Nissan and the architectural firm of Norman Foster collaborate together to carry out the development of the gas station of the future. The project, which arises as a result of the steady growth of electric cars on the market, aims to study how zero emissions technology will influence the design of the future.

The gas station concept as we know it today may have their days numbered. The increase in sales of electric cars and the desire for cleaner, safer and more pleasant environment in our cities have aroused great interest in changing the concept.

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Nissan and the architectural firm of Norman Foster have announced a partnership to carry out new work to design and develop the gas station of the future . The project emerged from the growing market demand for electric cars, it aims to study how zero emissions technology will influence design in the future.

The gas station of the future, according to Nissan, represents an opportunity to integrate and involve local environments offering an innovative way energy and corporate center for modern communities. The need for sustainable gas stations is increasingly important, given that the market is increasingly oriented to use alternative sources of energy such as electricity.

Jean-Pierre Diernaz, director of electric vehicles for Nissan in Europe said. “Our current model of infrastructure for refueling is obsolete and faces an uncertain future unless it adapts quickly to the evolving needs of its users for By 2020, there will be nearly one million electric vehicles on the roads, so there needs to be a new infrastructure parallel to this growth. ”

For his part, David Nelson, head of diseƱoen Foster + Partners, has also commented: “The goal of our partnership with Nissan is to highlight the scale of the challenge we face in developing our cities towards change New technologies. refueling alternative ways and new trends in our society have a major impact on the way we move. ”

Nissan will work with the architectural firm of Norman Foster in the coming months to present their vision of the future of the station this year.