The companies said that 200 Renault and Nissan employee volunteers will drive the cars alongside professional drivers. Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, on the announcement:
“Electric vehicles are a practical and affordable mode of transportation. At the same time, they offer a solution for drastically reducing tailpipe CO2 emissions. They also reduce regulated exhaust pollutants, helping us to improve the air quality in our cities. Together, the public and private sectors can accelerate the transition to a zero-emission society.”
The vehicles will be made available to shuttle the more than 20,000 U.N. participants from 195 countries expected to attend the summit.
The summit aims to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, from all the nations of the world in order to curb emission and reduce the impact of climate change.