The three automakers is in final negotiation with Google about a partnership with Waymo.
the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi's total volume of 10.8 million cars per year means that underbolagets autonomous technology can gain a dominant position.
taken together, the three companies is the world's largest producer of plug-in hybrids.
Now the alliance Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi acquire the same strong position in autonomous vehicles, and to position themselves in the field to the trio collaborate with Google's newly-created division of Waymo.
According to the Nikkei Asian Review is the manufacturers ongoing conversations with Google now in its final phase, and it is hoped that the cooperation should be able to pull the trigger already in the spring.
Waymo has a similar agreement with Fiat, Chrysler group and Jaguar Land Rover, but the new cooperation with the French-japanese alliance would take development to a whole new scale.