The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Conn. Celebrates Role in Leaf EV Launch

September 28, 2010

HARTFORD, CT - Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell on Sept. 28 welcomed the all-electric Nissan Leaf to Connecticut with the signing of a collaborative agreement to help advance electric vehicles in the state.

Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) President and COO Jeff Butler joined Rell along with representatives of Nissan North America at a ceremony at the Connecticut Science Center. During the event, Rell lauded the launch of Nissan's battery-powered car.

The Nissan Leaf goes on sale in limited markets in December and will be available nationwide some time in 2011.

"The inclusion of Connecticut in the launch of the Nissan Leaf recognizes our commitment to clean energy and the culmination of our work to prepare the state for the next generation of electric vehicles," Rell said.

As a member of the Governor's Electric Vehicles Infrastructure Council, CL&P has been studying and testing charging infrastructure and encouraging automakers to include Connecticut in their electric vehicle launch plans. 

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Faq Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

J.D. Power and Associates is a global marketing information services company operating in business sectors across a variety of industries.

Read more

Alternative Fuel Locator

Use the Alternative Fuel Locator to find stations near you.

Launch Alternative Fuel Locator

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher