November 15, 2013
Nissan donation to help victims of typhoon in the Philippines
YOKOHAMA (November 15, 2013) - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is pledging 20 million yen to support recovery efforts in areas hit by the devastating typhoon in the Philippines.
Nissan will immediately donate 10 million yen to the NGO Japan Platform, which is carrying out urgent rescue efforts in the Philippines. Nissan will also provide vehicles to support the near-term recovery needs of affected areas.
The pledge is a gesture of the heartful sympathy of employees of Nissan around the world to those who are affected by the disaster, and their wish for the earliest possible recovery of the affected areas.
About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with approximately 236,000 employees globally, Nissan sold more than 4.9 million vehicles and generated revenue of 9.6 trillion yen (USD 116.16 billion) in fiscal 2012.
Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history.