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

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.

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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 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.

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.

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 Q80 Inspiration Hybrid Concept Unveiled At Paris Motor Show

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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

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 QX30 Concept: Small Luxury SUV Previews 2016 Model At Geneva Show

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The Infiniti QX30 Concept is a compact crossover that shares a platform with the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class crossover and CLA-Class compact sedan. The 2015 Geneva Motor Show will feature a concept car previewing one of the first products of the collaboration between Daimler and Nissan. And it''s likely very close indeed to a production model that will

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The CO2 remains the same with Infiniti M35h Business Edition

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Infiniti has made a Business Edition of its M35h saloon available until the end of 2012. Latest news InfinitiBilled as “the complete package for company drivers”, the M35h Business Edition aims to bring luxury performance motoring to business drivers by marrying efficient, tax-friendly hybrid power with breathtaking performance. With a 0-62mph time of 5.5 seconds and currently [.].

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Infiniti introducing new advanced 3.0L V6 twin-turbo engines for 2016 Q50; up to 6.7% improvement in fuel efficiency

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Infiniti has developed a new advanced compact and lightweight 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine which is making its debut in a 400 hp configuration for the new 2016 Infiniti Q50, which will premiere at the North American International Auto Show in January. 2016 Infiniti Q50.

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

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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.

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Nissan reveals new hybrid Infiniti Q50/Skyline model

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Japanese carmaker Nissan has launched its all new Skyline vehicle (pictured) - which is sold elsewhere as the Infiniti Q50 - with a one-motor, two-clutch parallel hybrid system.

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Infiniti’s hybrid sports car emerges at Geneva

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Infiniti has come clean on the Emerg-E concept – the brand’s first shot at replicating its renowned level of luxury in a hybrid model. Latest news InfinitiThe two-seater mid-engined range-extended sports car is said to be able to go 30 miles powered entirely by its lithium-ion battery and twin electric motors before the 1.2-litre three-cylinder range-extending internal [.].

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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Infiniti hybrid aims to double MPG

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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

Porsche Mission E, Audi e-tron quattro, Infiniti Q30: Today's Car News

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Today, we have debuts from the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, including the Porsche Mission E electric-car concept, Audi e-tron quattro electric SUV concept, and the Infiniti Q30 compact. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Porsche Mission E concept is a 600-horsepower electric sport sedan concept that seems to have the Tesla Model S in its. Today in Car News

New 2017 Nissan Leaf: More Details On New Styling, Range--And Infiniti Electric Too

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The Nissan Leaf is by far the highest-volume electric car ever built, with 110,000-plus on the roads now. And three and a half years after its launch, Nissan is pushing hard to boost its sales all over the world. But what about the next Nissan Leaf, one designed with several years of battery development since the original? DON''T MISS: Nissan Leaf

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

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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 LE Concept Electric Sedan: New York Auto Show Video

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The Infiniti LE Concept was one of the few pure concept cars at last week's New York Auto Show media days, a design study that wasn't a production model but just an indication of how a future car might evolve. In reality, though, Infiniti hasn't bothered to disguise the fact that the LE Concept is a pretty close approximation of a production car

Testing Hydrogen Vs Electric Cars, Infiniti QX30 Concept Teased, Audi Buys Fuel-Cell Patents: Today's Car News

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Today we look at a way to test battery-electric cars against hydrogen fuel-cell cars, a teaser for an Infiniti Geneva Motor Show concept, and Audi''s purchase of patents for fuel-cell technology from Ballard Power Systems. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The battle between Tesla Motors and franchised car dealers heats up again in Arizona

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

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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 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.

2014 Infiniti Electric Subcompact Car Will Have Wireless Charging

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Infiniti, Nissan’s luxury brand, has always been open about its plans to bring a luxury subcompact electric sedan to market some time before 2015. Using an induction pad on the bottom of the car, Infiniti But now it has let slip that its first all-electric car will come with inductive charging just as the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show gets underway.

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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.

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 'No Longer Available,' Infiniti QX60 Twin Vanishes Too

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Four months ago, we inquired about the fate of the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid. That version of the popular seven-seat family SUV, with a 2.5-liter four and a mild-hybrid system replacing the usual 3.5-liter V-6, had launched as a 2014 model. We weren't impressed with the car, either in prototype form or on the road, and we noticed it didn't reappear. mild hybrid Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUV Pathfinder Hybrid

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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 [.].

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

Hybrid QX60 Hits The Streets

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One of the latest is the 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid…a Gucci family tote that gets better gas mileage than a Costco-brand CUV. When Nissan introduced the redesigned Pathfinder last year, they also launched a premium version called the Infiniti JX35. Infiniti QX60

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

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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.

VW All In On CCS Charging, Infiniti Electric Car Cancelled, Hyundai Green Car Plans: Today's Car News

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Volkswagen confirms that all of its plug-in cars will soon have DC fast-charging capability, Infiniti says it won''t build its previously-discussed electric car, and Hyundai''s head of green-car R&D talks to us about upcoming hybrids and electric cars. Today''s news is all about carmakers'' future plans.

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VW electric-car funds, Infiniti VC-T engine, bigger cars: Today's Car News

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Today, electric-car charging companies ask for independent oversight of $2 billion in Volkswagen diesel fines, the variable-compression Infiniti VC-T engine is scheduled for production in 2018, and new analysis argues that automakers may be making cars bigger because of gas-mileage rules.

Infiniti Zero Emission Concept: NY Auto Show Live Photos

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The car you see here is Infiniti's Zero Emission Concept, a four-door sedan that will be formally introduced tomorrow morning at a press conference. At auto shows, sometimes cars get uncovered before their official unveilings. But when Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn stopped by the stand, the covers came off just long enough for photos of Ghosn with his

Infiniti unveils production-intent electric LE Concept with wireless charging; production version expected within two years

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Infiniti unveiled the LE Concept battery-electric vehicle at the 2012 New York International Auto Show. A production version is expected to reach Infiniti showrooms in near-similar form within the next two years as Infiniti’s first all-electric luxury sedan. LE Concept.

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. [.].

Tesla On CA ZEV Rules, 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Price, 2017 Infiniti Q30: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla criticizes attempts to soften California's zero-emission vehicle mandate, we talk 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e plug-in hybrid pricing and other details, and the 2017 Infiniti Q30 compact is confirmed for the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. See what Fisker had to say in response to questions about its plans. Today in Car News

Infiniti Sneaks Pictures Out Of New Electric Sports Car Concept

Green Car Reports

All eyes might be focused on the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, but luxury automaker Infiniti has decided to turn attention to the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, where it plans to unveil a range-extended, electric sports car concept. We don’t know anything at this moment about the car’s performance or its specifications, but given parent company

Infiniti Range-Extended Electric Sports Car Due At Geneva

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The halls in Detroit are still buzzing with the world's press, and Infiniti is already teasing us with a car it's set to display at March's Geneva Motor Show. It's not just any old car though - Infiniti has plans to unveil an electric range-extended sports car concept, a year after parent Nissan brought us the stunning all-electric ESFLOW Strewth.