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    1. July 30, 2015

      Renault’s margins hit by phasing out of old models

      Renault shares fell sharply on Thursday after the French carmaker’s ageing model line-up took its toll on profitability...

    2. June 26, 2015

      Peugeot joins Formula E as sport revs up to take on F1

      As London prepares to host the last two races of the season for Formula E — the fledgling, all-electric rival to...

    1. June 1, 2015

      How Renault embraced Indian frugality with the $4,700 Kwid

      Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of Renault-Nissan, describes his latest car in near-miraculous terms. “I asked my product...

    2. May 20, 2015

      Renault targets small-car market in India

      Renault has begun a drive to grab 5 per cent of India’s potentially vast car market over the next three years. The...

    3. May 18, 2015

      Ghosn happy to keep Renault-Nissan status quo

      Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of Renault-Nissan, dismissed the need to change the capital structure of the alliance to...

    4. May 13, 2015

      Nissan pledges to ramp up Japan output as profits leap

      Nissan on Wednesday pledged to restore domestic Japanese car production to more than 1m vehicles in 2016-17, in a move...

    5. May 10, 2015

      Activist shareholders lead new French revolution of pay excess

      Three years after the UK’s “shareholder spring” inspired a rash of investor protests against excessive executive pay,...

    6. April 20, 2015

      Carmakers prepare for China deceleration

      Global auto executives will notice a more sombre atmosphere when the largest car show in the world’s most important...

    7. April 7, 2015

      Luxury cars gain fuel-efficiency appeal

      When Johan de Nysschen, president of General Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand, was presenting the CT6, the new flagship...

    8. March 24, 2015

      Renault defies Paris opposition with plan to double Ghosn’s pay

      Renault has proposed to double the pay of chief executive Carlos Ghosn despite opposition by the French state, which...

    9. March 1, 2015

      Monday interview: Andy Palmer, Aston Martin CEO

      Andy Palmer was never going to be the chief executive of Nissan in Japan. He once sat in the court of Carlos Ghosn, the...

    10. February 12, 2015

      European turnround helps Renault

      Shares in Renault jumped to a one-year high as the French carmaker reported the turnround in the European car market...

    11. December 19, 2014

      Renault-Nissan suspends orders for some cars in Russia

      Renault-Nissan has suspended taking orders from customers for some cars sold in Russia amid a deepening of the...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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,...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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....

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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