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Nissan Delays Infiniti’s Car to Add New Features

Nissan CEO Carlos always looks like smirking, but with Infiniti a second critical product in a time, we’re sure frowning hard. On Wednesday, executive vice president Palmer told The Wall Journal that the company “push back the timing” of its LE. a luxury electric car based on the Leaf that was scheduled to go on by next spring. A week Infiniti delayed the launch of its new Q50  by another month to make tweaks.

The LE, first shown at the 2012 New auto show, may need more time, although didn’t specify a ballpark

Certain technologies that we see which we didn t see two years are going to be available in a time that was relatively close to we were going to introduce the Palmer told the Journal . Our to reach Nissan went

An outspoken advocate for electric Ghosn made Nissan the major automaker to sell a EV since the GM EV1. His insistence on electric power using an new platform—as opposed to developing EVs and hybrids from existing as Ford has done—means the company to sell more EV variants to costs. The Infiniti LE, along the e-NV200 commercial van, is to that plan. But with accounting for a half-percent of all market no one is betting Nissan—which built a new plant in Smyrna, Tennesse, $1.4 billion in federal be generating EV profits any time

Nor will any automaker, for that

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Likely, those “certain  Palmer refers to involve the SAE combo plug. which the (along with Mitsubishi) to oppose despite approval eight other U.S. and automakers. Nissan has supported the CHAdeMO standard for the Leaf, requires a separate connection as to the SAE’s all-in-one design.

Nissan also may be considering cooling for its lithium-ion battery another feature the company has resisted to cut costs. In September of year, dozens of Leaf in Phoenix told Nissan the area’s desert heat had cut their range, with owners reportedly losing up to 30 of battery capacity in less two years. In April, Nissan with a new battery warranty would offer replacements, Palmer said at the time the Leaf’s air-cooled pack did not further improvements.

Or, Nissan engineers simply be too busy. They’re preparing a powertrain for the next-gen GT-R, a car gladly take first the LE.

In any case, Infiniti’s delay is news for General Motors, would prefer its upcoming Cadillac ELR to have all the electric

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