Nissan: Renault-Nissan Alliance hits miracle of 350,000 electric vehicles sold, maintains position as tellurian EV leader

Posted on 13. Sep, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

  • Alliance reaches ancestral EV miracle in Aug with 100,000 EVs sole in one year
  • Nissan LEAF stays world’s many renouned electric automobile with some-more than 230,000 units sold
  • Renault delivers a 100,000th EV to a patron in Norway
  • Alliance’s EV charity continues to urge with extended operation of batteries and some-more innovations

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PARIS/YOKOHAMA — The Renault-Nissan Alliance, a world’s personality in zero-emissions mobility, has sole a 350,000th electric automobile given Dec 2010 when a Nissan LEAF went on sale.

The Alliance achieved a ancestral miracle in August, while also environment an attention record of 100,000 EVs sole in a singular year.

The Alliance currently accounts for half of a EVs sole worldwide. The Nissan LEAF stays a industry’s best-selling EV ever, with some-more than 230,000 units sole globally. Renault is a best-performing EV code in Europe.

“This ancestral miracle confirms a customers’ approval of a advantages of Renault and Nissan electric vehicles,” Alliance Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn said. “Our joining to minister toward a zero-emissions universe by bringing to a marketplace a full operation of affordable EVs creates Renault-Nissan a undoubted personality in EV technology.”

Historic milestones for Nissan and Renault

The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a usually tellurian automobile organisation with a far-reaching operation of zero-emission vehicles for personal and business use. In further to a LEAF, Nissan also sells a e-NV200, a light blurb automobile sole especially in Europe and Japan given 2014. Along with a ZOE, Renault also sells a Renault Kangoo Z.E van, a SM3 Z.E. sedan and a Twizy, a two-seat, civic commuter vehicle.

To date, Nissan has sole some-more than 250,000 EVs in 48 markets globally. The Nissan LEAF has driven some-more than 2.7 billion kilometers (1.7 billion miles), assisting forestall an estimated 455,249,190 tons of CO2 from entering a atmosphere1. The United States, Japan and Europe accounted for 90 percent of LEAF sales, with a U.S. heading a approach with about 97,000 sales, followed by Japan (68,000) and Europe (61,000).

Renault reached a 100,000 EV miracle worldwide given a initial model, a Kangoo Z.E., went on sale in Oct 2011. The miracle was noted with a rite in Norway, where a patron took smoothness of a Renault ZOE. ZOE is a best-selling EV in Europe, and, with sales augmenting 32 percent during this initial 6 months of this year, Renault is a best-performing EV code in Europe: One of 4 electric vehicles on European roads are Renault.

Driving operation boost and record innovations

The Alliance keeps improving a operation and facilities of a EV fleet, pulling a bounds of what is probable with zero-emissions record to accommodate patron expectations and needs.

Nissan launched a updated Nissan LEAF with 250 kilometers of range2 in a United States and Japan in late 2015, and in Europe progressing this year.

Renault final year softened a ZOE’s operation by 30 kilometers with 10 percent faster charging times. Renault’s engineers softened a motor’s potency by optimizing a electronic government system.

The Alliance continues to innovate by mixing a EV imagination with a investigate and growth of other modernized technologies. In January, a Alliance announced skeleton to launch some-more than 10 vehicles with unconstrained expostulate record by 2020. The record will be commissioned on mainstream, mass-market cars during affordable prices, confirming a Alliance’s joining to grasp a twin goals of zero-emissions and zero-fatalities.

About a Renault-Nissan Alliance
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a vital partnership between Paris-based Renault and Yokohama, Japan-based Nissan, that together sell one in 10 cars worldwide. The companies, that have been vital partners given 1999, sole 8.5 million cars in scarcely 200 countries in 2015. The Alliance also operates vital collaborations with other automakers, including Germany’s Daimler, China’s Dongfeng, and Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors. The Alliance has a infancy interest in a corner try that owns Russia’s tip automaker, AVTOVAZ.

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Aline Henry
Renault-Nissan Alliance
+33 (0)6 03 09 54 97

Celine Farissier                       
Renault SAS                                       
+33 (0)6 35 14 22 75

Akihiro Nakanishi
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd
+81 (0)45-523-5549

1 Total sum formed on Nissan’s Global Data Center (GDC) as of Aug 2016. The stretch and a volume of CO2 are usually collected from those Nissan LEAF EVs purebred in a telematics system, that comment for approximately 53% of sum tellurian sales (average projection).
2New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) value

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