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Komatsu City and Nissan Motor Conclude “Disaster Partnership Agreement” Using Electric Vehicles

Komatsu City and Nissan Motor Conclude “Disaster Partnership Agreement” Using Electric Vehicles

Komatsu City and Nissan Motor Conclude "Disaster Partnership Agreement" Using Electric Vehicles
Komatsu City and Nissan Motor Conclude “Disaster Partnership Agreement” Using Electric Vehicles
Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV) realizes an environment-friendly society and low-carbon society even in the event of a disaster.
Komatsu City (Ishikawa Prefecture, Mayor: Shinji Wada) and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, President: Makoto Uchida), and Ishikawa Nissan Motor Sales Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Wakamiyacho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture) , President: Yuji Kosugi) signed a “Disaster Partnership Agreement” using electric vehicles on the 18th.
Komatsu City has been working to resolve local issues and reduce environmental impact through the spread of electric vehicles (EVs), and to provide evacuation designated by the city when a large-scale blackout occurs due to an earthquake or other disaster.
The evacuation shelters will be operated smoothly by using the Nissan LEAF, an electric vehicle (EV) loaned from Nissan’s sales company, Ishikawa Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., as a power source to ensure the safety of citizens I will do my best.
Komatsu City promotes community development based on the “NEXT 10-Year Vision” using “co-creation” and “human development” as engines, and works with citizens to realize an environment-friendly society and a low-carbon society, such as reducing waste and improving the recycling rate.
I am working on it. As part of this effort, we aim to improve local disaster prevention capabilities by utilizing the characteristics of electric vehicles (EVs) and reduce air pollutants and greenhouse gases by promoting the spread of electric vehicles (EVs).
The achievements were recognized, and in July of the year of Reiwa the government selected the city as a “SDGs Future City”.
Nissan Motor, meanwhile, announced Japan’s electrification action “ Blue Switch ” in May 2018 to solve Japan’s issues such as reducing environmental impact and disaster countermeasures.
We are actively working with local governments and companies to transform society through the spread of electric vehicles (EVs).
Both sides agreed on the “Blue Switch Activities” promoted by Nissan Motor and the activities promoted by Komatsu City to realize an environmentally harmonious society and a low-carbon society. It was carried to carry.
The outline of the “Disaster Partnership Agreement” utilizing electric vehicles is as follows.
Image of power supply from Nissan Leaf in the event of a disaster
Image of power supply from Nissan Leaf in the event of a disaster

Outline of the agreement :-

– Nissan Motor and Ishikawa Nissan Motor Sales are the Nissan Leaf electric vehicles (EVs) that are deployed at Nissan dealerships at evacuation centers designated by the city in the event of a power outage caused by a disaster in Komatsu City. Will be lent free of charge.

– By supplying power from electric vehicles (EVs) in cooperation with Komatsu City, Nissan Motor, and Ishikawa Nissan Motor Sales, we have established a system that can continuously supply power even in the event of a disaster, aiming for smooth operation of evacuation centers, Protect the lives and physical safety of citizens.

– Komatsu City, Nissan Motor, and Ishikawa Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. are working on environmental measures including electric vehicles (EVs) during normal times, as well as supplying electric power used at city events from electric vehicles (EVs). Will actively promote the use of “running storage batteries” in times of disaster and power outages to citizens, aiming to raise environmental awareness and disaster prevention awareness.

With the conclusion of this disaster cooperation agreement, Komatsu City is considering further initiatives, including the spread and promotion of EVs, in accordance with the goals set out in the SDGs.

The introduction of the “Nissan Leaf” and the introduction of the “Power Mover”, a portable power supply that extracts electricity from EVs, are also planned.

Based on the vision of enriching people’s lives, Nissan Motor promotes “Nissan Intelligent Mobility” to deliver unique and innovative vehicles and services, as well as “zero emissions”. ) ”And“ Zero Fatality ”(zero deaths and serious injuries due to traffic accidents).

In addition to promoting the “Blue Switch”, EVs will not only sell cars such as electric vehicles (EVs), but also create new lifestyles created by EVs to realize the affluent lifestyle brought by EVs and social change that EVs can make.

We aim to contribute to the creation of a better society by continuing to transmit valuable value to the world.

This “Disaster Partnership Agreement” is also based on the activities of Nissan’s Blue Switch, and this is the 25th nationwide disaster partnership agreement that Nissan has concluded with local governments and companies.

With this agreement, Komatsu City and Nissan will continue to promote environmental activities and sustainable town development using electric vehicles (EVs).

Komatsu City and Nissan will further strengthen cooperation to solve various regional issues such as disaster prevention, energy management, global warming countermeasures, tourism, and depopulation through the spread of electric vehicles (EVs).

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