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.