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Renault-Nissan Alliance

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 15 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.

2013 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 8,264,821 vehicles in 2013, representing one in 10 new cars sold worldwide. Calendar-year sales increased 2.1% from 2012, propelled by record sales in the car group's two largest markets, China and the United States. 2013 was the fifth straight year of sales growth for the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

  • Renault-Nissan combined global sales in 2012 (January - December) : 8,264,821 units
  • Nissan Group (Nissan and Infiniti brands included) sales: 5,102,979 units
  • Renault Group (Renault, Renault Samsung Motors and Dacia brands included) sales: 2,628,208 units
  • AVTOVAZ (Lada brand) sales: 533,634

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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