Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance has been named as the official passenger car partner for the United Nation's COP22 Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide 50 all-electric vehicles to shuttle delegates, who will be participating in the conference. This is the second time United Nations will use a fleet of electric vehicles at one of its major conferences.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

More than 25,000 participants from 195 countries are expected to participate in this annual climate summit from November 7 to 18.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

The COP22 electric vehicle fleet will feature Renault ZOE subcompact car, Nissan Leaf compact car and the seven-seater Nissan e-NV200 van.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

The electric vehicles will be available 24 hours and seven days a week to shuttle delegates to the key venues of the conference, as a complement to public transportation.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

This alliance will also provide a network of more than 20 accelerated and normal charging stations at strategic locations.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

The accelerated charging stations can be used to charge the vehicles from 0 to 80 percent in just one hour. The Renault-Nissan alliance was also part of the COP21 summit.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

Managing Director of Renault Morocco Group and Alliance COP22 leader, Marc Nassif said, "The Renault-Nissan Alliance is proud to contribute to COP22 by providing a fleet of 50 100 percent electric vehicles."

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named As The Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner

He added, "This technology, coupled with an increasingly decarbonized electric mix, is the solution for individual mobility to address the issue of global warming and enhance air quality in our cities."

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Story first published: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 15:00 [IST]
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