Nissan’s first all-electric commercial vehicle
09 June 2014
Based on the Nissan NV200, a multi-purpose commercial van, the e-NV200 combines the interior roominess and versatility of the NV200 with the acceleration performance and quietness of an electric vehicle (EV). With its convenient on-board power outlets, the e-NV200 can supply electrical power remotely, giving it added utility in the field as a mobile power source.
The new e-NV200 also has 5- and 7-seat Wagon versions, which can be utilised as passenger vehicles.
The e-NV200 is Nissan’s second mass-market, all-electric model available globally, following the Nissan LEAF, which has now sold more than 115,000 units worldwide. Compared to commercial vehicles that use internal combustion engines, the e-NV200 reduces operating costs and contributes to improving a company’s environmental image thanks to the vehicle’s zero exhaust emissions as well as a reduction in noise pollution.
Additionally, the EV’s smooth, strong acceleration performance and quietness help reduce driver fatigue.
With the inclusion of a hydraulic brake system, the vehicle’s regenerative braking can work more effectively, enabling a driving range of 185 to 190 km on a full charge (on JC08 mode).
Two power outlets (100V) that can draw a total of 1,500W of power from the battery are installed in the front-seat side and the cargo area. They provide a convenient and safe electrical power source that comes in handy for offsite jobs or events, or in the case of an emergency.
The driver can manually set the remaining battery level. By having the power supply stop automatically at a predetermined level, the driver ensures that the vehicle has enough energy stored within the main battery pack for the ride home.
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