Nissan to offer free charging to Leaf buyers in Texas pilot program

|About: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. ADR (NSANY)|By:, SA News Editor

Nissan (NSANY.OB) will offer free rapid charges for to buyers of its battery-powered Leaf model in Texas starting Oct. 1, Bloomberg reports. The move is a parrot of Tesla's strategy.

Charging locations are operated by NRG Energy's eVgo unit.

Company officials said Nissan may expand the program to other markets in the future.