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Nissan and Fleet Forum supply LEAF for one-year trial

Under the agreement, Nissan is offering participants in the programme the chance to experience zero emission mobility first hand with the loan of a Nissan LEAF for several months. The objective of the program is both to support organisations involved in the humanitarian field and to encourage them to reduce CO2 emissions from their vehicle fleets.

So far Nissan and Fleet Forum have loaned zero emission Nissan LEAFs to partners in Switzerland and the UK. During the 12-month loan, the vehicle will driven by a wide variety of users, who will share feedback with Nissan.

Paul Jansen, executive director of Fleet Forum, said: ‘Through this programme different organisations can see for themselves how electric vehicles can be used to help achieve their objectives. From a Fleet Forum point-of-view we're happy to facilitate this as a way of increasing efficiency and reducing pollution.’

 Amir Abdulla, WFP's deputy executive director and chief operating officer, added: ‘Trialling the Nissan LEAF in Rome will give us first-hand experience of the latest in urban electric vehicle technology, and contribute to our efforts to reduce WFP's carbon footprint.’

Alex Grant

Trained on Cardiff University’s renowned Postgraduate Diploma in Motor Magazine Journalism, Alex is an award-winning motoring journalist with ten years’ experience across B2B and consumer titles. A life-long car enthusiast with a fascination for new technology and future drivetrains, he joined Fleet World in April 2011, contributing across the magazine and website portfolio and editing the EV Fleet World Website.

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