Apr 20, 2018 - 06:57 pm

Nissan launches EV offensive in Japan


Nissan has announced to release three new electric models as well as five new models using the e-Power range extender in Japan by 2022. The push is part of their Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022 campaign for electrification and includes ride sharing.

Nissan anticipates that by 2022 no less than 40 percent of their sales will utilise their electric technology, and aim for 50% by 2025. Details to the planned models were not mentioned. According to the road map, the company also plans to sell one million electrified vehicles around the world every year  by 2022.

On their home market, Nissan also plans to launch a new sales model, which will further digitalize the process, and to expand their electric ride sharing offer mobi. The service started early this year at 30 locations in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Shizouka, Oska, Hyogo, Kyoto, Shiga, Nara and Wakayama, among other locations. The Leaf and the electrified Note e-Power with the range extender are currently being used. Nissan sees a long term role for the next generation of mobility services, and will expand from 30 to 500 locations in the country by the end of the year.

The manufacturer also announced that they will begin accepting orders for the e-NV200 with the improved battery capacity of 40 kWh. The deliveries will start in Japan in December.

newsroom.nissan-global.com, newsroom-nissan-global.com (e-NV200)


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