Nissan: Nissan unveils new Intelligent Mobility prototypes in Rio de Janeiro

Posted on 05. Aug, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Today during a Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow) in Rio de Janeiro, Nissan denounced dual new automobile prototypes as partial of a Intelligent Mobility plan on a eve of a Opening Ceremonies. The dual new prototypes embody a Nissan BladeGlider, a 100 percent electric sports car, and a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered prototype.

The Nissan BladeGlider is an sparkling glance into a zero-emission destiny of Nissan’s electric vehicles (EVs). Combining an flexible and fit EV that “glides” – in partial due to a near-silent opening of a electric powertrain and aerodynamic figure of a high-performance “swept wing” aircraft – a Nissan BladeGlider brings Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility plan to life by designing, and redefining, how vehicles are driven, powered and integrated into society.



Additional facilities of a BladeGlider indication include:

  • Advanced framework pattern with a slight front lane and wider back lane for best aerodynamic potency and doing stability
  • High-waisted, rear-hinged dihedral doors yield a thespian entrance and exit to a cabin
  • An open roof, reinforced with an integrated rollover insurance structure
  • Extended legroom for backseat passengers
  • A seamless cockpit windscreen providing breathtaking views for all automobile occupants
  • Wheel-mounted controls feed into an modernized arrangement arrangement speed, state of battery charge, metamorphosis mode and torque map.
  • A two-screen executive arrangement with images of rear-view mounted cameras behind a front wheels – an innovative choice to door-mounted mirrors that improves aerodynamic potency
  • A 4 indicate reserve strap for any passenger and well-developed support for side and legs of all passengers

Also denounced currently was Nissan’s Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered prototype, a initial of a kind automobile in Brazil that runs on bio-ethanol electric energy and has a cruising operation over 600km.
The e-Bio Fuel-Cell antecedent automobile is formed on a Nissan e-NV200, a company’s 100-percent electric light blurb vehicle. Additional facilities of a antecedent automobile include:

  • A clean, highly-efficient and easy to supply powertrain, that runs on 100-percent ethanol or ethanol-blended water
  • Low operational costs homogeneous to an EV – though with a pushing operation of a gasoline-engine automobile



Bio-ethanol fuels are widely accessible in countries in North and South America therefore, a complement is not heavily contingent or limited by a existent charging infrastructure, creation it easy to deliver to a market.

“When we demeanour during a new technologies and products, and a many other activities we do in Rio, via Brazil and all over Latin America, one thing is really clear: Nissan is entirely committed to this segment and to holding a automotive attention forward,” pronounced Carlos Ghosn, boss and CEO, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line automobile manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2014, a association sole some-more than 5.3 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.3 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric automobile in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan manages operations in 6 regions: ASEAN Oceana; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America and North America. Nissan has a tellurian workforce of 247,500, and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance given Mar 1999.


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