zero emission

03
JUL
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Sustaining the future

Sustaining the future

It’s a straightforward goal… but the challenge is huge. An initiative from The United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon calls for Sustainable Energy for All by 2030. Achieving it, he says, is “not only possible, but necessary.”

Speaking as the Rio+20 World Summit closed in Rio de Janeiro, he said: “(Sustainable Energy for All) is the golden thread that connects development, social inclusion, and environmental protection. This initiative is already mobilizing significant action from all sectors of society.”
 
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29
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

What happens when a 100% electric car meets a gas station

What happens when a 100% electric car meets a gas station

This cheeky Nissan LEAF decided to have a bit of fun and pulled up to a gas station. These brave attendants did their best to find a way to refill the car, little did they know that LEAF is no ordinary car ...

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27
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

4 questions to Olivier Murguet, President of Renault Brazil

4 questions to Olivier Murguet, President of Renault Brazil

We met with Olivier Murguet, President of Renault Brazil at Rio+20. We asked him about Brazil’s position on EVs, the impact of Rio+20 and Renault’s plans for its Curitiba plant.
See what he had to say.

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27
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Jorge Samek on the world after Rio+20

Jorge Samek on the world after Rio+20

Jorge Samek is Director General of Itaipu Binacional, which owns the Itaipu Dam, one of largest hydroelectric dams in the world.
Here he talks about why he is optimistic about the world after Rio+20.

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21
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault Twizy test drives under the Rio sun

Renault Twizy test drives under the Rio sun

Next to the HSBC Arena in Barra, Rio de Janeiro, the Alliance has set up a gymkhana where Rio+20 participants and the public can come and test drive our two-seater Renault Twizy.

Meet some of them and find out how they enjoyed it.

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20
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

The Renault Kangoo Z.E. at the Rio+20 Alliance booth

The Renault Kangoo Z.E. at the Rio+20 Alliance booth

Looking for a 100% electric van? Here is our Renault Kangoo Z.E., which is part of the EV fleet shuttling delegates at Rio+20. The perfect vehicle for fleet customers looking to reduce their CO2 footprint.

Find out about all its features with Francisco Vergara, our Renault Electric Vehicle Expert.

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20
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

'Jugaad' Inspires in Driving Sustainability on a Global Scale

'Jugaad' Inspires in Driving Sustainability on a Global Scale

Emerging markets like India are giving the West lessons on how to adjust their business models to be more innovative, resourceful, and promote growth for sustainability.

In a discussion at Asia Society New York on June 8, authors of the book Jugaad Innovation, Navi Radjou and Simone Ahuja joined CEO and Chairman of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn to discuss the key concepts behind "jugaad" — a frugal and flexible approach to innovation. The program was moderated by Frank Brown of General Atlantic.

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20
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Riding vs gliding

Riding vs gliding

One of our Renault Fluence Z.E.s escaped from our official fleet to meet some locals near the beach.

Paulo Eduardo, a hang-gliding instructor, got a chance to test drive the car and told us how riding a Renault Fluence Z.E. is very much like gliding through the air!

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20
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault Twizy at the Rio+20 Alliance booth

Renault Twizy at the Rio+20 Alliance booth

Someone is getting a lot of attention at our booth at Rio+20. It’s the Renault Twizy which went on sale in March.

Haven’t heard of Twizy? Meet Didier Deffrasnes, our Renault EV expert, who explains all about this fun, two-seater electric vehicle.

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19
JUN
2012
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

A zero-emission escape to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro

A zero-emission escape to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro

Our Renault Fluence Z.E. and Nissan LEAF have been working hard shuttling UN delegates around all day. So we decided to give them some time off and take them to the beach.
They had a lot of fun but got held up in Ipanema... and not by the traffic.

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