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  • 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...

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • Carlos Ghosn, chairman and chief executive officer of Renault and Nissan Motor, left, shakes hands with Osamu Masuko, chairman and chief executive officer of Mitsubishi Motors, as they pose for a picture a during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.

    Nissan CEO, Carlos Ghosn, outlined to CNBC how he planned to help Mitsubishi Motors rebuild its image, following its most recent scandal.

  • 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.

  • Nissan acquires 34% stake in Mitsubishi

    Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan, explains why the auto-maker has decided to become the single largest stakeholder of Mitsubishi Motors.

  • Auto market still strong in China

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks about the hottest car models at the Detroit Auto Show, and automakers' take on Chinese market volatility.

  • China is an opportunity for us: Ghosn

    For Renault, China is an opportunity, says Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO at Renault-Nissan, while Nissan is a "different story."

  • U.S. is a healthy market: Renault-Nissan CEO

    Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO at Renault-Nissan, says there's no reason to speculate any sourness in U.S. markets; yet Latin America is a concern.

  • Renault said on Thursday its first-half profit rose sharply as a European market recovery and currency windfall overcame pricing setbacks.

  • Google's driverless car.

    Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.

  • Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Co. and Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors.

    One is a maverick. The other, a master of the turnaround. But what they share is the belief you can do things better in the auto business.

  • 'A lot of investment' in self-driving cars ahead: Renault Nissan CEO

    Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault Nissan, says the company will throw a lot of investment at self-driving cars as the automobile technology race heats up.