Thursday, October 2, 2008

Nissan Nuvu Electric Compact Pics

Japanese automakers brought to the international motor show in Paris something that according to Nissan, will become a car of tomorrow. Tiny concept with toy appearance bears the name Nuvu and proudly does not pollute atmosphere.

Nissan Nuvu Electric Compact

Nissan Nuvu Electric Compact

The electric motor is powered from a set of laminated lithium-ion-type batteries mounted under the seats, which are charged from dozen small leaves shaped solar panels located on the glass roof.

Nissan Nuvu comes with a rear electric motor that drives the rear wheels offering a driving range of 125 km and top speed of 120 km/h.

Nissan hopes to flood U.S. and Japan markets with Nuvu production version in 2010.