TOKYO – Ever since Nissan announced plans to pioneer in the infant electric-vehicle market, analysts have been skeptical about the auto maker’s forecast that EVs would claim a 10% share of total global demand in 2020. Now, Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Nissan executive vice president-research and development, is clarifying and modifying the auto maker’s claim, explaining that the 10% is a target for Nissan, not the industry. “We believe that if we aim for 10% we can ...

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