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Ghosn says Nissan alliance will lean on suppliers for growth

Ghosn: Get serious about “what work should be done outside the company.” NEW YORK — Carlos Ghosn wants Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi to sell a combined 14 million vehicles a year by the end of 2022, and to get there, he says, the alliance will need a lot of help from suppliers. Ghosn, CEO of

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European Union launches battery cell alliance to compete with Asia

Battery cells are poised to become the most important component in future vehicles as the industry moves away from internal-combustion engines and toward battery-electric vehicles. With an increased demand for battery packs, battery cell production will be paramount, and the European Union plans to address its competitive disadvantage. The EU announced a battery cell alliance

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FCA joins BMW, Mobileye, and Intel's self-driving car alliance

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has signed a memorandum of understanding to become the first automaker to join BMW, Intel, and Mobileye’s alliance to develop a dedicated self-driving car platform. Intel and BMW began work on a self-driving car platform last year and they intend to reveal a fully-autonomous vehicle in 2021. BMW and Intel see FCA as

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Renault Nissan Alliance becomes world’s biggest automaker

Follow Viknesh Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presenting at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015 Enlarge Photo The numbers for the first six months of 2017 are in, and it’s the Renault Nissan Alliance that’s now the biggest automaker when it comes to sales volume. The worldwide sales of the Renault Nissan Alliance over the first

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5 automakers form hydrogen alliance with energy, transport giants

Toyota Motor Corp., BMW AG, Daimler AG, Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co. are joining oil and gas giants including Royal Dutch Shell and Total SA with plans to invest a combined 10 billion euros ($ 10.7 billion) in hydrogen-related products within five years. In all, 13 energy, transport and industrial companies are forming

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Alliance moves to block EPA from finalizing mpg rules

The EPA under law had to decide by April 2018 whether to modify 2022-2025 model year vehicle emission rules requiring average fleet-wide efficiency of more than 50 miles per gallon. Photo credit: DAVID PHILLIPS WASHINGTON — A major auto trade group is making a last-ditch effort to block the EPA from finalizing tough fuel economy

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