A Nissan delegation headed by Corporate Vice President Yasuaki Hashimoto visited MOST on July 24, 2008. The delegation was received by the Department of Hi-tech Development and Industrialization of MOST and the China Automotive Engineering Research Institute Co., Ltd (CAERI）.
Nissan representative introduced the company’s plans on electric vehicles, briefing the audience on R&D, sales, battery leasing, etc. The automaker expressed its wish to work with China on demonstration projects. An introduction was also given by the CAERI on the R&D of natural gas vehicles.
Both sides agreed on further cooperation in electric vehicles.