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    Nissan Plans A Retail Version Of The NV200 Van

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    Nissan is slowly expanding their NV series of commercial van with the brand announcing a passenger van version this week. Now, Autoblog is reporting that another NV van could be in the wings.

    Nissan's Vice President of Commercial and Fleet Vehicles, Joe Castelli told Autoblog that Nissan is readying a retail version the NV200 van to compete with the Ford Transit Connect. This would help build momentum for the new NV200 Taxi for New York.

    The NV200 is currently on sale is already sold in other markets and Castelli says that some modifications will need to happen before the van goes on sale in the US market.

    Source: Autoblog

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    Totally hideous little monstrosity, but totally useful as an institutional people mover, or even an anti-establishment family van. It'll be good for the Transit Connect not to have the tiny true van market to itself.

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    Its a monstrosity, but Nissan has enough sense to know that if you go through the effort to bring a vehicle to this country, you sell it to all comers, not just to the NYC TLC.

    Unlike GM and their stupidity concerning the Caprice PPC.

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