Over the next 10 years, Nissan plans to offer “exciting” electrified vehicles and technological innovations while expanding its business globally, and by fiscal 2050, it will be carbon neutral across its product lifecycle. We support the OEM’s goal of becoming
Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida said, “Companies have an ever-increasing role to play in meeting the needs of society.” We will pursue new business opportunities by advancing technologies for the future of Nissan.I want to transform Nissan into a sustainable company that is truly needed by customers and society.”
Nissan is investing in building charging infrastructure and energy management, aiming to invest 2 trillion yen (more than $15 billion) over the next five years to accelerate the pace of electrification and innovation in its vehicle lineup. increase.
By fiscal 2030, 23 Nissan electric vehicles will be introduced, including 15 new electric vehicles (EVs). By then, the goal is for more than 50% of Nissan and Infiniti vehicle configurations to be electrified worldwide.
OEM electrified sales mix in key markets through FY26 includes:
- Over 75% in Europe.
- Over 55% in Japan.
- Over 40% in China.When
- Over 40% in the US
Ashwani Gupta, COO of Nissan, said: “Our new ambition is to accelerate the natural shift to EVs by driving excitement, enabling adoption and creating a cleaner world, attracting customers through compelling propositions. continue to lead.”
Nissan also unveiled three new concept cars that “provide an enhanced experience through sophisticated technology packaging.”
According to Nissan, the two-seat convertible Max-Out is ultralight and has a very low center of gravity. The Surf-Out pickup truck is capable of off-road driving, can draw power from the vehicle and has expanded cargo space. Looking like a small SUV, the Hangout features a low, flat floor, a quiet and comfortable cabin and advanced ProPILOT. All three concept cars are equipped with Nissan’s advanced e-4ORCE, which combines electrification technology with four-wheel drive technology and chassis control technology.
Nissan didn’t provide much information about its fourth concept car, the Chillout. The EV crossover features “sleek, modern design, advanced safety technology, and a productive and comfortable interior space.”
The automaker says it plans to continue to advance its lithium-ion battery technology and introduce cobalt-free technology to cut costs by 65% by fiscal year 2028. -Develop a state battery (ASSB) and prepare a pilot plant in Yokohama in FY2024 at the earliest.
Nissan aims to allow AASB to cut charging time by a third from today, bringing battery pack costs down to $75 per kWh and eventually $65 per kWh by fiscal 2028. said.
Nissan plans to work with partners to increase global battery production capacity to 52 GWh by FY2026 and 130 GWh by FY2030.
Nissan aims to expand ProPILOT Assist, a hands-on driver-assist system, to more than 2.5 million Nissan and Infiniti vehicles by fiscal 2026, and by fiscal 2030 will have a next-generation lidar system in virtual Further develop self-driving car technology to fully integrate it. all new models.
Other plans OEMs have made to 2030 include:
- Expanded the EV hub concept EV36Zero from the UK to the US, Japan and China.
- Expanding battery remanufacturing facilities in Europe and the US ensures that vehicle batteries are sustainable.
- Employ more than 3,000 employees in advanced research and development worldwide while continuing to upskill our current workforce.When
- Continue business over the long term with a consolidated operating margin of 5% or more.
Featured Image: Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida and COO Ashwani Gupta. (Credit: Nissan)
Three concept cars from Nissan: Surfout, Maxout and Hangout. (Credit: Nissan)
Nissan Chillout concept car. (Credit: Nissan)