SOURCE: San Diego Gas & Electric

San Diego Gas & Electric

San Diego Gas & Electric

November 18, 2009 18:00 ET

Media Advisory: SDG&E, Nissan to Unveil Nissan LEAF in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - November 18, 2009) -

WHAT:    San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Nissan will unveil the Nissan
         LEAF zero-emission, all-electric vehicle in San Diego.  San Diego
         will be a launch region for this new generation vehicle when it
         rolls out in December 2010.  The LEAF is powered entirely by a
         lithium-ion battery pack and zero-emission electric motor.  An
         electric vehicle charge unit, similar to what will be installed
         throughout San Diego next year, will be unveiled and demonstrated.

WHEN:    Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009
         11:00 a.m. - News conference
         11:30 a.m. - LEAF will be plugged into electric vehicle charge

WHERE:   SDG&E Headquarters
         8330 Century Park Court
         San Diego, CA 92123
         Parking for TV vans along curb in cul de sac; additional reserved
         parking next to building 3 -- enter through north driveway along
         Kearny Villa Rd.

WHO:     Debra L. Reed, president and chief executive officer, SDG&E
         Hal Snyder, vice president of customer solutions, SDG&E
         Hon. Jerry Sanders, mayor of San Diego
         Hon. Lori Holt Pfeiler, mayor of Escondido and
          chair of San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)
         Don Karner, president, Electric Transportation Engineering Corp
         Mark Perry, director, product planning and strategy, Nissan
         Community leaders

VISUALS: Vehicle connected to EV charge unit.  VIPs take quick drive of

Contact Information

    Jennifer Ramp
    San Diego Gas & Electric
    (877) 866-2066
    (858) 740-4431 (mobile)