The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance has announced details of its cloud-based platform that will deliver connected services in vehicles sold in nearly 200 markets.
The first cars produced with its ‘Alliance Intelligent Cloud’ technology will be the all-new Renault Clio and selected Nissan Leaf models.
The platform is the culmination of joint development efforts between the alliance and Microsoft using cloud, artificial intelligence and IoT technologies.
Kal Mos, Global Vice President of Alliance Connected Vehicles at Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, says: “Today we are deploying a vehicle connectivity platform that will transform the digital experience for customers of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi. Through our collaboration with Microsoft, we are introducing the most powerful and far-reaching connected vehicle platform. Leveraging the size and scale of the Alliance, we have built an intelligent cloud platform that sets the pace for our industry.”
Jean-Phillipe Courtois, EVP and President, Microsoft Global Sales, Marketing & Operations at Microsoft says: “Today’s production release of the Alliance Intelligent Cloud enables a new generation of connected services powered by Microsoft Azure to come to market.”
Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor Company and Mitsubishi Motors represent the world’s largest automotive alliance. Together, it sold more than 10.7 million vehicles in nearly 200 countries in 2018.