Electric car : Nissan is preparing a model low cost 2018 – LesFurets.com

Techno 12 July, 2017

Nissan intends to market a new electric car in China in 2018, said its CEO. This low cost model for the urban traffic will be sold for less than 12,000 euros.

Nissan develops an electric car with low cost for 2018. An offensive commercial to penetrate the chinese market, said Hiroto Saikawa, chairman of Nissan, the japanese daily Nikkei. This new model will be a city-dweller used to carry small distances in large chinese cities, reported this Saturday an Asian Review.

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A model on sale for about 11.500 euros

The group Nissan-Renault has already had wide success with its electric vehicles, which represent more than 50% of the registrations in 2016. The goal of the manufacturer of the franco-japanese offer a model of low-cost half price compared to the Nissan Leaf. This cost is expected to be around 1.5 million yen, or about 11.500 euros. This car should be positioned on the segment A, that is to say that of the Citroen C1 or the Renault Twingo.

Nissan has not yet given details on the technical characteristics of its future electric vehicle, but they should be at the height of its price, estimated Engine Mature. The model should have a lithium-ion battery with an autonomy without a doubt low. A driver should nevertheless be able to get out of the city traffic to reach another city without the need to recharge en route, says the japanese daily Nikkei.

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The car will be presented at the next show in Shanghai

The new model should be assembled on a standard platform belonging to the three actors Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi. Renault also plans to use this platform to manufacture an electric version of the Kwid, launched in 2019. Factory production in china will be affiliated with the brand Dongfeng as a strategic partner of the group, Nissan-Renault in the Middle kingdom.

The small electric urban car will be presented next April at the salon of Shanghai (China) for marketing in the country at the end of 2018. On this new market, Nissan is hoping to win the same success with its electric models in Europe. In the general ranking of the european, the little Zoe from Renault leads with 21.735 registrations, followed by the Nissan Leaf (18.456 registrations), and the Tesla Model S (10.567 registrations).

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