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Renault Nissan Mitsubishi claims 2017 sales crown – here are the numbers
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1st Feb 2018
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Renault Nissan Mitsubishi claims 2017 sales crown – here are the numbers

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance has claimed the global passenger vehicle sales crown for 2017 ahead of the Volkswagen Group and Toyota Motor Company. According to figures released by the various companies, the French-Japanese alliance has successfully broken the two-way lockout of the sales charts in recent times. With the addition of Mitsubishi Motors to the lineup, via Nissan's controlling 34 per cent stake, the fresh alliance gained around a million and leapt into top spot.
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Derek Fung
Daihatsu to dominate Tokyo Auto Salon with 11 diminutive concepts
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28th Dec 2016
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Daihatsu to dominate Tokyo Auto Salon with 11 diminutive concepts

For a relatively small car company, Daihatsu is planning to put on a big show at the upcoming Tokyo Auto Salon. The Toyota-owned small car specialist will showcase 11 custom concepts all based on current production models that have been neatly modified. The 11 concepts fall under four overarching themes; Grand Custom, Sporza, Beach Cruising or Cross Field. With the tuner expo just around the corner, the fleet of cars Daihatsu will have on display has landed online.
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Tegan Lawson
Daihatsu Nori Ori concept created for ease of access
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29th Oct 2015
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Daihatsu Nori Ori concept created for ease of access

Unveiled at the Tokyo motor show, the Daihatsu Nori Ori concept not only extracts the maximum amount of passenger space from its small footprint, but makes it easy for passengers to exit and enter. Daihatsu says that the Nori Ori concept previews what a "multi-use commuter [car] of the near future" might look like. As with the many accessibility options offered by Japanese car makers in their home market, the Nori Ori seems to be designed with one eye towards Japan's greying population.
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Derek Fung
Daihatsu reveals eight compact concepts in Indonesia
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24th Sep 2013
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Daihatsu reveals eight compact concepts in Indonesia

Daihatsu has debuted eight concept cars at the Indonesia motor show in a typically bold move for the quirky Japanese car maker. The models all form part of Daihatsu's plan to become a market leader in compact cars that are fuel efficient and affordable.
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