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November 10, 2011

Nissan and Sumitomo to Collaborate in the US on DC Quick Charger Sales
- Newly developed unit lower in cost and size -

YOKOHAMA, Japan - November 10, 2011 - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that Nissan and Sumitomo Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) agreed to collaborate on sales and marketing activities in the US market for the new DC Quick Charger. The two companies have agreed to join hands in order to accelerate the realization of a zero emission society.

New quick charger unit (standard specification)

New quick charger unit
(standard specification)

The newly-developed DC quick charging unit retains the high performance of the current quick charger manufactured by Nissan, but is nearly half its size by volume. As the new charger unit is much smaller in size, it will occupy less space and enable easier installation. Furthermore, when it is introduced to the market, the new unit is expected to cost significantly less than the current model.

Nissan North America Co. and Sumitomo Corporation of America are jointly working on a sales and marketing plan for the product. Details of the plan will be announced in the near future.

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