Streamlining decision-making, focus of Renault-Nissan alliance: Jean-Dominique Senard

Japan’s Nissan and France’s Renault have agreed to strategically retool the alliance so as to put themselves on a more equal footing. In an interview to Le Figaro, Renault’s chairman Jean-Dominique Senard drew attention to the fact that Renault and Nissan must streamline decision-making; he also mentioned that boosting the companies’ cross-shareholding is not currently…

Japan’s aluminum industry likely to enact quality assurance guidelines

Introducing quality assurance guidelines will be a step in the right direction for Japan’s aluminum industry as it tattles the fires of Kobe Steel’s data falsification scandal. On Monday, Mitsuru Okada, the chairman of Japan’s aluminum industry, Japan Aluminum Association, stated the the industry is considering the creation of sector-wide quality assurance guidelines if it…