Daimler & Renault-Nissan Alliance expand cooperation to 1-ton pickup trucks
STUTTGART/PARIS/YOKOHAMA, (Apr. 7, 2015) -The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG will expand their five-year strategic cooperation into the pickup truck segment. Together, Nissan and Daimler will develop a 1-ton pickup truck for Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz recently announced its entry into this segment. The Mercedes-Benz pickup will share some of the architecture with the all-new Nissan NP300 but it will be engineered and designed by Daimler to meet the specific needs of its customers. The vehicle will have all of Mercedes Benz' distinctive characteristics and features.