Is Nissan Afraid to Compete With Tesla?

Is Nissan afraid to compete with Silicon Valley upstart Tesla Motors?

Nissan's plans to launch an all-electric luxury car next year looked likely to make the Japanese auto giant -- which has had big success with its all-electric Leaf compact -- the first big automaker to go head-to-head with Tesla. But now, those plans appear to be off. What's going on?

In this video, Fool.com contributor John Rosevear looks at what's really going on with Infiniti, Nissan's luxury brand -- and explains what's likely behind the company's decision to postpone Infiniti's first electric car.


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