Carlos Ghosn

Renault opens China factory amid slowing market

Feb. 1, 2016 10:57 CET

Renault launched its new factory in China, saying it still sees plenty of growth in the market where new-car demand is slowing after years of double-digit growth....
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Renault CEO Ghosn sees need for new rules amid emissions scrutiny

Jan. 22, 2016 10:54 CET

Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn said regulators need to determine new rules for checking vehicle emissions after probes sparked by VW Group's test cheating exposed differences between laboratory results and on-street performance....
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Renault plans bigger presence in Iran after return

Jan. 21, 2016 13:19 CET

Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn says the automaker plans a "much more massive" presence in Iran when it returns to the market following the lifting of international sanctions. Renault halted business in Iran three years ago to comply with trade restrictions over the country's nuclear program....
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Ghosn not keen on industry mergers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016

Ghosn says his Renault-Nissan Alliance has proven more effective than past industry mergers and acquisitions....
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Renault emissions-fraud probe may hinder France's stake sale

Jan. 15, 2016 13:00 CET

Renault's share drop following the news that the automaker is being probed over emissions tests could make it harder for the French state to reduce its stake in the automaker as planned....
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Ghosn stands apart on consolidation, car sharing

9:45 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2016

The auto industry may be looking for more consolidation and new opportunities in car-sharing. Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn's response? Not so fast....
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Ghosn says carmakers must woo consumers to autonomous cars

11:27 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Consumers are not asking the auto industry to move into autonomous-drive cars, but manufacturers must take them there by “giving them a lot of benefits,” says Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn. He cited two: safety and mobility for older drivers....
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HANS GREIMEL

BLOG: Ghosn on why Renault-Nissan really needs 2 CEOs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Globetrotting Carlos Ghosn, the time-zone traveling dual CEO of Renault and Nissan, is no stranger to the misery of jet lag -- splitting his time between Europe and Asia -- and everywhere in between. But what time trip really sets his head spinning? “The worst jet lag is Tokyo-New York or Tokyo-Detroit,” Ghosn says....
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HANS GREIMEL

BLOG: Ghosn on why Renault-Nissan really needs 2 CEOs

10:23 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2016

Globetrotting Carlos Ghosn, the time-zone traveling dual CEO of France's Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co., is no stranger to the misery of jet lag -- splitting his time between Europe and Asia -- and everywhere in between. But what time trip really sets his head spinning? “The worst jet lag is Tokyo-New York or Tokyo-Detroit,” Ghosn says....
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Renault-Nissan to offer 10 vehicles with autonomous drive technology

12:38 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2016

The Renault-Nissan Alliance said today it plans to offer 10 vehicles with autonomous drive technology in four years. The alliance made the announcement today as Carlos Ghosn, who is CEO of both companies, was meeting with reporters at Nissan's Silicon Valley research center....
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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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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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Nissan CEO focuses on Toyota in sales race

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2015

CEO Carlos Ghosn said Nissan North America's market share should be cruising above 10 percent by 2020 and “closing the gap” with that of its top Japanese rival, Toyota....
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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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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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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 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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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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Next-gen Leaf: More tech despite low sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

Determined to maintain a lead role in electric vehicles, Nissan is working on new technologies to make the next Leaf more appealing....
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France close to returning to 15% Renault stake, economy minister says

Nov. 10, 2015 11:15 CET

France is close to reducing its stake in Renault back to 15 percent and wants the governance structure in its alliance with Nissan to remain unchanged, Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said....
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CARLOS GHOSN, CEO, NISSAN MOTOR CO.

TALK FROM THE TOP: Nissan's Ghosn confident of hitting 10% U.S. share

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

A Q&A with Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn -- Now 16 years into his leadership of Nissan Motor Co., CEO Carlos Ghosn continues to drive and evolve the automaker....
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Renault and Nissan will share technology for autonomous driving

Nov. 8, 2015 06:01 CET

Renault will benefit from the autonomous driving technology that Nissan is developing and vice versa. Renault plans to sell cars that can autonomously drive in traffic jams starting next year....
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