Dongfeng-Nissan Commits To Massive Electric Car Rollout, 20 By 2022


Dongfeng Motor Co., the 50-50 joint venture between China’s Dongfeng Group and Nissan Motor Co. announced a midterm plan that envisions widespread electrification.

Venucia e30 (aka Nissan LEAF)

The company intends to invest 60 billion RMB ($9.54 billion) in manufacturing, products, R&D, human resources, CSR and the environment to support its sustainable growth over the next five years.

Sales are expected to increase from 1 million annually to 2.6 million vehicles, while revenue is expected to rise to 300 billion RMB ($47.7 billion) by 2022 .

A big part of the equation is electrification as 20 electrified models (Nissan, Venucia and Dongfeng) are scheduled for introduction by 2022. That’s out of a total of 40 new models launching by then, so half will be electrified.

First six models, including some series-hybrids like e-POWER, are expected in 2018 and 2019.


  • More than 20 electric models (zero-emission and e-POWER) to be introduced across all brands; six models in 2018 and 2019 across the Nissan, Venucia and Dongfeng brands
  • 30% of all DFL sales in 2022 will be electrified
  • Through providing electrified driving performance with class-leading connectivity and autonomous driving capabilities, INFINITI will have 25% of its portfolio electrified in 2022, transitioning to 100% by 2025
  • Introducing and localizing industry-leading e-component technologies to China

Category: China, Nissan


4 responses to "Dongfeng-Nissan Commits To Massive Electric Car Rollout, 20 By 2022"
  1. G2 says:

    While I’m very keen to see more electric Nissan/Lexus cars in North America, I do wonder how they are going to change the poor attitudes if their dealer network.

    1. G2 says:

      “of” vice “if”..

      1. Djoni says:

        Lexus is Toyota halo branding.
        Nissan have Infiniti.

        So far, Toyota have not committed to electrifying much.

        1. G2 says:

          ‘Infiniti’- my bad.

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