Nissan promises 8 new EVs and 1m yearly sales by 2022

Nissan aims to sell 1m EVs and 1m AVs by 2022

Nissan aims to sell 1m EVs and 1m AVs by 2022

Nissan chief planning officer Philippe Klein said: "Our product and technology strategy is dedicated to positioning Nissan to lead the automotive, technology and business evolution". The company is also targeting an 8% core operating profit margin and cumulative free cash flow of ¥2.5 trillion (US$23 billion). As part of Nissan M.O.V.E.to 2022, the company plans to extend its leadership in electric vehicles, symbolized by the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF.

Nissan is even taking its electric ambitions to its luxury Infiniti brand.

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Aside for EVs, Nissan plans to invest heavily in the development of autonomous systems, with 20 models from an equal number of markets being targeted to feature ProPilot technologies over the next four years. By 2025, it expects electrified vehicles to comprise 50 percent of its global sales. The company, which has an alliance with Renault SA of France and Mitsubishi Motors Corp., is among the most aggressive among automakers on semi-autonomous-drive technology. Nissan will launch a C-segment vehicle - expected to be roughly the size of a Leaf - in China this year, followed by an "affordable EV" co-developed with eGT New Energy Automotive.

Two further electric vehicle derivatives are also being prepared for the Venucia brand. Nissan predicts electrified vehicles will make up 30 percent of its US sales by 2025. In fiscal year 2016, the company sold 5.63 million vehicles globally, generating revenues of 11.72 trillion yen.

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Klein declined to comment on the accident, but said that the automaker requires two engineers to be present in the auto during self-driving tests on roads - one behind the wheel who can override the automated system at any time as necessary, and another in the back seat to monitor the system. The company reiterated its previously-stated plans that all new Infiniti models beginning in 2021 will be either fully electric or powered by the company's "e-Power" gasoline hybrid technology. The enhanced capability will be introduced in Japan as a pilot project within one year. For instance, the company's Chinese products will be led by a new C-segment electric vehicle this year and will be followed up by an affordable EV through a joint venture with the Nissan-Renault Alliance and Dongfeng Motor.

Connectivity and mobility services. Nissan tested its first robo-vehicle ride-hailing service called "Easy Ride" with partner DeNA earlier this month. By the early 2020s, Nissan aims to provide commercial services directly to customers.

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