Ford's big Russia gamble pays off as sales finally riseFeb. 20
Ford has become the first major foreign automaker in Russia to see sales grow after three bad years, potentially vindicating its decision to double down on a notoriously volatile market after rival GM decided to quit.
Ghosn still eyes global top 3 spot despite setbacksOct. 6, 2016
Carlos Ghosn's goal to make Renault-Nissan one of the top three global automakers has suffered setbacks but rising EV sales, a rebound in India and the acquisition of Mitsubishi will boost the French-Japanese alliance.
Russia's Detroit blames Renault-Nissan for its declineMay 14, 2016
Ghosn will give up AvtoVAZ chairmanship amid restructuringApril 18, 2016
Renault-Nissan said its CEO Carlos Ghosn will give up the chairmanship of AvtoVAZ, a further sign that the alliance's hold on the Russian automaker, in which it holds a majority share, has been weakened by recent tensions over AvtoVAZ's restructuring.
AvtoVAZ's new boss faces a tough job after Andersson departureMarch 16, 2016
Nicolas Maure, brought in to turn around Renault-Nissan's Russian carmaker, AvtoVAZ, faces a tough challenge at a company where his predecessor, Bo Andersson, failed to stop sales from falling and could not overcome powerful vested interests among shareholders, suppliers and workers.
AvtoVAZ names Bo Andersson's replacementMarch 15, 2016
First Shift: Cadillac's plan to speed rolloutsMarch 15, 2016
Was Bo Andersson too tough for AvtoVAZ?March 14, 2016
The tougher the challenge, the more Bo Andersson, the former purchasing czar at General Motors, seemed to relish it. But Russia’s recession-plagued auto industry proved more of a challenge than even Andersson could master.
AvtoVAZ CEO Andersson to step downMarch 7, 2016
Bo Andersson could find his "mission is finished' at AvtoVAZMarch 7, 2016
In November, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn lavished praise on Bo Andersson, the former General Motors purchasing czar and current czar of Russian carmaker AvtoVAZ. But that was then, and this is now. Now, Renault-Nissan, AvtoVAZ's majority shareholder, and another owner, are angling to replace Andersson as CEO, according to Reuters.
Ghosn says Renault-Nissan alliance poised to win big when Russia reboundsNov. 5, 2015
AvtoVAZ chief Andersson in struggle with Soviet-era suppliersJune 23, 2015
AvtoVAZ Chairman Bo Andersson is fighting back against Russian suppliers he says are hindering his efforts to improve quality and cut purchasing costs at Lada, the country's best-selling car brand. AvtoVAZ resumed production today at its plant in Togliatti after output was suspended because of problems with the supply of parts.