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Monday, June 14, 2021



Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn pins hopes on French probes to clear his name

May 26, 2021 12:38 pm

Auto magnate-turned-fugitive Ghosn was arrested in Japan in November 2018 on accusations of financial misconduct and fled to Lebanon a year later.

Renault-Nissan and Hyundai face shutdowns in India over workers' COVID fears

May 25, 2021 11:02 am

Workers at Renault-Nissan's car plant in the southern state of Tamil Nadu will go on strike on Wednesday because their COVID-related safety demands have not been met, a union representing the workers told the company in a letter on Monday.

Chip shortage forces carmakers to leave out some high-end features

May 06, 2021 12:57 pm

Nissan is leaving navigation systems out of thousands of vehicles that typically would have them because of the shortages. Ram no longer offers its 1500 pickups with a standard “intelligent” rearview mirror that monitors for blind spots. Renault has stopped offering an oversized digital screen behind the steering wheel on its Arkana SUV -- also to save on chips.

Tata Motors, Renault, Bajaj Auto in talks to use IT Min's last mile delivery system

April 05, 2021 8:09 am

The CSC, a special purpose vehicle of the IT Ministry, had in April last year started allowing its village level entrepreneurs the option to launch a Grameen e-store.

Renault Kiger launched in India: Price starts from Rs 5.45 lakh

February 15, 2021 6:15 pm

Renault Kiger will come with two engine options -- 1-litre Energy and 1-litre Turbo with 2 pedal offerings on each of the engine-- and will be available in four trims - RXE, RXL, RXT and RXZ, according to the company.

Renault launches Duster with 1.3 turbo petrol engine, price starts at Rs 10.49 lakh

August 17, 2020 3:08 pm

Duster has achieved an iconic status in one of the most dynamic automotive markets, and over the years, adventure enthusiasts as well as numerous Indian families have established a strong bond with this SUV, Renault India Operations Country CEO and Managing Director Venkatram Mamillapalle said.

Nissan email trail casts new light on takedown of Carlos Ghosn

June 15, 2020 12:07 pm

While Nissan has long maintained Ghosn was ousted on allegations of under-reporting his income and other financial transgressions, the documents and recollections of people familiar with what transpired show that a powerful group of insiders viewed his detention and prosecution as an opportunity to revamp Nissan's relationship with Renault on terms more favorable to Nissan.

Renault poised to announce 15,000 layoffs worldwide

May 29, 2020 10:05 am

The overall cuts would affect just under 10% of Renault's 180,000 global workforce. The firm has around 48,500 staff in France.

Renault reopens select dealerships, service centres across India

May 11, 2020 5:07 pm

Renault India has opened more than 194 showrooms and workshops in line with the new safety protocols and the remaining touchpoints will be opened in a phase-wise manner based on permissions from the local authorities, the company said in a statement.

Three passports and a plan hatched in Lebanon: Ghosn’s escape act

January 01, 2020 1:41 pm

It was a cinematic escape, carried out just before New Year’s Day, Japan’s most important holiday, when government agencies and most businesses close for as long as a week.