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Nissan Re-Leaf unveiled as emergency power bank

25 days ago   |   By Auto Express

This is the Nissan Re-Leaf prototype. It's a working emergency response vehicle concept, based on a modified version of the pure-electric Leaf hatchback, which the company says could be used to restore temporary power to disaster-stricken settlements.
Nissan claims that, on average, it takes engineers between 24 and 48 hours to restore power to a natural disaster zone. During that time, locals struggle to feed themselves, heat their homes and stay connected to emergency personnel - while those depending on life-supporting medical equipment may never see the town's power restored.
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Nissan unveils Leaf-based emergency response car

Nissan unveils Leaf-based emergency response car

25 days ago   |   By Autocar

RE-Leaf uses bi-directional charging to provide electricity to disaster zones and during blackouts
Nissan has revealed a Leaf -based emergency response car that provides a mobile power supply in the wake of natural disasters.
The prototype electric vehicle, which is dubbed RE-Leaf, has been created to “demonstrate the potential of electric vehicles in disaster recovery”.
The RE-Leaf uses bi-directional charging to not only store electricity but also to return it to the grid, allowing it to supply disaster zones that have suffered blackouts.
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