Nissan’s remarkable EV journey

Electric vehicles are becoming the norm and manufacturers across the planet are adapting their strategies to electrify their fleets. Nissan’s best known in the contemporary EV world for the creation of the Nissan LEAF and the upcoming Nissan Ariya, but the Japanese manufacturer’s journey into electric vehicles started decades ago. So, let’s take a look back at Nissan’s electric history. Nissan kicked off the 1970s by unveiling its vision of the future for electric city mobility at the 17th Tokyo Motor Show – the 315X concept car (below). In ten years of the LEAF, Nissan has produced some 500,000 of them! In 2018, Nissan set its sights on electric racing to showcase that EV’s rhyme with performance and excitement. The hype is real with the Ariya and Nissan’s future manufacturing electric vehicles given its 70-year, pioneering past.

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