Nissan aims to double use of common parts in next cars


ATSUGI, Japan, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said on Monday it will overhaul the way it develops cars by using common parts across different vehicle segments, cutting costs by nearly 30 percent and helping offset soaring spending to make cars safer and more fuel-efficient. Japan's No.2 automaker said the new engineering concept, dubbed Common Module Family or CMF, would double the use of common parts in the next generation of its vehicles to around 80 percent. The first cars developed ...

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