Infiniti Delays EV Development, Flagship Coming for 2020
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A report from Autonews suggests development of the Infiniti EV has been delayed in favor of volume products, which are obviously missing right now.
"There will be an Infiniti EV. The question is one of timing," says Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen."We have a whole host of product priorities. We have to make very substantial investments now, and it's important that we expand our volume footprint quite quickly."
Nyssche also talked about a new flagship car for the company, which is expected in 2020. That's a long way away, and Infiniti has a much closer goal of selling 500,000 vehicles annually by 2017.
"It will be more Porsche Panamera-like than BMW 7 Series-like. We could then quite conceivably use the same platform to create a more compact 2+2, two-door coupe that could perhaps just dial up the performance and design appeal," said the Infiniti president about this flagship car.
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