Nissan in talks with Daimler to share engines, EVs and batteries

According to a report by Japan’s Nikkei business daily, Nissan Motor Co. is in talks with Daimler AG to get larger engines from the German automaker. In return, Nissan may supply Daimler with electric-cars and batteries.

The paper said that Nissan’s French partner, Renault, is already in a partnership talk with Daimler and the discussions will lead to a three-way negotiation.

Spokesman for both companies decline to comment on the report.

Nikkei said that CEO Carlos Ghosn will released details on the partnership talks with Daimler in the coming weeks. The group will then fully jump into negotiations.

– By: Omar Rana

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