25 October 2010
Nissan has started production of the Leaf at its plant in Oppama.
The first major production pure EV, it will go on sale in the US and Japan this December, and in selected European markets (including the UK) early next year. Production of the Leaf in Nissan's Sunderland facility is scheduled to start in 2013.
To view a fascinating video of all stages of the production of the leaf, follow the link below (and select the production video from the selection to the right of the screen).