Signed on March 27, 1999, the Renault-Nissan Alliance has built a unique business model that has created significant value for both companies. For over 14 years, employees at Renault and Nissan have worked as partners with an attitude of mutual respect and company pride while keeping brands and corporate identities.
2012 Alliance Sales Results
Renault-Nissan Alliance signing
(March 27, 1999)
Left: Yoshikazu Hanawa, President and Chief Executive Officer
of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Right: Louis Schweitzer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Renault
The Renault-Nissan Alliance sold a record 8,097,197 vehicles in 2012, representing one in 10 new cars sold worldwide. Calendar-year sales increased about 1% from 2011, with strong growth in emerging markets and the US, compensating for the protracted European slowdown. 2012 was the fourth straight year of sales growth for the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
- Renault-Nissan combined global sales in 2012 (January - December) : 8,097,197 units
- Nissan Group (Nissan and Infiniti brands included) sales: 4,940,133 units
- Renault Group (Renault, Renault Samsung Motors and Dacia brands included) sales: 2,550,286 units
- AVTOVAZ (Lada brand) sales: 606,778
Strategic Cooperation Between Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG
Strategic collaboration announced at Brussels, Belgium
(April 7, 2010)
Left: Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance
Right: Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars
Nissan concluded the contract about a wide-ranging strategic cooperation among Nissan, Renault and Daimler AG, a German leading automotive company, which includes the new common architecture for small vehicles, the sharing of highly fuel-efficient diesel and gasoline engines and the collaboration on light commercial vehicles. In order to ensure this cooperation more effective, Nissan and Renault each holds 1.55% of Daimler AG's shares, Daimler AG holds 3.10% of Nissan's shares and 3.10% of Renault shares.
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