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DRIVEtheARC project and project data

Program

Who can register for this research survey program?
Individuals who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of registration who own or drive Battery Electric Vehicles. The research survey program is only open to residents of California and Nevada and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of the Kanematsu Corporation, EVgo Services LLC, NEDO, Nissan Motor Corporation, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household as Employees are not eligible to participate in the program.
What do I need to do to be able to qualify for the reward?
First, download both the DRIVEtheARC app and the EV Co-Driver app (available at the App Store or Google Play) and create your accounts for each app. If you already downloaded the apps and already have the accounts, then you don’t need to download the apps and open the accounts again, but the apps must be the latest version and the accounts must be active. Second, register for the DRIVEtheARC Research Survey Program by October 14, 2020. Third, complete our BEV Drivers Research Survey by October 31, 2020. A link to this survey will be sent to participants on or around October 15, 2020 via email.
Do you have a maximum number of participants for this rewards program?
Yes. This reward is limited to the first 1,000 participants. The registration will close once the 1,000 participants limit is reached.
How many times can I register for this research survey program?
One time per person only.
Can I use a different email address for EV Co-Driver and DRIVEtheARC app?
Yes. You can use a different email address for EV Co-Driver and DRIVEtheARC. However, in order to make sure that the gift card is sent to the correct email address, we strongly suggest you use the same email address to sign up for both the EV Co-Driver app and the DRIVEtheARC app.
What is the research survey program implementation period?
From September 15, 2020 till October 14, 2020.
Does it affect my chance of getting the reward if I sign up later during the program?
No. Once the number of participants who have registered for this research survey program reaches the 1,000 participant limit, the registration will be closed. You will have an equal chance of getting the reward no matter when you registered, as long as it is within the program period. After successfully registering for the program, please try using the DRIVEtheARC app and EV Co-Driver app. A link to the battery electric vehicle (“BEV”) research survey will be sent to participants on or around October 15, 2020. Please make sure that you complete the survey by October 31, 2020.
Where can I download the DRIVEtheARC app?
https://drivethearc.com/download-app/
How do I use the DRIVEtheARC app for charging?
https://drivethearc.com/how-to-use-the-app/
Where can I charge using the DRIVEtheARC app?
You can get discounted charging using the DRIVEtheARC app at all DRIVEtheARC stations. The DRIVEtheARC fast charging corridor connects the Bay area to two of the most popular destinations in Northern California, Lake Tahoe and Monterey, with 57 chargers at 26 locations including two designated reservation chargers. Search for DRIVEtheARC stations using the DRIVEtheARC app and website.
Where can I download the EV Co-Driver app?
https://evcodriver.com/
How do I use the EV Co-Driver app?
https://evcodriver.com/
What is the reward?
$50 Amazon.com Gift Card
When can I get my gift card?
After confirming that your survey result is valid, the gift card will be sent to your email address during November 2020.
How will the gift card be delivered?
The gift card will be delivered to the email address you used for registering for our campaign. Please be aware that we will not re-issue / re-send the gift card in the case of incorrect / non-functioning email information or rejection caused by security settings.
Can you re-issue / re-send the gift card to me if I accidently deleted the email that includes the card information?
Once issued, the reward cannot be re-issued or replaced.
How soon do I need to collect my gift card?
Please claim the reward gift card within thirty (30) days from the time the reward notification was sent, otherwise the reward gift card will be forfeited.
Can I transfer my gift card to others?
The reward is nontransferable. Any and all reward-related expenses shall be the sole responsibility of the participant.
How can I complete the survey?
A link to the survey will be sent to participants on or around October 15, 2020, and the survey must be completed by October 31, 2020.
How long does it take to complete the BEV Drivers Research Survey?
About 20 minutes.
How many questions are there in the survey?
Around 45 open-ended and multiple-choice questions.
What is the survey about?
The survey consists of questions on BEV driving, charging, BEV related services and the EV Co-Driver app., etc.
What is DRIVEtheARC?
DRIVEtheARC is a collaborative demonstration project between Japan, the US and State of California that aims to encourage electric vehicle (EV) use and help California to meet higher energy and environmental standards through expansion of an inter-city charging network and real-time information services.
What is this research for?
The research survey forms part of the DRIVEtheARC demonstration project, which is a collaborative demonstration project between Japan, the US and the State of California that aims to encourage electric vehicle (EV) use and help California to meet higher energy and environmental standards through expansion of an inter-city charging network and real-time information services.
How will the data be used?
The data will only be analyzed and summarized for purposes relating to the NEDO DRIVEtheARC demonstration project report. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for privacy protection details.

 

 

 

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