(autoinsidernews) - Nissan Motor Co. announced its broad Nissan Green Program 2010вЂі environmental action plan, reports Trend.
As part of the plan, Nissan announced that it will develop a hybrid car using its own technology, which will be sold sometime in the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2010. The new hybrid will be sold in the United States and Japan.
Also included in Nissan's plan include:
Developing new clean diesel engines, with a 2.0L clean diesel for Europe shortly after April 1, 2007. North America, Japan, and China will get the clean diesel engines after April 1, 2010.
A 2010 launch of gasoline powered three-liter car which can go 100 kilometers on 3.0 liters of fuel over 77 miles per gallon.
Expanded Flexible Fuel Vehicles (FFV), including a flex-fuel Nissan Armada for the U.S. in 2007.
Launch a Nissan electric vehicle early in the next decade.
Accelerate development of plug-in hybrid technology.
Reduce CO2 emissions from global manufacturing plants by 7 percent compared to 2005 by 2010.
Launch of the next-generation fuel cell vehicle with an in-house developed stack and a battery-powered electric vehicle, for launch early in the next decade.
A new company to develop, produce and market advanced lithium-ion batteries.