Nissan, Renault relationship should be ‘more equal’ Renault CEO tells Nikkei By Reuters


© Reuters. FILE Photograph: The logos of automobile producers Nissan and Renault are pictured at a dealership Kyiv, Ukraine June 25, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

TOKYO (Reuters) – The relationship in between Japan’s Nissan (OTC:) Motor Co and best shareholder Renault SA (OTC:) must be “a lot more equal”, the newspaper quoted the French automaker’s main executive as declaring.

“This is not one particular aspect losing and the other aspect successful,” the newspaper quoted Luca de Meo as indicating in an interview, which took position in France on Monday.

“Each and every corporation requirements to do what is finest,” he explained to the Nikkei, adding that that was the spirit of their alliance.

Renault (EPA:) is Nissan’s greatest shareholder with 43% although the Japanese automaker owns 15% in its associate.

The two providers claimed final week they had been in talks about a new section in their partnership that could consist of Nissan investing in a new electric car undertaking Renault programs to carve out from its business.

These a shift could signify the biggest reset in their romance since the 2018 arrest of longtime executive Carlos Ghosn. Talks so significantly have included thing to consider of Renault advertising some of its Nissan stake, Reuters has earlier reported.

For Nissan, that could indicate a prospect to alter a framework that lots of executives at the Japanese organization have observed as unbalanced.

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