Nissan Plans to Make Infiniti Vehicles the Jewel of the Hybrid and Electric Market
The company has announced a "CO2 strategy" will form the business plan for its luxury vehicle brand, Infinity. Under this strategy, Nissan syas 70% of Infinity models will be powered by hybrid transmissions, 15-20% will be all-electric vehicles, and only 10-15% will use an internal combustion engine by the end of the decade.
In the spring of 2011 Nissan will launch a hybrid version of the M-series saloon, and in 2013 the company plans to release Infiniti's first all-electric model, based off the Nissan Leaf.
Nissan has not been shy in expressing its interest to dominate the electric vehicle market. Now, the company has once againshown its confidence by claiming the Infiniti electric vehicle will be "the first luxury EV." Tesla Motor Company may have some qualms with this claim.
Read the full story at Autocar.co.uk: Luxury EV to lead Infiniti sales
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