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Project Release sedan Renault-Nissan badged Mitsubishi suspended

Project Release sedan Renault-Nissan badged Mitsubishi suspended

Project Release sedan Renault-Nissan badged Mitsubishi suspended

Earlier media reported that Mitsubishi received from the French-Japanese alliance compact and mid-size sedan, designed to replace the current generation Lancer family and has been removed from the conveyor sedan Galant. Earlier media reported that Mitsubishi received from the French-Japanese alliance compact and mid-size sedan, designed to replace the current generation Lancer family and has been removed from the conveyor sedan Galant.

The joint project of the alliance Renault-Nissan and Mitsubishi’s on release to the market several new models partially suspended, says the publication Automotive News.

Under an agreement between the Company expects that Renault-Nissan will provide Mitsubishi models of its own design to the Japanese company sold its modified version under its own brand on the market in several countries, including the United States.

Earlier media reported that Mitsubishi received from the French-Japanese alliance compact and mid-size sedan, designed to replace the current generation Lancer family and has been removed from the conveyor sedan Galant. Since the lifting Galant production brand has lost a large share of the US market segment D-class, for what purpose and needed a new mid-size sedan.

Project Release sedan Renault-Nissan badged Mitsubishi suspended

In addition, the possibility of access to the platform Mitsubishi kei car from the Japanese market. In the list of the most likely to transmit the Mitsubishi cars, sedans called Renault Fluence (replacement Lancer) and Latitude (replacement Galant).

Now North American leaders Mitsubishi argue that the project is suspended. While it is known that this decision applies only to mid-size sedan, which was to replace the model Galant. Will the cooperation between Renault-Nissan and Mitsubishi in other parts of the project – is not reported.

Note that the manual Mitsubishi said earlier that the company intends to focus on the development of SUVs and crossovers. We can assume that the company will try to maintain a presence in other segments of the sought-after, but in these areas will have to save.

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