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Nissan Unveils New Ultra-Compact Electric Vehicle Concept
Posted By Ariel Schwartz On November 1, 2010 @ 4:30 pm In Green Transportation,Innovation | 2 Comments
Forget the upcoming Leaf EV  — Nissan has other snazzy electric vehicles waiting in the concept phase. The latest is the New Mobility Concept,  a golf cart-like EV that is, according to Nissan, easy, innovative, safe, and clean.
Designed to meet the needs of single households and the elderly, the ultra-compact vehicle is designed for short distance driving. Nissan imagines that the car could be “used as a private commuter vehicle in the mornings and evenings, and as a corporate car during business hours,” and that it could one day be part of a public transportation service linking public transportation and electric vehicles .
The vehicle was unveiled this week in Japan, although there is no word on whether the concept vehicle will ever go into production. It is, however, a positive sign that Nissan is actively working on mass-market EVs  for a variety of customers. Stay tuned.
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/11/01/nissan-unveils-new-ultra-compact-electric-vehicle-concept/newmobility-ed01/
 Leaf EV: http://inhabitat.com/2010/07/29/green-overdrive-test-driving-the-all-electric-nissan-leaf/
 New Mobility Concept,: http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/NEWS/2010/_STORY/101101-02-e.html
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/11/01/nissan-unveils-new-ultra-compact-electric-vehicle-concept/newmobility2/
 electric vehicles: http://inhabitat.com/2010/09/17/smart-unveils-new-electric-drive-ev/
 EVs: http://inhabitat.com/2010/10/29/san-francisco-to-launch-ev-taxi-program/
 Earthtechling: http://www.earthtechling.com/2010/11/nissan-ev-concept-a-super-cool-golf-cart/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Earthtechling+%28EarthTechling%29
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