Renault will be amenable for the development and accumulation of the next-generation Nissan Micra as allotment of the Alliance’s plan for tighter cooperation amid its brands.
The accepted Micra is already actuality bogus at Renault’s Flins branch in France, but the ability is accepted to appearance out agent accumulation and focus instead on recycling activities from about 2024.
The account for the next-generation Micra came from Nissan’s Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta during an account with French bi-weekly Le Monde.
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Gupta said that the plan for Nissan’s Ford Fiesta and VW Polo battling is allotment of the new ‘leader-follower’ action aural the Alliance, which stipulates that one automaker takes the advance on specific archetypal segments.
“For the abutting bearing of Micra, we will chase Renault, and we will ask Renault to advance and accomplish the approaching Micra for us,” Gupta said.
The ‘leader-follower’ action will additionally put Renault in allegation of the Alliance’s approaching baby B-SUV models, such as the Renault Captur and Nissan Juke, for Europe, while Nissan will advance in the next-generation of C-SUV models, like the Qashqai (Rogue Sport in NA) and its sister model, the Renault Kadjar.
The accepted Micra has been in the bazaar back backward 2016, offered in both petrol and agent variants. The range-topping alternative is the Micra N-Line, which is powered by a turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder with 115 HP commutual to a six-speed chiral transmission.