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  • 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...

  • PARIS, Nov 3- Renault-Nissan's new gasoline-electric hybrid technology would be competitive in Europe, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Thursday, as carmakers turn away from diesel for smaller vehicles. The "e-Power" transmission, announced a day earlier by Renault's alliance partner Nissan for the Note subcompact car in Japan, amounts to an electric...

  • LONDON, Oct 31- Britain's pharmaceutical and aerospace industries, both big exporters, are stepping up pressure on the government for assurances about their future after last week's post-Brexit deal with carmaker Nissan. Pharma and aerospace companies share the motor industry's worries about trade barriers once Britain leaves the European Union, but they...

  • LONDON, Oct 30- Britain told Nissan it would aim for tariff-free trade with Europe for the motor industry after Brexit, persuading the Japanese company to invest in the country's biggest car plant, a cabinet minister said on Sunday. Last month Nissan's CEO Carlos Ghosn said he would need a guarantee of compensation to offset any tariffs imposed when Britain...

  • LONDON, Oct 28- Prime Minister Theresa May's deal to keep Nissan investing in Britain opened the floodgates on Friday to demands from rival car companies chasing their own assurances from the government that they won't be hurt by Brexit. Britain's biggest car maker Jaguar Land Rover and its biggest engine maker Ford welcomed the news that the Japanese group...

  • *Nissan UK sells all cars to Switzerland, not EU. LONDON, Oct 27- The support that the UK government has promised carmaker Nissan in return for building new models in Britain could prove expensive, but the Japanese carmaker's complex structure makes it hard to estimate. Nissan announced on Thursday it would build the new Qashqai and the X-Trail SUV in Sunderland,...

  • LONDON/ PARIS, Oct 27- Japanese carmaker Nissan will build two new models in Britain despite the vote to quit the EU, giving Prime Minister Theresa May her most important corporate endorsement since the Brexit referendum in June. The decision to build the next generation of its popular Qashqai and X-Trail SUVs at Britain's largest car plant, rather than...

  • *Qashqai and X-Trail models to be built at Sunderland plant. LONDON/ PARIS, Oct 27- Japanese carmaker Nissan will build its new Qashqai and X-Trail models in Britain despite the vote to quit the EU, giving Prime Minister Theresa May her most important corporate endorsement since the Brexit referendum in June. Nissan employs more than 7,000 people at Sunderland,...

  • LONDON, Oct 27- Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she will work with Nissan to maintain Britain's competitiveness after the Japanese carmaker said it will build two new models at its north of England plant despite concerns over Brexit. "As we look forward and as we develop our industrial strategy, we will want to be working with companies like Nissan,...

  • LONDON/ PARIS, Oct 27- Japanese carmaker Nissan will build its new Qashqai model in Britain despite the vote to quit the EU, giving Prime Minister Theresa May her most important corporate endorsement since the Brexit referendum in June. Britain's big carmakers are nearly all foreign-owned and ship more than half of their exports to the other 27 countries in the...

  • LONDON, Oct 27- Japanese carmaker Nissan said it will build its new Qashqai model at Britain's biggest car plant, confirming a report from Reuters, marking the first major investment from the autos-industry since the UK voted to leave the EU. Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn had warned in September that Brexit could threaten new investment in Nissan's Sunderland...

  • LONDON, Oct 27- Japanese carmaker Nissan will build its new Qashqai model at Britain's biggest car plant in Sunderland, a company source told Reuters on Thursday, in a major boost to Prime Minister Theresa May just months after voters backed Brexit. Sunderland, in the north east of England, built almost one in three of Britain's cars last year and Nissan's decision...

  • LONDON, Oct 27- Japanese carmaker Nissan will build its new Qashqai model at Britain's biggest car plant, a company source told Reuters on Thursday, in a major boost to Prime Minister Theresa May just months after voters backed Brexit.

  • LONDON, Oct 24- For decades, Britain's bankers have relied on their industry's outsized status in the economy to find a receptive ear in government. Many said their warnings about the impact of a so-called hard Brexit- where they lose their access to the European single market- were being met with scepticism by the government and accusations from some...

  • YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct 21- Japanese carmaker Nissan will decide next month whether to make its new Qashqai model in Britain or elsewhere in the first major investment decision affecting the country's car industry since the vote to leave the European Union. Ghosn warned after the vote to leave the European Union in June that Nissan could halt investment in...

  • LONDON, Oct 21- Talks between the British government and Nissan are ongoing over a future investment from the Japanese carmaker into its plant in Sunderland, northeast England, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday. Nissan will decide next month whether to produce its new Qashqai SUV at its British plant or elsewhere in the first major...

  • 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.

  • *Nissan's Sunderland plant in northern England is UK's largest. YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct 21- Nissan Motor Co will make a decision next month on whether to produce the next Qashqai SUV model at its Sunderland plant in Britain following the country's decision to leave the European Union, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Friday. Ghosn last week met with British Prime...

  • YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct 21- Nissan Motor Co will make a decision next month on whether to produce the next Qashqai SUV model at its Sunderland plant in Britain, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Friday. Ghosn last week met with British Prime Minister Theresa May after warning that the country's decision to exit the European Union could halt investment at its...

  • TOKYO, Oct 20- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Thursday it had completed a deal to take a controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp, and would be retaining the embattled automaker's chief executive in a bid to help it recover from a mileage cheating scandal. Japan's No. 2 automaker has agreed to make a 237 billion yen investment to acquire 34 percent of Mitsubishi...