Auto Shows Report: Nissan to Debut Electric Crossover in Tokyo

17:33  07 september  2017
17:33  07 september  2017 Source:   Motor Trend

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Nissan is looking to expand its EV lineup beyond the second-generation Leaf that debuted this week. Apparently, the automaker will offer a range of electric vehicles based on the Leaf's new platform, and one of them will be a crossover.

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However, some reports strongly suggesting that it will be turned into a crossover . However, there are also reports suggesting that Nissan is working on a hybrid version with its electric motor capable of producing Well, the waiting game may soon be over as it makes its debut in Tokyo this year.

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The crossover EV will debut at the Tokyo Motor Show this October, reportsAutocar. Nissan design boss Alfonso Albaisa said the vehicle will be "a little bigger" than the Qashqai, known as the Rogue Sport here in the U.S. It will go on sale globally in 2019.

An electric sedan is also likely to debut at some point. Members of the new EV family are expected to use the same 40-kilowatt-hour batteries and autonomous driving technologies as the Leaf. By 2020, Nissan's tech will be able to accommodate autonomous driving on urban roads and intersections instead of just highways. Right now, the Leaf's ProPilot feature can handle steering, acceleration, and braking in single-lane highway driving situations.

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It's unclear what Nissan will call the new EVs, but they won't share the "Leaf" name in the same way that Volkswagen's line of electric vehicles will wear the "I.D." badge. When it arrives in the next few years, Nissan's electric crossover will compete with a production version of the VW I.D. Crozz. This crossover could travel 311 miles on a single charge and will reportedly head to the U.S. market in 2020.

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Source: Autocar

VW ID Crozz inches closer to dealers with new Frankfurt form .
It's not just the same car with a new coat of paint.Volkswagen will bring a revised version of the ID Crozz electric crossover to the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. In addition to a fancy red paint job, the ID Crozz will sport front and rear ends that "point more in the direction of a production model," VW said in a statement.

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