Nissan develops global light-duty truck platform


TOKYO, July 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Nissan Motor Co. said on Thursday it has developed a common platform for light-duty trucks that would be used on the new Cabstar and other models in future to maximise efficiency. The new platform, along with another one for panel vans, will replace Nissan's 11 unique platforms for light commercial vehicles (LCVs) by 2010, enabling the company to reduce costs by using common parts. Developed jointly by Nissan's engineering division in Barcelona and ...

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