Is a good divorce better than a bad marriage?
A few weeks before their satin wedding - 24 years after Renault entered the capital of Nissan on March 27, 1999 - the two manufacturers and Mitsubishi announced on Monday the overhaul of their Alliance.
The main interested parties, Jean-Dominique Senard and Luca de Meo on the Renault side, Makoto Uchida on the Nissan side, looked liberated, as if physically relieved of a weight.
Strange feeling for an operation which not only was difficult to negotiate, but also completes the destruction of the dream of creating a world number one in the automobile industry.
This dream was that of an era, that of happy globalization, and of a man, Carlos Ghosn.
On Monday, Renaut and Nissan killed the father a second time.
The functioning of the Alliance had become an ordeal.
A person close to the case thus describes a
which made it more complicated, and incredibly bureaucratic, to buy a gearbox from his partner than from an ordinary supplier…
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