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    Report: Tesla poaches Renault-Nissan communications boss Sproule

    Need another sign that Tesla is growing into a force to be reckoned with? Bloomberg reports it has just snagged high-profile communications boss Simon Sproule from Renault-Nissan to become the EV maker's vice president of communications and marketing. Sproule is an industry veteran, having spent ...

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    Official: Renault-Nissan debuts new Common Module Family for future vehicles

    Platform sharing is nothing new for the 14-year-old Renault-Nissan Alliance, but this partnership is set to introduce new modular platform components that will eventually underpin 11 Renault models and three Nissan vehicles by 2020. Rather than being a typical platform, the Common Module Family ...

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    Report: Infiniti Etheria concept to roll into Geneva with Mercedes power

    Infinti "Etheria" teaser – Click above for high-res image
    Compact premium is where it's at these days for luxury automakers, and everyone's getting on board. Audi has the A3, Volvo the C30, BMW the 1 Series, Lexus recently joined the party with the CT 200h, and Mercedes is revamping its ...

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    Report: New Renault-Nissan tieup with Daimler could result in commercial van linkages

    2011 Nissan NV2500 HD – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Renault-Nissan's partnership with Daimler is only a couple of days old, but the three companies have already divulged plenty of information on possible synergies. For example, the three automakers will work together on a small ...

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    Officially Official: Renault-Nissan and Daimler announce alliance

    Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler AG chairman Dieter Zetsche sign the agreement
    At a news conference in Brussels, Belgium this morning, Daimler AG and the Renault-Nissan alliance officially announced that the three automakers would collaborate on future products and that each would ...

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    WSJ speculates about Renault-Nissan taking stake in GM

    Rumors that Renault-Nissan may be interested in taking on a third head have popped once again, with the would-be merger candidate this time being General Motors. Huh, sounds familiar, doesn't it? In actuality, The Wall Street Journal is really just speculating on the possible effects of such a ...

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    Smart move? Daimler reportedly teams with Renault for next-gen minicar

    2009 Smart Fortwo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Daimler brain trust of Dieter Zetsche and Thomas Weber has reportedly struck a deal with Renault/Nissan to develop its next generation of minicars due out in 2014 or so. As you would expect, Daimler will get a new Smart Fortwo ...

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    Rumormill: Chrysler cancels development of Phoenix V6 engines

    The Chrysler rumormill is running at full steam for obvious reasons, and the latest talk surrounds Chrysler and its $3 billion Phoenix V6 engine program. Word on the street is that the project has been canceled, which makes abundant sense if in fact a Chrysler merger is imminent. If a deal to merge ...

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    Gulf Partner: Renault's Persian-market, Maxima-based Safrane

    Click above to view the Renault Safrane in high resolution The Persian Gulf is fast becoming a demanding market for luxury automobiles. So demanding, in fact, that some automakers have begun creating special models just for consumption there. Just days ago we brought you news that Rolls-Royce, ...

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    Renault debuts electric sedan in Israel

    A landmark was recently passed on Israel's road to reduced dependance on foreign oil when Renault and Project Better Place held a demonstration of an electric car that will hit Israeli streets next year. For those unacquainted with Project Better Place, the Silicon Valley start-up headed by tech ...

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    Ghosn still looking to hook up with North American partner

    That Carlos Ghosn, he gets around. The CEO of two major automakers already, Renault and Nissan, is still interested in partnering with a third automaker, preferably one from North America. A potential deal to get up close and personal with General Motors fell through last year, but Ghosn insists ...


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