TOKYO, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Nissan Centrifugal Co Ltd aforementioned on Mon it is not in negotiation with Orchard apple tree Inc, chase a account that the iPhone Maker approached the Nipponese society in Recent months or so a tie-up for its independent motorcar picture.
The Commercial enterprise Multiplication said the companies had had legal brief discussions that faltered all over Nissan's disinclination to become an assembly program for Apple-branded cars, adding that the dialogue had not ripe to aged direction raze.
"We are not in talks with Apple," a Nissan spokeswoman aforesaid.
"However, Nissan is always open to exploring collaborations and partnerships to accelerate industry transformation."
The spokeswoman declined to point out foster. Representatives for ejasantoandre.wordpress.com Orchard apple tree were not at once uncommitted for notice.
Shares in Nisan were aggressively lour in early Monday good afternoon trade, land 3.7% compared to a 1.4% uprise for the Nikkei 225 benchmark.
Early on stage dialogue 'tween Apple and Hyundai Motor Grouping concluded self-governing galvanising cars as well freshly collapsed on concerns within the South Korean carmaker most seemly a simple condense maker.
Reuters reported in December that Orchard apple tree was moving forrad with self-reliant auto engineering science and aimed to acquire a passenger fomite that could admit its ain discovery electric battery engineering as former as 2024.
Outsourcing production of approximately models through master copy equipment manufacturing (OEM) deals is coarse in the automobile industry, merely the industry does non ingest a John Major shorten manufacturer in the manner that Taiwan's Foxconn serves the consumer electronics manufacture.
This year, however, China's Geely has announced a ado of tie-ups including ace with Foxconn and another with Taiwanese cyberspace heavyweight Baidu INC as it seeks to lay itself as the go-to compress manufacturing business for galvanizing cars in Chinaware.
(Coverage by Eimi Yamamitsu in Tokyo, Nandakumar D and Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)
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