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Renault-Nissan alliance to set up China electric vehicles JV with Dongfeng

Ford Motor Co also announced it was exploring a JV with Chinese car maker Anhui Zotye Automobile Co

Reuters  |  Beijing 

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Co and its alliance partner said on Tuesday they are setting up a new joint-venture (JV) with their partner Co Ltd to design and build in China.

The move comes as global automakers tap into a boom for such cleaner "new energy" vehicles in the world's biggest auto market and gear up to meet its stringent plug-in car quotas.

The new JV, called eGT New Energy Automotive Co, will be owned 25 per cent each by Nissan and Renault and 50 per cent by Dongfeng, according to a statement by Nissan and Renault.


announced earlier that it was exploring setting up a JV with Chinese car maker Anhui Zotye Automobile Co to build in China under a new brand.

First Published: Tue, August 29 2017. 11:11 IST
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