Currently reading: New compact EV platform to test rebooted Renault-Nissan Alliance
Both firms want to lead a project crucial to their global sales, but that’s not how the new Alliance is supposed to work

The Renault-Nissan Alliance reboot announced in London on Monday was notable for the obvious rapport between the main architects of the deal: the respective CEOs of the two  companies, Luca de Meo at Renault and Makoto Uchida at Nissan

They laughed and joked about the difficulties and sheer amount of time the two have spent in recent months to stabilise a relationship that nearly capsized under the weight of acrimony following former CEO Carlos Ghosn’s attempt to join the two companies and his subsequent arrest in Japan on misconduct charges.

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