Had a great experience with Jag and Callan. Both were...
Had a great experience with Jag and Callan. Both were very helpful, knowledgeable, and not pushy at all. I felt Jag knew the car very well and was able to get all my questions answered clearly and honestly. Callan was very helpful and thorough with the financing portion. Definitely recommend and would go back!
I had a good experience with Jag and the dealership. They...
I had a good experience with Jag and the dealership. They were very courteous and helpful. I didn’t feel pressured and felt like I was heard.
Very happy with my experience at Key West Ford. Jag and...
Very happy with my experience at Key West Ford. Jag and his team were friendly and efficient throughout the purchase of my Explorer. Highly recommended
Jag and Wes were really great. They made the whole...
Jag and Wes were really great. They made the whole process of trading in and purchasing my new truck very smooth. Very pleased with it.
Very good service, very helpful and knows what you need...
Very good service, very helpful and knows what you need and try’s to help you in anyway gets everything done for you very good
JAG has helpes us finding the most suitable car for us....
JAG has helpes us finding the most suitable car for us. He is very knowledgeable, professional, honest, realistic, friendly and respectful. He answered all our questions, and asked us questions to understand our need. I love the car we bought and the experience of buying a car was a pleasure with Jag. Thanks so much. We really appreciate your service.
Jag was excellent. Not pushy and super helpful for my...
Jag was excellent. Not pushy and super helpful for my needs. I cannot reccomend him enough. Very happy with my purchase. I would reccomend Jag to all my friends in the film industry.
Jake was amazing at helping me find a vehicle that met my...
Jake was amazing at helping me find a vehicle that met my needs! I would recommend him to anybody looking for any type of car!
A surprisingly easy buying experience. Our knowledgeable...
A surprisingly easy buying experience. Our knowledgeable salesman Allen was very patient with my wife and I. The nice young lady in finance was engaging but not pushy. Insurance was pleasant and a breeze. Yes, I recommend Key West Ford.
Latest Nissan News For Seattle, Tacoma, And Bellevue Washington
(Posted on Jun 27, 2018 at 06:45AM by Michelle Bogle)
According to a recent Automotive News Europe article, Nissan Motor Corporation is considering an expansion of its ePower hybrid drivetrain to additional global markets within the next few years. The technology is currently available on the Nissan Note and Serena in Japan with the Juke soon to follow.
The extension of ePower to European markets is in response to more stringent CO2 targets and a reduced dependency on diesel fuels, which are set for 2020-2021. There is also talks of rolling out a range of fully-electric vehicles similar to the Leaf EV, but Nissan is studying other methods that would allow for partial electrification.
“We can do a 48-volt mild hybrid, or we can do a plug-in hybrid, but what is most interesting right now is the success we have had with ePower technology,” says Ponz Pandikuthira, Vice President of Product Planning in the interview.
ePower uses a small gasoline engine to act as a range extender to charge a battery, which is especially useful in markets where charging infrastructure is weak or not widely available. It is also cheaper to produce when compared to plug-in hybrid technologies, partly because the engine is not connected to the driveline and the vehicle doesn’t require 400 kg of additional battery weight. It’s a great solution for the automaker, bridging the gap between traditional diesel fuels and complex plug-in powertrains.
In the article, it was stated that Nissan plans to bring ePower to the U.S., but more likely as an option on higher-end vehicles. The technology will play a larger roll in the Infiniti lineup, come 2021.
To learn more about Nissan electric vehicles or to schedule a test drive in the currently available Leaf plug-in, contact Kirkland Nissan in Seattle, Washington, for more.