Nissan's biggest announcement from the Paris Auto show is the new micra, which seems somewhat over-hyped
in the title of the video below:Nissan at Paris Motor Show 2016 - A revolution is coming https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5euBsytg-A
However, other reports suggest a new Nissan in the same class might be revolutionary
in that it will be a BEV:
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/nissan/971 ... ign=buffer
Nissan plans new electric supermini to sit under the Leaf
Nissan’s new electric small car set to follow the next Leaf and could share tech with the Renault ZOE
Nissan is weighing up its options as to how it will expand its range of pure electric vehicles, with a Ford Fiesta-sized model lined up to join the Nissan Leaf, according to a senior company source...
...he gave the strongest indication yet on what’s likely to get the green light, saying: “We’ve invested $5.4bn (£4.1bn) in electric cars such as the Leaf, so we need to ensure we’re satisfying as many types of customer as possible. In Europe, that could mean looking towards B-segment hatches [Ford Fiesta size] and SUVs or crossovers.” ...
If we look towards crossovers or the B-segment for the next car, those could make perfect sense.” Nissan has relatively straightforward options for an electric B-segment model, illustrated here in our exclusive image...
And perhaps, even offered for sale the USA?
http://www.autonews.com/article/2016092 ... s-electric
Paris Motor Show: It's electric
...Nissan is weighing whether to sell its Micra in the U.S. after launching the subcompact hatchback in Canada in 2014. The latest-generation Micra will be bigger than the current model and gets a higher-quality interior to make it a better competitor to models such as the Ford Fiesta. It will look sportier, with a design influenced by the Sway concept unveiled at the 2015 Geneva show. Adding the Micra to Nissan's U.S. lineup may depend on how much Nissan thinks it will cannibalize its Versa sedan...