Nissan may build leaf electric cars in Guangdong


   Nissan Motor Co, Japan's second- largest automaker, may build Leaf electric vehicles in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, according to a government statement. Nissan's Chinese joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group Co may invest 2 billion yuan ($322 million) on the project, the National Development and Reform Commission's Guangdong branch said on its website. According to the statement, the plan calls for initial capacity of 10,000 Leaf vehicles a year and 50,000 after 2015 - comparable to Nissan's UK and Japan plants.