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JAMES B. TREECE

BLOG: As head of a desperate Nissan, Hanawa knew where he stood

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2015

If Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is tempted to revive his push to acquire -- I'm sorry, merge with (cough, cough) -- General Motors, he might do well to consider the tale of Yoshikazu Hanawa....
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Former Nissan CEO who negotiated Renault alliance dies

7:19 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2015

Yoshikazu Hanawa, the former Nissan president and CEO who negotiated an alliance with Renault SA in a 1999 agreement that rescued the indebted Japanese automaker, has died....
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Ghosn: Nissan, Renault each need CEOs after him

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2015

Carlos Ghosn, joint CEO of Nissan and Renault, will ramp up integration of the companies next year by focusing on a new area of operation. But he says there is one are where he eventually wants to decouple the partners: the CEO suite....
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Renault thinks big, green with Talisman flagship

Dec. 16, 2015 06:01 CET

Renault hopes that its new Talisman midsize car will win customers because of its size, efficient powertrains, multiple handling options and affordable price....
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Ghosn succession clouds future of Renault-Nissan alliance

Dec. 15, 2015 11:07 CET

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says the companies are unlikely to stick with one chief executive after him, complicating the future of the alliance's structure that is already being tested by French government intervention....
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GUEST BLOG

BLOG: Carlos Ghosn: It's time to get serious about getting the carbon out of our cars

12:03 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

The time for debate has passed. If the world is to reduce manmade greenhouse gas emissions that are the cause of global climate change, we must accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy now, starting with cleaner transportation....
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French pledge seen averting crisis at Renault-Nissan for now

Dec. 14, 2015 13:52 CET

The French government's pledge not to interfere in Nissan's governance has averted a crisis for the alliance with Renault, but it fails to solve the underlying imbalance in the partnership, according to a leading Japanese research group....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

Renault-Nissan's love lost?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

The auto industry has seen its share of split-ups - DaimlerChrysler, General Motors-Fiat, Volkswagen-Suzuki. But could it really happen to Renault-Nissan?...
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Nissan supports Renault, French gov't power agreement

Dec. 12, 2015 10:27 CET

Nissan said it supported a power-sharing compromise deal between parent company Renault and the French government, drawing a line under a power struggle between Paris and the two companies....
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Renault-Nissan reaches deal with France, ending power struggle

Dec. 11, 2015 11:02 CET

Renault has reached agreements with Nissan and the French government to end an eight-month dispute over increased state influence on the carmaking alliance....
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Renault will pay Lotus team's Formula One debts

Dec. 8, 2015 11:50 CET

Renault aims to complete its takeover of the Lotus Formula One team on Dec. 16 and pay creditors, including the UK's tax authorities, by the end of the year, the High Court in London was told....
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Check out the ANE e-magazine for December

Dec. 7, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why Hyundai and Kia are shifting their focus in Europe....
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Renault ready to weaken grip over Nissan, report says

Dec. 6, 2015 19:32 CET

Renault is drawing up proposals to relinquish some power over alliance partner Nissan as a clash looms with the French government, sources told Reuters....
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Renault buys Lotus team to make full return to Formula One

Dec. 4, 2015 14:30 CET

Renault says it will return to Formula One racing as a constructor next year after signing key contracts to acquire the struggling Lotus team....
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Renault-Nissan CEO Ghosn hopes to resolve alliance rift next week

Dec. 4, 2015 10:51 CET

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn hopes to resolve a rift in the alliance caused by the French government by Dec. 11. Talks between the government and Nissan have made "significant progress," French media reports said....
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ANE's December e-magazine goes live Monday

Dec. 4, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, Dec. 7. This month's edition looks at why Hyundai and Kia are shifting their focus in Europe....
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Opel denies understating CO2 emissions on Zafira minivan

Dec. 3, 2015 16:05 CET

Opel has denied understating CO2 emissions and fuel consumption figures in the Zafira after a German TV station said the carmaker's own tests on the minivan had shown strong deviations from official data....
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Nissan in new bid to end Renault control, curb French clout, report says

Dec. 2, 2015 12:07 CET

Nissan has set out new proposals to end parent Renault's control and block French government interference in their alliance, sources told Reuters....
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Ford, BMW, Renault halt output in India amid heavy rains

6:58 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

Ford, BMW and Renault were among manufacturers that halted production at their factories in India as monsoon rains lashed the southern city of Chennai, flooding many neighborhoods and disrupting public transport....
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Ford, BMW, Renault halt output as floods hit India production hub

Dec. 1, 2015 13:00 CET

Ford, BMW and Renault were among automakers that halted production as monsoon rains lashed the southern Indian city of Chennai, a hub for vehicle production, flooding many neighborhoods and disrupting public transport....
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Nissan denies plan to issue new shares to reduce Renault stake

Dec. 1, 2015 09:03 CET

Nissan is not planning to issue new shares to reduce Renault's stake in the Japanese automaker, a Nissan spokesman said....
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France opposes changes to Renault-Nissan structure

Nov. 25, 2015 21:52 CET

France's decision to secure double voting rights in Renault should not result in any changes to the structure of the automaker's partnership with Nissan, the country's economy minister said. Sources say Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn wants to give Nissan more say over the alliance....
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Renault disputes high NOx score in green group's test

Nov. 24, 2015 11:59 CET

Renault disputes test results showing NOx emissions from its Espace 1.6-liter diesel variant were up to 25 times higher than allowed under Euro 6 limits. A German environmental lobby group said the excess emissions were detected under new European testing cycles....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

BLOG: Haunting memories of another Paris attack

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

The recent wave of terrorism in Europe was a reminder of a violent period in the mid-1980s when Renault's president was assassinated and a bomb was set off near Peugeot's Paris headquarters....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

Haunting memories of another attack

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

There had been a wave of terrorism in Europe, much like today. Just a week before the assassination, a bomb set off by the same group that killed Besse shattered windows at Peugeot's headquarters in Paris....
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