Tony Whittaker of Cleaner Air Solutions drives away in the new Nissan Leaf. The first car in the north east of england. 'The first owner of a new electric car, soon to be built in our region, has been handed the keys. The Nissan Leaf is currently being made in Japan, but from next year the cars and their batteries will be produced on Wearside. Experts predict electric cars could soon account for as much as ten per cent of the global market.' - Ben Chapman, ITV Tyne Tees.
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