If the other Japanese manufacturers like Toyota and Honda are attacking the hybrid market with compact offerings like the Prius and Insight, Nissan is planning a different approach. Ever since the luxury arm, Infiniti, came up with the Essence concept car, the hamburger brand has announced that they will be coming up with a line of gas-electric luxury sedans, and a possible hybrid sports car.

The first Nissan electric vehicle will be unveiled in 2010, and soon followed by an Infiniti. Both the electric and hybrid vehicles will be powered by lithium ion batteries made through the Japanese automaker’s partnership with NEC.


Source: Automotive News

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  (318) posted on 05.15.2009

I could just imagine an Infinity Essence turning soo green and electrified. Good move Nissan.

  (289) posted on 05.15.2009

True enough, if Honda and Toyota is in compact cars for EV, Nissan is for the luxury drive with EV. It sounds promising right?

  (421) posted on 05.15.2009

I want to see a GT-R EV...don’t you think of that as something exciting...or maybe bioethanol powered Godzilla...for sure this will pump the GT-R Nurburgring Record.

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