Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it will showcase the
X-TRAIL diesel prototype at the 2008 Integrated Exhibition of the
Environment in Hokkaido*1
(June 19-21) as
well at the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit’s International Media Center
(July 7-9). Nissan’s participation supports the focus on environmental
issues at the G8 Summit meetings.
X-TRAIL Clean Diesel Prototype
M9R Diesel Engine
is slated to introduce its new emission regulatory standards, referred
to as ‘‘Post New Long-term Regulations’’, by October, 2009*2.
Ahead of its implementation, Nissan plans to introduce the X-TRAIL
diesel in September this year, which will meet with the more stringent
The G8 Summit offers an ideal platform for
Nissan to showcase its latest clean diesel technology, as delegates and
members of the media will have the opportunity to test drive the
product and see related technology exhibits.
Based on the
M9R diesel engine co-developed with Alliance-partner Renault, the
Nissan version on the X-TRAIL employs advanced technologies to deliver
high torque and powerful acceleration, in addition to improved
fuel-economy while meeting the demands for cleaner emission standards
The clean diesel technology incorporated include:
- Piezo-electric-controlled injectors
- Commonrail system (1600 bar)
- Variable nozzle turbos
- Diesel particulate filters (DPF)
- Lean NOx-trap catalysts
- Sophisiticated control-system for precise modulation of the DPF and catalysts in tandem with the driving conditions
the Nissan Green Program 2010 mid-term environmental plan, the company
aims to introduce new technologies, products and services that can lead
to real-world reductions in vehicle CO2 emissions.
*1 2008 Integrated Exhibition of the Environment is part of a series of events related to the Hokkaido Toyako Summit
Dates: June 19-21 Venue: Sapporo Dome (1 Hitsujigaoka, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo-shi)
exhibition will focus on the latest environmental products and
technologies, and will feature forums from leading environmental
experts, seminars and workshops with environmental groups,
corporations, universities and research institutions.
The new emission regulatory standards will apply to all new vehicles
starting from October of 2009, and all replacement / imported models
from September, 2010.