Nissan Motors has developed several concept cars and limited production electric cars, and launched the series production Nissan Leaf all-electric car in December 2010. As of December 2015, the Leaf is the world’s all-time best selling highway-capable plug-in electric car with over 200,000 units sold since its introduction.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance committed €4 billion (around US$5.2 billion) into its electric vehicle (EV) and battery development programs with the aim to become the leader in zero-emission transportation. By mid 2015, the Alliance ranked as the world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer with global sales of over 250,000 units delivered since December 2010.
Deliveries of the electric car began in Japan and the United States in December 2010, followed by various European countries and Canada in 2011.
The Leaf is the world’s all-time best selling highway-capable all-electric car.
As of January 2018, the Leaf is available in 60 countries in four continents.
Nissan e NV 200
The all-electric Nissan e-NV200 is a utility van . Trials with Japan Post Service began in July 2011, followed by trials with FedEx in London starting in December 2011. More testing with a more advanced pre-production version took place in Singapore, the UK, the U.S. and Brazil.
In October of 2019 at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan unveiled the Ariya Concept, an AWD electric crossover with award-winning driver assistance technology and striking visuals, this sleek electric SUV represents the dawning of an entirely new design direction for Nissan. [*]
A NEW DESIGN LANGUAGE
NISSAN INTELLIGENT MOBILITY
The Nissan Ariya is a concept all-electric SUV designed around a single horizon line, with sleek wide front fenders, super-thin LED headlights, as well as a front ‘shield’ (replacing a traditional grille) emblazoned with an illuminated Nissan emblem. This departure from traditional SUV body design encapsulates Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility ideals, and its vision for the future of personal driving: reducing harmful emissions and accidents through electrification and adaptive vehicle intelligence.