Sustainability

76 percent of millennials see switching to an eco-friendly car as the single best action to drive a more sustainable future
More than three quarters of millennials* (76 percent) consider driving eco-friendly car as the best choice to make their lives more environmentally friendly, according to a Nissan European study investigating millennials’ attitudes towards electric and hybrid vehicles.
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European Commission shift to electrified transport on the right track says Platform for Electro-Mobility
The Platform for Electro-Mobility, of which Renault and Nissan are founding members, welcomes the European Commission’s  Strategy for Low Emission Mobility, which will boost the shift to clean, low carbon transport powered by electricity.
 
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30
JUN
2016
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 22.4%

Nissan cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 22.4%
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today published its annual Sustainability Report showing that the global automaker’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have fallen by almost 23% over the past decade.
 
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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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29
SEP
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Walkers and cyclists take over Paris for a day

Walkers and cyclists take over Paris for a day
Image courtesy of Paris.fr
Locals and tourists made the most of Paris's first ever car-free day on Sunday 27th September, with around one third of the city closed to motorized vehicles. The initiative was generally viewed as a success, with many campaigners demanding it becomes a regular event.
 
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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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