NOVI, MI ‚Äď Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.‚Äôs upcoming hybrid-electric system will be ‚Äúcost efficient,‚ÄĚ even though it will make its debut on Infiniti luxury models, a top executive tells Ward‚Äôs. Carlos Tavares, executive vice president-product planning, does not divulge the premium a hybrid powertrain will add to the cost of an Infiniti model in the U.S., saying only that the auto maker has ‚Äúan idea.‚ÄĚ However, he does admit cost, long seen as a deterrent to wider acceptance of HEVs by consumers, ...
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