We've heard this one before, the one where we hear Nissan is getting ready to expand its line-up of all-electric vehicles. We're all familiar with the Leaf and then there are the other Nissan-family EVs, the Infiniti luxury electric vehicle (which Infitini boss Johann De Nysschen recently re-confirmed to AutoblogGreen is coming, someday) and the NV200 utility van. But wait, there's more.

Automotive News spoke with Carla Bailo, senior vice president for research and development at Nissan Americas, and learned that a total of five Nissan EVs are in the works. No announcements were made as to which ones are on the drawing board – could it be a sports car like the Esflow? Or something like the Land Glider concept (pictured) – but that these future EVs will come bearing inductive charging (just like that Infiniti EV, we've heard). In other words, the previously only-for-luxury-buyers wireless technology could someday soon be seen on a mass market Nissan EV. When? No clue, since Bailo just said, "The other [EVs] will come in due time." We'll keep waiting, and probably hearing more rumors along these lines while we do.


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      Spec
      • 1 Year Ago
      News story: Maybe something will happen, someday, but we are not sure what.
        mustang_sallad
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Spec
        i'd rather see this article than not see this article. Why go through the trouble of commenting on it if you think it's a waste of time?
      Giza Plateau
      • 1 Year Ago
      hmm surprising since they have several already that are not runaway successes. one could hope for low weight and aerodynamics so it could be a large success but what are the odds that the engineers suddenly woke up to the obvious..
      Jeff
      • 1 Year Ago
      I really hope that they produce a vehicle similar to Esflow. I would buy one. Today.
      bluepongo1
      • 1 Year Ago
      Probably slowly working up to charging road technology, going 10-15mph while charging is good enough for commuters I guess. Tesla vehicles with the 85 pack can induction road charge at 35mph. :-P
      chanonissan
      • 1 Year Ago
      nissan will offer new battery that can withstand high temperature for 2014. http://www.dailytech.com/Nissan+Looks+to+Beat+the+Heat+with+New+Leaf+Battery+Design+/article33241.htm
        chanonissan
        • 1 Year Ago
        @chanonissan
        May I add nissan is working on fast charge and will withstand the more charge cycle and also range.
      Levine Levine
      • 1 Year Ago
      We can't even get enough wired charger and these guys are talking about wireless inductive charger.
      throwback
      • 1 Year Ago
      My guess is they will get a version of the Renault Zoe. They really need to do the esflow, just change the name.
        Spec
        • 1 Year Ago
        @throwback
        It would be great if they brought the ZOE here. And build a convertible one, please.
        paulwesterberg
        • 1 Year Ago
        @throwback
        They need to change everything about the esflow.
      Technoir
      • 1 Year Ago
      Its interesting how a few companies are really surging ahead into the future, while others look more like knuckle dragging neanderthals.
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