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Infiniti has named its plug-in hybrid electric concept car headed for the Geneva Motor Show in March the EMERG-E. The company says the vehicle will be a sports car with a range-extending 1.2-liter gasoline internal combustion engine. The powerplant will be mounted mid-ship for superior weight distribution, and the Japanese automaker promises the concept will offer impressive performance. It may or may not also run on rainbows.


Let's set the rumormill ablaze by noting that the gents over at Autocar claim Infiniti will unveil a mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive two-seat electric concept at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March. There's more, too. Autocar says Infiniti's concept will most likely pack a range-extending gasoline engine and that this sporty electric might even get some of its components from the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC. Autocar says Andy Palmer, Nissan's executive vice-president, is the source for this electrifying