Nissan and Mitsubishi jointly launch new Japan-only kei cars

Nissan and Mitsubishi have developed a new generation of kei cars which will be going on sale in June.

Nissan's models are called DAYZ and DAYZ Highway Star, and they promise to bring "dynamic design and quality interior space". Mitsubishi's offerings include the eK Wagon and eK Custom which provide a "comfortable cabin space and easy handling" with "excellent fuel economy" and a "high-quality feel that surpasses that of traditional minicars."

The cooperation between Nissan and Mitsubishi started in December 2010 when the two companies agreed to work together on minicars for the Japanese market. This will continue with the launch of a second minicar which will be a "super height" (tall) wagon scheduled to arrive at the beginning of next year.

Other important kei cars sold in Japan include the Honda N-One, Subaru Stella, Mazda Flairwagon and the Toyota Pixis Space.

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