26 Mar '18, 2pm

#Nissan starts exchange program for Nissan #LEAF batteries in Japan; new and refabricated

#Nissan starts exchange program for Nissan #LEAF batteries in Japan; new and refabricated

Nissan LEAF owners in Japan will be able to exchange their cars’ old batteries for refabricated ones under a new, fee-based program. Starting in May, owners of the 100% electric Nissan LEAF can turn in their used batteries and, for a fee, receive refabricated ones. Nissan will initially offer 24 kWh refabricated batteries for ¥300,000 (US$2,853) apiece, with plans to expand the lineup. Exchange costs for brand-new Nissan LEAF batteries are ¥650,000 (US$6,182) for 24 kWh; ¥800,000 (US$7,608) for 30 kWh; and ¥820,000 (US$7,800) for 40 kWh. Nissan is using the battery-refabrication capabilities of 4R Energy Corp., a company established through a joint venture with Sumitomo Corp., to offer the program. (Earlier post .) As demand for electric vehicles grows, the number of used batteries will increase significantly. Nissan hopes that by reclaiming these batteries, it can help lo...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/03/20180326-nissan-1...

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