Sustainability

The Fuel Station of the Future: Nissan and Foster + Partners Charge Ahead with Bold New Vision
EV leader Nissan collaborate with world-renowned architects Foster + Partners to rethink the Fuel Station of the Future
Concept explores how zero-emission technology will influence future design
Final concept to be revealed later this year
By 2020, there will be almost one million electric vehicles on the road
 
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AUG
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

UK to trial "electric roads" to charge EVs as they go

UK to trial "electric roads" to charge EVs as they go
Image courtesy of Highways England
A new technology that charges electric vehicles on the move is to be tested in the UK later this year, opening up the possibility of driving long distances without having to stop at charging stations. 
 
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Making the right noises: Nissan lends EV expertise to eVADER pedestrian alert system project
Nissan proves Electric Vehicle (EV) expertise on European Union-funded eVADER project
One-off Nissan LEAF concept demonstrates potential next generation audible alert system solution for EVs
System resolves safety concern of silent EVs whilst still minimising noise pollution
 
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21
JUL
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Electric vehicles to fight against global warming

Electric vehicles to fight against global warming
Global warming is a reality. It is caused by  an excess of CO2 in the atmosphere, acting as a blanket, trapping the heat and warming the planet.  As a global automotive manufacturing group, we cannot ignore our industry’s role in this phenomenon. Passenger cars alone contribute 15% of all greenhouse gases emitted globally.
 
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Infographic: CMF, the Renault-Nissan Alliance's modular architecture system
The Renault Kwid – the Alliance’s latest model built on CMF architecture

Common Module Family (CMF) is the Alliance’s unique system of modular vehicle architectures and an increasing source of synergies. CMF allows the company to build a wider range of vehicles from a smaller pool of parts, resulting in more savings and greater value for customers. To find out more about CMF, check out our infographic here.

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Infographic: The Renault-Nissan Alliance's Electric Vehicle Journey
Renault's first electric bus
The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 250,000th electric vehicle.
The Alliance reached the historic milestone in early June, 4 ½  years after the launch of the Nissan LEAF – the world’s first mass-market zero-emission vehicle.
 
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Nissan global corporate activities reduce CO2 emissions by 22.6 percent
Progress of Nissan CO2 emission reduction

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. made great strides in reducing CO2 emissions and improving sustainability in its global corporate activities in fiscal year 2014 while simultaneously increasing vehicle production and plant energy efficiency. The company achieved a 22.6 percent cut in CO2 when compared to fiscal year 2005, thus achieving its goal to reduce CO2 emissions from corporate activities by 20 percent during that period.

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19
JUN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan announces vehicle recycling results for FY2014

Nissan announces vehicle recycling results for FY2014
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. shared the progress report on its recycling/recovery efforts in Japan for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014 to March 2015). Nissan announced its recovery results for Automobile Shredder Residue (ASR), airbag-related products, and fluorocarbons recovered from end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) in accordance with the Japan Automobile Recycling Law*1.
 
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Corri-Door project: first electric vehicle charging points are put into service
The first two fast charging points for electric vehicles are now operational at the Bosgouet Nord (A13) and Tardenois Nord (A4) motorway service stations operated by SANEF. The charging points, which can charge an electric vehicle (EV) in under 30 minutes, are part of a national scheme co-financed by the European Union (TEN-T Programme) and a consortium of electric mobility stakeholders led by the EDF Group. Corri-Door represents a major breakthrough for vehicle range and a massive step forward for the development of electric mobility.
 
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JUN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan Launches NV200 Taxi

Nissan Launches NV200 Taxi
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. held the launch ceremony of "NV200 Taxi," an all new generation taxi, in Tokyo.
 
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