TULSA - Electric cars may have just gotten a bit more popular in Tulsa.
Nissan announced Monday the lowering of its new 2013 Leaf S to $22,800, which is $6,000 lower than 2012's model. State and federal tax incentives could lower the cost of the car to $18,800.
MORE: See Oklahoma incentives (http://bit.ly/alternativefuels)
The price decrease comes at a good time for Tulsans. Earlier this month, the city received the worst electric car and hybrid ranking in America by Forbes.
READ: 'Tulsa receives worst hybrid, electric car rank in US' (http://bit.ly/GreenTulsa)
The publication cited truck popularity as a major reason for the lack of energy efficient vehicles in Tulsa and across the state.
Cheap gas could be another factor, with the city registering the most inexpensive prices in the nation in 2012.
READ: 'Okla., Tulsa among lowest gas averages in US' (http://bit.ly/Tulsagas)
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