Business Carlos Ghosn

  • *VW to outline planned electric car onslaught. PARIS, Sept 27- Electric car prototypes and plans are set to dominate the Paris auto show as the Volkswagen diesel scandal and falling battery costs persuade executives and investors that plug-in vehicles are ready to go mainstream. "Everyone's watching VW- they've set out some very high expectations," said Ian...

  • TOGLIATTI, Russia, Sept 23- Russian carmaker Avtovaz has a civic responsibility to preserve jobs, the company's new chief executive told Reuters, rowing back on a politically sensitive policy of redundancies in the face of plummeting sales and record losses. In his first extended interview with foreign media since majority owners Renault and Nissan put him in...

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, Aug 31- A rebound in spending on machinery and equipment by Brazilian companies should lead Latin America's largest economy out of a deep recession in the coming months, providing a much-needed boost for new center-right President Michel Temer. A recent survey of chief financial officers by the local American Chamber of Commerce showed...

  • *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.