Nissan presents new X-Trail with e-Power hybrid drive
At the Auto Shanghai, Nissan presented the fourth generation of its SUV model X-Trail, which will also be available in Europe from summer 2022. Like the Qashqai, the new Nissan X-Trail is based on the CMF-C platform and will also be launched with the e-Power hybrid drive. Deliveries in Europe are expected by summer 2022.
Nissan presents third generation Qashqai
Nissan has presented the third generation Qashqai compact SUV. The new edition of the bestseller is the first Nissan in Europe to come optionally with an e-Power hybrid drive. The petrol engine is used exclusively to generate electricity, while only the electric motor is responsible for driving the wheels.
Nissan details Qashqai e-Power technology
Nissan provides some technical data on the Qashqai e-Power, two months after first announcing the hybrid vehicle to come to Europe. The e-power system combines a 140 kW electric motor and 1.5-litre gasoline engine that drives the power generator for charging the battery.
New Nissan Qashqai to receive e-Power hybrid drive
Nissan has provided a first preview of the third-generation Qashqai, which is scheduled for launch next year. The compact SUV will be the first Nissan model in Europe to be equipped with the e-Power hybrid drive but a plug-in hybrid is not planned for the time being.
Nissan to stop selling ICEs in China by 2025
Nissan plans to sell only electric and hybrid cars in China from 2025. The decision to electrify its entire model range in China follows against the background of the emerging ban on the registration of pure combustion engines in China from 2035.
Nissan & Sunwoda exploring next-gen battery development
Nissan has announced a collaboration with Chinese company Sunwoda Electric Vehicle Battery to develop next-generation batteries for its e-Power vehicles jointly. The negotiations also include a production system to ensure a stable supply capacity for the shared cells.
Nissan to spread the Note e-Power across SEA
Nissan want to extend the reach of their e-Power technology as used in the Note beyond Japan. First markets to benefit from the unusual hybrid are countries in south east Asia such as Thailand and others with weak charging infrastructure.
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 to sell 1 million PEVs a year by 2022
The Japanese carmaker set a new target for global plug-in sales, saying it wants to sell 1 million PEVs by 2022. The strategy includes both new all-electric cars as well as hybrids powered with the e-Power technology they use in Japan.
Nissan to offer its e-Power tech in the USA
The Japanese carmaker wants to bring its range extender tech to the States, where it shall help to power rather big hybrid models, according to chief planner Philippe Klein. In Japan, the tech is known to feed Nissan’s small car Note.