The previous Pathfinder was one of the last real SUVs on the market. Like the Ford Explorer before it, it's now a CUV, being based on a unibody platform. A V6 engine and CVT transmission should be making their way into the production vehicle.
The e-NV concept is a glimpse at the future of family and business mobility. Using the Nissan LEAF's drivetrain components, the e-NV200 Concept will offer lower operating costs for delivery companies, for example, all the while emitting zero emissions. The e-NV's range will be similar to the LEAF's without limiting payload and cargo, which will resemble those of the current NV vehicles.
For some reason the wisdom of smaller-than-standard size vans evaded North America until mid-2009 when the first Transit Connect arrived. The vehicle immediately won North American Truck of the Year at the 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and has proven itself popular with buyers ever since.