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List of electric vehicles by year

1947

Tama Electric
Vehicle

The first Nissan EV, equipped with lead-batteries.

1949

Tama Senior

Sold as an alternative to gasoline vehicles

1970

Nissan 315X

A concept car exhibited at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1970

1973

Nissan EV4

Two-person riding track.

1983

March EV

The first experimental EV that adopted an induction motor

1985

EV Guide-II

A concept car exhibited at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1985

1985

EV Resort

Designed for use in resorts More than 40 units sold to resort hotels

1988~

Garbage
Collecting Truck

Developed jointly by five Japanese vehicle manufacturers
Sold mainly to the Yokohama City government

1991

President EV

A convertible designed as a lead car in motorcades

1991

Cedric EV

For short-range driving
Equipped with an air conditioner, power steering and other conveniences

1991

FEV

For short-range driving
A concept car exhibited at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1991

1994

Avenir EV

Sold mainly to electric power companies

1995

FEV II

A concept car exhibited at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1995
Powered by lithium-ion batteries

1996

Prairie Joy EV

The world's first electric vehicle equipped with a (cylindrical type) lithium-ion battery

1998

R'nessa EV

Released in Japan. The Altra EV was fleet-tested and sold in the state of
California

2000

Hypermini

Nissan's ultra-compact electric vehicle, released in Japan

2005

PIVO

Unveiled at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show
A next-generation concept EV and the world's first vehicle equipped with a laminated lithium-ion battery enabling a more compact layout

2007

Mixim

Unveiled at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show
Powered by Nissan's "Super Motor" electric motor/generator and using compact lithium-ion batteries

2007

PIVO 2

Debuts at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show
Its laminated lithium-ion battery has double the capacity of cylindrical batteries, giving it an extended driving range.

2008

Electric Vehicle
(Test Vehicle)

An all-electric prototype vehicle equipped with a laminated lithium-ion battery, scheduled for release in 2010.

2008

NUVU

Exhibited at the 2008 Paris Motor Show
Nissan's vision for the future of urban transportation is encapsulated in Nuvu, literally a 'new view' of the type of car.

2009

Electric Vehicle
(Test Vehicle)

An all-electric prototype to demonstrate the superior driving pleasure of a pure zero-emission vehicle. The vehicle is based on a newly developed EV platform designed for the Nissan LEAF.

2009

Nissan LEAF

An all-electric vehicle powered by laminated compact lithium-ion batteries designed for mass-market. Slated for launch in late 2010 in Japan, the United States, and Europe

2009

Land Glider

Exhibited at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. The totally new concept represents the possibility of next generation electric vehicles.

2010

Townpod

Exhibited at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. It is designed to offer zero-emissions mobility to a future generation of home-based, innovative entrepreneurs who are creative and tech-savvy.

2011

ESFLOW

Unveil at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. It has captured the excitement of a sports car and the environmental benefits of an electric vehicle and blended them into one dramatic two-seater concept.

2011

PIVO 3

Exhibited at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. Building on the pioneering PIVO 1 and PIVO 2, the new PIVO 3 concept moves from the realm of imagination into a fully-evolved vehicle that envisions life in tomorrow's cities.

2012

e-NV200

The innovative Nissan e-NV200 Concept, which makes it world debut at the 2012 North American Auto Show, serves as more evidence of Nissan's leadership position in the zero-emission automotive industry.

2013

NISSAN
BladeGlider

Unveil at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show