Nissan hasn't abandoned the idea of a sporty electric vehicle, and there's room to grow the range beyond the pioneering Leaf EV. Something fun could come within the next five years.
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.
Despite three months of downward-trending Leaf sales, Nissan is still bullish on rolling out more electric vehicles. We know that Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has said he wants to bring at least three and more likely four Nissan EVs to market in the U.S. in the next few years. Automotive News has an article about what these four vehicles may be. Actually, the question is about what the fourth one will be, since we already know that the Leaf will be joined by an Infiniti luxury electric vehicl
Nissan has three all-electric concepts on display at the Tokyo Motor Show: the Pivo 3, the Esflow and the Townpod. One's a funky technological wonder with futuristic self-parking prowess and seating for three, one's a very sexy two-door sports car with a sub 5-second 0-60 time and one is a crossover with lots of flexible interior space.