Australia's Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) is in the process of adding 8 Nissan LEAFs to its fleet as part of a broader electric vehicle trial to "help establish the suitability and cost effectiveness of EVs in a fleet environment."

RDNS says that the trial will be conducted over 2 years, from September 2013 – September 2015, at two of its locations in Melbourne.

On-site charging stations will be used.  Those chargers are powered exclusively by wind and solar.

RDNS will mainly use the LEAFs for home calls where its nurses travel to patient's homes to administer medical care.

It's believed that the LEAF's range will be more than adequate for this line of use.

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