In an age where most city centre streets are constantly jammed, both car manufacturers and the authorities are regularly exploring ways to cut traffic and ease freedom of movement.
Schemes like congestion charges have been introduced, while vehicles such as the Smart car have been launched to create more space on the road.
Now Nissan has come up with an idea of its own – a car that makes even the smallest of the current fleet of city cars look oversized. Aside from Renault’s Twizy, which it bears a striking resemblance to.
It’s fully electric and has a range of around 40 miles, with a top speed of 25mph. In short, the sort of numbers that make sense in a city.