Nissan (NSANY.PK) raises the starting price of its 2012 Leaf electric car in the U.S. by 7.4% to...

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

Nissan (NSANY.PK) raises the starting price of its 2012 Leaf electric car in the U.S. by 7.4% to $35,200, making standard what were formerly options, and in response to higher material costs and a stronger yen. Nissan sold a record 1,708 Leafs to U.S. drivers in June and 3,875 in 2011’s first half, easily beating GM's Chevy Volt.