Nissan is rolling out its all-electric Leaf to seven more states, with plans for availability in all 50 states and the District of Columbia by March, Fleet Owner reports.
The company is now taking orders in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Ohio, Indiana, Louisiana and Nevada, taking to 30 the current number of states where the Leaf is available.
Originally Nissan had predicted availability in all markets by the end of 2011.
In other green fleet news, Coulomb Technologies today introduced its latest ChargePoint application for Blackberry smart phones. The free, updated app provides electric vehicle drivers new features including the ability to locate and check occupancy status, make reservations for a charging station, and obtain more detailed station information including pricing.
And Ikea has announced that it has plugged in four Blink Pedestal electric vehicle charging stations at its Costa Mesa, Calif., store as part of its partnership with Ecotality, Inc. This is the fourth such project for IKEA in the U.S. In July it announced it would work with Ecotality to host charging stations at 10 stores across Arizona, California, Oregon, and Washington.