Nissan has unveiled its first all-electric and hybrid electric cars.
Both are powered by lithium-ion batteries developed by Nissan, said to deliver more power than those used in today's hybrids.
Under its Nissan GT 2012 business plan, the company has committed to zero-emission vehicle leadership, and has announced plans to introduce an all-electric vehicle in 2010 and mass market globally in 2012.
This latest generation vehicle features a front-wheel drive layout and uses a newly developed 80kW motor and inverter. The advanced laminated compact lithium-ion batteries are installed under the floor, without sacrificing either cabin or cargo space.