Group Renault and Nissan signal unique Alliance cope with Waymo to discover driverless mobility service

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  • Groupe Renault and Nissan to grow to be the primary automotive producers to discover driverless mobility providers with Waymo in France and Japan
  • Unique settlement to initially deal with driverless mobility providers for individuals and items in France and Japan

Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor Co., and Waymo, leaders of their respective fields, have entered into an unique settlement for an preliminary interval to discover all features of driverless mobility providers for passengers and deliveries in France and Japan.

The settlement is designed to carry collectively the strengths of every get together and broaden experience by assessing market alternatives, working collectively to analysis business, authorized and regulatory points associated to driverless transportation-as-a-service choices in France and Japan. The Alliance of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, with a world footprint and portfolio masking each phase of passenger and lightweight business autos, is uniquely suited to affix this enterprise exploration with Waymo, a self-driving know-how firm constructing the world’s most skilled driver with greater than 10 million miles on public roads.

The settlement marks a primary step to creating long-term, worthwhile driverless mobility providers operations. This evaluation will first happen in France and Japan, dwelling to Groupe Renault and Nissan headquarters, respectively, and will broaden to different markets, excluding China, sooner or later.

To additional the exploration course of, Groupe Renault and Nissan will create three way partnership Alliance-focused firms in France and Japan devoted to driverless mobility providers.

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John Krafcik, CEO, Waymo
“This is a perfect alternative for Waymo to carry our autonomous know-how to a world stage, with an modern associate. With the Alliance’s worldwide attain and scale, our Waymo Driver can ship transformational mobility options to soundly serve riders and business deliveries in France, Japan, and different international locations.”

Thierry Bolloré, Chief Government Officer, Groupe Renault
“The story of tomorrow’s mobility shall be collectively written, with the cooperation of the Alliance with Waymo, as trade leaders, opening new views for driverless mobility providers. We consider this partnership will speed up our dedication to ship new shared mobility providers and profit the car ecosystems by putting us on the forefront of driverless mobility new enterprise streams in our key strategic markets.”

Hiroto Saikawa, President and CEO Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
“As we proceed our work via the mid-term plan – Nissan M.O.V.E 2022 – to evolve our enterprise to satisfy altering client habits, Nissan goals to be an early supplier of driverless mobility service. Our experience within the international automotive trade and experience in strategic partnership will allow us to discover alternatives to develop our portfolio and ship new worth to prospects with Waymo, the acknowledged chief on this area.”

ABOUT RENAULT-NISSAN-MITSUBISHI:

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Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor Firm and Mitsubishi Motors characterize the world’s largest automotive alliance. It’s the longest-lasting and best cross-cultural partnership within the auto trade. Collectively, the companions offered greater than 10.7 million autos in practically 200 international locations in 2018. The member firms are targeted on collaboration and maximizing synergies to spice up competitiveness. They’ve strategic collaborations with different automotive teams, together with Germany’s Daimler and China’s Dongfeng. This strategic alliance is the trade chief in zero-emission autos and is creating the newest superior applied sciences, with plans to supply autonomous drive, connectivity options and mobility providers on a variety of inexpensive autos.

www.alliance-2022.com
www.media.renault.com
newsroom.nissan-global.com
www.mitsubishi-motors.com/en/newsrelease/

ABOUT WAYMO:

Waymo is a self-driving know-how firm with a mission to make it protected and straightforward for individuals and issues to maneuver round. Since its begin because the Google Self-Driving Automotive Venture in 2009, Waymo has been targeted on enhancing transportation for all individuals by constructing the world’s most skilled driver. To this point, Waymo has pushed over 10 million miles autonomously on public roads throughout 25 U.S. cities and accomplished over 7 billion miles of simulation testing. For extra: www.waymo.com

MEDIA CONTACTS

Nissan: Koji Okuda, koji-okuda@mail.nissan.co.jp

Groupe Renault: Vanessa Loury, vanessa.loury@renault.com

Waymo: Suzanne Philion, press@waymo.com


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