First Nissan Leaf comes off production line


Twenty-thousand people have already ordered the all-electric car which is priced for the average consumer.

Thirty-one-year-old Olivier Chalouhi paid a little over $33,000 for his electric car.

State and federal rebates to encourage people to buy electric cars will bring the price down to $20,000.

Chalouhi says he will use the car for the 20-mile round trip to his office. The car gets about 100 miles per charge.

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