Nissan and Mitsubishi to launch 12 EVs and a 'robo' ride service

Nissan and Mitsubishi to launch 12 EVs and a 'robo' ride service

The Renault Zoe, a hatchback one size smaller launched in 2012 by its French alliance partner, is the best-selling electric vehicle in Europe-though its uses largely separate underpinnings than the Leaf.

Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, which represent the world's largest automotive alliance, announced Friday that Alliance 2022, a six-year plan, has set a new target to double annual synergies to 10 billion euros by the end of the plan.

The plan also includes developing a fully autonomous model in 2022, as well as entering the ride-hailing market with unmanned vehicles, a project likely to involve partnerships with service providers.

Electrified cars are either all-electric or hybrids.

The combined global sales of Renault, Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors will reach a total of 14 million units by 2022, according to a midterm business plan unveiled on Friday.

Two years after that, the alliance plans to release its first fully autonomous vehicle, requiring no human driver intervention in any situation.

Sales previous year were 10 million units.

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Carlos Ghosn, chairman and chief executive officer of the Alliance, said it marks a new milestone for the member companies.

The alliance also plans to benefit from enhanced economies of scale.

CEO Carlos Ghosn also said the alliance is aiming to save 10 billion euros by the end of the period.

The automotive alliance that consists of French automaker Renault together with Nissan and Mitsubishi, plus their respective brands, has branded itself the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance. However, it did specify that it will launch four shared platforms with the aim of producing over 9 million vehicles on them. The doubling of synergies will be achieved partially by contributions from Mitsubishi Motors, specifically through deeper localization, joint plant utilization, common vehicle platforms, and an expanded presence in mature and emerging markets. They will be underpinned by common electric vehicle platforms and share components even though they will be introduced in multiple segments.

Additional synergies are expected from light commercial vehicles (LCV), aftersales and technology-sharing in electric vehicles, autonomous drive, connected cars and new mobility services.

Nissan said its EVs would boast more than 600km of range by 2022, based on NEDC homologation methodology.

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