Nissan to Reveal Electric Car This August

Nissan will start with a production rate of 50,000 units per year, ramping up the build rate as mass-marketing begins around 2012-13.

Published: 29-Jun-2009

Nissan will give its new global electric car its first public airing when the company opens its new global headquarters in Yokohama on August 2.

Nissan's EV, billed as a medium five-door hatchback with dedicated body styling, will appear first as a prototype. The real car will make its debut at the Tokyo motor show in October.

See all the latest Nissan reviews, news and video

<< PREVIOUSNEXT >>
RELATED NEWS ITEMS

TREV two-place electric car

Student-built vehicle can do 0-60 in 10 seconds with top speed of 75 mph. Photo courtesy of University of South Australia.

Lefteris' vehicle, built on the frame and body of a 1971 Porsche 914, is not a hobby car. It's been his daily transportation for getting around L.A for the last 12 months, racking up some 8,000 miles.

Automotive journalist John McElroy suggests GM revive the EV1 and with it, its credibility.

READER COMMENTS

blog comments powered by Disqus