Infiniti Electric in 2013

Plugs and Cars

But when Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti announces an EV for 2013, they get the benefit of any doubt. Autobloggreen reports on the sketch that appeared on Infiniti's FaceBook page. Tags: tesla saab 9-3 ePower RAV4 EV toyota infiniti battery electric car

Out of juice: Infiniti Q50 Hybrid luxury sedan dropped

Green Car Reports

The long-running Infiniti Q50 Hybrid luxury sedan won't return for 2019, the automaker said Thursday. Infiniti spokesman Kyle Bazemore confirmed the demise of the Q50 Hybrid this year for Green Car Reports. Although Infiniti didn't report sales for the Q50 Hybrid and Q70 Hybrid models separately, it's The automaker axed the Q70 Hybrid in July.

Juice 52

INFINITI to reveal Project Black S Prototype in Paris

Green Car Congress

As part of its plan to electrify its portfolio from 2021 onward, INFINITI will reveal a new Project Black S prototype in Paris, showcasing how Formula One dual-hybrid electric powertrain technology can be deployed in a road car.

2018 98

Infiniti announces new electric car lineup based on Q Inspiration

Green Car Reports

Infiniti has promised to build electric cars in fits and starts since 2012—but we're still waiting. At the 2012 Detroit auto show, the upscale brand showed the Infiniti LE, a dressed up Nissan Leaf with a trunk, but it backed away from the model two years later and we didn't hear anything else about electrics from Infiniti for years.

2018 61

Infiniti unveils electric Prototype 10 at Pebble Beach

Green Car Congress

Infiniti unveiled its electric Prototype 10 at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The concept represents a physical manifestation of Infiniti’s plans for electrified performance. Prototype 10 provides a link between where Infiniti stands now, and where we are heading.

2018 83

Infiniti Sees No Demand For Luxury Electric Cars Before 2020

Green Car Reports

But Nissan's Infiniti luxury division has not been a part of that volume--and now it appears it may not be for some time. Infiniti says it has the capability to launch an electric car (most likely by leaning on parent. Future Cars plug-in cars Infiniti LE ConceptThe Renault Nissan Alliance has sold more electric cars globally than any other company, more than a quarter million as of June.

Slow-selling Infiniti Q70 Hybrid quietly axed for 2019

Green Car Reports

The Infiniti Q70 Hybrid won't make it to 2019, the automaker announced last week. Infiniti dropped the full-size, electrified luxury sedan from the lineup after 2018. The car debuted in 2011 as the M37 Hybrid, but sales of the hybrid version always paled in comparison to the gas V-6 and V-8 versions of the big luxury sedan. Although it was renamed

2018 47

VW electric cargo bus, Infiniti Q50 Hybrid canceled, and Jaguar I-Pace: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Infiniti kills the Q50 Hybrid. VW shows off the ID Buzz electric cargo bus. Jaguar takes the I-Pace on a tour across the United States. And French luxury brand DS introduces the DS 3 electric crossover. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The VW ID Buzz Cargo builds on the original ID Buzz concept and previews a future commercial vehicle

2018 60

New Infiniti Q60 coupe available from October

Green Cars News

Infiniti has released pricing for its new BMW-rivalling coupe – the Q60 – which will be available from October. Infiniti Q60With a list price of £33,990, the seco.

Infiniti QX60 Hybrid SUV Preview

Hybrid SUV Blog

Infiniti recently announced plans to go global and their first vehicle to be released with this vision in mind will be the 2014 QX60 Hybrid SUV. In December 0f 2012, Infiniti decided to rename all its models, opting to go with ‘QX’ for its SUVs.

INFINITI developing all-new electric vehicle platform influenced by Q Inspiration concept

Green Car Congress

In Beijing, INFINITI Motor Company announced it is developing an all-new electrified vehicle platform influenced by the Q Inspiration concept car. When INFINITI unveiled the Q Inspiration at NAIAS this January, the concept was powered by a VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine powertrain.

