehicles, Charging Stations to Tennessee University

According to the University, the vehicles will be used as part of school’s vehicle fleet, while the charging stations can be used by students, faculty and visitors.

The university is situated southeast near the Nissan factory in Smyrna. The vehicle assembly plant produces 550,000 vehicles per year. It has a capital investment of $2.5 billion.

Nissan’s US sales of Leaf have dropped to 26 percent from a year earlier. It will soon start to produce its domestic Leafs at the factory by the end of this year. The Japanese automaker will open a new factory to produce lithium-ion battery.