Nissan is one of the biggest proponents of electric cars but even it concedes that not everyone is ready to make the switch. That’s why the automaker is introducing series hybrid powertrains to bridge the gap between internal combustion cars and electrics. Nissan is using the name e-Power for its series hybrid powertrains and the first model to feature the setup is the Note e-Power. It features a battery-electric powertrain similar to the one in the Nissan Leaf but augments this with a small gasoline engine whose sole job is to generate electricity to top up the battery. But the Note...
Nissan Note subcompact gets Nismo treatment
The latest Nissan model to receive the Nismo treatment has been revealed in the form of the Note Nismo, a sporty compact hatch that goes on sale in Japan this fall. A version of the Note is sold in the United States as the Versa Note, but don’t expect a Nismo version to be gracing local...Viknesh Vijayenthiran