Considering the effects of global warming and the continuous oil price hike, car manufacturers are finding ways to substitute oil fuel and protect save the nature through zero emission in their line of vehicles. Electric automobiles mark the advent of new trend in car production. Car manufacturers around the globe are now setting this new trend in their production of new vehicles. In response to this new drift in car technology, the Renault-Nissan alliance has been exerting much effort to launch electric cars by 2010 and Nissan’s Chinese venture Dongfeng Nissan is expected to market electric cars in 2012. Because of its breakthrough in the car industry, Nissan is prepared to supply batteries among its joint ventures worldwide. The Renault-Nissan alliance is enabling both partners to grow in emerging markets. Both Renault and Nissan will continue to grow through innovative collaboration, influencing the knowledge of this successful partnership for mutual value creation. The alliance will definitely boost the mass production of electric cars.
A business venture has been made between Nissan and NEC Corp¬¬–a Japanese IT company based in Tokyo, Japan. It provides information technology and network solutions to business enterprises, communications services providers and government. Its purpose is to produce lithium-ion batteries massively. This will provide electricity to fuel cell automobiles. This is an investment of Japanese automobile makers to produce new line of vehicles that are earth friendly and doesn’t require oil fuel. This venture is in accordance to Nissan’s belief that the best solution for sustainable mobility lies in zero emission.
The new cars will be powered by lithium-ion batteries from Japan’s NEC Corp. and Nissan. The road performance of the electric cars will be similar to a conventional vehicle with a 1.6-liter engine. Aside from the extraordinary way it will be powered, the car is also emission free.