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Media and content creators get an exclusive Kicks e-Power experience

MANILA: Nissan Philippines (NPI) offered an exclusive first-hand experience of the soon-to-be-launched all-new Kicks e-Power to automotive media and content creators, advancing the local electrification strategy with another cutting-edge innovation that makes Filipino drivers’ daily commutes more exciting.

KEY POINTS TO REMEMBER

  • What is Nissan e-Power?

    With e-Power, Nissan’s existing EV technology is paired with a gasoline engine whose sole purpose is to charge the battery. This provides a more powerful and fuel-efficient drive than a conventional gasoline-powered car while being quieter.

  • When will the all-new Nissan Kicks e-Power be available in the Philippines?

    The all-new Nissan Kicks e-Power will go on sale from August.

  • Nissan Philippines unveiled the all-new Kicks e-Power during a two-day event in Clark, Pampanga. Chief Powertrain Engineer Naoki Nakada, Alliance Powertrain Engineering Manager for e-Power Akihiro Shibuya and NPI President Juan Manuel Hoyos led a guided tour and exciting on-track activity.

    Participants had the chance to drive the all new Kicks e-Power on the 4.2 kilometer Clark International Speedway. Drivers have experienced the instant acceleration that comes with the e-Power system’s all-electric motor system. With e-Power, Nissan’s existing EV technology is combined with a gasoline engine whose sole purpose is to charge the battery. This provides a more powerful and fuel-efficient drive than a conventional gasoline-powered car while being quieter.

    Speaking at the event, Hoyos said, “Momentum towards electric mobility continues to grow. More and more Filipinos are looking to switch to more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly options, and that includes vehicles. True to our focus of innovation for excitement, the all-new Kicks e-Power is a gateway for customers to adopt electrified vehicles, while enabling satisfying and fun driving. Nissan offers customers a vehicle option with high-level performance that eliminates issues related to range and lack of charging infrastructure.

    “With e-Power, motorists will experience the same thrilling yet quiet ride that fully electric vehicles have to offer. Its precise control of the electric motor at 1/10,000 per second will show just how responsive this car is, and its e -Pedal Step is a unique feature that will allow them to accelerate and decelerate using only the accelerator pedal,” Nakada said during the walkthrough. “All of this makes daily driving very smooth. city ​​driving to become easier and less stressful, especially with many Filipino motorists who have to brave heavy traffic on a daily basis.

    The expansion of Kicks e-Power in the Philippines is part of Nissan’s initiatives to achieve its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. The company aims to have every new Nissan model offered in key markets electrified by the beginning of the 2030s.

    “The brand new Kicks e-Power is well received in Japan. The introduction in the Philippines will integrate this technology into the lives of more motorists, bringing more people closer to sustainable driving,” added Hoyos.

    The all-new Nissan Kicks e-Power will go on sale from August. For details, log on to nissan.ph.

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