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Implementation of "demonstration project aiming to increase the distance traveled by electric vehicle (EV)" begins in California, the United States

November 15, 2016

A ceremony to mark the start of the "DRIVE the ARC" demonstration project was held on November 14 (local time) at the parking lot of Raley's supermarket in El Dorado Hills, California.

At the ceremony, Makoto Watanabe, Executive Director of NEDO; Hitoshi Kawaguchi, Chief Sustainability Officer of Nissan Motors Co., Ltd., Kaoru Tanigawa, Director of Kanematsu Corporation, Janea A. Scott, Commissioner of California Energy Commission, Tyson Eckerle, Deputy Director of Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure in the California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development and Phil Serna, Sacramento County Board Supervisor & California Air Resources Board member participated and Shouichi Nagayoshi, Deputy Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco and Raley's Supermarket CEO Michael Teel joined.

  • photo; Executive Director Makoto Watanabe giving a speech
    Executive Director Makoto Watanabe giving a speech
  • photo; Ribbon-Cutting ceremony
    Ribbon-Cutting ceremony