All Infinitis will be hybrids within 10 years, the firm's head of advanced product planning, Francois Bancon, has said.

Infiniti is in the process of reinventing itself as a socially responsible car maker, and will introduce its first hybrid next year, with a petrol-electric version of the new M saloon.

Bancon then wants every Infiniti model to be available with a parallel series hybrid powertrain, as previewed in the Infiniti Essence, which has been unveiled at the Geneva show.

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The new M will be launched in the US in September and is coming to Europe next year. It is based on the same platform as the Infiniti G-series saloon and coupe.

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