Secretary LaHood Drives a Nissan Leaf

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood test drives a Leaf EV, Nissan’s 100% electric vehicle, at the Nissan Automotive Plant in Smyrna, Tenn., May 17, 2011. The plant is being re-equipped to turn out 150,000 LEAF EVs a year. Together with the new battery plant, the facilities are expected to create 1,300 new jobs. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)