October 10, 2012
The Future for Electric Vehicles
As the name implies, Pivo 3 is the third Nissan concept in the Pivo range. Now starring at the Paris Motor Show, Pivo 3 is a pure electric city car, compact, nimble and, of course, producing no tailpipe emissions at all.
It could, according to Francois Bancon who is in charge of product strategy and planning for Nissan, go into production tomorrow.
Will it? “I’m not going to answer that question,” he laughs.
What about the other electric vehicle concept from Nissan at the show, the four-wheel drive TeRRA? It combines Nissan’s expertise in crossover and EV know-how but with its hydrogen fuel cell stack represents tomorrow’s technology.
“The fuel cell is the future,” he says, “but we don’t know when.”