The Alliance of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi has announced that the ambitious plans for the production of a series of new electric, Autonomous and robotic vehicles with common platforms.
As part of the Alliance’s 2022 plan, the brands launch 12 new electric cars, 40 Autonomous-enabled cars and ‘robo-cars’ for ride-hailing services. The models are built with co-designed parts and bases.
The companies will jointly invest â‚¬10 billion(Â£8.9 billion) to the cause, which targets the sale of nine million cars (all based on only four common platforms) up to the year 2022.
Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn said: â€œtoday marks a milestone for our member. At the end of our strategic plan for the Alliance of 2022, we have our annual synergies want to double to â‚¬10bn.
â€œIn order to achieve this goal, on the one hand, Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi collaboration will accelerate, based on common platforms, powertrains and next-generation electric, Autonomous, and related technologies.
â€œFrom the other side, synergies will be strengthened by our growth. Our annual sales are expected to exceed 14 million units, with sales expected to rise to $240bn by the end of the plan.”
The Alliance was created in 1999 by Renault and Nissan. He acquired a Mitsubishi in 2016, following revelations that the Mitsubishi had the fake consumption levels for 25 years.
Renault-Nissan recently, the Volkswagen group overtook one of the world’s largest automotive manufacturer, with the majority of deliveries recorded in the first half of 2017. It yielded 5.27 m vehicles over the period from Volkswagen 5.156 m.