Nissan: Cooperation between Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance deepening in 2016

Posted on 01. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

  • Original devise portfolio matures in all areas (vehicles, engines and cross-supplying) opposite 3 continents
  • World premier of EV versions of new intelligent fortwo, intelligent cabrio and intelligent forfour* with motors built during Renault’s Cléon plant
  • First Mercedes-Benz pickup lorry holding figure and set-up of a Alliance’s prolongation comforts in Spain and Argentina entirely on track
  • Joint prolongation trickery in Aguascalientes, Mexico, scheming for commander prolongation of subsequent era reward compress cars
  • Partnership flourishing in 2016, delivering economies of scale for both companies and higher-value vehicles to customers

PARIS – The vital partnership between a Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG is sappy as it enters a seventh year in 2016, a companies’ leaders pronounced currently in their annual media refurbish during a Paris International Motor Show.

“The partnership between Daimler and a Alliance has grown and matured,” pronounced Carlos Ghosn, Renault-Nissan Alliance authority and CEO. “It is formed on a suggestion of team-work and trust that has strengthened over a years. The formula have clearly benefitted both partners. By pity growth and prolongation costs, we have been means to enter new segments and offer a business some-more constrained vehicles with a latest record and comforts during some-more rival prices.”

Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of a Board of Management of Daimler and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, added: “Over a final 7 years we’ve determined a partnership that extends from tools to platforms, from co-development to co-production and from cars to blurb vehicles. And we did so in project-oriented, different teams that share competences opposite continents. They are driven by a best ideas – might they issue in Paris, Stuttgart, or Yokohama. So, a destiny team-work continues to reason good promise.”

Major milestones of a past year include:

  • EV versions of a new intelligent fortwo, intelligent cabrio and intelligent forfour*: These all-new intelligent and a Renault Twingo were a initial vehicles built on a common height by Daimler and a Alliance. Launched in 2014, a intelligent two-seater is built during Daimler’s Hambach plant, France, given both four-seater vehicles are constructed during Renault’s plant in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Initial patron greeting to all 3 models has been rarely positive. The devise has therefore been serve expanded, as announced progressing by a dual executives. EV versions of a intelligent fortwo, intelligent cabrio and intelligent forfour* debuted here during a Paris Motor Show. The new motors are being built during a Renault plant in Cléon, France. The battery of a new intelligent electric expostulate is constructed by a Daimler subsidiary, “Deutsche ACCUmotive,” in Kamenz, Germany. This means intelligent is a initial code to offer a whole portfolio with both a explosion engine and also battery-electric drive.
  • First corner prolongation trickery COMPAS established: Nissan and Daimler pennyless belligerent on a US $1 billion Aguascalientes, Mexico, plant in 2015, that will furnish next-generation reward compress vehicles for Infiniti as of 2017 and for Mercedes-Benz starting in 2018. The staffing and equipping of a plant started in May 2016 according to plan. Construction will be finished in 2017, followed by credentials for commander prolongation of Infiniti vehicles. A new peculiarity analysis customary will be implemented during a trickery to assure a smoothness of premium-model quality. The plant is approaching to furnish some-more than 230,000 cars a year by 2020. The vehicles will also be constructed during other Daimler and Nissan plants in Europe and China.
  • Expansion of a team-work to 1-ton pickup trucks: In 2015, Daimler and Nissan announced a corner growth of a initial Mercedes-Benz pickup truck. The new pickup will share some of a pattern with a all-new Nissan NP300. It will be engineered and designed by Daimler to accommodate a specific needs of a business in Europe, Australia, South Africa and Latin America. The car will have all of Mercedes-Benz’ particular characteristics and features. Production of a Mercedes-Benz pickup lorry will take place during a Renault plant in Cordoba, Argentina, and during Nissan’s Barcelona plant in Spain, where a Nissan NP300 Frontier and a Renault Alaskan will also be produced. In October, Mercedes-Benz will yield serve insights into a new pickup truck’s design, plan and markets.
  • Joint engine prolongation in North America: Joint engine growth and prolongation in further to engine cross-supply projects pitch a one of a kind team-work in a powertrain shred covering engines and transmissions. The Nissan Decherd plant in Tennessee, USA, is an instance of this success with corner engine production. In Jun 2014, prolongation of 2-liter, 4-cylinder gasoline engines was started for Nissan; operations for Daimler engines followed in Oct 2014. Since then, a plant has constructed about a entertain of a million engines. Plant enlargement was motionless on early in 2016 and is now being implemented. The Nissan Decherd plant has turn an critical post of Daimler’s flexible, tellurian prolongation network (i.e. in further to portion internal demand, a plant exports engines to Mercedes sites in East London, South Africa, as good as machined components to Germany).

When a Daimler-Alliance partnership was launched in Apr 2010, a range of a strange partnership was singular to 3 projects, essentially in Europe. Since then, a total portfolio common between a partners is flourishing in all fields (products, engines and cross-supplying) in Europe, Asia and a Americas.

* Electric appetite consumption: 13.1 – 12.9 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions, combined: 0 g/km

Daimler during a Glance
Daimler AG is one of a world’s many successful automotive companies. With a groups Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, a Daimler Group is one of a biggest producers of reward cars and a world’s biggest manufacturer of blurb vehicles with a tellurian reach. Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, swift management, insurance, financial investments, credit cards, and innovative mobility services. The company’s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, done story with a invention of a vehicle in a year 1886. As a colonize of automotive engineering, Daimler continues to figure a destiny of mobility today.

The Group’s concentration is on innovative and immature technologies as good as on protected and higher automobiles that interest and fascinate. Daimler hence invests in a growth of choice expostulate trains with a long-term idea of emission-free driving: from hybrid vehicles to electric vehicles powered by battery or fuel cell. Furthermore, a association follows a unchanging trail towards accident-free pushing and intelligent connectivity all a approach to unconstrained driving. This is only one instance of how Daimler frankly accepts a plea of assembly a shortcoming towards multitude and a environment.

Daimler sells a vehicles and services in scarcely all a countries of a universe and has prolongation comforts in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Africa. Its stream code portfolio includes, in further to a world’s many profitable reward automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz, as good as Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach and Mercedes me, a brands smart, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, FUSO, Setra and Thomas Built Buses, and Daimler Financial Services’ brands: Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial, Daimler Truck Financial, moovel, car2go and mytaxi. The association is listed on a batch exchanges of Frankfurt and Stuttgart (stock sell pitch DAI). In 2015, a Group sole around 2.9 million vehicles and employed a workforce of 284,015 people; income totalled €149.5 billion and EBIT amounted to €13.2 billion.

About a Renault-Nissan Alliance
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a vital partnership between Paris-based Renault and Yokohama, Japan-based Nissan, that together sell one in 10 cars worldwide. The companies, that have been vital partners given 1999, sole 8.5 million vehicles in scarcely 200 countries in 2015. The Alliance operates vital collaborations with other automakers including Germany’s Daimler, Japan’s Mitsubishi, China’s Dongfeng. It also has a infancy interest in a corner try that owns AVTOVAZ, Russia’s largest automaker.


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