Nissan Nuvu Concept, Revealed, Previews Next Micra

By now you’re either laughing or cooing at the Nuvu, but this is a supposedly not just a silly design exercise, but a preview of the next Nissan Micra. Short for “New View,” the Nissan Nuvu »10/02/08 3:59am10/02/08 3:59am is targeted at urban dwellers, and uses an electric powertrain to deliver zero emissions. It’s rumored the electric motor, which…


Nissan Partners With NEC For Battery Factory, Claims Of EV by 2010 Maybe Not BS?

Nissan has announced a strategic partnership with tech giant NEC for a lithium ion battery factory in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The facility will operate under a new company dubbed Automotive Energy Supply and will be capable of putting out 16,000 batteries by next year, and 65,000 at full rate by 2011. With this… »5/20/08 11:20am5/20/08 11:20am