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    1. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Foreign executive tops Toyota pay league

      Foreign talents don’t come cheap, Toyota shareholders discovered on Friday. According to the annual report published by...

    2. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      Nissan joins Toyota with Brexit ad rebuke

      Nissan is considering legal action against the official Brexit campaign after the car maker’s logo was used on an...

    1. May 18, 2016

      France shows shareholders need the tools to tackle excessive pay

      François Hollande is an unlikely champion of shareholder rights. France’s socialist president has more often clashed...

    2. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Mitsubishi Motors president quits in wake of scandal

      Tetsuro Aikawa, president of Mitsubishi Motors, has confirmed he is stepping down to take responsibility for a scandal...

    3. May 17, 2016

      Hollande backs investors on overturning executive pay deals

      French socialist President François Hollande has emerged as a champion of shareholder rights, threatening to impose...

    4. May 13, 2016

      ‘Saviour of Nissan’ risks his record with bet on Mitsubishi

      It was a typical Carlos Ghosn moment. Immaculately dressed and supremely confident, the 62-year-old chief executive of...

    5. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      Mitsubishi Motors rises on Nissan deal

      Shares in Mitsubishi Motors have skipped higher in morning trade, following Nissan’s announcement it would take a 34...

    6. May 12, 2016

      Carlos Ghosn makes a $2bn bet on Mitsubishi

      Back in the 1990s, Renault quietly explored the case for investing in Mitsubishi Motors. But instead, the French...

    7. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Nissan takes 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors

      Nissan has confirmed it will take a 34 per cent stake in smaller Japanese rival Mitsubishi Motors for ¥237bn, as it...

    8. May 3, 2016

      French government warns Renault to change Ghosn pay deal

      The French government has threatened to change the law if the board of Renault does not amend the pay of chief...

    9. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Renault investors vote 54% against Ghosn pay

      Renault has suffered a shareholder rebellion over the pay of chief executive Carlos Ghosn as the French state flexes...

    10. March 15, 2016

      Renault and Nissan choose Nicolas Maure to lead Russia’s AvtoVAZ

      Renault and Nissan have named Nicolas Maure as the new boss of AvtoVAZ, Russia’s largest carmaker. The Frenchman — who...

    11. March 7, 2016

      Russian carmaker AvtoVAZ to replace Swedish chief executive

      AvtoVAZ will replace its Swedish chief executive as Russia’s largest carmaker seeks a restructuring amid falling sales...

    12. March 4, 2016

      Renault and Nissan steer closer to gain $5.5bn cost savings

      Renault and Nissan will forge ever-closer links after the two carmakers set out plans to achieve $5.5bn in cost savings...

    13. March 1, 2016

      Renault plans sales push via Formula One

      Owning a Formula One racing team is key to selling cars in emerging markets, according to the head of the...

    14. Fast FT

      February 29, 2016

      Nissan shares jump 12% on share buyback

      Is it the share buyback or the recent announcement of self-parking office chairs that has led to Nissan’s big jump this...

    15. Fast FT

      February 26, 2016

      Nissan aims for Y400bn share buyback

      Nissan, the Japanese car maker that’s grappling with a strong yen, has announced plans to buy as much as Y400bn of its...

    16. Fast FT

      February 23, 2016

      EU 'makes most sense' for UK, says Nissan

      Nissan has waded into the debate on a possible UK exit from the European Union, saying that remaining in the EU “makes...

    17. February 12, 2016

      Ghosn defends Renault in diesel emissions scandal

      Renault’s chief executive has launched a belligerent defence of the French carmaker in the face of investor concerns...

    18. Fast FT

      February 12, 2016

      Renault strikes optimistic note about growth in 2016

      Better than expected results from Renault are driving shares in the world’s fourth largest car maker higher on Friday,...

    19. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Nissan enjoys sales rush in US

      Japan’s Nissan Motor Co enjoyed a bumper run in the US in the nine months to December last year, with cheap petrol, an...

    20. January 12, 2016

      Carmakers accelerate into US luxury sector

      Ford’s Lincoln luxury brand and Honda’s upmarket Acura brand on Tuesday set out plans to grab a bigger slice of the US...

    21. January 8, 2016

      Carmakers: A new direction of travel

      This week the world’s biggest carmaker contemplated a world beyond cars. While most companies facing digital disruption...

    22. December 17, 2015

      Renault-Nissan pact in limbo amid renewed tensions

      After Nissan and its alliance partner Renault last week ended their eight-month feud with the French government through...

    23. December 7, 2015

      Renault and Nissan: crashing the party

      On Friday, Renault’s board is expected to change its cross-shareholdings with Nissan so they might better reflect the...

    24. October 1, 2015

      European carmakers warn Brussels against diesel crackdown

      The European car industry has mounted a strident defence of diesel in the wake of a sprawling scandal at Volkswagen...

    25. October 1, 2015

      European carmakers warn Brussels not to overreact to VW scandal

      The European car industry has mounted a strident defence of diesel in the wake of a sprawling scandal at Volkswagen...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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