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Tokyo 2009: Nissan Fuga hybrid to arrive in Japan late 2010, U.S. in 2011

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Oct 22nd, 2009 at 2:29PM

After several years of selling small volumes of its Altima sedan using Toyota's hybrid drive system, Nissan is finally ready to roll out its first gas-electric model using technology developed in-house. The first model to be so equipped will be the new Fuga sedan, a car sold in North America as the Infiniti M. Unlike the electronic CVT systems used by Toyota, Ford and General Motors, Nissan has opted to configure its system using a conventional automatic transmission – in this case, a seven-speed unit. The electric drive is provided by a single motor sandwiched between the engine... Read More

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