Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Carlos Ghosn confirms - Nissan to introduce low cost brand Datsun in India, Russia and Indonesia

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has confirmed the revival of the Datsun brand, providing new details on the list of markets and nature of the product. The Datsun brand will be used expand the group’s presence in India, Russia and Indonesia with low cost models.

Carlos Ghosn on Datsun’s rebirth -

It’s a green car, affordable car, small displacement, high local content. It’s going to be a generous car.The first reborn Datsuns will rollout in 2014.

The first model could be a low cost vehicle along the lines of the Bajaj RE60.Renault-Nissan is said to be working on an A-Platform to build cars smaller than the Micra. Media reports have also claimed that Nissan and Ashok Leyland are working together on an affordable passenger vehicle. The third possibility is the V-Platform’s extended usage to manufacture cars like the Alto, Eon and Wagon R.


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