31
AUG
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

UK to trial "electric roads" to charge EVs as they go

UK to trial "electric roads" to charge EVs as they go
Image courtesy of Highways England
A new technology that charges electric vehicles on the move is to be tested in the UK later this year, opening up the possibility of driving long distances without having to stop at charging stations. 
 
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Making the right noises: Nissan lends EV expertise to eVADER pedestrian alert system project
Nissan proves Electric Vehicle (EV) expertise on European Union-funded eVADER project
One-off Nissan LEAF concept demonstrates potential next generation audible alert system solution for EVs
System resolves safety concern of silent EVs whilst still minimising noise pollution
 
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04
AUG
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Nissan plots five of the most electrifying drive routes in Europe

Nissan plots five of the most electrifying drive routes in Europe
  • The 100% electric Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 navigated across Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, the UK and France
  • Europe's most scenic roads show off range and driving capabilities of Nissan's zero-emission vehicles
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Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance Start Manufacturing Joint Venture in Mexico

• Manufacturing joint venture called COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes) 

• To build plant for the production of next-generation premium compact vehicles for the brands Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti

• COMPAS led by international management team from Daimler and Nissan

 

21
JUL
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Electric vehicles to fight against global warming

Electric vehicles to fight against global warming
Global warming is a reality. It is caused by  an excess of CO2 in the atmosphere, acting as a blanket, trapping the heat and warming the planet.  As a global automotive manufacturing group, we cannot ignore our industry’s role in this phenomenon. Passenger cars alone contribute 15% of all greenhouse gases emitted globally.
 
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Renault-Nissan Alliance posts record €3.8 billion in synergies in 2014
Purchasing, engineering and manufacturing are biggest contributors to synergies
Common Module Family (CMF) drives synergies in all major areas
Convergence of key functions in 2014 accelerates synergy momentum 
Sales and marketing and other functions increase contributions
 
Infographic: CMF, the Renault-Nissan Alliance's modular architecture system
The Renault Kwid – the Alliance’s latest model built on CMF architecture

Common Module Family (CMF) is the Alliance’s unique system of modular vehicle architectures and an increasing source of synergies. CMF allows the company to build a wider range of vehicles from a smaller pool of parts, resulting in more savings and greater value for customers. To find out more about CMF, check out our infographic here.

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Renault-Nissan Alliance announces new head of Alliance manufacturing engineering & supply chain management
Jérôme Olive, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Logistics Europe, Renault s.a.s., appointed new head of Alliance Manufacturing Engineering & Supply Chain Management
 
 
06
JUL
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

How EVs are moving mainstream - by CEO Carlos Ghosn

How EVs are moving mainstream - by CEO Carlos Ghosn

In his latest LinkedIn Influencer post, Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn points to encouraging figures for electric vehicles, including the sale of the Alliance’s 250,000th EV in early June. Find out why he believes the EV is establishing itself as the most practical transportation alternative to help combat climate change.

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Toyota, Nissan and Honda agree on details of joint support for hydrogen infrastructure development
Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed on key details regarding a new joint support project for the development of hydrogen station infrastructure in Japan. In addition to partially covering the operating costs of hydrogen stations, the three automakers have also agreed to help infrastructure companies deliver the best possible customer service and create a convenient, hassle-free refueling network for owners of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs).
 
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