BEIJING/WUHAN, China (Jan. 29, 2020) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Nissan (China) Investment Co., Ltd. and its joint venture in China, Dongfeng Motor Company Limited, have pledged 5 million RMB and 100,000 masks to support the fight against novel coronavirus in Hubei Province.
Since the viral outbreak that started in Wuhan, home to DFL’s headquarters, Nissan and DFL’s management team have been on alert for potential impacts on employees, dealers and suppliers in Wuhan and across the country.
“We are very concerned about the impact of the novel coronavirus,” said Shohei Yamazaki, senior vice president of Nissan, chairman of the Management Committee for China and president of DFL. “Wuhan, as well as Hubei Province, is an important base for Nissan in China. Through this donation, we hope to fulfill our responsibilities as a corporate citizen, while expressing our gratitude and standing side by side with the people of Wuhan and across China.
“We take the health and safety of our employees, dealers and suppliers and their families seriously. We are closely monitoring the coronavirus situation and the well-being of our employees, dealers and suppliers in Wuhan and in China, while keeping them informed and protected by providing them with all necessary support and precautionary tools.”
There are seven business units under Dongfeng Motor Company Limited, including Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company, Dongfeng Venucia Vehicle Company, Dongfeng Infiniti Motor Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd., Zhengzhou Nissan Auto Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group Co., Ltd. and Equipment Company of Dongfeng Motor Company Limited.
About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2018, the company sold 5.52 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.6 trillion yen. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, the Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999 and acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance sold 10.76 million vehicles combined in calendar year 2018.
For more information about our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit nissan-global.com. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our latest videos on YouTube.
About Nissan in China
Nissan entered the Chinese market in 1973, and the brand has been developing rapidly in China since the 1990s. As the wholly owned subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Nissan (China) Investment Co., Ltd. manages Nissan’s investment in China together with the parent company. Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. is a joint venture between Nissan and Dongfeng Motor Corporation. Under it, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company, Dongfeng Infiniti Motor Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Venucia Motor Company mainly produce passenger vehicles, while Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. specializes in light commercial vehicles. As the main development base of LCV products under Nissan and Dongfeng, Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd. are committed to lead the LCV segment in the industry.
In calendar year 2019, Nissan sold more than 1.54 million vehicles in China, including imported vehicles, passenger cars and light commercial vehicles.
About Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL)
Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL), founded on June 9, 2003, is an auto joint venture with registered capital of RMB 16.7 billion. Dongfeng Motor Corporation and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. each hold a 50% share.
Seven business units are under DFL: Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company; Dongfeng Venucia Vehicle Company; Dongfeng Infiniti Motor Co., Ltd.; Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd.; Zhengzhou Nissan Auto Co., Ltd.; Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group Co., Ltd., and Equipment Company of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. DFL’s main production bases are distributed in Hubei, Guangdong, Henan, Liaoning and Jiangsu.
DFL is committed to creating a highly trusted corporate culture and brand, and to continuous transcendence in automotive undertakings. It values sustainable growth to become an industry-leading enterprise.
For more information about our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit www.dfl.com.cn