Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) today announced the conclusion of a formal contract for reciprocal original equipment manufacturer (OEM) supply of finished light-duty trucks for the Japanese market. This formal contract was concluded based on the strategic partnership between Daimler AG and Renault-Nissan Alliance announced on April 7, 2010.
The specifics of the reciprocal OEM supply, which commences in January 2013, are as follows:
- MFTBC to supply the Canter light-duty truck (payloads: 2.0 to 4.0 tons) under the model name NT450 Atlas to Nissan
- Nissan to supply the Atlas F24 (payloads: 1.15 to 1.5 tons) under the model name Canter Guts to MFTBC