Nissan: Renault-Nissan Alliance & Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Explore Wide Ranging Global Product and Technology Cooperation

Posted on 05. Dec, 2013 by in Nissan Canada

  • New projects to expostulate tellurian product coverage and ability utilization

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands / TOKYO, Japan – The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation currently announced their corner goal to try several new projects covering common products, technologies and production ability among a automakers. As a consequence, it has been concluded that a vital team-work between Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors could be stretched opposite a broader Renault-Nissan Alliance.

Between Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors, it is approaching that a existent NMKV joint-venture association will be extended to co-develop a new small-segment automobile including a specific electric chronicle that can be sole on a tellurian basis. The basement for this product will be from a jointly grown “Kei car” height of a form renouned in a Japanese domestic market. Further sum of all products, markets and production will be announced separately.

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation are also confirming their goal to share technologies and product resources associated to electric vehicles and latest-generation platforms. Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors were among a initial to colonize a introduction of mass-marketed 0 glimmer products.

Based on a stream instruction of discussions between Renault and Mitsubishi Motors, it is firstly approaching that dual new sedan models would be launched underneath a Mitsubishi brand, formed on vehicles from a Renault portfolio. Secondary and additional studies around other projects will afterwards be considered.

  • The initial sedan, to contest in a full-size D-segment markets of a United States and Canada and would be made during a Renault-Samsung plant in Busan, South Korea.
  • The second sedan indication would contest in a tellurian C-segment. The production plcae for this product is underneath discussion.

President and CEO of a Renault-Nissan Alliance, Carlos Ghosn said: “Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors have jointly benefited from several collaborations in a past, many recently a successful joint-venture on Kei cars in Japan. we acquire a instruction being taken towards this broader cooperation, formulating new opportunities for Renault in serve to serve leveraging a prolific attribute between Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors.”

Osamu Masuko, President of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation commented: “As a outcome of a growth of collaborative projects with Nissan Motor adult to now, Mitsubishi Motors is gratified to work again with Nissan and now Renault towards achieving serve collaborations. The new opportunities could be described as justification that a ongoing collaborative projects between Mitsubishi Motors and Nissan have brought certain results, and Mitsubishi Motors hopes that any new collaborative projects with a Renault-Nissan Alliance would move us serve merits.”

Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors have an existent joint-venture association called NMKV, that was determined in Jun 2011 for a purpose of co-developing a operation of Kei cars for both brands. The initial of these products – a Nissan Dayz and Mitsubishi eK car – went on sale in Japan this year. Both products are made during a Mitsubishi Mizushima plant in Japan.

About a Renault-Nissan Alliance
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a vital partnership between Renault (based in Boulogne-Billancourt, France) and Nissan (based in Yokohama, Japan), that together sell one in 10 cars worldwide. Renault and Nissan have been vital partners given 1999 and sole 8.1 million cars in scarcely 200 countries in 2012. The Alliance operates vital collaborations with countless automakers, including Germany’s Daimler, China’s Dongfeng, and with informal manufacturers such as Ashok Leyland in India.



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