2015 Chevrolet City Express announced, based on the Nissan NV200

 2015 Chevrolet City Express announced, based on the Nissan NV200
2015 Chevrolet City Express

Goes on sale in the fall of 2014

General Motors and Nissan have signed an agreement that will enable Chevrolet to sell a rebadged version of the NV200 in the United States and Canada.

Looking virtually identical to its Japanese counterpart, the Chevrolet City Express is distinguished a revised front fascia that features a prominent bow-tie grille.

Chevrolet didn't have much to stay about the model but confirmed it will be able to hold 122.7 cubic feet (3,474 liters) of cargo and feature rear doors with opening positions of 90 and 180 degrees. The van will also come equipped with a fold-down front passenger seat, Bluetooth connectivity and an optional navigation system.

Performance specifications were not released, but the van will likely feature a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine that develops 131 hp (98 kW) and 139 lb-ft (188 Nm) of torque.

The Chevrolet City Express will go on sale in the fall of 2014 and pricing will be announced closer to launch.

Source: GM & Nissan

GM to Source Small Cargo Vehicle from Nissan for U.S., Canada Markets

DETROIT and NASHVILLE, Tenn. – General Motors Co. and Nissan announced today the companies have signed an agreement for Nissan to produce a small cargo vehicle that GM will sell in the United States and Canada.

GM will procure the vehicle from Nissan and distribute it through the Chevrolet dealer network. GM expects the Chevrolet City Express, based on the Nissan NV200, to be available for sale in the fall of 2014.

“Our fleet customers have asked us for an entry in the commercial small van segment, so this addition to the Chevrolet portfolio will strengthen our position with fleets and our commercial customers,” said Ed Peper, U.S. vice president of GM Fleet and Commercial Sales.

Joe Castelli, Nissan vice president, commercial vehicles and fleet added, “Working with partners to expand markets for our innovative products enhances Nissan’s growth and manufacturing efficiency by leveraging our capacity to meet growing demand in this space.”

Nissan currently sells a version of the vehicle as the NV200 in numerous markets globally, including the United States and Canada. The Nissan NV200, a spacious-yet-compact commercial vehicle, is a previous winner of the International Van of the Year Award. Cost of ownership for the vehicle is among the lowest in the class due to low running costs, the high efficiency of the engines and drivetrains and a safety structure that helps to minimize crash damage.

The price of the Chevrolet City Express will be announced later.

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Comments (4)

Good God that is another instance of ugliness... Ugly with those similar looks of the fail that is the Nissan Quest !
May 15, 2013 2:07 pm
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IMO Looks nicer with a Chevy grill...
May 15, 2013 11:12 am
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NV200 rules the world!
May 15, 2013 5:25 am
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What is ironic is that Nissan used to rebadge a ford to make the quest van.... years later chevy wants nissans van....
May 14, 2013 11:14 pm
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