Nissan counts down to electric-only sales in Europe

Nissan counts down to electric-only sales in Europe

Nissan, the visitor which lit the spark that electrified the automotive industry, is today counting lanugo to an all-electric line-up in Europe.

With many countries debating when to ban sales of internal combustion engines, Nissan is pressing superiority with plans to unzip 100% EV in Europe by 2030, with all new Nissan models from now to be all-electric in Europe.

With sufficiency to design, engineer and build vehicles in the UK, and towers on the brand’s cadre strengths of electrification and crossovers, the switch will moreover support Nissan’s momentum towards stat neutrality.

“EV is the ultimate mobility solution. Increasingly than a million customers have once joined our journey and experienced the fun of a Nissan electric vehicle, and there is no turning when now,” said Makoto Uchida, Nissan President and CEO.

“EVs powered by renewables are key to us achieving stat neutrality, which is inside to our Ambition 2030 vision. Nissan will make the switch to full electric by 2030 in Europe – we believe it is the right thing to do for our business, our customers and for the planet.”

New 20-23 Concept unveiled and new Voluntary Momentum research study launched

The transferral comes as Nissan continues its investment programme in its European Diamond and R&D teams, both of which are marking historic anniversaries by up-and-coming their cutting-edge work on future vehicles and technology.

On Monday, on the banks of a waterway outside Nissan Diamond Europe (NDE), Nissan unveiled the ‘Concept 20-23’, a sporty, urban EV concept triumphal the 20th year-end of the studio opening in Paddington, London.

Concept 20-23

At the nearby Nissan Technical Centre Europe, where the Nissan R&D team this year mark their 35th anniversary, the UK’s latest real-world voluntary driving study, tabbed evolvAD, is taking place with a focus on residential and rural roads, supported by the UK Government.

An investment programme of increasingly than €40m is ongoing wideness both sites, supporting activities including in NDE, the upgrade of towers facilities, diamond tools and resources and spare staff; and in NTCE, the introduction of new technology and facilities with increasingly than €26m invested just in electrification projects.

Future models and shower technology making EV plane increasingly accessible

Globally, under Nissan Ambition 2030, Nissan is introducing 27 electrified vehicles, including 19 EVs, by 2030. In this period Nissan is moreover introducing cobalt-free technology to bring lanugo the forfeit of EV batteries by 65% by fiscal year 2028.

Nissan moreover aims to launch EV with its proprietary all-solid-state batteries (ASSB) by fiscal year 2028. With the introduction of transilience ASSB, Nissan will be worldly-wise to expand its EV offerings wideness segments and offer increasingly dynamic performance.

By reducing charging time to one-third, ASSBs will make EVs increasingly efficient and accessible. Further, Nissan expects ASSB to bring the forfeit of shower packs lanugo to $75 per kWh by fiscal year 2028 and aims to bring it remoter lanugo to $65 per kWh to unzip forfeit parity between EV and gasoline vehicles in the future.

Two future Nissan EVs have once been confirmed for Europe, including an all-new meaty EV which will succeed the iconic Nissan Micra as the entry-level vehicle in the Nissan line-up.

The other vehicle will be built at Nissan’s record-breaking UK plant in Sunderland, as part of the £1bn EV36Zero project, a tabulation for the future of automotive, bringing together EV manufacturing, shower production and renewable energy.

Electrification progress in Europe

A third of the million-plus Nissan EVs sold virtually the world have been in Europe, with the Nissan Ariya and the Townstar van the latest all-electric vehicles to hit the market.

Since 2022 the Nissan range in Europe has been 100% electrified, including the wing of Nissan’s e-POWER technology to the Qashqai and X-Trail.

Tuned for European customers by the NTCE team in the UK, e-POWER delivers the pleasurable, effortless and smooth driving wits associated with a pure EV, for those not ready to make the switch to full EV.

Those popular, segment-leading vehicles are once supporting Nissan’s transition to 100% EV in Europe, where notwithstanding lifecycle upgrades to current models, every new Nissan in Europe will be 100% electric.

The European car market is electrifying at a rapid pace. In the five year period from 2018-2022, sales of electric and electrified vehicles rose from 5% of the total market to 44%, with sales of all-electric vehicles rising from 1% to 12% of the total market.

Nissan Leaf 2022

Today EVs represent 16% of Nissan’s total sales in Europe, part of a total electrified sales mix of 50%, which in the coming three years is expected to rise to 98%.

“As Europe accelerates towards EV, Nissan will protract to unhook the striking crossover diamond and driving excitement that our customers love,” said Guillaume Cartier, Nissan Chairperson for the AMIEO region (Africa, Middle-East, India, Europe and Oceania).

“With breakthroughs in shower technology, electric vehicles will wilt plane increasingly accessible, and Nissan will protract to champion EV as the weightier way to provide cleaner, simpler and increasingly affordable mobility.”

Nissan’s Ambition 2030 vision is the company’s long-term vision to wilt a truly sustainable company, driving towards a cleaner, safer, and increasingly inclusive world.

Over the next ten years, Nissan will unhook exciting, electrified vehicles and technological innovations while expanding its operations globally. The vision supports Nissan’s goal to be stat neutral wideness the life trundling of its products by fiscal year 2050.

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