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Nissan selling first hybrids.

Nissan began selling its first hybrid vehicle, the 2007 Altima Hybrid, in late Jan.

The vehicle is available in the eight states that have adopted California emissions regulations: California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

The vehicle qualifies for a federal tax credit of $2,350. The hybrid vehicle is estimated to achieve 42 miles per gallon in city driving and 36 mpg on the highway, for a combined fuel economy rating of 39 miles per gallon.


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Title Annotation:Industry Report
Publication:Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Today
Date:Feb 15, 2007
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