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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • *Discrepancies do not apply to vehicles outside Japan. TOKYO, May 18- Suzuki Motor Corp used the wrong methods to test the fuel economy of its cars in Japan, it said on Wednesday, widening a testing scandal that has already rocked smaller rival Mitsubishi Motors Corp.. Japan's transport ministry ordered widespread checks to industry methods after Mitsubishi...

  • *Weaker yen was boon for Japan's automakers. TOKYO, May 13- Japan's three leading automakers expect a stronger yen will cost them around $14 billion in lost operating profit this year alone- just as they need to invest more in everything from cleaner fuel to driver-less cars. The U.S. dollar climbed roughly 60 percent against the yen between late-2011 and mid-2015,...

  • NEW DELHI/ BEIJING, May 13- Despite years of trying, Asia's fast-growing emerging markets have proved elusive for Japan's Nissan Motor Co, one reason behind its $2.2 billion move this week to take control of scandal-hit Mitsubishi Motors Corp.. Nissan has invested aggressively in countries including Indonesia, deploying targeted models and beefing up...

  • YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 12- Nissan Motor Co has agreed to buy a 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp, taking de facto control with a $2.2 billion bet that bails out its smaller, scandal-hit rival. The deal is a lifeline for Mitsubishi Motors, which is mired in its third scandal in two decades and has had $3 billion wiped off its market value after confessing to...

  • YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 12- Nissan Motor Co has agreed to take a 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp, taking de facto control with a $2.2 billion bet that bails out its smaller, scandal-hit rival. Japan's number two car maker has struggled to make inroads into Asia outside China, in countries like Thailand and the Philippines, where Mitsubishi's models are...

  • TOKYO, May 12- Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp said their chief executive officers, Carlos Ghosn and Osamu Masuko, would hold a joint news conference at 4 p.m. on Thursday in Yokohama, south of Tokyo.

  • PARIS, April 29- Renault's board stuck by its decision to pay Carlos Ghosn 7.2 million euros for 2015 in defiance of a non-binding shareholder vote against the chief executive's package on Friday. Shareholders representing 54 percent of voting rights at the French carmaker opposed Ghosn's pay package at its annual meeting. In a hastily convened session after...