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AddMy battery is better than yours - Daimler and Renault-Nissan quarrel over superiority

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler AG chairman Dieter Zetsche sign the agreement

6Autoblog Podcast #174 - AOL Autos' Reilly Brennan stops by

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AddZetsche admits Daimler couldn't have financed Smart revival without Renault-Nissan deal

2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddReport: Daimler, Renault-Nissan alliance could be announced Wednesday

According to an unknown source speaking to Reuters, the Renault board of directors has called an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday, April 6th, to discuss plans to enter into an agreement with German automaker Daimler. As was the case when Renault teamed up with Japanese automaker Nissan, there will reportedly be an exchange of stock, but not nearly at the same level as Renault's 44-percent stake in Nissan.

20Report: Daimler, Renault-Nissan alliance could be announced Wednesday

According to an unnamed source speaking to Reuters, the Renault board of directors has called an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday, April 6th, to discuss plans to enter into an agreement with German automaker Daimler. As was the case when Renault teamed up with Japanese automaker Nissan, there will reportedly be an exchange of stock, but not nearly at the same level as Renault's 44-percent stake in Nissan.

42WSJ: Daimler and Renault-Nissan in "final stages" of alliance talk

Daimler is looking for a new kind of Renault Alliance, one that includes Nissan. According to a new report in The Wall Street Journal, there is a deal pending between Renault-Nissan and Daimler to partner on things like engines and platforms, as well as further development on matters that could help increase fuel efficiency. The two companies feel that partnering in those areas would help develop the technology more effectively while keeping the costs more manageable.

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