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Renault-Nissan teams up with City of Wellington for zero-emission mobility

The company said that it aims to design and manufacture battery-powered family-sized cars in Welling

The Renault-Nissan Alliance (the Alliance) has formed a new partnership with the city of Wellington in New Zealand to explore development of a zero emission vehicles programme.

Under the agreement, a working team of representatives from the City Council and Nissan will identify areas of co-operation in promoting use of zero emission vehicles in the city.

John Manley, managing director of Nissan New Zealand, said: "Technology for zero emissions mobility is a reality and we are prepared to proactively explore ways to bring this technology to New Zealand with collaboration from the Wellington administration."

Kerry Prendergast, Mayor of Wellington, said: "This MOU formalizes discussions with the Nissan Motor Company which is among the global leaders in the development of electric vehicles and demonstrates our commitment to supporting electric vehicle technologies."