Nissan and Renault reaffirm alliance

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Though the talks about Nissan chairmanship were avoided Top executives from Nissan and Renault on Thursday reaffirmed the necessity of an alliance that has been pressured by removal of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, but avoided discussing the potentially controversial issue of Nissan’s next chairman. The recently appointed chairman of France’s Renault SA, Jean-Dominique Senard, travelled […]

Renault’s Senard to meet Nissan CEO Saikawa this week

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Renault’s chairman will meet Nissan’s CEO this week in Japan as they look forward to cement their collaboration after the elimination of former alliance leader Carlos Ghosn, the Japanese automaker stated on Tuesday. Jean-Dominique Senard, named chairman of the French automaker last month, is going to visit Nissan’s headquarters located in Yokohama to meet the […]

Renault to alert prosecutors about Ghosn’s wedding costs

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Renault has discovered evidence that it paid part of ex-CEO Carlos Ghosn’s wedding costs and is planning to turn the investigation over to prosecutors, two weeks after the automaker’s eliminated Ghosn from the board. An internal investigation established that a 2016 sponsorship deal with the Chateau de Versailles consisted a 50,000 euro ($57,000) personal benefit […]

France denies report on Renault-Nissan stakes

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France’s finance ministry reject a report from Japanese news outlet Nikkei that the French government had told Tokyo it was open to consider reducing Renault’s stake in Nissan Motor. Contact by Reuters, an official stated the ministry “categorically denies” such report, which also noted the French government had raised the possibility of decreasing its stake […]

Renault-Nissan and Google to partner on self-driving cars

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The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance will partner Alphabet Inc’s Google to develop autonomous taxis and other services using self-driving vehicles, the Nikkei reported. Google’s self-driving car company Waymo is going to work with the automakers and announce a strategy for the arrangement as early as this spring, the business daily reported. The partners are thinking about the […]

Nissan will hold shareholders meet on April 8 to approve new director

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Nissan Motor stated on Tuesday it is going to hold an extraordinary shareholders meeting on April 8 to officially discharge its ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn after his arrest on financial misconduct charges. The meeting further aims to approve Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard as a director, it stated. Ghosn has been charged with failing to reveal […]

Nissan executives used ‘plot and treason’ to halt Renault integration, says Ghosn

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Carlos Ghosn stated Nissan executives opposed to his strategies for closer ties with automaking alliance Renault SA turned to “plot and as treason” to disrupt them as well as were behind the financial misbehavior accusations against him. Talking to the Nikkei paper in his first media interview since his arrest in Japan on November 19, […]

Nissan CEO looks forward to talks with new Renault chairman on Thursday

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Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa is intending to hold his first in person conversation with new Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard on the sidelines of an alliance meeting in the Netherlands on Thursday, NHK reported. “I want to utilize the opportunity as high as possible to talk with him,” Saikawa informed reporters on Wednesday in […]

Renault-Nissan group sold most cars in 2018, but VW’s No.1 including trucks

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Volkswagen Group has hung on to its placement as the world’s top-selling car manufacturer for the fifth year in a row, although the German group was slipped by once again by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance in the light-duty automobiles sector. Renault SA, Nissan Motor and also Mitsubishi Motors together made 10.76 million passenger cars and light […]

Paris informs that it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate

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A French government delegation has told Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan, most probably under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei noted on Sunday. The delegation, which consisted French government-designated Renault director Martin Vial, also stated that it wanted to name Nissan’s next chairman, according to the […]