Nissan electric cars will provide electricity in the event of natural disasters

Nissan electric cars will provide electricity in the event of natural disasters


The Japanese automaker signed an agreement with the city of Atsugi, Kanagawa.


In addition to scheduled maintenance of electric vehicles in Atsugi, according to the new agreement, the electric car Nissan will be the emergency energy source for public halls, which serve as evacuation sites in case of storms and floods. The goal of this project is to maintain the system, which uses electric cars to protect the lives and safety of their health.

In November 2013, the mayor of the Japanese city of Atsugi and manual Nissan signed a partnership agreement with the goal of creating “environmentally advanced city” and “city with a developed transport infrastructure”. Based on this agreement, both parties have invested in the facilities chargers the local companies and projects for the use of automotive mobility. The agreement on cooperation in case of natural disasters is positioned as one of the model projects utilization of electric vehicles.

In may last year, Nissan announced its campaign for the electrification of Japan “Blue Switch”, which will allow to solve such problems, as the load on the environment and the natural disaster in Japan. In cooperation with companies we are actively working to transform society through the popularization of electric vehicles. Since the beginning of the activities of the “Blue Switch” in conjunction with many local authorities and companies of our sustainable transport was used for the solution of various regional problems such as disaster prevention, combating global warming, depopulation, tourism and energy management. More recently, the dealers of Nissan Motors and Nissan sent over 50 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles in the Prefecture of Chiba, where continued long-term power outages due to the impact of the Typhoon. They were used for various purposes as emergency power supply, — said in a press release.

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