2018 78

Infiniti variable-compression engine: more complexity, incremental gains

Green Car Reports

That has led Infiniti to turn to a technology engineers have toyed with for some time, one that so far hasn't been used in production cars. To meet stricter global emissions standards, carmakers are trying to squeeze every last bit of efficiency out of internal-combustion engines. General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, and Saab have all experimented with. Engines Fuel Economy Paris Motor Show

2016 76

Infiniti reveals updated QX50 SUV concept ahead of Detroit debut

Green Cars News

Infiniti has revealed what the next QX50 crossover could look like in the form of a concept. Infiniti Detroit Motor Show QX50The luxury Japanese brand is aiming to take on the likes.

Once More, Infiniti Electric Car Is Killed Off (Or Postponed?)

Green Car Reports

But another news item is just now coming to light: A representative for Nissan''s luxury brand, Infiniti, says the carmaker has shelved plans to offer a battery-electric model. DON''T MISS: Infiniti LE The electric-car headlines at last week''s Detroit Auto Show clearly belonged to the Chevrolet Bolt concept, a subcompact 200-mile electric car.

2015 80

Manufacturer Spotlight: Infiniti

Green Cars News

Where we stand: February, 2012 As the luxury division of Japanese carmaker Nissan, the Infiniti brand is better known for high performance vehicles than anything that can be remotely described as “green”. Nevertheless, in recent times, Infiniti has taken steps towards expanding its line-up and appealing to a wider consumer base with several green innovations [.]. Manufacturer Spotlight car hybrid Infiniti

INFINITI to build five new models in China and electrify its portfolio

Green Car Congress

Ahead of Beijing International Motor Show, INFINITI announced it will build five new vehicles in China in the next five years, beginning with the all new QX50 SUV, and electrify its portfolio ( earlier post ). Over the next five years INFINITI is planning to localize five new vehicles in China, tripling our sales here in our fastest growth market, globally. We will continue to strive to make INFINITI the top premium challenger brand in the market.

2018 67

Infiniti’s green repositioning

Green Cars News

Infiniti is reportedly planning on using the imminent reveal of its new electric hybrid concept car the Emerg-e, as the first phase of a repositioning of the brand to combine high performance with green credentials. Nissan Infiniti range extender UKThe Emerg-e, which will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show next month, is the first car from the Nissan-owned [.].

Infiniti’s concept EV wins design award

Green Cars News

Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti has been recognised for the design of its first range-extended electric car with a new award. The Infiniti Emerg-e has won a prestigious award from the German Design Council. Nissan award electric car InfinitiThe concept car, first revealed at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year took the prize in the Concepts category. A prize [.].

Infiniti Q30 Luxury Compact Hatchback: Frankfurt Auto Show Unveiling

Green Car Reports

Two years after unveiling a concept version of its first compact luxury car, Infiniti unveiled the real thing at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2017 Infiniti Q30 takes Nissan's luxury brand into a new area of the market, with a little help from Mercedes-Benz. That's because the Q30 shares its underpinnings with the European-market. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show

2015 65

Porsche Electric Car, Infiniti Q30, Electric Motorcycle Tour: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have a report that Porsche will unveil an electric concept car at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the first official photo of the Infiniti Q30 compact, and details of a three-country electric-motorcycle tour. We now have the first official photo of the production Infiniti Q30 compact hatchback.

2015 86

2012 Infiniti M35h

Green Car Reports

From the outside, the 2012 Infiniti M35h hybrid looks just like any other model of the large luxury sport sedan. It's the first hybrid for Infiniti, that gives the M35h the title of "fastest hybrid sedan" sold this year. Infiniti is proud of Only some subtle badges--one on each front fender, one on the trunk lid--denote its hybrid powertrain.

2012 46

Electric cars from Infiniti, portable chargers, fines increase, take our mpg poll: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Infiniti announces a new lineup of electric cars in China, new portable electric car chargers are fast and cheap, New York federal appeals court reinstates increase in fines for automakers who miss fuel economy targets, and our weekly Twitter poll: Tell us what gas mileage level you think average cars should get.

