2,500+ sign up for Quebec group-buy for Nissan LEAF electric vehicle
Sign-up link for those in Montréal/Quebec: https://fr.surveymonkey.com/r/WCTCVXTMarcoux got the idea from the successful group buy of 248 by the South West Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) earlier this year in Colorado.
The organization managed to get a significant discount of $8,349 on the LEAF. Both Nissan America and the local dealership contributed to the discount, and combined with both state and federal tax credits, the price came down to a more than reasonable $12,130.
After his initiative was featured in La Presse, the biggest newspaper in Quebec, and Roulez Electrique, a blog covering electric vehicles in the nation, sign-ups for the group buy shattered expectations and reached over 2,500 as of today.
The LEAF S with a 24 kWh battery pack starts at $32,698 and the SV with a 30 kWh battery pack starts at $37,398. Considering Quebec offers a $8,000 rebate, it wouldn’t be surprising to see the entry price fall below $20,000 CAD.
Marcoux is reportedly in negotiations with Nissan Canada.