Renault-Nissan and Daimler an extended cooperation
Renault-Nissan and Daimler join forces for the manufacture of gearboxes and engine fuel efficient
With the international expansion of their partnership, initial projects remain actuality
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler collaborate on two new projects intended to accelerate the development of powertrains-efficient fuel.
The CEO of Renault-Nissan, Carlos Ghosn and Daimler, Dieter Zetsche, have confirmed these new projects last Friday during an annual press conference on partnership between France, Japan and Germany.
The project is co Renault and Daimler focuses on the joint development of a new range of 4-cylinder petrol. Combining advanced technology and compactness, the direct injection turbo engine will be designed to achieve low levels of pollutant emission and significantly reduce fuel consumption.
Builders only plan to jointly manufacture new engines that will equip vehicles Daimler, Renault and Nissan in 2016.
The proposed development of a new gearbox will be led by Daimler, Nissan which shall grant a license authorizing a technological integrate new boxes in vehicles Nissan and Infiniti 2016.
Jatco, a subsidiary of Nissan intends to produce these new gearboxes in Mexico under license. The new transmission will integrate the "Start & Stop" and "park & shift by wire" technologies.
"These new components testify to the rapid changes of our cooperation and its scope, which nevertheless remains anchored in well-defined projects, guarantors of real benefits for our customers," said Carlos Ghosn. "Our relationships extend over an organic and logical plan. "
"This year, our partnership has reached a turning point with the arrival on the roads of the first vehicles and engines from the partnership," Dieter Zetsche is enthusiasm. "In addition, our engineers are on the lookout for all new potential areas of collaboration, without prejudice. "
Carlos Ghosn and Dieter Zetsche has confirmed that all projects "pillars" initial announcements in 2010 have been completed or are in the process of being. Groups also continue their Advanced Research on power units operating with a fuel cell. Moreover, they harnessed a program Cross-power components powertrain and battery for models "zero emission" of their urban.
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