Guangzhou China - The Renault-Nissan Alliance (the Alliance), the people's government of Guangzhou Municipality (Guangzhou City Government) and Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL) today announced a partnership to promote zero-emission mobility in Guangzhou City.

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) brings together representatives from each organization to identify opportunities to promote the use of zero-emission vehicles in Guangzhou City.

The three organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the presence of the People's Government of Guangzhou Municipality, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd., making the feasibility study of the comprehensive plan including a infrastructure development, government incentive to make electric vehicles accessible to customers and public education programs to raise awareness on zero emission vehicles in Guangzhou City.

"Today, we are proud to partner with Guangzhou City through the signing of this MOU," said Eiji Makino, General Manager, Global Zero Emission Business Unit of Nissan. "The introduction of electric vehicles brings CO2 reduction and cleaner environment in Guangzhou. Technology for zero emissions mobility is a reality and we are fully prepared and committed to bringing this technology in the very near future."

Marking its tenth anniversary this year, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is leading a collaborative approach with both business and governments and has signed more than 30 other agreements worldwide with partners to launch its first electric vehicle starting 2010 in Japan, the U.S. and Europe, and to bring it in the Chinese market in the early 2011.

Nissan Zero Emission Website