Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Production for the 2018 Nissan Leaf is underway at Nissan’s assembly plant in Tennessee for a nationwide release to start off the New Year.

Production for new Nissan Leaf is being held at the Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant in Smyrna, Tenn., according to Nissan. The vehicle's range exceeds 150 miles on a single charge and is currently priced at $29,990. It offers available ProPILOT Assist technology, which helps drivers navigate stop-and-go traffic by assisting control of acceleration, braking and steering during single-lane highway driving.

The Leaf has been in production at Smyrna since 2013, with more than 114,550 models sold in the United States since 2011. The Smyrna facility currently produces six models, which also includes the Altima, Maxima, Pathfinder, Rogue and the INFINITI QX60. It has an annual production capacity of 640,000 vehicles, the automaker stated.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet