For the first phase, the Japan Post Service will carry out a test in Japan starting July. One test vehicle will be provided to carry out postal collection and delivery tasks for approximately two months in the city of Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture, to evaluate the vehicle’s capabilities under a customer’s normal usage conditions. Later, similar proving tests will be carried out both in Japan and Europe, where similar evaluations will be carried out with other companies.
Nissan NV200 was recently chosen as the next generation New York taxi. It is a model aimed for customers around the world, the next-generation compact commercial vehicle suited for a wide variety of situations including business, daily use, or leisure.
The NV200 is available in Japan and Europe since FY2009 and China and Singapore from FY2010, and future launches are planned for the U.S. and India. In total, the NV200 is sold in approximately 40 countries throughout the world, and has received positive feedback from customers for its spacious interior, fuel economy, excellent driving performance, and attractive design.
At the end of 2009 it was awarded “International Van of the Year 2010” that was based on the selection of journalists from 20 European countries.
In March 2011, it was awarded the “Universal Design Award”, one of the most authoritative awards in universal design, and the “Universal Design Consumer’s Favorite Award”, marking the first time in automotive industry to be awarded both awards.