2015 Venucia e30 announced for China

2015 Venucia e30 1 2015 Venucia e30 announced for China

2015 Venucia e30 Interior 2015 Venucia e30 announced for China

The Venucia brand was created for the Chinese market in 2010 by Dongfeng Nissan (joint venture between Japanese maker Nissan and Chinese car maker Dongfeng). The idea behind the brand was to create cars only for the domestic Chinese market, one of the biggest car markets in the world.

Dongfeng Nissan has recently unveiled the brand new ‘Venucia e30’ the first all-electric car from the brand. It is based on the ‘Nissan Leaf’, itself the world’s best-selling all-electric car. Although the ‘e30’ has a similar design there are some changes as well. There is a restyled front bumper and a unusual grille that hides the charging port in the front. Other notable changes from the ‘Leaf’ include redesigned rear bumper with reflectors that have been repositioned. Nissan so far has declined to give out any information on specifications but in all likeliness the model will likely feature an electric motor paired with a lithium-ion battery that can create power of 107 bhp (80 kW) and torque of 187 lb-ft (253 Nm). Nissan however has announced that the model come with both quick charging and normal charging options. On a quick charge of five minutes, the car will travel a distance of up to 60 km (37.2 miles).

President of Dongfeng Motor, Jun Seki has said that with the use of Nissan’s advanced technology, knowledge of electric vehicle and experience of sales experience, the ‘Venucia e30’ has been developed locally after a careful study about the situation of the market and needs of the consumer. He also expressed hope that the ‘Venucia e30’ will lead the electric-vehicle market of China into the future.

The price has been announced and the ‘Venucia e30’ will have an initial in nine cities – Shanghai, Beijing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen,Tianjin, Wuhan, Zhengzhou and Hangzhou. The ‘e30’ is being given a purchase tax exemption from the Chinese government to show support for the development of vehicles running on new energies.


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