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Ghosn says 'zero' chance of Renault taking over Nissan, Mitsubishi

June 22, 2018 16:11 CET
Renault absorbing Nissan and Mitsubishi is not an option as the automakers look to strengthen their partnership while retaining their autonomy, alliance chairman Carlos Ghosn said.

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Renault's styling boss on designing for an autonomous future

June 19, 2018 06:01 CET
Renault design chief Laurens van den Acker explains the challenges facing the automaker as it creates driverless cars.

Why Ghosn's Renault paycheck depends on EV sales

June 18, 2018 10:09 CET
Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn has a new incentive to promote development and sales of electric vehicles: A significant part of his pay now depends on it.

Renault shareholders narrowly approve Ghosn's $8.6 million salary

June 15, 2018 17:40 CET
Renault shareholders approved CEO Carlos Ghosn's 7.4 million euro ($8.6 million) compensation for 2017, averting a boardroom crisis as the automaker explores closer consolidation with alliance partner Nissan.

Ghosn says Renault-Nissan alliance will be reworked by 2022

June 15, 2018 11:05 CET
Carlos Ghosn said there are questions as to whether the Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi alliance can continue in its current form amid talk of a full merger that could help the automakers pool resources better in the new age of electrified vehicles and autonomous driving.

Renault will invest $1.2B in French EV production

June 14, 2018 16:05 CET
Renault will invest more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) to increase EV production capacity in France and add new models.

Ghosn expects early exit as Renault CEO

June 14, 2018 08:51 CET
Carlos Ghosn is likely to step down as Renault CEO before the end of his term in 2022, the Financial Times reported.

Renault boss Ghosn faces tight shareholder vote on pay

June 13, 2018 20:01 CET
Renault boss Carlos Ghosn faces a tense salary vote at the company's annual shareholder meeting when the French government, the automaker's largest shareholder, is expected to oppose his 7.4 million euro ($8.7 million) 2017 payout.

Renault discussing car assembly in Kenya, local contractor says

June 1, 2018 13:10 CET
Renault is among four automakers in discussion with Simba, a Kenyan contract manufacturer, about assembling their vehicles in East Africa's biggest economy, the African company said.

Daimler CEO Zetsche quizzed over emissions fixes

May 28, 2018 15:38 CET
Germany's Transport Ministry questioned Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche over how many Mercedes vans and cars need to be fixed to meet emissions rules after the automaker was ordered to recall Vito vans because they breached emissions regulations.

Iran ties could dent European automakers' U.S. business

May 24, 2018 06:01 CET
PSA and Renault have spent hundreds of millions of euros to rebuild their businesses in Iran. Those investments are at risk following the U.S. decision to withdraw from a nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on companies that do business in both Iran and the U.S.

Ghosn: It'll take time to get Renault-Nissan deal right

6:37 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2018
Carlos Ghosn tamped down expectations of a quick deal to combine Nissan and Renault, saying the specter of failed mergers in his industry loomed large.

Renault-Nissan invests in China, U.S., French startups

May 23, 2018 09:51 CET
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance's new venture capital fund is backing autonomous driving, artificial intelligence and solid-state battery startups.

Nissan CEO denies Renault merger talks

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 21, 2018
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa dismisses reports that his Japanese carmaker is hammering out full integration with longtime alliance partner Renault, saying "There is no fact to the effect that we are negotiating any merger."

Nissan seeking better terms in Renault merger talks, report says

6:44 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2018
As Nissan and Renault discuss ways -- including a possible merger -- to strengthen their ties, Nissan is resisting a combination unless the company gains more clout in key areas, Bloomberg reported.

Swedish road project could slash cost of EVs

May 14, 2018 20:28 CET
An electrified road in Sweden that is the first in the world to charge vehicles as they drive along is showing promise and could potentially help cut the high cost of EVs, project backers Vattenfall and Elways said.

Renault sales growth falters on Asia setbacks

April 27, 2018 08:03 CET
Renault said revenue rose by a smaller-than-expected 0.2 percent in the first quarter, as the company suffered sales setbacks in India, China and South Korea, compounded by the effects of a stronger euro.

Nissan CEO sees 'no merit' in merger with Renault

April 26, 2018 11:44 CET
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said a Renault-Nissan merger would have "side effects" and stressed the importance of independence in an interview with the Nikkei business paper.

LONG GAME

At Nissan-Renault, the hunt for an 'irreversible,' sustainable future

4:34 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2018
The alliance between Renault and Nissan needs to come up with a sustainable plan -- something "irreversible" -- for a future when Carlos Ghosn is no longer around as chairman to guide the partnership, the top executive says.

Renault shuffles Dacia, AvtoVAZ bosses

April 17, 2018 10:37 CET
Renault has shuffled the leadership of its Dacia and Lada subsidiaries, appointing Antoine Doucerain as managing director of Dacia, replacing Yves Caracatzanis, who becomes CEO of AvtoVAZ, which makes the Lada cars.

Ghosn confirms review of Renault-Nissan capital structure

April 17, 2018 09:35 CET
Carlos Ghosn said he is open to all options as Renault and Nissan explore deeper ties. The two automakers are in talks to merge, according to reports.

Ghosn seeks Renault-Nissan deal for when 'mere mortal' steps in

6:09 am U.S. ET | March 30, 2018
Carlos Ghosn has revived two troubled automakers and he's in the midst of doing so with a third. Now, he's poised to undertake what might well be his final act: A full merger of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co.

Nissan, Renault in merger talks, report says

March 29, 2018 10:58 CET
Renault and Nissan are in talks to merge and create a new automaker that trades as a single stock, Bloomberg reported, citing sources with knowledge of the matter.

BMW, VW and Renault warn on new EU emissions-testing regime

March 23, 2018 11:50 CET
BMW, VW and Renault warned that new EU emissions-testing procedures will impact production and profits.

Laying the groundwork for post-Ghosn Alliance

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 19, 2018
Ghosn moves a step closer to reassuring Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi shareholders that their Alliance will outlast him.

 
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