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Fiat Chrysler merger sees Marchionne targeting No. 1 position


Sergio Marchionne, seen as an executive that has great experience with turnovers, is also the architect behind the creation of the world’s seventh-largest automaker: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. The CEO is confident that one day the new entity would be able to challenge the top global position as the companies more and more struggle with sliding returns and the rising costs ...
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Daimler and Renault-Nissan’s alliance is further extended
Late last week, the German and French-Japanese automakers announced a further extension of their alliance, also signaling their cooperation has no set boundaries. Renault chief Carlos Ghosn and Daimler’s CEO Dieter ...
Report – Mahindra in alliance talks with PSA and NEVS
Indian carmaker Mahindra & Mahindra is reportedly exploring alliance opportunities with PSA-Peugeot-Citroen and the Saab brand owner, NEVS. The Indian newspaper Economic Times reported that Mahindra is taking into account partnerships ...
Toyota and Tesla – the usual culture clash case
The California-based electric automaker and the Japanese company – the world’s largest carmaker – had a great early start in 2010. Toyota bought a $50 million stake in Tesla and ...
Renault Nissan increases alliance savings
The French and Japanese companies announced that as the first models jointly developed on common architectures were introduced to the production lines, the alliance savings were boosted last year, reaching ...
Ghosn wants his alliance to catch up to biggest rivals
Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of French-Japanese Renault-Nissan alliance intends to boost profitability and grow sales across all regions, allowing them to enter the top three global automakers. The automotive alliance ...
Renault-Nissan wants a big piece of the US market
While traditionally Nissan is the main player of the alliance in the very competitive US market, the recent development within the 15-years old alliance gets Ghosn put both companies on ...
Renault and Nissan Step Up Integration with New Alliance Management Team
Alliance partners Renault and Nissan have made public their plan to merge key operations and reach economies of scale, part of their strategy to rival giants of the auto industry, ...
Renault-Nissan alliance sales rise 2.1 % in 2013
The French automaker and its Japanese alliance partner announced in a statement their combined vehicle sales were up 2.1 % last year, which stands as a new record for the ...
Renault Nissan to up their alliance savings goal
Long standing alliance partners Renault and Nissan announced yesterday they raised their joint savings goal as the Group strives to deepen cooperation in vehicle development and production departments. The two companies ...

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