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  1. September 17, 2014

    Europe’s business chiefs express concern over independent Scotland

    European business leaders have voiced their concerns over a possible Yes vote in Thursday’s Scottish independence...

  2. September 16, 2014

    Renault-Nissan reaping benefits of Russia ties as rouble weakens

    Renault-Nissan is set to benefit in the long term from the economic troubles in Russia as the weaker rouble undermines rival...

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  1. September 2, 2014

    Aston Martin appoints new chief executive in push to catch rivals

    Aston Martin has named senior Nissan manager Andy Palmer as its new chief executive following a near year-long search, as...

  2. July 14, 2014

    Nissan bets on football sponsorship to fuel car sales

    Nissan is throwing in its lot with football, the latest carmaker to devote more of its marketing budget to the game in the...

  3. June 26, 2014

    Daimler and Renault-Nissan to extend ties with Mexico JV

    Mercedes will build cars at a Nissan factory in Mexico and give the Japanese carmaker access to its designs and components...

  4. May 12, 2014

    Nissan warns of waning yen benefit

    Nissan has become the latest Japanese carmaker to warn of the waning effect of a weaker yen, after the group undershot...

  5. April 20, 2014

    Japan Inc’s governance

    As the sun sets on Japan’s powerful stock market rally, investors might ask what could rekindle the lost energy. Simple,...

  6. February 24, 2014

    Honda to appoint first woman board member

    Honda is set to appoint its first female board member this year in a sign that Japan’s third-biggest carmaker is joining its...

  7. February 21, 2014

    Nissan to provide Bhutan with electric cars

    Nissan will supply the government of Bhutan with hundreds of its electric Leaf cars in an initiative to raise the profile of...

  8. FT Alphaville

    February 11, 2014

    What is Carlos Ghosn waiting for?

    Because if Sergio Marchionne can bash Chrysler and Fiat together, why else would the man who is paid chief executive...

  9. FT Alphaville

    February 11, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE The debt ceiling has not gone away, but it should, says Cardiff. Cardiff also has some...

  10. January 30, 2014

    Renault and Nissan deepen alliance with €4.3bn savings pledge

    Renault and Nissan will fully combine their manufacturing and research and development operations to save at least €4.3bn a...

  11. beyondbrics

    January 25, 2014

    Davos 2014: what EM private equity investors are thinking

    On Friday evening in Davos, Paul Kagame, Nouriel Roubini and Carlos Ghosn discussed the next steps for emerging markets. Do...

  12. January 19, 2014

    UK car industry to press business case against EU exit

    The UK car industry is emerging as the most vocal critic of a possible end to Britain’s membership of the EU, and has...

  13. December 31, 2013

    Russian truckmaker Gaz names Vadim Sorokin as new chief executive

    Gaz, the Russian commercial vehicle manufacturer, has hired a new chief executive to replace Bo Andersson, who was poached...

  14. December 10, 2013

    Auto industry: Hybrid carmakers

    The power couple of the car industry, Carlos Ghosn and Dieter Zetsche, make for an odd pair. Mr Ghosn, an effervescent...

  15. December 8, 2013

    Renault-Nissan steers toward closer partnership with Daimler

    Renault-Nissan hopes to reach an agreement with German partner Daimler to deepen the alliance between the carmakers during...

  16. November 22, 2013

    Bhutan aims high with Renault-Nissan electric car plan

    One of the world’s most remote capital cities is aiming to become an electric vehicle “hotspot” and a showcase for green...

  17. November 20, 2013

    Nissan looks to young for ideas

    Japanese carmaker Nissan has tapped “millennials”, or those born after 1990, to help design two of its newest cars and meet...

  18. November 10, 2013

    Renault-Nissan admits it will miss 2016 electric car target

    Global sales of electric cars are more than four years behind expectations, Carlos Ghosn of Renault-Nissan said, as he...

  19. November 8, 2013

    Nissan warns it would reconsider investments if UK exits EU

    Nissan’s chief executive has warned that the Japanese carmaker would be forced to reconsider its investment in the UK if the...

  20. November 5, 2013

    Mitsubishi deepens ties with Renault-Nissan alliance

    Renault and Nissan plan to jointly develop cars and share manufacturing capacity with Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi, as the...

  21. November 1, 2013

    Nissan slashes full-year profit forecast by 15%

    Nissan slashed its full-year profit forecast by 15 per cent and removed its second-in-command after a disappointing quarter...

  22. October 17, 2013

    Bo Andersson becomes first foreign head of Avtovaz

    Swedish car executive Bo Andersson is set to become Russian carmaker Avtovaz’s first foreign president, as owners Renault...

  23. September 18, 2013

    Nissan to start producing cars in Myanmar

    Nissan will strengthen its push into emerging markets by starting to build cars in Myanmar – the first leading carmaker to...

  24. September 11, 2013

    German carmakers embrace ‘green’ revolution

    Germany’s biggest carmakers are finally going electric, and the industry’s green evangelicals are revelling in schadenfreude...

  25. September 3, 2013

    Carlos Ghosn to take on greater role in Renault reshuffle

    Renault’s chief executive has moved to take more operational control at the French carmaker under a proposed management...

  26. FT Alphaville

    September 2, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Peripherally yours: Joseph directs readers to two interesting charts from Societe...

  27. August 29, 2013

    Renault heir apparent ousted after coveting top job

    A clash of personalties in the Renault boardroom has claimed the scalp of Carlos Tavares, the chief operating officer at the...

  28. beyondbrics

    July 15, 2013

    Datsun: the new EM hope unveiled

    Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of Nissan, and the Datsun Go. The company is aiming for 10 per cent of the Indian auto market....

  29. July 14, 2013

    Nissan resurrects Datsun brand for emerging market tour

    Nissan is bringing its Datsun car brand back from the dead after more than 30 years of absence, resurrecting the marque as...

  30. May 27, 2013

    Renault backs electric cars after partner falters

    Renault has reiterated its commitment to electric cars despite the collapse of an Israeli partner that was developing a...

  31. March 28, 2013

    Nissan delays China target by one year

    NEW YORK, March 27 – Political friction between China and Japan delayed by one year Nissan’s plan to get 10 per cent market...

  32. March 13, 2013

    Renault in ‘historic’ union deal

    Renault has struck what it describes as an “historic agreement” with French unions over its plans to slash its workforce in...

  33. February 8, 2013

    US and China problems dent Nissan profits

    Nissan, Japan’s second-largest carmaker by sales, on Friday said its quarterly net profit dropped 35 per cent after being...

  34. January 15, 2013

    Renault to axe 7,500 French jobs

    France’s Renault underscored the challenge facing Europe’s carmakers amid falling demand as it announced on Tuesday the loss...

  35. December 12, 2012

    Renault-Nissan finalises deal for Avtovaz

    Renault and Nissan have completed an agreement to take a joint controlling stake in Russia’s Avtovaz, finalising a deal that...

  36. November 6, 2012

    Nissan cuts forecast after China boycott

    Nissan cut its full-year profit forecast by 20 per cent on Tuesday as it acknowledged the impact of an informal boycott of...

  37. November 5, 2012

    Toyota boosts full-year profit forecast

    Toyota has raised its full-year net profit forecast by 2.6 per cent, breaking with deepening pessimism at other Japanese...

  38. beyondbrics

    October 30, 2012

    New York headlines

    * Nissan warns of slowing China expansion * BP raises dividend after Russian deal * South Africa reaches ‘tipping point’ *...

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