THIS month tests will begin on another Nissan electric vehicle – but this time it’s moreof the commerical variety.
The Japan Post Service will carry out a test on an electric version of the NV200 van, with one test vehicle being provided to carry out postal collection and delivery tasks for approximately two months in the city of Yokohama.
The test is being carried out to see how the vehicle performs under a ‘customer’s normal usage’. Later, similar proving tests will be carried out both in Japan and Europe, where similar evaluations will be carried out with other companies.
‘The role that can be played by zero emissions vehicles in promoting a balance between economic growth and environmental protection in the realm of logistics is large’ said Nissan Corporate Vice President Hideto Murakami – the man responsible for the Global LCV Business Unit.
‘We will certainly reflect the customer feedback gained from these proving tests in our future product development, and I expect that our commercial electric vehicles based on the NV200 will contribute to our customers’ business and to the development of a sustainable society’.
The NV200 is an example of Nissan aiming to become the leader in zero emissions.