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Consortium Companies

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2016, the company sold 5.63 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.72 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has a global workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault under the Renault-Nissan Alliance since 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors, which became the third member of the Alliance – a grouping with combined annual sales of almost 10 million units a year.

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Nissan North America, Inc.

In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at and, or visit the U.S. media sites and

Kanematsu Corporation

Kanematsu Corporation, Japan’s major trading company having 128 years of history, is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. By multiplying our business networks in Japan and overseas with our lot of experience in general trading, information-gathering, market cultivation, business incubation and project-forming, risk management and logistics, Kanematsu is committed to creating new businesses as a Value Creator. Kanematsu is supplying varied products and services in a wide range of businesses by 4 divisions as Electronics & Devices, Foods & Grain, Steel, Materials & Plant and Motor Vehicles & Aerospace.
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Partners in USA

EVgo is facilitating the installation of the DRIVEtheARC infrastructure with the deployment of 50 EV fast charging stations across 25 convenient locations. Fast charging stations are being installed at key high-traffic retail partners along the route to create a true inter-city charging network that will encourage long-distance EV travel in Northern California. The corridor represents the newest addition to EVgo’s national network of nearly 800 EV fast charging stations across 66 markets.

Kanematsu USA Inc.

Kanematsu USA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Kanematsu Corporation, a Japan's major trading company, develops and operates wide range of business including Electronics, Foods, Grain, Steel, Materials, Motor Vehicles and Aerospace, leveraging its superb expertise and extensive information resources since 1951. It was first establishment overseas subsidiary in US as a Japanese trading company. Kanematsu USA Inc. is headquartered in Chicago with four branches and one office in the United States as Somerset, Houston, Portland, Silicon Valley and Detroit. For more information on our products and services, visit our website at
Partners (Government)

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”)

NEDO is Japan’s largest public R&D management organization. It was established as a semi-governmental organization in 1980 to promote the development and introduction of new energy technologies. Since its establishment, NEDO has undertaken technology development and conducted demonstration projects with the mission of addressing energy and global environmental problems, and enhancing industrial technology.

California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (“GO-BIZ”)

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as California’s single point of contact for economic development and job creation efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit assistance, regulatory guidance, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more.

California Energy Commission (“CEC”)

The California Energy Commission is the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency. The agency was established by the California Legislature through the Warren-Alquist Act in 1974. It has seven core responsibilities: advancing state energy policy, encouraging energy efficiency, certifying thermal power plants, investing in energy innovation, developing renewable energy, transforming transportation and preparing for energy emergencies.

California Air Resources Board (“CARB”)

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is the state’s lead agency in the fight against air pollution and climate change. CARB’s mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. CARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.
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