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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Nissan’s All-Electric Nuvu Vehicle
Posted By Jorge Chapa On October 7, 2008 @ 2:30 pm In Green Transportation,TransportationTuesday | 2 Comments
This year’s Paris Motor Show  has seen many major manufacturers making strident efforts towards smaller, more fuel efficient, and more environmentally sustainable vehicles. The Nissan Nuvu  is just such a car, representing the type of vehicle that we will be driving within the next decade: one that is city-smart, compact  and all-electric .
The Nissan Nuvu  seats three within a compact three-meter long chassis. Its roof is lined with around a dozen solar panels , which feed the car’s battery via a pillar running through the interior. It is meant to be agile and roomy, and it features a nice futuristic instrument panel. The Nuvu ‘s powertrain runs on two lithium-ion batteries, and its electric motors can push the car to a maximum speed of 75 miles per hour , which will take you for 80 miles on a charge.
While the Nuvu is currently a concept, Nissan plans to incorporate the technologies debuted this car in a soon-to-be revealed electric vehicle slated for production in 2010.
+ Nissan Nuvu 
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/10/07/nissan-nuvu-electric-concept-car/
 Paris Motor Show: http://www.mondialautomobile.com/
 Nissan Nuvu: http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/NEWS/2008/_STORY/080912-01-e.html?rss
 compact: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/01/29/transportation-tuesday-zenn-car/
 all-electric: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/07/29/transportation-tuesday-smart-electric-in-2010/
 solar panels: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/01/15/solar-powered-car-coming-soon-to-taiwan-markets/
 75 miles per hour: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/04/29/no-more-gas-myers-motors-at-well-tech-in-milan/
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