Nissan presents its new environmental plan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.. today announced its new environmental plan for a term of six years, the Nissan Green Program 2016 (NGP 2016). This again will focus on three areas:
The reduction of the carbon footprint
The transition to renewable energy
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The Nissan Green Program 2016, the third medium-term environmental Nissan has the following objectives by the end of fiscal 2016:
# 1 of zero emission vehicles: cumulated sales of 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles across the Renault-Nissan Alliance 2016;
Leading to Energy Efficiency: 35% decrease in fuel consumption compared to 2005 average for the company on all Nissan vehicles sold in Japan, China, Europe and the United States;
Leader of the low carbon footprint of the company: 20% reduction per vehicle of CO2 emissions related to the activities of the company compared to 2005:
Leader in closed loop recycling: getting 25% utilization of recycled materials.
"More and more consumers are demanding products that conform to their values, including cars and commercial vehicles have lower carbon footprint, said Carlos Ghosn, Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer. In parallel, we have the technology to make our profit greener and more efficient plants. Nissan intends to contribute to solutions for a sustainable society, in the interests of the planet and to provide a decisive and strategic differentiator in the global manufacturing sector "competitive advantage.
The Nissan Green Program 2016 is the pillar of sustainability in Nissan's Blue Citizenship, the strategic platform for the company covering the area of corporate social responsibility. Blue Citizenship focuses on three areas: Durability, Mobility and Community. Today's announcement of the Nissan Green Program 2016 represents the first initiative, among many others, taken under Blue Citizenship.
Among the concrete measures the Nissan Green Program 2016 include:
# 1 of zero emission vehicles: cumulated sales of 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles across the Renault-Nissan Alliance. On behalf of the Alliance, Nissan will lead the development of a new electric vehicle has fuel cell realized with the strategic partner Daimler;
Leading to Energy Efficiency: 35% decrease in fuel consumption compared to 2005 average for the company by launching products offering outstanding fuel efficiency in a wide range of segments in Japan, China, and Europe United States, for example:
A new hybrid model has front-wheel drive;
A new hybrid model based on the single rechargeable Nissan technology;
The introduction of a gearbox continuously variable (CVT) next generation, with the aim to reach 20 million units cumulated CVT since the first launch in 1992 this type of transmission in Nissan.
Leading low corporate carbon footprint: 20% reduction per vehicle of CO2 emissions related to the activities of the company compared to 2005:
By expanding the scope of measurable objectives beyond production sites, namely a particular logistics, offices and concessions;
Introducing renewable energy on production sites and ancillary facilities.
Leader in recycling in closed loop by becoming the first automotive company has set a goal of recycling and implement a comprehensive system of closed loop recycling, including steel, aluminum and plastic which includes?:
The realization of utilization of recycled resources of 25% by 2016.
The application for new vehicles of recycled materials from production losses or vehicles and parts at the end of life.
The reduction in the consumption of rare earth elements.
The Nissan Green Program 2016 detail on http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/ENVIRONMENT/APPROACH/GREENPROGRAM/
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