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Renault Lost €383 Million In 2019

March 1st, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Renault published its 2019 results on Valentine’s Day. It is unlikely the company made its shareholders happy. The company lost €383 million in 2019. Thanks to a €242 million bonus from Nissan, only €141 million was charged to the shareholders


Nissan Execs May Have Shot Themselves In The Foot

May 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

While Nissan’s executives deny it, many in the automotive media and even Carlos Ghosn himself think his arrest was orchestrated by Nissan executives to prevent a merger with Renault. If this is true, then the executives have indeed shot themselves in the foot


Nissan’s Resistance Is Futile — Renault Will Assimilate It

January 17th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

History is sometimes ironic. The French state saw Carlos Ghosn's refusal to merge Nissan into Renault as an obstacle to the growth of the former national car company. They attributed it to his megalomania, and not to sentiments within Nissan and Japan. He could only keep his job at Renault when he promised to make the alliance irreversible, nearly as good as a full merger. That job would be for his successor


Dacia Exec Promises “Shockingly Affordable” Electric Car

January 11th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Dacia, part of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance -- has a reputation for building basic vehicles and selling them at a low price. The head of the brand says that won't change when it comes to making electric cars that carry the Dacia brand.


Updated: Carlos Ghosn In Court — Japanese Justice In The Dock

January 7th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

After seven weeks in jail, Carlos Ghosn is getting a hearing in court. His lawyers can ask questions, and he can read a statement. How he should write a statement while he is denied pen and paper is beyond me. What is also beyond me is the Japanese justice system


World’s 10 Biggest Automakers & Their EV Plans

October 29th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently published a summary view of the electric vehicle plans of the world's 3 largest automakers and then automakers #4–7 and then automakers #8–10. Per reader request, here's all 10 of them together



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