Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and DiDi Chuxing to explore car-sharing partnership in China
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has signed a memorandum of understanding with DiDi Chuxing (‘DiDi’), a Chinese mobile transportation platform, to explore future business cooperation on a new electric vehicle car-sharing programme in the People’s Republic of China.
The memorandum of understanding signed with DiDi underlines the commitment to new mobility services at the Alliance, including the launch of robo-vehicle ride-hailing services, as part of the Alliance 2022 strategic midterm plan launched last year by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.
Ogi Redzic, senior vice president of Connected Vehicles and Mobility Services for Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, said: “The potential business and technology opportunities that we will explore with DiDi are quite promising. This cooperation fits with the Alliance expansion in vehicle electrification, autonomy, connectivity and new mobility services."
Chen Ting, General Manager for the Express Mobility Group of DiDi Chuxing, said: “Strategic partnerships with the world’s leading industry players like Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi will enable us to pool our strengths and resources to meet diversified mobility demands and create an open, sharing-based transportation ecosystem, as we innovate vehicles for a future of ridesharing, AI technology and new energy."