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Nissan Arc plan

Nissan launches its new Arc business plan


Nissan is adapting its production strategy to rebalance its ICE and electric vehicle output and address rising costs and market fragmentation

One of the cornerstones of this initiative is the pursuit of “high-value-creation” operational projects across Latin America, India and Europe

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance embarks on a new era of collaboration for enhanced agility with strong regionalisation focus


The alliance shifts to regional focus for enhanced agility challenging assumptions about global autmomotive markets


Renault and Geely sign joint venture agreement to launch powertrain technology company


Renault and Geely have signed a 50-50% joint venture agreement to form a new company, to develop and produce next-generation hybrid and highly efficient ICE powertrain solutions


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance rebalances partnership


Revised partnership will see high-value-creation operational projects in Latin America, India and Europe including further platform sharing

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Mitsubishi masterplan – spearheading Alliance activity in South-East Asia


In its new regional strategies for 2020, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance announced that it wants Mitsubishi to spearhead activities in South-East Asia

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Mitsubishi Electric builds new component plant


India - Mitsubishi Electric will make power steering units, exhaust gas recirculation valves and giant magnet-resistance sensors at its new plant


Working from home


Ian Henry looks at how Japan’s OEMs are faring in their native land as they intensify supply to their own domestic market

Nissan production

Allies at a crossroads


While boardroom scandal and criminal allegations have tested this longstanding partnership, the ties that bind the Alliance OEMS remain firmly in place

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Mazda Thailand

Asia’s other powerhouse


Already a dynamic and rapidly growing manufacturing hub, South-East Asia’s automotive industry is finding further opportunity in the growth of battery and hybrid vehicle production

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New year, new arrangements


As 2018 draws to a close, the pace of change in vehicle manufacturing is accelerating. The move to EVs is gaining speed while the companies themselves continue to realign and optimise their manufacturing footprints.

Carlos Ghosn Renault press image Jan 2017

Going gets tough for Ghosn



DTNA chassis

Building on framework

2018-11-19T16:12:00+00:00By and The Freightliner Custom Chassis plant in Gaffney, South Carolina, houses a diverse assembly mix, and has recently taken on a new project

The Freightliner Custom Chassis plant in Gaffney, South Carolina, houses a diverse assembly mix, and has recently taken on a new project

Renault Maubeuge

Van production boost at Renault plant


France - The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has revealed new plans for the production of vans in the country. Specifically, €450m (US$393m) is being spent over the next five years to make the next-generation Renault Kangoo family at the Renault Maubeuge plant, where the Mercedes Citan van is currently built.

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GAC Mitsubishi makes engines


China - The company has started making its 4B4 and 4J1 engines at a new plant in Changsha, Hunan. These were previously imported from Japan before being dropped into the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV and the Outlander SUV.

Mitsubishi Eupheme EV

GAC Mitsubishi produces electric SUV


China - The model, which is called the Eupheme EV, is now rolling off lines at the company's plant in Changsha, Hunan. It is currently available to buy in twelve cities across China, with additional locations to be introduced shortly.

Mitsubishi Xpander

Mitsubishi to boost Bekasi plant output


Indonesia - The company has decided to increase capacity at its manufacturing facility in Bekasi, primarily to keep up with rising demand for its Xpander crossover MPV. It can currently make around 115,000 units of the model though hopes to top 160,000 by fiscal year 2020, with the number of ...

Daimler India

Daimler hits milestone in India


India - Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), which is part of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), has made 100,000 vehicles at its plant in Oragadam - an industrial town located near Chennai on the south east coast. The news comes just two years after the facility hit the ...

Chiron brake caliper

Making metal add up


Additively manufactured metal parts present a challenge for high-volume production but at the other end of the scale, engineers are successfully developing the process for specialist, low volume parts. Mike Farish reports

Mitsubishi Xpander

Mitsubishi boosts Xpander production


Indonesia - Following strong demand in the ASEAN region, the OEM has announced that it will boost Xpander production at its Bekasi plant by 20% to 120,000 units. A further increase of 30,000 units is expected to take place in fiscal year 2019.

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