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News   August 8, 2008   by Auto Service World

Nissan To Jump Into All-Electric Game

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. unveiled all-electric
and original hybrid electric prototype vehicles, both powered by advanced lithium-ion batteries. Under the Nissan GT 2012 business plan, the company has committed to zero-emission vehicle leadership, and has announced plans to
introduce an all-electric vehicle in 2010 and mass market globally in 2012.
Powered by advanced lithium-ion batteries, the EV prototype is part of Nissan’s substantial research and development program on zero emission
This latest generation vehicle features a front-wheel drive layout and uses a newly developed 80kW motor and inverter.
The advanced laminated compact lithium-ion batteries are installed under the floor, without
sacrificing either cabin or cargo space.
According to the company, the production vehicle to be introduced in 2010 will have a unique bodystyle and is not based on any existing Nissan model.

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