Nissan Leaf Becomes the Venucia ‘Morning Wind’ in China

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Dongfeng-Nissan’s sub brand gave the soon to be Chinese made Nissan Leaf its official Chinese name at the Guangzhou Auto Show. The Leaf will be pushed into the Venucia sub brand which was created as a means to introduce new energy vehicles into the Chinese market, sub brans have gained strong governmental support as the joint venture partner is always expected to hand over some technology to its Chinese partner as part of a ‘Market Access for Technology’ trade off. 2013 Nissan Morning Wind1 Nissan Leaf Becomes the Venucia Morning Wind in China

The Leaf will now be known as the Venucia ‘Morning Wind‘ in China whilst its English name will be the less snigger inducing ‘e30′.

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2 Comments

  • Gerald
    November 22, 2013

    A better, albeit less amusing, translation would be “Morning Breeze”

  • joninchina
    December 1, 2013

    uh……………..i don’t need a car to have “morning wind”. :D

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