Tag: automotive industry

Europe Wants to Compete With China’s Battery Production, Eventually

<img data-attachment-id="1680516" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="EV charging station streetside europe" data-image-description=" Guteksk7/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680516″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Wary that China might have the battery market totally cornered by the time electric vehicles […]

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Is Mazda’s Premium Push Prudent?

While Mazda’s vehicles are often praised for being handsome and playing host to desirable driving dynamics, the latter half of that arrangement has become less important in recent years. Remember the last time you saw a Zoom-Zoom ad? Neither do we. That’s because Mazda isn’t the same brand anymore. While some of its budget-minded performance […]

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Nissan’s Shareholder Meeting Sure Sucked for Renault’s Chairman

<img data-attachment-id="1679858" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471.jpg" data-orig-size="2949,2082" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Assembl\u00e9e G\u00e9n\u00e9rale des actionnaires du Groupe Renault 2019","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Assembl\u00e9e G\u00e9n\u00e9rale des actionnaires du Groupe Renault 2019","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Assemblée Générale des actionnaires du Groupe Renault 2019" data-image-description=" Renault ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471-450×318.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471-610×431.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679858″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471-610×431.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”431″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471-610×431.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471-450×318.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471-768×542.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1561996708471-120×85.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> […]

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The Most ‘American Made’ Automobiles You Can Buy in 2019

<img data-attachment-id="1679468" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2.jpg" data-orig-size="716,477" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="jeep cherokee 2019" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679468″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/JP019_104CHqrajsi21jqe134g6es7fvu4r8s__mid-2.jpg 716w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While they’re typically a little older than the first time car buyers that usually approach me for advice, there […]

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Nissan Reforms Pass, Saikawa Reappointed as CEO

<img data-attachment-id="1679096" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,597" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="nissan logo nissan sign dealership" data-image-description=" FotograFFF/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-450×269.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679096″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”364″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-450×269.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-768×458.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Nissan’s planned corporate governance reforms were teetering on the brink of disaster after alliance partner […]

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VW Says Battery Supply Problems Have Been Solved… for a While

<img data-attachment-id="1673388" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/DB2019AL01096_medium.jpg" data-orig-size="1795,1185" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Friso Gentsch\/Volkswagen","camera":"","caption":"J\u00fcrgen Stackmann, Mitglied des Markenvorstands Volkswagen Pkw f\u00fcr den Gesch\u00e4ftsbereich Vertrieb, Marketing und After Sales, spricht am 08.05.2019 bei der Volkswagen ID pre-order Veranstaltung im drive in Berlin. Foto: Friso Gentsch\/Volkswagen","created_timestamp":"1557315066","copyright":"Volkswagen AG","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Volkswagen – pre-order ID","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Volkswagen – pre-order ID" data-image-description=" VW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/DB2019AL01096_medium-450×297.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/DB2019AL01096_medium-610×403.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1673388″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/DB2019AL01096_medium-610×403.jpg” […]

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Report Outlines How Subaru is Coping With Quality Control Issues

Subaru was one of the few automakers experiencing growth going into the Great Recession. When the financial crisis struck in earnest, Subaru’s volume briefly dipped to pre-recession levels before resuming its climb. Thanks largely to an enviable public image and desirable lineup, Subaru’s annual deliveries tripled between 2009 and 2018 inside the United States. However […]

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Gas War Watch: EPA and CARB Leadership Won’t Even Share the Same Table

<img data-attachment-id="1571136" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–e1495132939737.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="us-capitol" data-image-description=" Architect of the Capitol Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1571136″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” alt=”us-capitol, public domain” width=”610″ height=”407″> Capitol Hill was the scene of some high-school drama this week after representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) reportedly refused […]

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Renault Not Interested in Giving up Nissan, Says CEO

<img data-attachment-id="1676412" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Renault logo" data-image-description=" Jevanto Productions/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676412″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With the Renault-Nissan partnership looking about as healthy as the bird you clipped on the highway last […]

