22
MAY
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Less is More: CEO Carlos Ghosn on Frugal Engineering

Less is More: CEO Carlos Ghosn on Frugal Engineering

In his latest LinkedIn Influencer post, Ghosn writes that rising demand, especially in emerging markets, will require companies to come up with creative solutions to limit the impact on the world’s resources.

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Renault unveils Kwid in India - first car built on Alliance's CMF-A architecture
Renault has unveiled the new Kwid for the Indian market. The compact hatchback is Renault’s first global car launched in India which is expected to become the world’s fourth-largest market in the next few years. The car is built on the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s CMF-A architecture. CMF stands for Common Module Family and is the Alliance’s unique modular system of architecture. CMF-A covers the smallest and most affordable category of cars. Kwid will retail for between 300,000 rupees (about 4,200 euros) and 400,000 rupees. This is Renault’s first entry into the A segment in India which accounts for about 25% of new car sales. The car will be built at the Alliance plant in Chennai.
 
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22
MAY
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Bakery goes carbon neutral with a helping hand from Nissan

Bakery goes carbon neutral with a helping hand from Nissan
"Ihr Bäcker Schüren" is able to go 100% carbon-neutral for the first time thanks to its new Nissan e-NV200 electric van fleet. Deliveries from the bakers, which employ 200 people across 18 branches, cost next to nothing thanks to free fuel from its solar panels. 
 
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21
MAY
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

FORMULA E - Another win for Renault in Monaco

FORMULA E - Another win for Renault in Monaco
The seventh ePrix of the FIA Formula E Championship season took the drivers and teams to Europe for the first time. Packed stands witnessed the on-track performances of the Spark-Renault SRT01_E single-seaters in the streets of Monaco, as the race was won by Sébastien Buemi (e.dams-Renault), ahead of the Brazilians Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport Abt) and Nelson Piquet (NEXTEV TCR). The Swiss ace therefore became not only the first driver to convert from pole position, but also the first to record a second race win in the ground-breaking category.
 
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20
MAY
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Renault at Clerkenwell Design Week 2015

Renault at Clerkenwell Design Week 2015
Renault has revealed an immersive experience stand at the opening of Clerkenwell Design Week 2015 (CDW) that showcases the philosophies behind its vehicle design and how it takes cars from concepts to reality. Visitors to the UK’s leading independent design festival will be able to see the stand from 19th until 21st May.
 
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Meet the Renault-Nissan Alliance at the Business & Climate Summit 20- 21 May 2015
The Business & Climate Summit, scheduled for 20-21 May 2015 in Paris, is an opportunity for the Renault-Nissan Alliance to join other business and political decision-makers, to exchange ideas on the best ways to advance low-carbon solutions on a global scale.
 

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE: Why the 100% electric Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 van are more than just vehicles...they're social assets
 
It may come as a surprise to current Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 van owners but the battery powering their 100% electric vehicles is smarter than they may think. Not only does the battery power the vehicle, but it also doubles up as a portable power storage unit, helping consumers and business save money and more efficiently regulate electricity in their local community.
 
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13
MAY
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Oslo, the EV capital of Europe

Oslo, the EV capital of Europe

Free parking in public spaces.  Free charging.  Free access to bus lanes. No sales tax. With nearly 19,300 electric vehicles on the road in the Oslo region - including Nissan LEAF, the world’s best-selling EV - Norway’s capital is an inspiring EV model for other cities to follow.

In this video Oslo’s Mayor Stian Berger Rosland explains how long-term incentives can help cities transition to zero-emission mobility.

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Nissan named one of DiversityInc's 25 Noteworthy Companies for diversity for second year
In recognition of Nissan's thoughtful approach to diversity in the workplace and in the community, DiversityInc Magazine has named the company to its 2015 Top 25 Noteworthy Companies list for the second year in a row.
 
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11
MAY
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

China, growth pillar for the Renault-Nissan Alliance

China, growth pillar for the Renault-Nissan Alliance

Nissan’s objective is to sell more than 1.3 million units in China this year in its bid to position itself as the No. 1 Japanese brand.Meanwhile, Renault’s first manufacturing plant in China will start building vehicles this year, leveraging Nissan’s know-how and experience in China these past 12 years.

Watch this video to find out how Renault and Nissan are working together to grow their presence in the Chinese market. 

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