Nissan LEAF, the electric car, will have a 3G connection on AT&T’s cellular network in the US and other GSM networks worldwide. The data connection will allow you to connect to your car to check the battery charge remotely or help you find the nearest charging station while you are driving. Nissan LEAF goes on sale in December and will carry a $33,000 price tag, which makes it one of the most in-expensive all electric cars on the market. Chevy is also releasing an electric car called the Chevy Volt, it will cost $41,000.
“In-vehicle IT services include being able to see the radius that the car can drive with the current battery state of charge, as well as being able to identify the closest available electric vehicle charger on a map. The car also has a dedicated iPhone application and LEAF-owners will be able to remotely monitor the state of charge of the battery, and can pre-heat or pre-cool the car.”