"There is nothing new, we still see lots of interest in the alliance, but people are writing more about this topic because (French President Emmanuel) Macron is pushing for the privatisation of several companies", said a source close to Nissan on condition of anonymity. Nissan shareholders would also receive shares in the new company in exchange for their holdings, they said. The automaker might maintain its headquarter in France as well as Japan. Nissan shares had shed 0.5 percent to 1,094.50 yen in a market up 0.6 percent overall. The French government owns 15% of Renault and may be reluctant to relinquish control over its stake or have its position watered down.
In an interview with AFP earlier this year, Ghosn said the French carmaker is keeping all options open regarding its alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi, another Japanese carmaker in which Nissan holds a stake.
Representatives for the alliance and for Nissan declined to comment Thursday.
Reuters reported earlier this month that Nissan was in talks to buy the bulk of the French government's stake in Renault, citing unidentified people. Both the automotive giants are eager to enter into a contract in which the stakeholders of Renault will be provided with the share of the newly merged firm. While the alliance of Renault and Nissan has brought savings, their ownership structure differs and this limits the companies from reaping full benefits from their alliance.
California sues Trump administration over citizenship query
The census helps determine several things including political representation in Congress and the distribution of federal money. With the Trump administration adding the question about USA citizenship status to the census, the backlash has been swift.
This allows users to delete content from their Facebook as they see fit, even old posts they've published to their Timeline. In the coming weeks, we'll be proposing updates to Facebook's terms of service that include our commitments to people.
The Volkswagon Atlas Tanoak concept is a pickup version of the popular Atlas SUV that VW is thinking about building in the USA. Tanoak is also 15.8 inches longer than the three-row SUV overall, with its 128.3-inch wheelbase adding another 11 inches.
On Monday morning, the family was working on finalizing funeral arrangements and returning the bodies of the Sharp family to Iowa. Weland said the family is hoping to hold a funeral at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa.
Listen, we're all human beings, and sometimes as hard as we try to put things in boxes, you can't always do it. The NFL Network claimed recently that Beckham Jr will refuse to play until he is handed a hefty new contract.
In response to new US tariffs on aluminum and steel, the two countries negotiated a compromise on steel tariffs. Other countries also must agree to similar quotas to escape tariffs, but the size of the limits would vary.
The venture also plans to build centers for research and development and education and training, he said. The project is expected to build out all 200 gigawatts of the project by 2030, Masayoshi Sons said.
Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights placed the number of civilians leaving Eastern Ghouta at 140,000. A first deal saw the withdrawal of hardline Islamist rebels Ahrar al-Sham from the town of Harasta last week.
This will allow our temperatures to get around 60F, which is much cooler than where we should be for this time of the year. Scattered showers will continue around western Montana this morning, then begin to move out by late morning and afternoon.
By 11:14 a.m. (0314 GMT), 3,599 lots of the most-active June contract had traded, equivalent to 3.6 million barrels of crude. China's desire to open a domestic market to trade futures has grown as the nation's crude oil imports have boomed.
Remington files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections
Remington probably could have survived any of those challenges individually, but the combination of factors was too much for them. BlackRock is a major shareholder in gunmakers Sturm Ruger, American Outdoor Brands, and Vista Outdoor Brands.
Siberian blaze claims 64 lives after exits were blocked
The Kremlin issued a statement saying Mr Putin "expressed his deep condolences to the relatives and loved ones of those who died". Panic erupted as the flames spread with people falling over one another on the stairs and choking in the thick black smoke.