Two lines of pickup trucks and light commercial vehicles named as the Nissan Atlas in Japan which are sold by Nissan and build by UD Nissan Diesel, which is a Volvo AB company and by Renault-Nissan Alliance for the market of Europe. The earlier Cabstar and Homer were replaced by the light ranged (1-1.5 tons), whereas 2-4 ton range Atlas replaced the heavier Caball and Clipper. In December 1981 for the first time nameplate was introduced.
The other name of Atlas is Nissan Cabstar, Renault Maxity and Samsung SV110 depending on the site. Its collection has been put up for sale across the world.
In December 1981 the production of the heavier range (H40-series) became started, though the Atlas’s lighter series was established in February 1982.
The Nissan Cabstar proved to be trendy truck in the UK bazaar due to its reliability and ability to carry weight so the Atlas F22 was also advertised in Europe. [Citation needed] since 1990 the range broader and was also advertised as the Cabstar E. The F22 persisted to be sold as the “Yue Loong Homer” in Taiwan.
It also served as leisure truck (motorhome alteration). Bedford CF and Ford Transit was its main challenger and it appeared to be serious competition for them. The trucks were so much well-liked in Africa market so remaining early F22 models was also sold to Africa.
Atlas was also popularly advertised in the market of Australia, where it obtained the place after Nissan Caball which was sold there from 1970 to 1981. It was further advertised as the Nissan Cabstar (1984-1992). It was also developed in Australia by using many local modules.
In 1992 THE F23 was opened with profound obligation H41 developed in 1991. In 1995 H42 was launched.
The UD was alike the Atlas F23 in traits a (4.7 L turbo diesel 175hp) and was obtainable until 2010.
The Atlas F23 was also advertised as the UD 35 and UD 40 strings and function a 4.2 L 6-cylinder turbo diesel engine which produces 87kw.
The F24 and H43 are the two versions of Atlas which are obtainable is also named as the Atlas 10 and is available with 2.0 L petrol and 3.0 L turbo diesel engines with series of payloads from 1.15 to 2 tons and was begun in June 2007. Several different versions of the H43 Atlas 20 are produced with different engine options, i.e. 3.0-L or 5.2-L diesel and a payload from 1.65 to 4.5 tons in rear wheel drive and four wheel drive options. The H43 is also sold under UD Condor (light-duty) name.
The production of the F24 was shifted from UD to Nissan Shatai in January 2011.
The Atlas F24 continued to be advertised as the Nissan Cabstar since 2007, substitute the F23 in Europe. It was built on the same Spanish Renault-Nissan Alliance construction line as the Renault Maxity, the same Renault 2.3 L Turbo diesel engine in a selection of 110 hp or 130hp versions and a 3.0 producing 150hp used by the Cabstar.
The new F24 were not imported by UD Trucks to the United States, but exports to Mexico from the new San Yi, Taiwan factory started and named the Nissan Cabstar in 2008.