2018 53

Infiniti VC-Turbo engine receives environmental award from ARBÖ

Green Car Congress

Infiniti’s VC-Turbo variable compression engine ( earlier post ) was named by the Automobile, Motor and Bicycle Association of Austria (ARBÖ) with the Grand Austrian Automobile Award in the category “Environment.”

2016 93

Infiniti LE Electric Luxury Sedan To Be Built After All, With Higher Range

Green Car Reports

Some vehicles have complex, protracted development histories--and it looks like the Infiniti LE electric luxury sedan may be one of them. Following a period in which its development was suspended by Infiniti''s then-CEO Johan de Nysschen (who most recently heads Cadillac), the LE is now back on Infiniti''s product plan.

2014 79

Infiniti plans VC-T engine with variable compression ratio

Green Car Reports

Now, Infiniti is poised to introduce a technology into production cars that was previously sidelined by somewhat easier fixes. While significant attention is being paid to battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell powertrains, carmakers are still trying to wring more efficiency out of internal-combustion engines. The Nissan luxury brand is set to. Engines Fuel Economy

2016 58

2014 Infiniti Q50, Q70 Hybrids Recalled Over Transmission Housing Issue

Green Car Reports

Infiniti is recalling a few hundred 2014 model-year Q50 and Q70 hybrid sedans to fix an issue with their transmissions. DON''T MISS: Infiniti LE Electric Luxury The recall includes just 817 cars, all of which are being scrutinized because of concerns they may have been assembled with transmission housings that were damaged during manufacturing.

2014 62

2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Priced From $44,855

Green Car Reports

Anyone in the market for a fuel-efficient sedan with sporty dynamics and a bit of luxury now has a new option: the 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid. The Q50 is essentially Infiniti’s replacement for the G37, and it goes on sale this July with a starting price of $37,605, including a $905 destination charge. However, the model we’re interested

Infiniti QX30 Concept For Compact SUV To Debut At Geneva Show

Green Car Reports

The field of luxury compact crossover utility vehicles will get a little more crowded next year, when Infiniti launches its QX30--the Japanese brand''s smallest SUV yet. Now Infiniti has released a teaser photo of the QX30 Concept it will unveil at next month''s Geneva Motor Show. The production version of the Infiniti QX30, expected to arrive in

2015 66

Infiniti Q Inspiration concept designed with autonomy, VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine in mind

Green Car Congress

Infiniti unveiled its Q Inspiration Concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Previewing a new generation of Infiniti vehicles, the Q Inspiration Concept proposes how an innovative VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine powertrain ( earlier post ), next-level autonomous drive technologies, and a unique human-centric interior could enrich the experience of drivers in the mid-size sedan segment.

2018 64

Infiniti LE Concept: Electric Sedan Full Details, NY Auto Show

Green Car Reports

Yesterday, we got a brief glimpse of Infiniti's four-door sedan concept car; today, we have all the details of the Infiniti LE Concept. The four-door, all-electric sedan concept is really a thinly disguised production car that will reach Infiniti dealers within two years. It gives Nissan's luxury brand its first all-electric vehicle and an entry

Infiniti's 'Luxury Leaf' Electric Car Will Wait For Inductive Charging

Green Car Reports

It''s been a few years since Infiniti confirmed it was working on a luxury sedan based on the Nissan Leaf, but little extra information has emerged since then. Infiniti''s luxury electric vehicle would be a Autocar reports the firm is still working on such a vehicle--it''s just waiting for inductive charging technology to become commonplace, first.

Infiniti reveals electric car production to begin within two years

Green Cars News

Take a look at the all-new Infiniti LE Concept battery electric vehicle (pictured) – which is set to reach showrooms within two years. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan electric cars green cars Infiniti Infiniti LE ConceptThe electric luxury saloon car boasts a 100kW electric motor that delivers 325Nm of torque; as well as a 24kWh lithium-ion battery system; and a single-speed reducer with an ECO drive pattern. [.].

Infiniti electric car to debut at Paris Motor Show

Green Cars News

Infiniti is to reveal its first fully electric car at the forthcoming Paris Motor Show this September. Green credentials Infiniti Paris Motor ShowWhat’s even more exciting is that the luxury carmaker says that the new LE Concept is a ‘production intent’ model, meaning we could expect to see it away from the showground and on real roads before too long. [.].

Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Hybrid Concept Unveiled At Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

Infiniti has made little secret of its desire to launch a new flagship that would finally fill the void left by the departure of its largest sedan, the Q45. Today, at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, we now have our first solid look at the automaker’s progress--in the form of the stunning Q80 Inspiration concept. Not that long ago, it appeared

Ferrari, Infiniti: Even laggards, skeptics come round to electric cars

Green Car Reports

Back in 2013, Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo proclaimed, "I don’t believe in the electric cars"—all but solidifying the automaker's position for the future. Even as recently as 2016, current Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne called the possibility of an electric Ferrari "an obscene concept." Now the purveyor of some of the. plug-in cars

Nissan to bring Infiniti production to China

Green Cars News

This time it is the turn of Nissan, which will bring the production of two Infiniti models to the Xiangyang Plant in Hubei Province, China, starting from 2014. Green cars Latest news Nissan China green cars InfinitiIn what appears to be a growing trend in the automotive industry, another Japanese carmaker has announced plans to start producing vehicles in China.

Infiniti LE Electric Luxury Sedan: Tesla's Worst Nightmare?

Green Car Reports

One of the surprise stars of the New York Auto Show media days this week was the Infiniti LE Concept. And it poses an intriguing question: Could the Infiniti LE be the closest competitor for The design study for an electric four-door sedan is a close approximation of a car that will roll off assembly lines in Smyrna, Tennessee, in about two years.

Electric Infiniti, Mercedes CLA Drive, Lithium Batteries: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today on Green Car Reports: Infiniti''s electric car is once again given the green light, we drive the Mercedes-Benz CLA, and a new form of lithium anode has been developed--for potentially better batteries. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The city of London has decided to charge diesel drivers and drivers of older gasoline vehicles more to

Infiniti to bring new hybrid car to Paris

Green Cars News

There’s another hybrid car heading to the Paris Motor Show and this time it is the turn of Infiniti to showcase a brand new, green model. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Infiniti Infiniti hybrid cars Infiniti M35h Hybrid Paris Motor Show Paris Motor Show 2010 The biennial event will mark the debut of the M35h hybrid performance saloon car with sales due to begin next spring. It features an original parallel one motor/two clutch [.].

INFINITI selects 9 Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city startups for INFINITI LAB program in Canada

Green Car Congress

INFINITI LAB Toronto, an Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities accelerator program from premium car brand INFINITI, announced the nine startups that will participate in the inaugural four-week accelerator program in Toronto. The month-long Toronto program kicks off on 29 May, and the top startup will be fast-tracked into the three-month global program at the brand’s HQ, the INFINITI LAB Hong Kong driven by Nest, which launches in August.

2017 72

INFINITI/Renault Sport Project Black S hints at performance hybrid powertrain, inspired by Formula 1 ERS

Green Car Congress

At the Geneva Motor Show, INFINITI is unveiling the Project Black S concept, exploring the potential for a new INFINITI performance grade, featuring on-road technology inspired by Formula One. —Francois Bancon, Vice President, Global Product Strategy, INFINITI.

2017 83

Infiniti introducing production-ready variable compression ratio engine at Paris Motor Show

Green Car Congress

Infiniti will introduce a production-ready variable compression ratio engine VC-T (Variable Compression-Turbocharged) at the 2016 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l’Automobile) in September. Infiniti’s VC-T engine technology seamlessly raises or lowers the height the pistons reach.

2016 117

Infiniti hybrid car showcased at LA Auto Show

Green Cars News

The hybrid performance luxury car known as the Infiniti M35h made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Nissan Infiniti Infiniti hybrid car Infiniti M35h Hybrid LA Auto Show Los Angeles Auto Show The vehicle can achieve more than 350hp with estimated fuel economy of 30mpg highway and 27mpg city. This is while using a parallel one motor/two clutch hybrid system with a decoupling 3.5litre V6 engine, [.].