Renault has to participate in the european project of development of a sector of manufacture of electric batteries and it is part in negotiation for the allocation to the group for a secured loan of 5 billion euros, said on Monday Economy minister Bruno Le Maire.
" there is a commitment that must take Renault : it is to be a shareholder of the alliance for the electric batteries. It's part of the subjects which are still under discussion ", the minister said on RMC/BFM TV.
The alliance for batteries is a project of the franco-German involving PSA (Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel, Vauxhall) and the battery manufacturer Saft, a subsidiary of Total.
Bruno The Mayor has noted that the bank loan of € 5 billion guaranteed by the State and crucial for Renault was "still not signed, " on Monday, since" there are still things in the negotiation " within the framework of the support plan to the automotive sector.
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Emmanuel Macron must disclose on Tuesday measures to help the sector severely hit by the crisis, with a fall in sales of vehicles. With a conductive line almost obsessively, the action tour before everything in favor of the electric, subsidies indecent.
the president of the Republic could announce a strengthening of the premium to the conversion for the purchase of a vehicle cleaner. The opening up of the internal combustion engine vehicles and the virtuous of this plan is motivated by cash flow constraints.
"It is a very effective tool" to help manufacturers to reduce the vehicles that have not found a buyer for the fact of the confinement, said Bruno Le Maire.
"there will be (...) also answers" on the development of charging stations for electric vehicles, said the minister, well aware of the delayed equipment French.
He recalled that the plan will be based on three guidelines : "relaunch the application ", "support to SMES" and "commitments" on the part of manufacturers on the manufacture in France of the vehicles " new ", including electric and hybrid technologies.p> Updated Date: 25 May 2020, 06:33