Alliance 2022: New Plan Targets Annual Synergies Of €10 Billion

Alliance 2022: New plan targets annual synergies of €10 billion and forecasts unit sales of 14 million and combined revenues of $240 billionAlliance 2022, a six-year plan announced today, has set a new target to double annual synergies to €10 billion by the end of the plan.

Carlos Ghosn, chairman and chief executive officer of the Alliance, said: "Today marks a new milestone for our member companies. By the end of our strategic plan Alliance 2022, we aim to double our annual synergies to €10 billion. To achieve this target, on one side Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors will accelerate collaboration on common platforms, powertrains and next-generation electric, autonomous and connected technologies. From the other side, synergies will be enhanced by our growing scale. Our total annual sales are forecast to exceed 14 million units, generating revenues expected at $240 billion by the end of the plan."

Yamaha Teams Impress On First Day Of Combined Suzuka 8 Hours Test

Yamaha Teams Impress on First Day of Combined Suzuka 8 Hours TestThe Yamaha Factory Racing Team, YART Official EWC Team and the GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team were all on track together for the opening day of the second official Suzuka 8 Hours Test in Japan on Tuesday, ahead of the final round of the 2016/2017 FIM Endurance World Championship on the 28th-30th July. The Yamaha Factory Racing Team of Alex Lowes, Michael van der Mark and Katsuyuki Nakasuga ended the first day of action second on the overall timesheets, despite battling jet lag, with the YART and GMT94 teams also impressing as they battle it out for the title.

Honda Civic Type R Will Return 25 Mpg Combined

Honda Civic Type R will Return 25 MPG Combined

The Honda Civic Type R has officially had its fuel economy rated in the U.S. 

The car, which is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 316 horsepower, will return 22 mpg in the city, 28 on the highway for a combined 25 mpg. All Civic Type R models will exclusively be front-wheel drive and use a six-speed manual transmission.

Skiing: Watabe Wins 1st Nordic Combined World Cup Event In 2 Years

Skiing: Watabe wins 1st Nordic combined World Cup event in 2 yearsJapan's Akito Watabe claimed his first win in two years at a World Cup individual Nordic combined event on Saturday.
The 28-year-old, who finished runner-up a day earlier on home soil, topped the podium this time as he overcame a 25-second deficit in the 10-kilometer cross country to log 25 minutes, 55.9 seconds.

2016 Mazda Cx-9 Achieves Best-in-class Combined Epa Fuel Economy Rating

2015 Los Angeles Show : 2016 Mazda CX-9  Live PhotosMazda North American Operations today released EPA-estimated fuel economy figures for its all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9.
Certified at an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway/25 mpg combined, when equipped with front-wheel drive, the 2016 CX-9 achieves best-in-class1 city and combined fuel economy ratings for a non-hybrid, midsize, three-row crossover SUV and class-leading highway fuel economy.

Skiing: Watabe 3rd Again In Nordic Combined World Cup Event

Skiing: Watabe 3rd again in Nordic combined World Cup eventJapan's Akito Watabe finished third at a Nordic combined World Cup event for the second straight day on Sunday.
Watabe flew 115.5 meters for 146.9 points in his jump to start the 10-kilometer cross-country race eight seconds behind in fourth, tied with eventual winner Fabian Riessle of Germany. Watabe moved up a place as he finished in 21 minutes 24.6 seconds, 04.10 seconds behind Riessle.

2016 Nissan Titan Xd Returns 17.7 Mpg Combined

2016 Nissan Titan XD Returns 17.7 MPG CombinedWhile Nissan hasn’t released fuel economy ratings for the all-new 2016 Titan XD pickup truck yet, independent tests are starting to appear.
One of the first such tests is Motor Trend’s Real MPG evaluation, which measures fuel economy in real driving conditions. Powered by the Cummins 5.0-liter V8 turbo diesel engine, the 2016 Titan XD returned 15.8 mpg (14.9 l/100 km) city, 20.8 mpg (11.3 l/100 km) highway and 17.7 mpg (13.3 l/100 km) over the combined cycle.

Renault Nissan Alliance Has Sold More Evs Than Its Next Two Competitors Combined

Update : Nissan Leaf EV ready for certified pre-owned programNissan may not be doing so hot with sales of its Leaf electric vehicle in the US this year, but the Japanese automaker and its France-based partner Renault still remain the gold standard of electric-vehicle sellers. Thanks to numbers crunched by the good people over at EV Sales, we learn that the Renault-Nissan Alliance has moved more than 265,000 electric vehicles around the world. That accounts for more than a quarter of all the EVs sold worldwide and is more than Mitsubishi's 11 percent share and General Motors' 10 percent share combined. Nissan and Renault surpassed the quarter-million electric-vehicle mark in June.

2016 Mazda Mx-5 Fuel Economy Rated At 30 Mpg Combined

2015 Chicago Auto Show : Mazda specs new MX-5 Miata with accessoriesRatings for 2016 Mazda MX-5 fuel economy usage have been released.
The car, which is exclusively powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder SkyActiv engine in North America, is officially rated to return 27 MPG in the city, 34 on the highway and an average of 30 MPG when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission. Opt for the six-speed automatic and the highway mileage climbs by two to sit at 36 MPG while the other two ratings remain the same.