Nissan: Nissan Canada presents a 2018 Award for Environmental Journalism

Mississauga, Ont. – Today, Nissan is unapproachable to announce a winner, and runner-up, of a 2018 Award for Environmental Journalism. The overwall winning pretension is awarded to Mark Richardson for his story, “Hybrid engines come in many forms – and with singular drawbacks,” as published in The Globe and Mail. The runner-up is Michael Bettencourt, for his underline story titled, “No Easy Answers during Michelin Movin’ On 2018,” published in

The leader and runner-up were comparison by 3 judges whom have endless knowledge family to environmental-topics in a automotive industry, and operation in a areas of marketing; promotion business development; journalism; communications, and car sales.

The judges supposed submissions for a Environmental Journalism from AJAC members via Canada. When creation their selection, judges cruise pattern research of a subject, a ability to succinctly benefaction a calm to a reader, a transparent and verifiable impact of a thesis on a sourroundings as good as a altogether essay character of a piece.

Michael Bettencourt‘s thorough, nonetheless obvious news on a Movin’ On by Michelin conference, was described by one decider as, “An eye-opening mural of all of a hurdles that are holding a automotive attention behind on implementing cleaner methods of transportation.”  

Michael Bettencourt, runner-up for a 2018 Environmental Journalism Award accepts his prize from Didier Marsaud, executive of Corporate Communications, Nissan Canada Inc. Photo credit: John R. Walker

Didier Marsaud, executive of Corporate Communications during Nissan Canada Inc. adds, “It’s really apparent Michael went a additional stretch to accumulate as many discernment as probable from many stakeholders in a travel and automotive industries ensuing in a fulsome viewpoint on these formidable environmental issues.”

The altogether leader of a 2018 Environmental Journalism Award, Mark Richardson, tender a judges by starting with enchanting storytelling – pity a relatable knowledge of pushing a hybrid on a highway trip, calculating operation and stretch for a many fit tour possible. The story afterwards pivots to yield an overview of all hybrid variations, withdrawal a reader with a transparent perspective of options to fit a accumulation of needs.

Mark Richardson, altogether leader of a 2018 Environmental Journalism Award accepts his prize from Claudianne Godin, manager of media relations, Quebec region, Nissan Canada Inc. Photo credit: John R. Walker

“Mark’s thesis of “not one distance fits all’ when it comes to fit pushing should be appealing to a far-reaching audience. The whole essay is a sign of how stakeholders can work altogether to emanate an offer that will interest to a opposite needs on a market, and strech a common idea of altogether CO reduction,” resolved Marsaud. 

As a colonize of mass-market, quite electric vehicles, and as a #1 mainstream electric car code in Canada, Nissan proudly supports a Environmental Journalism endowment for a second year-in-a-row, and a award’s strange intent: to support journalistic stating on a environmental emanate of personal travel including, though not singular to: design, manufacture, upkeep and recyclability.

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About Nissan Canada Inc.
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is a Canadian sales, selling and placement auxiliary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. NCI was a initial Japanese-based automaker to incorporate in Canada in 1965, and now directly employs 306 full-time staff opposite offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC). There are 207 eccentric Nissan dealerships, including 81 that also act as Nissan Commercial Vehicles dealers, 114 electric vehicle-certified dealers, and 42 INFINITI retailers opposite Canada.

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About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2017, a association sole 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.9 trillion yen. On Apr 1, 2017, a association embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year devise targeting a 30% boost in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by a finish of mercantile 2022, along with accumulative giveaway money upsurge of 2.5 trillion yen. As partial of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a association skeleton to extend a care in electric vehicles, symbolized by a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, a Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and acquired a 34% interest in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is currently a world’s largest automotive partnership, with total sales of some-more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.

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Media contacts:

Didier Marsaud
Director, Corporate Communications
Nissan Canada
Telephone: 905-629-6400
Email: [email protected] 

Jenn McCarthy
Manager, Product Communications
Nissan Canada
Telephone: 905-629-6350
Email: [email protected]

Claudianne Godin
Manager, media relations, Quebec region
Nissan Canada
Telephone: 514-235-8509
[email protected]