October 9, 2012
The Renault-Nissan Electric Vehicle Story
With 38,000 examples of the pioneering Nissan LEAF sold globally so far and sales of game-changing Renault ZOE city car just about to start, the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s Zero Emission strategy is right on target according to the man who should know.
Visiting the Paris Motor Show, Nissan corporate vice president Hideaki Watanabe talks about the success of LEAF and the Alliance’s ambitious plans to have 1.5 million electric vehicles on the road by 2016.
He also reveals how the Alliance is stepping up deployment of its Quick Charger programme which will allow EV drivers to recharge their batteries to 80 per cent capacity in just 30 minutes.