PARIS, July 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide
15,000 vehicles in an exclusive fleet contract with the Paris-based
nutritional food company Danone. The first-of-its-kind deal for the
Alliance provides a full range of vehicles to Danone in 25 countries
for at least five years.
Danone, one of the fastest growing food companies in the world, selected
the Renault-Nissan Alliance for its wide product lineup, its
experienced fleet sales and services organization and its global sales
footprint, which matches that of Danone.
Danone fleet managers can select vehicles from four brands under the
Renault-Nissan Alliance: Renault, Dacia, Nissan and Infiniti. The
product range stretches from passenger cars in the A to the E segments
and commercial vehicles, including electric models. The highest volumes
will be in Russia, Mexico and France.
The contract will last until 2017.
ABOUT THE RENAULT-NISSAN ALLIANCE
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a strategic partnership between
Paris-based Renault and Yokohama, Japan-based Nissan, which together
sell one in 10 cars worldwide. The companies, which have been strategic
partners since 1999, sold 8.03 million cars in nearly 200 countries in
2011. Since its founding 12 years ago, the cross-cultural
Renault-Nissan Alliance has expanded significantly, particularly into
Danone is one of the fastest-growing food companies in the world. Its
mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
The group, whose products are sold on five continents, has more than
180 production plants and around 100,000 employees. In 2011, Danone
generated sales of €19 billion, of which more than half were in
emerging markets. The group holds top positions in healthy food through
four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Baby Nutrition, Bottled Water
and Medical Nutrition. Listed on Euronext Paris, Danone is a component
stock of leading social responsibility indexes including the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index, ASPI Eurozone and the Ethibel Sustainability
SOURCE Renault-Nissan Alliance
For further information:
Renault SA, +33-1-76-84-63-36, http://www.media.renault.com; David Swerdlow, Nissan International SA, +41-21-822-4970, http://www.newsroom-nissan-europe.com; Mia Nielsen, Renault-Nissan Alliance, +33-1-76-87-12-33, blog.alliance-renault-nissan.com