By on September 16, 2015


Speaking to journalists in Frankfurt, Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told journalists that he’d be open to any alliance with an automaker if the opportunity presented itself.

“Any single opportunity we have in front of us … we will entertain,” Ghosn said, according to The Detroit Bureau.

Nissan and Daimler together released Wednesday an update on its joint projects including its factory in Aguascalientes, Mexico that’ll produce both the Infiniti Q30 and Mercedes-Benz GLA.

Ghosn signaled that the automakers would be open to future ventures based on the success of the current partnership.

“We have shown how two different car companies find common ground,” Ghosn said. “By spreading costs we can offer more products … without losing (brand) identity.”

The partnership is responsible for the Smart Fortwo/Renault Twingo, and the development of a Mercedes-branded 1-ton truck.

Of course, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Daimler have been down that road before, kind of. But it’s fun to talk about a tri-star branded Ram sometimes, right?

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