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Gas War Watch: UAW Goes to Congress, Sides With Automakers on Fuel Economy Rollback

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The United Auto Workers is spending Thursday telling Congress that the union opposes the Trump administration’s proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026… sort of. While the UAW […]

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Renault-Nissan Alliance Quietly Scales Back Joint Functions

<img data-attachment-id="1677240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,641" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="renault nissan dacia lot" data-image-description=" Gilles Lougassi/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629-450×288.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629-610×391.jpg” class=”size-large wp-image-1677240 aligncenter” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629-610×391.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”391″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629-610×391.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629-450×288.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629-768×492.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629-120×77.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_405563629.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Without the glue that was Carlos Ghosn holding the Renault-Nissan Alliance together, some of the […]

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Attention Automakers: Ajit Pai is Not Your Friend

<img data-attachment-id="1678176" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="ajit pai FCC chairman" data-image-description=" Aaron_Schwartz/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678176″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1425739742.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Two decades ago, the Federal Communications Commission decided to allocate a portion of the radio frequency spectrum […]

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BEV Fires Encourage China to Get Serious About Battery Safety, Vehicle Monitoring

<img data-attachment-id="1678158" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621.jpg" data-orig-size="947,552" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="car fire" data-image-description=" Wideweb/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621-450×262.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621-610×356.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678158″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621-610×356.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”356″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621-610×356.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621-75×44.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621-450×262.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621-768×448.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621-120×70.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_382701160-e1560877815621.jpg 947w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> China is currently the largest proponent of electric vehicles on the entire planet. The nation has even incorporated […]

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Bloated Auto Inventories Deflate Slightly

<img data-attachment-id="1677910" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="dealer lot inventory lot" data-image-description=" Bell Ka Pang/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677910″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1169753959.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Due to weakening new-vehicle sales, the United States was staring down the barrel of near-record […]

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Renault Chairman Opens Up About FCA Merger Failure

<img data-attachment-id="1677540" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215.jpg" data-orig-size="4743,3327" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"2019 – Nouveau Conseil op\u00e9rationnel de l\u2019Alliance","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"2019 – Nouveau Conseil op\u00e9rationnel de l\u2019Alliance","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Jean-Dominique Senard 2019 – Nouveau Conseil opérationnel de l’Alliance" data-image-description=" Renault ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-610×428.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677540″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-610×428.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”428″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-610×428.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-450×316.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-768×539.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/21222902_2019_-_New_Alliance_operating_board-e1560448145215-120×84.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> It […]

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Proxy Advisers Tell Nissan Shareholders to Vote Against CEO’s Reappointment

Two proxy advisory firms have reportedly encouraged shareholders to vote against reappointing Hiroto Saikawa as Nissan’s chief executive. While it’s relatively uncommon to see voting research providers issue such an overt recommendation, it’s not unheard of. Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) suggested shareholders vote against Saikawa at Nissan’s annual general meeting later this month, citing his closeness to […]

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The Great Gas War: House Committee Plans Hearing On Fuel Efficiency Rollback

<img data-attachment-id="1677380" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,662" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="shutterstock_167430224" data-image-description=" Lissandra Melo/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677380″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_167430224.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said it will schedule a hearing on June […]

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Where Is the Renault-Nissan Alliance Headed?

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More Drama: Renault to Block Nissan’s Corporate Reform

<img data-attachment-id="1674038" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783.jpg" data-orig-size="925,627" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="nissan logo" data-image-description=" By Anton Watman/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-450×305.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-610×413.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1674038″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-610×413.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”413″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-610×413.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-450×305.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-768×521.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-120×81.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783.jpg 925w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Nissan and Renault’s strained relationship is well documented at this point. And yet the scribes keeping […]

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Meet Us in the Middle: Automakers Plead for Peace, Compromise Between White House and California

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The automotive industry is in turmoil. There’s an industrywide push toward electrification that has yet yet to prove itself as truly profitable, volume seems to be tapering off in the developed world, […]

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