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Nissan Prices Electric Leaf at $40,600 - WSJ.com

Nissan Prices Electric Leaf at $40,600 - WSJ.com: "YOKOHAMA—Nissan Motor Co. said Tuesday it will start selling its Leaf electric car in December with a price tag of 3.76 million yen, or about $40,600.

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Japan's third largest auto maker, 44%-owned by France's Renault SA, said it will begin taking purchase orders for the model from April 1. It will then announce the price tags for the U.S. and Europe.

In Japan, assuming government subsidies for electric vehicles will continue, the price tag would be lowered 2.99 million yen.

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