Infiniti Electric in 2013

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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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Infiniti announces new electric car lineup based on Q Inspiration

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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.

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New Infiniti Q60 coupe available from October

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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 reveals updated QX50 SUV concept ahead of Detroit debut

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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.

Infiniti QX60 Hybrid SUV Preview

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

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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.

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INFINITI will offer mix of BEV and e-POWER vehicles from 2021; 50% of global sales by 2025

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INFINITI Motor Company will introduce new vehicles with electrified powertrains from 2021, said Nissan Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. INFINITI will offer a mix of pure electric vehicles (EV) and e-POWER series hybrid vehicles ( earlier post ), demonstrating the full range of low-emission vehicle technology available to INFINITI as the premium brand of Nissan Motor Company.

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Infiniti reveals Prototype 9 open-wheeled electric retro roadster; new 30 kWh pack, prototype motor

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Nissan Motor Corporation and its Infiniti brand revealed a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. It started as a discussion: What if Infiniti had created a race car in the 1940s?

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Infiniti Sees No Demand For Luxury Electric Cars Before 2020

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Infiniti variable-compression engine: more complexity, incremental gains

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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

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Infiniti’s concept EV wins design award

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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 co-developed Gen2 ERS unveiled with all-new Renault Sport R.S.17 F1 racer

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Infiniti reaffirmed its long-term technical partnership with Renault Sport Formula One at the Team’s new race car unveil today. incorporates for the first time the Infiniti co-developed second-generation Energy Recovery System (ERS). Performance Hybrid technology is one of Infiniti’s major strengths. —Tommaso Volpe, Infiniti Global Motorsport Director

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Infiniti’s QX50 Concept to debut in Detroit; potential application for VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine; autonomous drive support

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Infiniti’s QX50 Concept also previews the brand’s roll out of its autonomous drive support technologies. Since its inception in 1989, Infiniti has brought a number of pioneering driver-assistive technologies to the customer.

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INFINITI unveils new QX50 with variable compression ratio engine; 35% improvement in fuel economy over prior FWD V6

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, INFINITI revealed the all-new QX50—a premium mid-size SUV featuring the first production application of the VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine, transforming on demand. —Christian Meunier, INFINITI Global Division Vice President.

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Manufacturer Spotlight: Infiniti

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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’s green repositioning

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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 [.].

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

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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.

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Infiniti offering 3 versions of new QX30 premium crossover next year; all conventional powertrains

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Infiniti will offer three versions of its all-new QX30 premium active crossover for the United States and Canada next year. 2017 Infiniti QX30 and QX30S. Infiniti said the QX30 is targeting a new generation of premium buyers.

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Infiniti unveils I4 Variable Compression Turbo engine; targeting 27% improvement in fuel efficiency over V6 engines of similar output

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At the Paris Motor Show, Infiniti unveiled the new VC-Turbo (Variable Compression Turbo)—the first production-ready variable compression ratio engine. Infiniti has patented more than 300 new technologies specifically designed for application in the new four-cylinder VC-Turbo engine.

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Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept hybrid delivers 550 hp with 42.8 mpg fuel economy

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Infiniti unveiled the Q80 Inspiration concept car at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, it what it called a signal of its intent to break into the top tier of the premium sedan category; the concept will lead to a future model. Infiniti plans to double its powertrain range over the next five years.)

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Infiniti Q30 Luxury Compact Hatchback: Frankfurt Auto Show Unveiling

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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

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

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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.

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

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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

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Nissan to bring Infiniti production to China

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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 reveals electric car production to begin within two years

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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 plans VC-T engine with variable compression ratio

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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

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Infiniti prices new Q50 Hybrid starting at US$43,950

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Infiniti today announced full US pricing on the 2014 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan, which goes on sale at Infiniti retailers nationwide in early July. Three new world-first production performance technologies make their debuts in the Q50: Infiniti Direct Adaptive Steering technology; Active Lane Control; and Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW).

2012 Infiniti M35h

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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.

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Infiniti QX30 Concept For Compact SUV To Debut At Geneva Show

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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

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2014 Infiniti Q50, Q70 Hybrids Recalled Over Transmission Housing Issue

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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.

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2019 Infiniti QX50 crossover to debut variable-compression engine

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Efforts by automakers to increase fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions have intensified in recent years as emission rules have tightened and the effects of climate change are better analyzed. While electric cars and hybrids will grow in popularity, the internal-combustion engine remains the default way of power—and likely will for. Engine combustion cycle HCCI SKYACTIV

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Infiniti electric car to debut at Paris Motor Show

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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 presents M35 Hybrid at LA Show

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Infiniti presented its first production hybrid performance luxury sedan, the 2012 Infiniti M35h ( earlier post ) at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The new Infiniti Hybrid offers more than 350 hp (361 kW) and estimated fuel economy of 30 mpg highway (7.8 In addition, the new Infiniti M35h can drive on electric power alone at speeds up to 62 mph (100 km/h) and can travel on electric propulsion for up to 1.2

Infiniti reveals electric sports car name

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It is the subject of this month’s manufacturer spotlight, (see article) and now Nissan’s luxury brand, Infiniti, has revealed the name of its brand new range extended electric sports car. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric cars electric sports cars green cars InfinitiScheduled to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the concept car will be known as EMERG-E. It will be the first vehicle from [.].

2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Priced From $44,855

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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 to bring new hybrid car to Paris

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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 [.].