22 Feb '13, 7am

Nissan’s Small EV Tested In Japan

Nissan’s Small EV Tested In Japan

Nissan’s New Mobility Concept vehicle took a step closer to the roads of Japan. The Tokyu Corporation joined Nissan and the city of Yokohama in the final year of its Yokohama Mobility Project Zero, to increase low-carbon transportation locally. Nissan said its 100-percent electric vehicles– namely, the Leaf– and now its two-seater mobility cousin are the perfect size- and volume – for the narrow shopping and neighborhood streets of suburban Japan. With the “Perfect even for mom” premise, seven mothers test drove the small EVs for the first time in the falling snow. The small New Mobility Concept vehicle is based on the Twizy electric vehicle already launched by Renault. Nissan said the volunteers will use the new mobility concept vehicles at home for two weeks – taking 4-hour, full charges from their home sockets – to shop, take kids to the train, and entertain. The test t...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/nissans-small-ev-tested-in-japan/

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