• 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car at NYC Marathon, Oct 2010, with Marathon CEO Mary Wittenberg

    A single zero-emissions 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car served as pace car for the world renowned New York City Marathon, held this morning in crisp, sunny autumn weather. Its presence slightly reduced the exhaust that surrounded the lead racers as they covered the 26.2-mile, five-borough course amid a flotilla of camera trucks, NYPD motorcycle escorts, and other motor vehicles powered by internal-combustion engines. As 26-year-old Ethiopian runner Gebre Gebremariam crossed the finish line to win the men's class, he was surrounded by at least five internal-combustion engined vehicles...

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