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Bhutan, Nissan partner on cars

In this undated released Friday, Feb. 21, by Nissan Motor Co. the Japanese s electric car Leaf, right, in Thimphu in Bhutan. The Himalayan of Bhutan and Nissan are partnering on cars, with the Japanese s Leaf being chosen for the fleet and taxis.

Under a announced Friday, Feb. 21, Nissan will help achieve its goal of becoming a nation. (AP Photo/Nissan Motor

TOKYO (AP) — The Himalayan of Bhutan has tapped Nissan Co. to supply electric cars for its and government fleet, hoping to reliance on imported oil.

Under the agreement announced Nissan will supply its electric car and set up charging stations in

Bhutan, with a population of produces and exports hydroelectricity. But eager to reduce its dependence on fuels shipped in from

The tiny landlocked country was known for measuring gross happiness instead of traditional of prosperity such as GDP. But 2013, a new government under Minister Tshering Tobgay has that as a distraction from of poverty and corruption.

The Leaf is the world’s best-selling car, selling a cumulative so far since going on sale in 2010, comprising 45 percent of the electric vehicle market.

The car has to reach a critical mass in especially when compared to models, for instance, but the Leaf the symbol of Nissan’s commitment to the and shows off its engineering prowess.

has agreements with more 100 nations, states and cities to promote electric cars, the Spanish city of Barcelona and Sao in Brazil.

Most deals in electric tend to be with developed making Bhutan a relatively case. Nissan wants to how its electric vehicle business with a developing nation has substantial clean energy

Nissan President Carlos said the deal would hundreds of electric cars in the term as Bhutanese government start driving them, and thousands as the whole nation electric.

He also said deals with other were in the works, as increasingly markets combine protecting the through electric cars development, as Bhutan is doing.

Many emerging markets to protect the environment, Ghosn by phone from Bhutan’s Thimphu.

The thinking has been development goes hand in with pollution, but Ghosn that was changing, and that was supporting Bhutan’s transportation

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Bhutan and Nissan will how to further cooperate on green both sides said.

presented two Leaf vehicles to on Friday, the birthday of Bhutan’s

Sandwiched between Asian China and India, Bhutan was closed to the rest of the world starting to open up in the 1960s. and the international media were admitted in 1974, and television only in 1999.

Prime Minister Tobgay, who has a in public administration from University, has pushed for giving power to regular people.

global experience will be as we make progress toward an national transport infrastructure, said.

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