Nissan rescues dead electric cars with gas-guzzling diesel trucks

The Nissan Leaf electric car's advertised purpose is protecting the environment. But with an advertised range of 100 miles-per-charge and a propensity for running out of juice early and with little warning, the company's solution in Japan involves chucking that "save the earth" nonsense out the window in favor of a… » 6/08/11 10:30am 6/08/11 10:30am