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Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be arrested by Tokyo prosecutors for alleged financial violations in Japan, according to the Asahi newspaper’s report. The newspaper reported on its website that Ghosn was suspected of having underestimated his own income on financial statements and had agreed to voluntarily discuss with prosecutors. A Nissan spokesman stated
Renault stated it will build new Nissan and Mitsubishi vans at its local plants, boosting investment in the country as it looks for closer integration of the three-way automaking alliance with government support. The declaration, timed to coincide with a plant visit by President Emmanuel Macron, “underlines the importance of France for the alliance”, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi
Volkswagen Group, Fiat Chrysler and Renault led a 23.4 percent European car sales reduction in September, the major regional industry body stated on Wednesday, as automakers still suffer from the introduction of stricter new emissions tests. Registrations dropped to 1.12 million cars in European Union and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries earlier month from
Renault is going to introduce hybrid versions of its top-selling models, the French automaker stated on Monday, as the European auto industry races to meet tightening emissions targets. Starting in 2020, the company is going to present a gasoline-electric hybrid Clio subcompact and rechargeable plug-in hybrid variants of its Captur mini-SUV and Megane hatchback. “What
Renault, Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler led a 29.8 percent European car sales increase last month, the major regional industry body stated, as automakers used discounts to clear inventory prior tougher emissions tests. Registrations throughout Europe rose to 1.17 million cars, well over usual levels for the slow month of August and the 902,870 gained in
Renault SA absorbing Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors is not an alternative as the automakers seek to strengthen their partnership while retaining their autonomy, alliance chairman Carlos Ghosn stated on Friday. “Anybody who will ask Nissan and Mitsubishi to become wholly owned subsidiaries of Renault has no chance of getting a result,” Ghosn informed shareholders
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance stated it would accelerate the merging in between the three companies on how they work in crucial areas, as part of a broader plan to deliver cost savings and increase revenues. The alliance stated it would be planning to extend its convergence in the areas of buying, engineering, production and supply chains,
Renault will work with insurance boss Thierry Derez to its board, sources informed Reuters, replacing senior director Thierry Desmarest, who resigned prior a crucial meeting on succession preparation for the automaker Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn. Another finance executive, former Credit Suisse France CEO Pierre Fleuriot, will be selected to be succeed retiring director Marc Ladreit
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is accumulating $200 million in a new mobility tech fund, three sources stated, in the recent move by significant automakers to adapt to quick industry change by investing in startups through their own equity capital arms. The fund, due to be revealed by CEO Carlos Ghosn at the CES tech industry show
Renault Group stated on Tuesday its 2017 sales increased 3.4 percent in France to 673,869 units, the highest in six years, following a 6.5 percent boost at its no-frills Dacia brand. Sales for the Renault brand were increased 2.7 percent, the company stated. Last month, Renault was reported to have been preparing to name a
Renault has invested in plant capacity to build up to 6,000 sports cars every year under the revived Alpine brand, the company stated on Thursday, as it officially opened the new production line in Dieppe, northern France. The French automaker has spent 36 million euros ($42 million) updating the site, factory boss Pierre-Emmanuel Andrieux informed
French automaker Renault anticipates a first-mover benefit in electric automobiles and a broader range of automobiles for emerging markets to help it provide a 44 percent sales boost by 2022. Electric cars are “developing into a substantial contributor to our performance while other automakers are just starting the journey”, CEO Carlos Ghosn stated on Friday.
Renault said on Monday it agreed on a new joint venture deal in Iran after an initial collaboration contract struck in 2016, which Renault said would enhance its development in the country. Western companies, consisting of Renault and PSA went back to do business in Iran since 2016 after a deal to remove sanctions in
Renault-Nissan has no present strategies to introduce an additional bonus plan for executives at the carmaking alliance, CEO Carlos Ghosn stated on Thursday. Ghosn made the remarks at Renault’s yearly shareholder meeting after Reuters reported that alliance bankers had prepared plans created to channel millions of euros in additional, concealed bonuses to Ghosn and other
Renault-Nissan alliance bankers have prepared strategies created to channel millions of euros in additional, undisclosed rewards to CEO Carlos Ghosn and other officials by means of a specifically created service company, as per the documents seen by Reuters. Under the initial proposal, Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi would pay the Dutch-registered company a share of new