Renault-Nissan and Daimler Engines United Around

Companies will establish a joint production of new engines, which will rise on cars Mercedes, Renault and Nissan in 2016.

The head of the alliance Renault-Nissan, Carlos Ghosn and Daimler head Dieter Zetsche confirmed a new project aimed at accelerating the development of engines that consume less fuel.

The project aims to co-create a new range of four-cylinder gasoline engines. Compact turbo direct injection is developed using the latest technology to achieve the reduction of pollutant emissions and significantly reduce the consumption of gasoline. The project to develop the new transmission will be controlled by Daimler, which gave the company Nissan technology licenses, making new cars Nissan and Infiniti, beginning in 2016, will be equipped with new transmissions, both sides said newsmakers.

Jatco, subsidiary of Nissan, is going to produce a new transmission under license in Mexico. The new powertrain will combine technology «start & stop» and «park & ​​shift by wire» (transmits commands shift electronically).

"Our relations are extended to natural and logical grounds," - said Carlos Ghosn. "This year, our partnership has reached a new level, thanks to the emergence of the first cars on the road and engine become the fruits of this partnership - said Dieter Zetsche. - And because our engineers are constantly looking for new areas of potential cooperation."

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