Leading automotive group’s expertise on the vehicle of the future to enrich policy debates
The Renault-Nissan Alliance has joined the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum (ITF) to work with the organization on projects and issues regarding transport policy, shared mobility, electric vehicles, future automotive technology and decarbonising transport.
The Alliance sold a record 9,96 million cars in nearly 200 markets in 2016, making it one of the top automotive groups worldwide. With cumulative sales of more than 440,000 all-electric cars and vans since 2010, the Alliance is the world leader in zero-emission vehicles.The Alliance employs more than 450,000 people and has 122 manufacturing plants globally.
The ITF is an intergovernmental organisation with 57 member countries that facilitates global dialogue for better transport. It acts as a think tank for member governments and organises an annual summit of transport ministers. The CPB is the ITF’s platform for engaging with the private sector and to enrich global transport policy discussion with a business perspective.
José Viegas, Secretary-General of the ITF, said: “We are very proud to have the Renault-Nissan Alliance, a strong market leader in clean mobility and innovative technologies, join the CPB. The alliance, which has a strong vision of the vehicle of the future, is expected to contribute significantly to our work on decarbonising transport, electro-mobility and autonomous driving.”
”The Corporate Partnership Board is an important and influential forum for our industry to maintain a constructive dialogue with governments around the world,” said Arnaud Deboeuf, Alliance Senior Vice President of Renault-Nissan and the Alliance CEO Office. “The Renault-Nissan Alliance, along with Mitsubishi Motors, can bring a unique business perspective as a leader in zero-emission vehicles and as one of the top global automotive group. The Alliance is also developing autonomous drive and connectivity, key technologies for the future of mobility”.
The members of the ITF Corporate Partnership Board include Abertis, AB InBev, AeroMexico, Brisa, China Communications Construction Co. (CCCC), China Ocean Shipping Co. (COSCO Group), ExxonMobil, Ford, Google, Here, IBM, Incheon International Airport, Inrix, Kapsch TrafficCom, Michelin, The Renault-Nissan Alliance., NXP, PTV Group, RATP, , SAS, SNCF, Total, Toyota, Transdev, Uber, Venice Port Authority, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group.
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