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Re: Nissan corporate news

Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:27 pm

Dark Horse Renault-Nissan Is World's 2nd Largest Automaker, Beats Volkswagen

Volkswagen AG, the company that ended 2016 as the world’s largest automaker, continues to show a lack of follow-through. Three months into the year, the Germans fell back to place three. It does not surprise that formerly largest automaker Toyota regained the leadership. The astonishing part is that a dark horse is in second place. With Mitsubishi under its belt, the Renault-Nissan Alliance has upset the top three, and even more surprising, it is nipping at the heels of #1 Toyota.

13.% ahead of the same quarter in 2016, the Alliance is the only contestant on the podium with double-digit gains. With 7.5% growth in the first quarter, Toyota has found back to its steady-as-she goes pace. Volkswagen has lost half a percent compared to Q1 2016. All this according to data release by the automakers...

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bertelschm ... 96e6ff2b97
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Re: Nissan corporate news

Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:31 am

I doubt CG would have thrown out this dig against TSLA if he thought its model 3 would soon reverse these results:

Renault-Nissan's Ghosn Asserts Leadership In EVs, And The Auto Industry

Renault-Nissan Alliance chairman Carlos Ghosn today threw down the gauntlet to the whole industry, asserting leadership both in the electric vehicle space as in the auto industry as a whole. Not only did Ghosn declare that “we are the worldwide leader of electric vehicles.” He also announced that the Alliance plans to be world’s largest car maker as early as mid-year.

“The Alliance is the worldwide leader in EVs with more than 460,000 EV sold up to today, which is twice as much as our immediate, and most media-driven competitor Tesla,” Ghosn pronounced today at the annual shareholder meeting of Renault in Paris. Ghosn serves also as the CEO of Renault.

“Our range of EVs is the most competitive on the market today, in terms of price and diversity of offer,”...

“The vehicle of the future will be an electric, connected, autonomous car,” Ghosn told his shareholders, leaving no doubt that he wants to lead that future...

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bertelschm ... 634a462a42
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