Nissan introduces blue-collar EV, takes jabs at competition

Andy Palmer eNV200 - picture courtesy Bertel Schmitt

If you want to find out whether an automaker is serious about a new technology, there is a simple test: If they put the tech into workaday vehicles, then they really mean it. Today, Nissan passed this test by launching an all-electric delivery van, the e-NV200.

The van is a love child of Nissan’s LEAF and its NV200 van. From the LEAF, it inherited the drivetrain, and the face. From the NV200, it received the brawn of a 9-5 multi-role street fighter that can carry a big load. [Continue Reading]