Sustainability

01
MAR
2016
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Electric vehicle technology to power new Nissan office in Europe

Electric vehicle technology to power new Nissan office in Europe
  • Nissan’s new office in France to house largest grid-integrated energy hub, powered by Nissan electric vehicle technology
  • 100 vehicle-to-grid chargers to form largest ever grid-integrated EV system
  • 64 Nissan LEAF batteries to power stationary energy storage system
  • Nissan explores rolling out technologies at other European sites
     
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Olive stones, almonds and argan nutshells are fuelling the Alliance's goal of carbon-neutral production in Tangier
As the Renault-Nissan builds new factories around the world, great attention is being paid to making them more sustainable. The shining example is the Alliance’s new plant in Tangier, Morocco, which is the only automotive plant in the world to have had its CO2 emission reduction program recognized by the United Nations’ Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
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22
JAN
2016
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Preparing connectivity technology for autonomous cars

Preparing connectivity technology for autonomous cars
In a new video, Renault offers an insight into the in-car technology and human-machine interfaces that  will make life easier for drivers of autonomous vehicles. The video follows the announcement earlier this  month that the Renault-Nissan Alliance will be launching more than 10 autonomous drive vehicles by  2020. 
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18
JAN
2016
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Electric Vehicles - a solution to climate change and air pollution

Electric Vehicles - a solution to climate change and air pollution

Automobiles are responsible for 15% of man-made carbon dioxide emissions worldwide. Electric vehicles, which emit zero emissions while driving and can be recharged using 100% renewable energy sources, are a solution to drastically reduce such emissions. Studies show EVs can also help improve air quality in cities. Watch the video below for more.

 

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15
JAN
2016
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

The growing electric vehicle market in China

The growing electric vehicle market in China

China is poised to become the top electric vehicle market in the world by 2020. Government incentives and hassle free registration processes have encouraged many drivers to make the switch to EVs. In 2014, China registered 75,000 EV sales, giving it a global market share of 25%.

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15
JAN
2016
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

The growing electric vehicle market in France

The growing electric vehicle market in France

Electric vehicle sales in France are accelerating thanks to various initiatives by the public and private sectors alike.

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Renault-Nissan’s Claire Martin on COP21 and the importance of rethinking mobility

During the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21) that took place in Paris Nov. 30 through Dec. 11, Paris Match, a French weekly news magazine, spoke to Claire Martin, Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility at Renault and Renault-Nissan Leader for COP21.

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16
DEC
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

[Infographic] Renault-Nissan Alliance contribution to COP21

[Infographic] Renault-Nissan Alliance contribution to COP21
The Renault-Nissan Alliance was the official passenger-car shuttle provider for COP21, which ran from Nov. 30 through Dec. 11. The Alliance EV fleet was the world’s largest electric-vehicle fleet ever provided to an international conference.
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The Renault-Nissan Alliance redefines the way its cars are built - the Nissan Resende plant example
The Renault-Nissan Alliance’s commitment to reducing its CO2 footprint extends not only to its vehicles but also to how they are built. Nissan’s Resende plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a benchmark for Nissan in this regard.
 
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30
NOV
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

California: a life-sized EV laboratory for the entire planet

California: a life-sized EV laboratory for the entire planet
California is the U.S. model for zero-emission cars and one of the world’s biggest markets for electric vehicles. Today California accounts for about 40% of the country’s electric vehicle sales with more than 140,000 EVs on its roads. Why has California become a life-sized laboratory for the entire planet? To find out, we explore the celebrated California culture, a mix of back-to-nature hippie counter-culture, and the hi-tech spirit of West Coasters steeped in new technologies. 
 
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