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  • *Nissan also in talks with Chinese, other overseas firms-sources. TOKYO, Aug 6- Nissan Motor Co is in talks with Panasonic Corp and overseas companies including Chinese firms over the possible sale of its controlling stake in a car battery manufacturing venture, sources said. Two people with knowledge of the matter said on Saturday that the Japanese automaker...

  • *Nissan warns future UK investments hinge on Brexit deal. LONDON, Aug 5- The Bank of England's top two monetary policymakers said interest rates may need to fall further, as surveys on Friday sustained their view that even a "sledgehammer" stimulus will not be enough to fully counter a post-Brexit vote slowdown. Their comments follow Thursday's rate cut to a new...

  • LONDON, Aug 5- Britain's current economic problems are not a repeat of the financial crisis, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday, even though surveys bolstered his view that the economy will slow sharply even with billions of pounds of new stimulus. Carney was speaking after the BoE cut rates to a new record low 0.25 percent on Thursday and unveiled...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 4- Japan's Nissan Motor Co. aims to raise its share of the Brazilian market, which is headed for a slow recovery amid a bruising recession, Renault-Nissan Alliance Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn said on Thursday. In a press briefing in Rio de Janeiro, Ghosn said Nissan wants to raise its market share to 5 percent from 3 percent in Brazil,...

  • CURITIBA, Brazil, Aug 2- French carmaker Renault will produce the sport utility Captur and the compact Kwid at its plant in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba, Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn said on Tuesday. The two new models should reach Brazil's dealers in 2017 and help the French company increase its market share, currently at 6.7 percent.

  • PARIS, July 28- Renault made little progress towards promised cost savings in the first half of the year, the French carmaker said on Thursday, although a revamp of its model range helped it achieve record profitability. Productivity savings all but evaporated to just 6 million euros in the first six months, even as net income rose 8.8 percent to 1.5 billion euros...

  • PARIS/ TOKYO, July 5- Renault's carmaking alliance with Nissan achieved record synergies of 4.3 billion euros last year from closer integration, but savings growth is set to slow, a senior executive said. Renault-Nissan Senior Vice President Arnaud Deboeuf also told reporters it was too early to assess the impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union on...

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 2- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics are gathered in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual three-day conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 2- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics are gathered in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual three-day conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 2- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics are gathered in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual three-day conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • *Industry calls for EU- UK free trade post-Brexit. *Weaker pound shields UK- built cars, punishes importers. The auto industry was at the forefront of efforts by big business to persuade voters in Thursday's referendum to choose to stay- arguing that Brexit posed serious threats to UK economic interests.

  • *Exports from Britain to EU now tariff-free. BEIJING, June 24- Executives at Asian automakers with factories in Britain, largely set up to export to the European Union, say they could slow investments in Britain or even put them on ice for now, after the country voted to leave the 28- nation bloc. Toyota and Nissan had said in the run-up to the vote that continued...

  • Another record year for car industry: Renault-Nissan CEO

    Nissan is set to buy 34% of Mitsubishi. Carlos Ghosn, Renault-Nissan CEO, discusses the deal, auto sales, Brexit, and more.

  • TOKYO, May 25- As Mitsubishi Motors acknowledged publicly last month that it cheated on fuel economy tests- its third scandal in two decades- its chief, Osamu Masuko, quietly called in on his counterpart at partner Nissan Motor's headquarters. Masuko, several Mitsubishi group executives said, gave Carlos Ghosn his blunt assessment: even after a decade of change, he...

  • TOKYO May 23- Nissan Motor Co, which plans to spend $2.2 billion on a one-third controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp, aims to place its former global tech chief in charge of reform at its smaller rival, which is mired in a fuel economy data scandal. According to two individuals with knowledge of the matter, Nissan and Mitsubishi are in final stage talks over an...

  • PARIS, May 20- Companies like Renault will have to pay more attention to shareholder votes against executive pay awards, France's two main business organizations said on Friday, as they tightened guidelines in the hope of avoiding threatened legislation. Renault sparked outrage after its board waved through chief executive Carlos Ghosn's 7.2 million euro...