Nissan can sell the production of batteries for electric cars Chinese
According to the source, Nissan Motor company is negotiating with Panasonic and foreign companies, including Chinese, to sell a controlling stake in the company, which produces batteries for electric vehicles.
Recalling the words of two knowledgeable informants, Reuters says that the Japanese automaker plans to sell its 51% stake in the joint venture Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, which produces lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. Co-owner of the company is NEC.
The newspaper Nikkei reported that Nissan considered purchasing batteries from third party manufacturers more economically attractive.
A Nissan spokesman has called for information on the possible sale rumors. Representatives of Panasonic and NEC declined to comment.