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Nissan and 4R Energy win award for efforts to boost resilience with EVs

2020/03/17

YOKOHAMA, JapanNissan Motor Co., Ltd. and 4R Energy have been honored by the Association for Resilience Japan for their efforts to promote electrification, including the use of electric cars as emergency power sources during natural disasters.

Repurposing used electric-car batteries

As part of the efforts to boost resilience, 4R Energy has developed a stationary battery by repurposing used 40-kilowatt hour batteries from Nissan LEAF electric cars. The company, a joint venture between Nissan and Sumitomo Corp., has also developed a new product that allows customers to use electricity stored in EVs through V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) technology.

The new V2X product, jointly developed by 4R Energy and IKS Co., Ltd., will come to market by the end of fiscal year 2020. Contact Koji OkudaDeputy General Manager, Global Corporate Communications+81-(0)45-523-5552koji-okuda@mail.nissan.co.jp For more information about our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit nissan-global.com.

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Mar 17, 2020 at 12:08

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