Nissan B platform

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The B platform is an automobile platform for compact and subcompact cars of the Renault-Nissan Alliance since 2002.[1]

Nissan-Renault[edit]

The B-segment B platform was jointly developed by Nissan and Renault.[2] As of 2010, the next generation of this platform has been renamed V platform.

Nissan-Renault B0 platform[edit]

A version with stretched wheelbase is named B0 and used for the following cars:

Dacia B0 platform[edit]

A version with stretched wheelbase, named B0 platform,[10] and developed for Dacia, is used for the following cars:

The B0 platform is also used by the Alliance's partner AvtoVAZ:

Dacia M0 platform[edit]

Derived from the B0 platform,[12][13][14][15] the M0 platform is used for the following cars:

Nissan EV platform[edit]

A new electric vehicle platform, thought to be based on the B0 platform,[16] was revealed by Nissan in 2009, though Nissan's own documentation on the B0 platform does not mention the LEAF:[17]

Nissan V platform[edit]

The second generation of the B platform is now known as the V platform:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "B platform". Blog of Renault Nissan Alliance. 2010-09-30. "An initial common platform (a Nissan-led project), the B-platform, has been used by Nissan since 2002 with the Micra (March in Japan) and Cube. [...]" 
  2. ^ "Following the rapid implementation of their joint organizations, Renault and Nissan are engaged in an intensive global cooperation". Nissan-Renault Alliance. 1999-10-20. "In the area of vehicle engineering, it has been decided to develop the first common platform, known as the B platform [...]" 
  3. ^ "Dacia Logan Van and Dacia Logan Pick-up out to win sales in Europe's Light Commercial Vehicle segment". Daciagroup.com. 2008-11-25. "The entire Dacia range is built on the Alliance’s B0 platform, derived from the B platform (on which Modus, Clio II, Clio III and the Nissan Micra are built)." 
  4. ^ "New Renault Clio: love-at-first-sight styling, and packed with innovations". Renault. Retrieved 2012-12-01. "New Clio is built on a new version of the Alliance’s B platform which has been optimised for outstanding comfort, manoeuvrability and low noise levels." 
  5. ^ "New Renault Symbol, an elegant three-box saloon with seductive appeal". Renault. 2008-08-26. Retrieved 2012-12-01. "New Renault Symbol offers benchmark travelling comfort and employs the same running gear as Clio II which is acclaimed for the balance it strikes between comfort and outstanding roadholding." 
  6. ^ "First look: Renault Oz says no to Twingo". GoAuto.com.au. 2006-10-06. Retrieved 2012-12-03. "Derived from the Renault/Nissan Alliance ‘B Platform’ (which has seen models as disparate as the Renault Modus, Nissan Tiida and Dacia Logan), the front-wheel drive Twingo will debut in production form at the next Geneva motor show in March." 
  7. ^ "Geneva motor show 2010: Renault Wind". Autocar. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 2 February 2014. "The Wind, which will be launched at the Geneva motor show next month, shares its platform and much of its front-end styling with the Twingo." 
  8. ^ "2011 Nissan Juke Owner's Manual". Nissan USA. Retrieved 2012-05-27. "Juke is built based on Nissan B platform shared with Cube, Clio III (Renault), Micra K12, Modus (Renault) and Twingo MK II (Renault)." 
  9. ^ Aaron Robinson (2012-05-22). "2011 Nissan Juke - First Drive Review". Caranddriver.com. Retrieved 2012-05-27. "Based on Nissan’s global B platform, which is under the Nissan Versa and Cube and Renault Clio (remember, Nissan and Renault are one), the Juke [...]" 
  10. ^ "Dacia Duster". Carmagazine.co.uk. 2009-12-08. Retrieved 2012-05-27. "Since 2004 all of its cars have been based on the company’s B0 [...] platform, and top sellers are the mid-sized Logan saloon and estate, and the five-door Sandero hatchback." 
  11. ^ "Renault presented for AvtoVAZ a loan for 52 million Euros for investment program". Autostat.ru. 2012-10-11. "AvtoVAZ started to produce officially Lada Largus cars from April of 2012 (on the platform B0 of cars Renault Logan and Sandero) in a new line with a capacity up to 350 thousand cars per a year." 
  12. ^ RENAULT 2016 – Drive The Change
  13. ^ European Malaise Not Slowing Down Renault’s Dacia
  14. ^ Dacia Sandero And Logan 2013 More For The Same
  15. ^ Renault sees high growth potential for its low-cost cars
  16. ^ "Nissan 2012 Leaf - Nissan preview EV platform on Tiida prototype". GoAuto. 2009-07-28. "NISSAN Motor Co has previewed its dedicated electric vehicle (EV) platform on a Tiida-based prototype this week ahead of the all-new production vehicle’s unveiling at the opening of the Japanese manufacturer’s new global headquarters in Yokohama on August 2." 
  17. ^ "B-PLATFORM". 2011-11-02. 
  18. ^ "2011 Nissan LEAF Press Kit: Overview". Nissan Online Newsroom. 2010-10-27. "The front-wheel drive Nissan LEAF utilizes an all-new dedicated EV platform with batteries housed in the floor for optimum vehicle packaging and weight distribution." 
  19. ^ "3 years in a row of Nissan's leadership in Mexico". Nissan Online Newsroom. 2012-01-06. "Last March, President of Mexico, Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, gave the starting signal for the production of the first model of the V-platform —produced in the Aguascalientes plant— the subcompact Nissan March. Another model of this same platform was launched in July 2011, Nissan Versa." 
  20. ^ Leach, Brad (11 June 2013). "2013 Nissan Pulsar Hatchback Review and First Drive". Car Showroom. Retrieved 12 November 2013. "The all-new Nissan Pulsar hatchback [...] rides on the same platform as the sedan versions (the North American Sentra)." 
  21. ^ "2013 Nissa Sentra". Revocars.com. 2012-01-04. "2013 Nissan Sentra to [...] adopt an all-new structure Nissan earmarks since it’s global “V” platform, for “Versatile.”"