Nissan has been given the green light to sell theNissan Leaf electric car in China, according to the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Sales will start in September.
The EV won’t be known as the Nissan Leaf in China, but will be rebadged as the Venucia e30, Nissan’s Chinese JV partner Dongfeng announced. The e30 will be built at Dongfeng Nissan’s Huadu plant in Guangdong, a southern province. Local assembly means that the Venucia-badged Leaf will qualify for a government subsidy of 57,000 yuan (RM29,212) for electric cars.