Nissan, Mitsubishi’s Electric Autos Will Cook Your Dinner

Nissan, Mitsubishi’s Electric Autos Will Cook Your Dinner

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Nissan Motor Co.'s Leaf electric car. While Japan’s overall auto sales fell after the March 11 quake and tsunami, orders for Nissan’s Leaf battery-powered car didn’t decline. The carmaker had sold 5,100 Leafs in Japan, 2,600 in the United States, and 500 in Europe as of mid-June.