Nissan & Renault to merge into one company

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Nissan & Renault to merge into one company

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Perhaps, according to The Independent.

Shares in Renault rose almost 5 per cent on Thursday following reports the French motor company is in talks with Nissan to explore a potential merger.
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Re: Nissan & Renault to merge into one company

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Nissault ?? Perhaps Renan ?
I tried to make an anagram of the two names but could only get as far as 'It's An Arse Lunn'.... which doesn't make any sense :lol:
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How about "Inner Assault"? That uses all the letters of "Nissan" and "Renault". Mind you, I don't think either company would appreciate my effort!
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'Earns An Insult' works. I'm sure there are many Renault and Nissan owners who've considered their cars earn an insult :)
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Re: Nissan & Renault to merge into one company

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Eh? This happened unofficially in 2000 when I was working for Renault in Harefield! That's why some of us got made redundant!
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It would appear that, whilst they merged and/or formed an alliance in '99, they're now looking to become a single company.
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Which will undoubtedly be Nissan! Of course there will be Renault badged vehicles for those markets, primarily parts of Europe, where it will mean they will sell more/better.
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van ordinaire wrote:
30 Mar 2018, 00:12
Which will undoubtedly be Nissan!

Not written in stone. Renault holds a 43% stake in Nissan, while Nissan owns 15% of Renault shares.
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Where does Vauxhall stand in all this, all their vans are Renaults in disguise?
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I'd expect the next generation of Vauxhall vans to be based on the PSA van range, rather than Renault, anyway?
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There is more here in this article than anyone probably wants to know about the Renault/Nissan Alliance.

http://nissannews.com/media_storage/ima ... 017_gb.pdf

Nissan is the biggest in terms of global sales by a couple of million over Renault.


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Re: Nissan & Renault to merge into one company

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Appear to be lots more Renault stuff in Nissans than Nissan stuff in Renaults ?
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Hence the merger - of the manufacturer & the parts supplier!
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wurlycorner wrote:
30 Mar 2018, 16:59
I'd expect the next generation of Vauxhall vans to be based on the PSA van range, rather than Renault, anyway?


Assuming there is a next generation of Vauxhall vans, I mean, tradionally, VX isn't a van manufacturer (well not for a very long time). Meanwhile, we could end up with a similar situation to that in the US when MB bought Chrysler which was then marketing (what to us, were) Talbot vans as Dodges - so they stuck 3-pointed stars on them!
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Re: Nissan & Renault to merge into one company

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van ordinaire wrote:
30 Mar 2018, 22:53
wurlycorner wrote:
30 Mar 2018, 16:59
I'd expect the next generation of Vauxhall vans to be based on the PSA van range, rather than Renault, anyway?


Assuming there is a next generation of Vauxhall vans, I mean, tradionally, VX isn't a van manufacturer (well not for a very long time). Meanwhile, we could end up with a similar situation to that in the US when MB bought Chrysler which was then marketing (what to us, were) Talbot vans as Dodges - so they stuck 3-pointed stars on them!


au contraire... Vauxhall's made vans for yonks (used to go under the Bedford name).