Renault and Nissan will use common platform for EVsTue, 13, Dec 2016
Renault and Nissan will build the next Zoe and Leaf electric cars on a new common platform. The cars will have different exterior styling but will share underpinnings and electric motors, said Arnaud Deboeuf, a senior alliance executive.
How GM pulled a fast one in EV one-upmanshipMon, 10, Oct 2016
Smart CEO Winkler outlines plan to keep Daimler brand profitable, 'unique'Thu, 16, Jun 2016
The fortunes of Daimler's Smart brand have rebounded after some tough times with the latest ForTwo and ForFour models that are built in partnership with Renault-Nissan. Smart CEO Annette Winkler explained to Automotive News Europe about how she sees the brand's future.
Paris classics become weekend drivers onlyMon, 06, Jun 2016
Starting next month, it will be illegal to drive through the streets of Paris on weekdays in a car built prior to before 1997, a legislative move on the part of city authorities to improve air quality.
GM's Opel denies understating CO2 emissions on Zafira minivanThu, 03, Dec 2015
Renault-Nissan savings boosted by shared CMF architectureFri, 10, Jul 2015
Renault and affiliate Nissan increased annual savings by almost one-third to 3.8 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in part through the shared use of the new CMF platform. The technology underpins models from both carmakers including the latest Qashqai compact SUV from Nissan and Renault's equivalent Kadjar, as well as Renault's updated Espace minivan.
GM, Renault, VW, others bet on megaplatformsMon, 03, Nov 2014
GM, Volkswagen, Toyota and Renault-Nissan are among the automakers embracing flexible, globally compatible megaplatforms as a key to future success. Rivals that don't join them, including Fiat Chrysler, run a risk of being left behind, analysts say.