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Ghosn: Nissan To Miss Leaf Sales Targets

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has acknowledged the company will fall short of its 2012 sales goals for its electric battery car, the Nissan Leaf. After a sharp downturn early this year, however, sales of the mass-market electric vehicle took a sharp turn upward last month – and Nissan is expecting to see an even bigger shift in momentum when it opens its all-new U.S. battery car assembly line next month. Nonetheless, “The forecast we have given ourselves for the year will not be reached,” Ghosn acknowledged during an interview on Bloomberg Television.

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