Nissan accelerates e-mobility investment and shoots for solid-state batteries

Excerpt from just-auto.com

Nissan says it is to accelerate its electrification plans with an investment of 2 trillion yen over the next five years. It has also put a plan in place for solid-state batteries later this decade that it claims will improve EV efficiency and lower costs for cost parity with ICEs.

Under ‘Nissan Ambition 2030’ the company aims to be carbon neutral across the life cycle of its products by fiscal year 2050.

Nissan says the investment will bring the 23 new electrified models, including 15 new EVs by fiscal year 2030 aiming for an electrification mix of more than 50% globally across the Nissan and Infiniti brands.

Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida said: “The role of companies to address societal needs is increasingly heightened. With Nissan Ambition 2030, we will drive the new age of electrification, advance technologies to reduce carbon footprint and pursue new business opportunities. We want to transform Nissan to become a sustainable company that is truly needed by customers and society.”

Nissan intends to increase its electrification sales mix across major markets by fiscal year 2026, including: