First revealed at the Geneva Motor Show to higher acclaim, followed by its US debut at the New York Auto Show, the Nissan Formula E automobile was shown to an array of VIP guests in LA.
Margot helped reveal the automobile at the occasion and spoke about her encounter living with an electric automobile in the city. She also talked about her pride in serving as an ambassador for Nissan’s electric autos.
She mentioned, “I’ve already seen many of Nissan’s initiatives, designed to bring cleaner air to roads and fairer access to power across the globe. And now, we have this – a fantastic new Formula E car. I’m excited to see how it will help Nissan develop its EV offering further and bring new and exciting technologies to communities across the world.”
Nissan’s entry into the electric street racing series coincides with the launch of the new generation Formula E automobile, featuring striking new aerodynamics and a complete new battery and powertrain package. The livery was developed by the Nissan Global Design team in Japan.
Nissan is the very first Japanese automotive brand to enter Formula E. The entry is the newest expression of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for altering how vehicles are driven, powered and integrated into society.
Daniele Schillaci, executive vice president of Nissan Motor Company, mentioned, “Nissan is proud to be a leader when it comes to ingenuity and innovation in EV technologies, with a lot more than 300,000 Nissan LEAF autos sold worldwide. So taking on the challenge of Formula E is a all-natural extension and we’ve been proud to have Margot assisting us take that message to a worldwide audience.
“Our Nissan engineers look forward to racing in Formula E as they develop our future EV technologies. To be able to race in major city centres around the world makes it a perfect platform to showcase Nissan Intelligent Mobility.”
Michael Carcamo, Nissan’s worldwide motorsport director, mentioned, “Entering the ABB FIA Formula E Championship gives Nissan a key development platform for our EV technologies. Using the same streets that our LEAF customers also commute on as race tracks has real benefits for customers, we’ll be able to take on real road conditions with our race cars and we can share what we’ve learned as we tune our latest electric vehicles.”
In October, Margot announced 3 new Nissan sustainability pilot projects. The programmes aim to harness the expertise, ingenuity and encounter of Nissan’s worldwide workforce to boost power access and disaster relief.
Information Source: Muscat Daily