Renault-Nissan and Project Better Place pursue their strategy
of zero-emission vehicles in Denmark
The Renault-Nissan Alliance actively supports the initiative of
Project Better Place which announced today its second deployment in
- Renault will provide Danish customers with 100% electric
vehicles at European standards in 2011, providing zero emission
mobility while at the same time offering driving performance similar to
a gasoline engine.
- Nissan, through its joint venture with
NEC, has created an advanced lithium-ion battery pack that both meets
the requirements of this electric vehicle and can be mass-produced.
In Denmark, the conditions necessary for electric vehicles to be
successfully mass-marketed are being brought together. The Danish
government will provide tax incentives on 100% electric vehicles,
Renault will supply the electric vehicles and, Better Place Denmark
will construct and operate an Electric Recharge Grid across the entire
This announcement follows the January 21st 2008 signature of an MOU
in Jerusalem by Renault and Project Better Place for the first
mass-marketed electric vehicles. This second deployment illustrates the
major role played by the Renault-Nissan Alliance to bring to
mass-market zero-emission cars.