An executive from Nissan named Mark Perry told the Chattanooga Free Times Press that his company plans to launch an electric car with a 100 mile driving range in 2010.  He also said that Smyrna,Tennesse where the company's US manufacturing base is located will be a target launch area.

He said the car will be a subcompact design bewteen the size of the Sentra and Versa and be able to seat 5.

Confidently he noted "We’re ready to go mass production and mass sales.”