Emerging Markets

02
JUN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

The Renault KWID: A global car built on a global platform

The Renault KWID: A global car built on a global platform

The new Renault KWID compact hatchback unveiled in India in May is aimed at the Indian A-segment, which accounts for about 25% of the market. The car is expected to be a strong contender in the market thanks to its SUV design, fuel efficiency as well as functionalities important for the Indian consumer, including a large trunk and a spacious interior. The car is built on the Alliance’s CMF-A platform and will cost between 300,000 rupees (about 4,200 euros) to 400,000 rupees. To find out more, watch this video here.

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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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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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Shanghai Buzz: Carlos Ghosn on the importance of China to the Alliance

Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke to Alliance TV at the Shanghai Auto Show about the importance of China to the Alliance and the strategy for its four brands – Renault, Nissan, Infiniti and Venucia. Click below for the video.

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27
JAN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Alliance CEO Ghosn in BRICs panel discussion in Davos

Alliance CEO Ghosn in BRICs panel discussion in Davos
Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn participated in a panel discussion entitled “The BRICs Agenda” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 22. The session examined the near- and long-term priorities of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa in the context of their trade and investment partnerships.
 
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08
JAN
2015
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Our Differences are Many, Our Potential Is Great

Our Differences are Many, Our Potential Is Great
This is a recent speech Carlos Ghosn delivered in New York at the Arab Bankers Association of North America award dinner, in acceptance of the ABANA 2014 Achievement Award. It appears in the December issue of Vital Speeches of the Day.
You can view it on LinkedIn here.
 
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06
NOV
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Infiniti starts local production in China

Infiniti starts local production in China

Infiniti has begun local production in China, the world’s largest automotive market. The first Infiniti Q50L rolled off the assembly line at the Dongfeng Nissan Xiangyang Plant in Xiangyang, Hubei Province earlier today. The long-wheelbase version of the Q50 premium sports sedan is Infiniti’s first localized model in China dedicated to Chinese consumers.

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29
OCT
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Presentation of the Duster Oroch show car in Sao Paulo

Presentation of the Duster Oroch show car in Sao Paulo
Renault is set to unveil the Duster Oroch show car in a world premiere at the 28th Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil (October 30-November 9). Brazil is the Renault's second-largest market after France, and is among the top ten markets for the Alliance.
 
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10
SEP
2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance Team
 

Dongfeng Nissan launches its first all-electric vehicle

Dongfeng Nissan launches its first all-electric vehicle

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV) has launched "e30," its first pure-electric vehicle model from its local Venucia brand in China. DFL-PV is a business unit of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL), Nissan's joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd.

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