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Nissan to stop making cars under Datsun brand

Sales under the automaker's affordable line fell 90% in 5 years

Nissan is pulling the plug on its revived Datsun brand. Its Redi-GO compact hatchback is displayed during its launch in Mumbai, India on June 7, 2016.   © Reuters

Tokyo -- Nissan Motor will stop making cars under its revived Datsun brand, Nikkei has learned.

The Japanese automaker intends to reallocate resources from it to boost its electric vehicle businesses.

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