Carlos Ghosn

Toyota electric cars, more Nissan EVs, Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid driven, Volt vs Prius Prime: Today's Car News

Today, we've got news on future electric cars from Nissan, Renault, and Toyota, some thoughts on more time in a Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, and a sales …

Electric Vehicles

Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault all to 'target' electric cars in 2020, CEO Ghosn says

Carlos Ghosn has been an advocate of electric cars for years, but after initial disappointment, he's ready to take on the segment with even greater …

Electric Vehicles

'Robo-taxis' hold promise, and perils, for automakers

PARIS: It's Nov 22, 2028 and Sarah, a young mother, gives her two children a kiss goodbye before buckling them into the driverless car that will …

Transportation

Nissan execs taking pay cuts over bogus vehicle inspections

TOKYO — Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and other executives of the Japanese automaker are returning a part of their salaries to show …

Denver

Nissan higher-ups oblivious to misconduct on floor: report

TOKYO -- Nissan Motor's internal investigation into improper inspection practices showed that corporate leadership and plant supervisors were unaware …

Electric Vehicles

Nissan CEO pledges to tighten compliance, takes pay cut over scandal

YOKOHAMA - The top executive of Nissan Motor Co. pledged Friday to tighten the company's compliance policy to prevent a recurrence of improper …

Philippines

The Future, This Week 17 November 2017

Elon Musk reckons it’s probable that humans are just characters in someone’s computer game.<p>15 Nov 2017<p>If algorithms are taking the art out of …

Australian Universities

Peugeot Takes Slow Lane in Return to U.S. Market

BERLIN—Peugeot SA wants to become a household name in the U.S., but there is one hitch: The company that makes the Peugeot, Citroën, and Opel brands hasn’t sold a car in America in nearly three decades.<p>“Our goal is to become a global car maker,” Carlos Tavares, Peugeot’s 59-year-old Portuguese-born …

Business

Nissan chief to return part of salary following inspection scandal

in Tokyo<p>Hiroto Saikawa, the chief executive of Nissan Motor, said on Friday he would return part of his salary to apologise for a vehicle inspection …

Nissan CEO returns his pay after inspection scandal

YOKOHAMA, Japan: The CEO of Japanese car giant Nissan said Friday (Nov 17) he will return part of his pay until next March following a damaging …

Nissan will send U.S.-built Titans to China

Nissan North America will export the U.S.-built Titan pickup to China, where it hopes to gain a foothold in the market's robust commercial and …

Trucks

Nissan-Renault is preparing an important high volume electric car push, says Chairman

The Nissan-Renault Alliance has been an early leader in electrification with the Leaf and the Zoe, but they have been taking their sweet time to release new models, which resulted in their lead slowly slipping away.<p>Now they are preparing an important electric car push with several new models, as …

Electric Vehicles

This Week in Car Buying: Deals of the month - Kelley Blue Book

While it may be too early for some manufacturers to start their Black Friday/Holiday Sales Event programs, a few makes are starting out November with …

Kelley Blue Book

A Massive Bet on One Question: Who Owns the Future of the Car?

SoftBank Group Corp.’s bid to take a stake of as much as $10 billion in Uber Technologies Inc. is a high-stakes bet on the future of the car industry.<p>SoftBank’s billionaire founder, Masayoshi Son, aims to build a global network of ride-hailing companies with a lock on important markets that in the …

Business

Ghosn focuses Renault-Nissan alliance on EV assault

Ghosn focuses Renault-Nissan alliance on EV assault<p>Carlos Ghosn heard years of skepticism from competitors about the Renault-Nissan alliance's …

Resist the Driverless Dystopia!

Consumers shouldn't let governments shrink the menu of transportation options.<p>Two iconic figures in the car industry — former General Motors head of product development Bob Lutz and Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Chairman Carlos Ghosn — have recently outlined competing visions for the future of …

Transportation

Red Bull Might Have the Best Chassis in F1

Plus another US F1 team, flying Ubers, and more.<p>Welcome to The Grid, R&T's quick roundup of the auto industry and motorsports news you should know this morning.<p><b>The Best Around</b><p>When you don't have the most powerful engine on the grid, you have to find time elsewhere. Fernando Alonso claims that …

Autos

Carlos Ghosn Says Car Ownership Is Here to Stay

Personal car ownership isn’t going anywhere, regardless of the rise of Uber Technologies Inc. and ride-sharing, according to the man who may oversee …

Electric Vehicles

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Timing of AT&T-Time Warner Deal Closing 'Now Uncertain'<p>A top AT&T executive warned that the company is unsure about the timing of its planned takeover of Time Warner, as the combination of the telecom and media giants faces extended antitrust review.<p>China's Tencent Buys 12% Stake in Snap<p>Snap …

Markets

Four Reasons Ride-Hailing Apps Won't Upend the Car Industry: Gadfly

Who's on the money? Carl or Carlos?<p>Listen to private equity tycoon Carl Icahn, and the rise of ride-hailing apps is about to overturn the auto industry's century-old business model.<p>"There's a secular change happening, which we see as a great opportunity," Icahn, who has a stake in Lyft Inc. and …

Transportation

Carlos Ghosn: The Year Ahead in Autos

November 9th, 2017, 12:42 AM UTC<p>Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, sits down with Bloomberg's Craig Trudell at The …

Business

Carlos Ghosn Does It Again

Is it already time for Carlos Ghosn's victory lap?<p>The auto patriarch who last year folded troubled Mitsubishi Motors Corp. into the Groupe …

Business

Nissan boss says quality scandal 'undermined trust' as car maker cuts profit forecast

The scandal at Nissan that saw the company admit it had used uncertified staff to inspect vehicles will dent its annual profits by 40bn yen (£270m), it has admitted.<p>Posting interim results, Hiroto Saikawa, chief executive, said the problems with quality tests had "undermined trust” in the …

Nissan

Nissan CEO Emphasizes Profits Over Volume

YOKOHAMA, Japan—Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said fierce competition in the U.S. has been eating into margins, meaning the company needs to prioritize profits despite his boss Carlos Ghosn’s ambitious growth targets for the company.<p>Mr. Saikawa’s comments came as Nissan said …

Business

Nissan Cuts Profit Forecast as Japan Recalls Dent Earnings

Nissan Motor Co. cut its annual profit forecast by almost 6 percent after announcing a recall of vehicles in Japan that went through an inspection …

Business

Nissan profit slides on U.S. Takata lawsuit, Japan recalls

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co.'s operating profit slid 22 percent in the latest quarter as outlays for a Takata airbag class action settlement …

Markets

Redesigning the Industry

How will it all shake out?<p>Visionaries<p>Strategies<p>In the second of our 5-part series, we look at how fast and unrelenting changes in technology have …

Tata Motors

French government to sell down stake in car maker Renault

The French government is selling close to 5 per cent of Renault for €1.2bn in a move that begins to unwind its ownership of the car maker, according …

France

EV Company News For The Month Of October 2017

Global EV sales - September 2017 electric car sales break the best ever record for global sales.<p>EV market news - "Paris plans to banish all but …

Electric Vehicles

Five Key Details of the Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept

Mitsubishi Motors has been spending time in therapy and its e-Evolution concept is the first fruit born of those sessions. For the unveiling music, …

Autos