';

Infiniti LE Concept

  • 2012 Infiniti LE Concept

    Infiniti will not pursue an electric car in the near future, and will instead focus on higher-volume models.

  • Infiniti LE Concept at New York Auto Show, April 2012
    Once More, Infiniti Electric Car Is Killed Off (Or Postponed?)

    The electric-car headlines at last week's Detroit Auto Show clearly belonged to the Chevrolet Bolt concept, a subcompact 200-mile electric car. But another news item is just now coming to light: A representative for Nissan's luxury brand, Infiniti, says the carmaker has shelved plans to offer a...

  • 2012 Infiniti LE Concept
    Infiniti LE Electric Luxury Sedan To Be Built After All, With Higher Range

    Some vehicles have complex, protracted development histories--and it looks like the Infiniti LE electric luxury sedan may be one of them. Following a period in which its development was suspended by Infiniti's then-CEO Johan de Nysschen (who most recently heads Cadillac), the LE is now back on...

  • 2014 Nissan Leaf electric car on the roads of Thimphu, Bhutan
    New 2017 Nissan Leaf: More Details On New Styling, Range--And Infiniti Electric Too

    The Nissan Leaf is by far the highest-volume electric car ever built, with 110,000-plus on the roads now. And three and a half years after its launch, Nissan is pushing hard to boost its sales all over the world. But what about the next Nissan Leaf, one designed with several years of battery...

  • Infiniti LE Concept at New York Auto Show, April 2012
    2015 Infiniti LE 'Luxury Leaf' Sedan Put On Hold Indefinitely

    Remember the 2015 Infiniti LE, the first all-electric mid-size sedan from Nissan's luxury brand? If you're waiting to see the first LEs on the roads, don't hold your breath. Unveiled as a concept at the 2012 New York Auto Show, to rave reviews, the battery-electric LE was to be produced in the U.S...

  • 2012 Infiniti LE Concept
    Infiniti's 'Luxury Leaf' Electric Car Will Wait For Inductive Charging

    It's been a few years since Infiniti confirmed it was working on a luxury sedan based on the Nissan Leaf, but little extra information has emerged since then. Autocar reports the firm is still working on such a vehicle--it's just waiting for inductive charging technology to become commonplace...

  • Nissan Leaf with automatic parking location to position over a wireless charging pad, Oppama, Japan

    Right now, all plug-in electric cars are recharged using a cable that connects the car through a charging device to electric current of various types. But if Nissan has its way, that will change in a couple of years. The company has said it expects to offer a wireless charging system as an accessory for the 2015 Infiniti LE four-door luxury electric car that it will launch in about 18 months. And it will combine that system with an automatic parking location system that lets the car position itself precisely over the charging pad, freeing the owner of the fine adjustment necessary to do so...

  • Neil Cavuto Loves Infiniti LE
    Fox Anchor Hates Volt, Loves Infiniti LE, Claims It Was His Idea

    If you’re a regular here at GreenCarReports, you’ll already be familiar with a Mr. Neil Cavuto, presenter and Senior Vice President of Business News at Fox. He is, in his own words, a vocal electric car skeptic. But something unusual happened during a recent segment on Fox: the 53-year...

  • Installation of Plugless Power wireless charging system in Nissan Leaf & Hertz HQ, Park Ridge, NJ
    Installing A Wireless Charging System: What It Really Takes

    Electric cars of various types are often grouped as "plug-in cars," but recharging the battery pack doesn't always require an actual plug. Wireless charging, in which the car is positioned over a charging pad on the floor of a garage, is sometimes touted as a technology that will ease the adoption...

  • Infiniti LE Concept at New York Auto Show, April 2012
    Infiniti LE Concept Electric Sedan: New York Auto Show Video

    The Infiniti LE Concept was one of the few pure concept cars at last week's New York Auto Show media days, a design study that wasn't a production model but just an indication of how a future car might evolve. In reality, though, Infiniti hasn't bothered to disguise the fact that the LE Concept is...

  • 2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011
    Infiniti LE Electric Luxury Sedan: Tesla's Worst Nightmare?

    One of the surprise stars of the New York Auto Show media days this week was the Infiniti LE Concept. The design study for an electric four-door sedan is a close approximation of a car that will roll off assembly lines in Smyrna, Tennessee, in about two years. And it poses an intriguing question...

News First Drives Electric Cars Hybrids Guides Green Life