At Auto Shanghai 2013, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV), the passenger vehicle business unit of Nissan’s joint venture in China, unveiled VIWA, a new electric vehicle concept, under the VENUCIA brand.
|VIWA. Click to enlarge.|
VIWA embodies the vision of future electric mobility for the VENUCIA brand, the company said. VENUCIA unveiled its first-ever mass-produced EV, the e30, at the China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition last November, Ren Yong, deputy managing director of DFL-PV, said.
Along with its zero emission vehicles, VENUCIA also displayed the MY2013 D50 (sedan) and R50 (hatchback). Compared to its predecessors, the new models offer improved fuel economy of 6.0 liters per 100 kilometers (39 mpg US) through engine refinement and the addition of a rear spoiler.
VENUCIA has achieved a total of 70,000 sales since launching its first model, D50, in April 2012.