Sustainability

Auto companies join forces to boost the benefits of zero-emission mobility
Producers of battery-powered electric vehicles are joining forces to further the popularity of zero emission cars and vans. A coalition of car makers, led by the Renault-Nissan Alliance and including BMW and VW, are helping to finance a number of Europe-wide rapid charge networks forming part of the EU’s Trans-European Transport Network programme (TEN-T).
 
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Racing to save the environment: all-electric  Formula E comes to London
Formula E, the international single-seat motor racing championship that guarantees fast and furious motor racing with little impact on the environment, reaches its climax in London on 27-28 June.
 
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08
JUN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Bolloré Bluecar assembled at Groupe Renault plant in Dieppe

Bolloré Bluecar assembled at Groupe Renault plant in Dieppe
Industrial cooperation agreement
In June 2015, the Groupe Renault Dieppe plant in northern France starts assembling the all-electric city car Bluecar, from bodies and parts brought in by Bolloré. Groupe Bolloré is phasing in assembly by Groupe Renault of its Bluecar model, previously only made in Italy. At Dieppe, the agreement is warmly welcomed for its positive impact on employment and as a sign of recognition of the plant's capabilities and know-how.
 
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08
JUN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Connecticut unveils rebates for EV leasers, buyers and sellers

Connecticut unveils rebates for EV leasers, buyers and sellers
Residents of Connecticut, USA will soon benefit from significant financial incentives to buy or lease EVs thanks to a new state-wide initiative. A $1 million fund will be used to attribute rebates of up to $3,000 to local inhabitants, businesses and municipalities.
 
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04
JUN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

New law set to boost charging network in Washington state

New law set to boost charging network in Washington state
The EV charging network in Washington state, USA, has been given a major boost thanks to new legislation that incentivizes utility companies to install charging stations. Following the passing of the law, the state's utility companies can now rate-base investments in charging stations and infrastructure. This means they can pass costs on to ratepayers, and are therefore guaranteed the same rate of return as for more conventional investments, such as transmission and distribution networks.
 
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Renault Twizy, a new vehicle in the Bluecub all-electric car-share fleet
From 2 June 2015, there'll be twenty Renault Twizys in the Bluecub all-electric car-share fleet serving Bordeaux and outskirts. This compact two-seater vehicle extends the Bluecub service to offer subscribers an alternative to Bolloré's four-seater Bluecar.
 
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01
JUN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Record order for ZOE in Jordan

Record order for ZOE in Jordan
During the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, Renault and the Royal Hashemite Court of the Jordan agreed an order of 150 ZOE. It’s the biggest order of ZOE since its launch in 2013!
 
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FIA Formula E Championship - Berlin EPrix Review: A Crucial Round For Formula E In Germany
The second European round of the FIA Formula E Championship was held in Berlin. Highly committed to sustainable development, Germany’s largest city provided a unique backdrop in the Tempelhof airport to the spectacular action of the innovative new series.
 
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28
MAY
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Make It Work: A COP21 Simulation Theatre Project

Make It Work: A COP21 Simulation Theatre Project
Image courtesy of Theatre Nanterre-Amandiers

Life imitates Art. From the 29-31 May, Theatre Nanterre-Amandiers and Paris Institute of Political Studies (otherwise known as Sciences Po) will organize a theatrical simulation of COP21, with 200 students from around the world. Sciences Po will provide the framework for this mock COP21.

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Nissan showcases its electric vehicle leadership at upcoming UEFA Champions League soccer final in Berlin
As a worldwide leader in electric vehicles, Nissan will be putting electric at the heart of its UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Champions League Final activity on June 6, 2015. As part of its innovative partnership with Europe's most prestigious soccer competition, Nissan aims to enrich the fans' experience of the tournament and leave a lasting legacy for the people of Berlin.
 
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