Nissan has unveiled a long-awaited electric car, and it's looking pretty good. A couple of Nissan marketing people happened to give a presentation to the San Francisco EV association meeting (SFEVA) which gave a lot of great information.
100 mile range .. lithium-ion-manganese battery back .. 26 kwh pack size .. 80 kw motor .. 90 miles/hr top speed .. onboard navigation that includes display of expected range and nearby charging stations .. looks nice to me.
I've written two examiner.com articles: Nissan announces the LEAF, an affordable zero-emissions electric car and Range anxiety and the new Nissan LEAF EV
Motor Trend has a couple in-depth articles:
EVWORLD has a rundown of Nissan's EV history: http://evworld.com/news.cfm?newsid=21497