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Gilles Guillaume

Renault revives models of the past for an electric future

Jun 30 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -Renault unveiled a more ambitious strategy for electric vehicles (EVs) on Wednesday, betting on new, affordable versions of its iconic small cars of the past to catch up with Volkswagen in the fast-growing sector. | Video

Renault raises targets for share of electric vehicles

Jun 30 2021

PARIS, June 30 Renault said on Wednesday that electric vehicles would account for up to 90% of the French carmaker's models by 2030, amping up its ambitions in a fast-growing sector where Volkswagen has stolen a march on its rivals.

Renault-Nissan rejig how they manage Daimler partnership - sources

Jun 24 2021

PARIS The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is set to scrap a role overseeing ties with Daimler in favour of individual relations with the German group, three sources told Reuters, as they try to better manage a partnership that has not met initial hopes.

France's Renault charged with deception over dieselgate probe

Jun 08 2021

PARIS French carmaker Renault said on Tuesday that a French court had charged the company with deception over a diesel emissions probe launched in 2017, focused on some of its older vehicles and suspected test manipulations.

Exclusive-Hyundai to slash combustion engine line-up, invest in EVs - sources

May 28 2021

PARIS/SEOUL (Reuters) -Hyundai Motor Group will slash the number of combustion engine models in its line-up to free up resources to invest in electric vehicles (EVs), two people close to the South Korean automaker told Reuters. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Hyundai to slash combustion engine line-up, invest in EVs - sources

May 27 2021

PARIS/SEOUL, May 27 Hyundai Motor Group will slash the number of combustion engine models in its line-up to free up resources to invest in electric vehicles (EVs), two people close to the South Korean automaker told Reuters.

Stellantis to restructure dealers network to face industry changes

May 20 2021

MILAN (Reuters) -Carmaker Stellantis will completely restructure its European dealers network as it seeks to adapt to changes in the industry brought by electrification, including a boom in online sales, and achieve promised post-merger synergies.

How low can you go? Volkswagen throws down the emissions gauntlet

May 05 2021

FRANKFURT Volkswagen has softened its stance on tough new European carbon dioxide emissions targets for automakers, betting it can absorb more stringent cuts than its rivals, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. | Video

Higher prices help Stellantis weather worsening chip shortage

May 05 2021

MILAN (Reuters) -Higher prices and robust consumer demand will help Stellantis deliver a strong performance this year, despite a worsening global shortage of semiconductor chips this quarter, the world's fourth-biggest carmaker said on Wednesday. | Video

World News

'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.