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  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19- Business leaders in Davos, traditionally the high priests of globalisation, are talking up the benefits of local production this week to shield themselves from criticism from incoming U.S. Elected on a jobs-focused "America First" platform, Trump has taken to Twitter to rebuke major companies like General Motors, Lockheed Martin and...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 18- Renault-Nissan has sold more than 400,000 electric cars globally and the leader in plug-in vehicles is planning further investment to maintain its market lead, the chief executive of the auto alliance said. Carlos Ghosn disclosed the figure during an interview with Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • LONDON— The Latest on Britain's decision to leave the European Union:. London's police chief says he doesn't think Britain's exit from the European Union will hurt international cooperation on fighting crime and terrorism. European Union legislators lashed out at U.S.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland:. Speaking to The Associated Press at the World Economic Forum, Ghosn said Trump's policy was clear: "It's America first and jobs in the United States." Jose Manuel Santos told a crowd of business and political leaders Wednesday that "before you go to bed today you will probably receive...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— President-elect Donald Trump's threats to firms using Mexico as a manufacturing base will be counterproductive and could eventually cost thousands of American jobs, Lawrence Summers, the former U.S. Summers noted that Trump's "rhetoric and announced policies" over Mexico have led to a big fall in the value of the Mexican peso against the...

  • President-elect Donald Trump warned German car companies he would impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported to the U.S. market from Mexico, singling out luxury carmaker BMW for criticism following previous broadsides aimed at General Motors, Ford and Toyota. Mexico accounts for a fifth of all vehicle production in North America and has attracted...

  • PARIS— French authorities are investigating carmaker Renault for suspected fraud in its diesel emissions controls, denting the company's share price as the global fallout spreads from revelations of emissions cheating at Volkswagen. Renault insisted Friday that its cars are not equipped with pollution cheating software, and that the company complies...

  • *China electric car makers have large-scale advantage- BYD. BEIJING, Jan 11- More electric cars are sold in China than in the rest of the world combined, but are mainly locally-branded models that are cheaper and have a shorter range than those offered by foreign automakers such as Tesla and Nissan. China has spent billions of dollars on subsidies to help companies...

  • DETROIT— This year's North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future. "The ground is so unstable beneath them right now," said Karl Brauer, a senior director of content at Kelley Blue Book. Here's what we learned at the Detroit auto show:.

  • *China electric car makers have large-scale advantage- BYD. BEIJING, Jan 11- More electric cars are sold in China than in the rest of the world combined, but are mainly locally-branded models that are cheaper and have a shorter range than those offered by foreign automakers such as Tesla and Nissan. China has spent billions of dollars on subsidies to help companies...

  • On Thursday he took on Toyota, warning the world's largest automaker that it would face a "big border tax" if it exported Mexico- built cars to the U.S. market. Nissan built its first overseas plant in Mexico in 50 years ago and now produces more than 800,000 cars there, mainly its entry-level Versa and Sentra sedans. Nissan's production dwarfs that of Toyota, Honda...

  • *Move cuts efficiency of shared Mexico plant- sources. PARIS, Jan 5- Nissan is halting joint development of luxury cars with Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, sources close to the companies told Reuters, suspending a key project in their seven-year partnership and potentially hitting profitability at a new shared factory in Mexico. The move could reduce efficiency at a...

  • Ghosn: All automakers are listening

    Carlos Ghosn, Renault-Nissan chairman & CEO, speaks with CNBC's Phil LeBeau about the automaker's strategy under President-elect Trump's potential trade rules.

  • Nissan's Ghosn on autonomous cars

    Carlos Ghosn, Renault-Nissan chairman & CEO, speaks with CNBC's Phil LeBeau about the automaker's plans for self-driving cars.

  • *Expects Trump to continue to promote strong ties with Mexico. Ghosn, who is also CEO of alliance partner Renault, said he was confident U.S. trade policy under President-elect Donald Trump would continue to promote strong ties with Mexico, where Nissan produces cars for export to the United States. There have been worries about the risk of rising costs for Nissan...

  • PARIS, Dec 6- The Renault-Nissan alliance is replacing its top executive in charge of combining the carmakers' engines and gearboxes, sources told Reuters, as tightening emissions regulations expose the slow pace of integration so far. Alain Raposo, global head of powertrain engineering, will be moved to an advisory role, and a successor announced this week, four...

  • PARIS, Dec 6- The Renault-Nissan alliance is replacing its top executive in charge of combining the carmakers' engines and gearboxes, sources told Reuters, as tightening emissions regulations expose the slow pace of integration so far. Alain Raposo, global head of powertrain engineering, will be moved to an advisory role, and a successor announced this week, four...

  • *Ghosn expects France to oppose pay package in 2017. NEW YORK/ PARIS, Nov 18- Renault Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn expects the French government to oppose his pay package in 2017, he told Reuters in an interview, setting the stage for another shareholder meeting clash- this time in an election year. Ghosn nonetheless hopes to avoid a repeat of the last annual meeting...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn sees "a good opportunity for upside" in the U.S. vehicle market in light of President-elect Donald Trump's proposals to stimulate the economy, he told Reuters on Thursday. Nissan, like rival automakers, is at risk if Trump makes good on promises to renegotiate the North American Free Trade...

  • LISBON, Nov 8- The most exciting part of the technology in driverless cars will be the one spent in the extra two hours drivers will gain per day when they no longer have to sit behind the wheel, the chief executive of Renault-Nissan said on Tuesday. Speaking to Reuters at the Web Summit being held this week in Lisbon, Carlos Ghosn said the extra two hours- the average...