Nissan says to launch plug-in hybrid in 2015

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Posted: Oct 23, 2011 10:33 PM

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co will launch a plug-in hybrid vehicle developed in-house in 2015 as part of its new five-year environmental plan, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Monday.

Japan's No.2 automaker also repeated its goal of selling a cumulative 1.5 million battery electric vehicles by the business year to end-March 2017 with alliance partner Renault SA.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Chris Gallagher)