Nissan: Renault-Nissan Alliance named central COP22 newcomer automobile partner with zero-emission fleet

Posted on 06. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

  • Alliance to yield a swift of 50 electric vehicles to a Conference of Parties COP22 in Marrakech
  • Fleet dedicated to COP22 to embody Renault ZOE, Nissan LEAF and e-NV200
  • More than 20 accelerated and customary charging stations to be set adult in Marrakech

 

CASABLANCA, Morocco – The Renault-Nissan Alliance, universe personality in zero-emission mobility,* will yield a swift of 50 all-electric vehicles as a central passenger-car provider for a United Nation’s COP22 Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco. The entirely electric swift will convey delegates.

More than 25,000 participants from 195 countries are approaching to attend a annual meridian limit Nov. 7 to 18. It outlines a second time a United Nations will use a zero-emission convey swift in support of open ride during one of a vital conferences.

The COP22 swift will underline a Renault ZOE subcompact car, a Nissan LEAF compress vehicle and a seven-seat Nissan e-NV200 van. The vehicles will be accessible to convey representatives 24 hours, 7 days a week to pivotal venues during a conference, as a element to open transportation.

The Alliance will also yield a network of some-more than 20 accelerated and customary charging stations during vital locations. The accelerated charging stations will be means to assign a EVs from 0 to 80 percent in about one hour.

The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a tellurian personality in zero-emission vehicles. With 6 models, it has already sole some-more than 360,000 electric vehicles worldwide. Nissan LEAF, launched in 2010, stays a industry’s best-selling EV. Renault ZOE is a best-performing EV in Europe. The Alliance has sole about half of a electric vehicles on a highway globally currently including a Renault Twizy two-seat, civic commuter vehicle, and a Nissan e-NV200 van, that has been on sale in Europe and Japan given 2014.

In addition, a Renault-Nissan’s Tangier, Morocco, plant is designed to pierce towards “zero CO2” emissions by a use of renewable resources, for thermal appetite constructed on site, as good as a purchased electricity. The plant began operations in 2012, and a proceed stays singular in a vehicle industry

In Morocco, Renault Group is a usually vital automaker to marketplace a entirely electric operation of vehicles. Thanks to COP22 and a enterprise of a Kingdom to rise low-carbon energy, several companies have motionless to gamble on a 100 percent electric vehicle by shopping fleets.

“The Renault-Nissan Alliance is unapproachable to minister to COP22 by providing a swift of 50 100 percent electric vehicles,” pronounced Marc Nassif, handling executive of Renault Morocco Group and Alliance COP22 leader. “This technology, joined with an increasingly decarbonized electric mix, is a resolution for particular mobility to residence a emanate of tellurian warming and raise atmosphere peculiarity in a cities.”

Isao Sekiguchi, handling executive of a North Africa Region and Egypt for Nissan Group, agreed.

“Climate change is one of a many dire issues confronting a universe today,” pronounced Sekiguchi. “The Renault-Nissan Alliance was not usually discerning to commend a import grant a automotive attention could make to a common bid to tackle emissions, though was also discerning to act.”

The Alliance was also an central partner of COP21. The swift of 200 electric vehicles from a Alliance represented a world’s largest EV swift ever supposing for an general conference. This swift shuttled some-more than 8,000 delegates, media and negotiators during a two-week United Nations annual meridian change discussion in Paris final year. In doing so, it trafficked during slightest 175,000 kilometers but emitting any CO2 tailpipe emissions and but regulating any petroleum, that saved scarcely 182 barrels of oil and avoided 18 tons of CO2 being emitted.

The Alliance will also attend in Solutions COP22, an general muster on climate-change solutions, to be hold in a Green Zone in Marrakech. The exhibition, that will take place Nov. 7- 18, will underline CO2 solutions from cities, businesses and other organizations around a world. In addition, a Alliance will have electric vehicles accessible for open exam drives.

For some-more information about COP22, click here.

* No CO2 emissions and no regulated windy pollutants while pushing according to homologation cycle (NEDC).

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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