THE ACCELERATION OF ELECTRIFICATION | Shelbourne Motors

The Acceleration of Electrification

The acceleration of electrification was the key theme for Nissan at this years Geneva Motor Show. We saw the world premiere of the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship race car, a car that will make its city circuit debut at the start of the 2018/19 season later this year.

The All New Nissan LEAF was also featured at the show, one new Nissan LEAF is ordered in Europe every 12 minutes, making it the regions fastest-selling electric vehicle. More than 19,000 order's have been placed for the vehicle across Europe.

The Nissan LEAF is delivering the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision, and Nissan are continuing to work on a more electrified future based on what consumers will demand, They have confirmed that under it's new Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022 midterm plan, it will offer electrified power trains within the next generation of its best-selling crossovers to extend customer choice and options when switching to electric.

The concept vehicle 'Nissan IMx KURO, showcases Nissan's leadership in both electric vehicles and crossovers. The model has been updated since its Tokyo Motor Show debut and now features Nissan’s pioneering Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) technology.

The brand also highlighted how Nissan Intelligent Mobility is going beyond the vehicle with an integrated electric ecosystem. A new strategic partnership between Nissan and energy company E.ON has been announced. The collaboration will explore opportunities on pilot activities and commercial offers related to vehicle-to-grid services, renewable energy generation and storage solutions, as well as grid integration for Nissan electric vehicle customers.