Bo Andersson, president of Russian carmaker AVTOVAZ, is the first foreign chief of the nation's No.1, which is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance's ambitious plans for the market as a sales and production hub.
Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says the relaunch of Datsun in India will be a cornerstone to expansion in the country.
Take a visit to Togliatti, home to top Russian carmaker AvtoVAZ and a crossroads for the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
This week, the AvtoVAZ's Togliatti Plant in Russia; a smarter Nissan Sentra and Nismo takes to F1 in Texas.
Founded as an 18th Century fortress, Togliatti is Russia's Motor City, a crossroads from where the Renault-Nissan Alliance and top automaker AvtoVAZ look to expand market share.
Hideaki Watanabe, Nissan corporate vice president and managing director for zero emission vehicles, brings us up to date on the story of Renault-Nissan electric vehicles.