Nissan plans to produce its all-new, all-electric successor to the compact Nissan Micra at Renault ElectriCity in France, where the retro-styled hatchback will kick-start the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance 2030 roadmap, which has a €23 billion investment in electric vehicles.
A year and a half after announcing its new "collaboration business model" Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, the alliance says it has laid a solid foundation to benefit all its partners , and teased the upcoming Nissan Micra EV compact electric vehicle as part of a wide-ranging announcement slated for big goals, big factories, and really big investments from all three companies.
“This all-new model will be developed by Nissan, engineered and built by Renault using our new shared platform,” said Nissan COO Ashwani Gupta. "(We) make the most of our Alliance's assets while maintaining the nature of Nissan."
The Alliance's joint press release also announced plans to invest €23 billion over the next five years to support its "offensive" electrification strategy, and announced Nissan's intention to develop new solid-state battery technology that will benefit all three companies.
Main areas of cooperation
- The 2030 roadmap focuses on pure electric vehicles and connected mobility.
- Aims to increase the use of common platforms to 80% in 2026.
- Mitsubishi Motors will strengthen its presence in Europe with two new models based on Renault's bestsellers.
- Invest 23 billion euros over the next five years to support its offensive electrification strategy.
- With 35 new EVs in 2030, the company should provide the largest global EV offering based on five prevalent EV platforms.
Nissan unveils all-new electric vehicle based on CMF-BEV Alliance platform to replace Micra in Europe; The car was planned to be produced at the Renault ElectriCity plant, the industrial center of the electric power industry in northern France.
Strengthens overall battery strategy to reach 220 GWh of global production capacity by 2030.
Nissan will lead the development of revolutionary all-solid-state battery technology for the benefit of all involved.
Renault will lead the development of a common centralized electrical and electronic architecture and launch the first fully software-defined car by 2025.
“Among the world's automotive leaders, the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance is a proven and unique model,” said Jean-Dominique Senard, Chairman of the Alliance. “Today, the Alliance is accelerating to lead the mobility revolution and deliver more value to customers, our employees, our shareholders and all stakeholders. The three member companies have defined a common roadmap to 2030… this is a massive investment that none of the three companies can do alone.”
Three Alliance member automakers plan to go carbon neutral by 2050.