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The "Carlos and Dieter Show" did not take place at this year's Frankfurt auto show. That could be a sign of trouble.
Ghosn's new six-year business plan for the Renault-Nissan Alliance will develop more EVs and autonomous vehicles. It also will accelerate the pace of platform-sharing between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi.
Renault-Nissan will expand their electric car ranges and increase savings from closer integration as part of a six-year strategic plan that also fully integrates Mitsubishi in their alliance.
Nissan's North American factory boss John Martin will move up to the role of executive vice president for manufacturing engineering and supply chain management for the global Renault-Nissan Alliance.
Nissan redesigns the Leaf for 2018 and reconceives the marketing strategy that launched it.
Nissan says the next-generation Leaf will finally become a core nameplate in terms of volume. But in pricing, it concedes EVs will take almost another decade to go mainstream.
The next-generation electric Nissan Leaf aims to ease range anxiety with battery improvements that include a performance edition. But better EV attributes are only part of the proposition.
Amid the ramp-up of Tesla Model 3 production, competing EV makers are stressing the performance characteristics of their latest models.
Nissan considers new electric vehicle competitors positive for the market because it is an opportunity to "democratize" the environment-friendly vehicles.
Nissan introduced its second generation Nissan Leaf electric vehicle with a range of 150 miles -- a 40 percent increase from its predecessor but still a far cry from competing EVs.
A sleeker, longer-range Nissan Leaf; Toyota, GM pickups get 'good' ratings in crash tests; FCA to part with parts?; Mazda future product.
Nissan's Leaf may be the world's best-selling electric vehicle. But the automaker is pitching the second generation as all that and much more.
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