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Coca-Cola Central Japan to field test Nissan e-NV200 electric van ahead of market launch

12 November 2012

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is providing Coca-Cola with the e-NV200, a battery-electric light commercial vehicle (earlier post), for field testing starting in mid-November.

Coca-Cola’s regional organization, Coca-Cola Central Japan Co., Ltd., will use Nissan’s multipurpose commercial van as regional sales vehicle in Yokohama, evaluating its performance and practical usability against conventional internal-combustion engine vehicles. The van will be recharged only at night when electricity consumption is low. The test will determine if the nightly charge is sufficient to meet user needs during the day. Overall, Nissan is looking for feedback as to e-NV200’s suitability for commercial use.

Nissan has already road tested the e-NV200 this year with several other major companies, including AEON Retail Co., Ltd., FedEx Express and British Gas in Japan and Europe. Nissan is using the feedback from the field testing to refine and enhance the final development of e-NV200, scheduled to launch by fiscal year 2014. The commercial vehicle will be Nissan’s second mass-produced battery-electric vehicle, following the LEAF. The e-NV200 uses the LEAF powertrain.

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Wasn't this vehicle e-train already pre-tested for many year in Renault e-vehicles?

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