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Nissan has handed over the keys to a Leaf to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. With the Spring 2011 launch of London's city-wide plug-in vehicle membership scheme, Source London, it's fitting to have at least one Leaf on hand. Through Source London, Johnson champions plug-in vehicles and will supposedly install 1,300 public-use chargers across the sprawling city by the end of 2013. Upon receiving the Leaf, Johnson stated:

The city of London has taken a significant step towards becoming the electric vehicle capital of Europe with the launch of Source London – a scheme that has already added 150 public-use chargers in the city.

Just days after reporting that London's mayor, Boris Johnson, may seek to slash funding for the city's electric vehicle (EV) program, we stumbled upon this announcement stemming from the mayor's desk: London's city-wide EV charging network, Source London, will launch in Spring 2011 and install 1,300 public-use chargers across the sprawling city by the end of 2013. The Source London network allows EV owners to power up their rides at any one of the city's soon-to-be installed public charging poin