Nissan to produce Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder gasoline engines in North America; latest step in collaboration

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powertrain assembly plant will build Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder gasoline engines for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz models. Two-seater smart vehicles will be produced at Daimler’s plant in Hambach, France, and four-seater smart and Renault production are slated for Renault’s plant in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Daimler will supply Nissan and Infiniti with four- and six-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines from the current and future engine portfolio as well as with automatic transmissions.

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In a 2009 CNNMoney.com interview, AutoNation CEO, Mike Jackson voiced his opinion that gasoline is too cheap and that the United States government should consider a gas tax to make sure the price does not fall below roughly $3.50 Slovenia.

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Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler partnership solid and expanding; 12 projects on three continents

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The collaboration between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG is not only stable and on-track, but expanding, the companies’ CEOs said in their annual media update at the Paris Motor Show. The three cars, which are all on display at the Paris Motor Show, are independent products with a unique brand identity. The smart fortwo is being built at smart’s Hambach plant in France, while the Twingo and the smart forfour are being produced at Renault’s plant in Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

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Cooperation between Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance deepening in 2016

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At the Paris Motor Show, Carlos Ghosn and Dieter Zetsche said that the strategic partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG is maturing as it enters its seventh year in 2016. Launched in 2014, the smart two-seater is built at Daimler’s Hambach plant, France, whereas both four-seater vehicles are produced at Renault’s plant in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. kWh/100 km; CO 2 emissions, combined: 0 g/km) debuted at the Paris Motor Show.

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Daimler/Renault-Nissan collaboration expanding

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The chief executives of the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG said during an annual briefing at the Frankfurt Motor Show that their companies’ partnership ( earlier post ) is advancing quickly, and the scope of the collaboration is increasingly global.

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Renault-Nissan and Daimler Announce Strategic Cooperation; Equity Exchanges, Common Small Vehicle Platform, Powertrains and Light Commercial Vehicles

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The smart plant in Hambach, France will be the production location for the two-seater versions, while the Renault plant in Novo Mesto, Slovenia will be the production location for the four-seater versions. The focus of the cooperation in the powertrain area is on the sharing of highly fuel-efficient, diesel and gasoline engines between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler. Daimler will provide gasoline and diesel engines out of its current portfolio to Infiniti.

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