Mark Perry (Director of Product Planning and Strategy, Nissan USA), "retires" today is reporting that Mark Perry has decided to "retire" today.  Coincedence?  Must be nice to cause all of this turmoil around a new product and then just step away.  I'd hate to be in the shoes of the poor soul that has to take over this fiasco!!  I hope they will find someone to replace him that is willing to work with the community and find a resolution to this issue before they kill the Nissan Leaf with bad press!!!

"Nissan’s Chief Spokesman (Dave Reuter) goes to lengths to include the fact that Perry’s retirement had been planned “for months,” but we can’t help but suspect that, while that may be true, LEAF public relations problems on the ground have also been going on “for months” as well. Mark is 55."