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Climate Change

Nissan, Sumitomo to help Japan cities reach net-zero goals

Companies team up to provide electric cars, renewable energy

Nissan and Sumitomo will provide EVs, car-sharing systems and renewable energy to Japanese cities with Sumitomo Mitsui Auto Service. (Source photo by AP and Ken Kobayashi)

TOKYO -- Nissan Motor is teaming up with trading house Sumitomo Corp. to offer electric vehicles and renewable energy to Japanese cities working toward carbon neutrality, the companies announced Wednesday.

Nissan, Sumitomo and Sumitomo Mitsui Auto Service on the same day concluded a decarbonization support agreement. The three companies will work together to provide EVs, car-sharing systems for residents and renewable energy to municipalities.

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