Keyword: French state
Japanese media report Renault plans to lower its stake in the alliance to give Nissan voting rights and counter French state's 19.7% shareholding.
The move, in a plan to keep key firms under French control, is for an extra 5.1 million shares at 46m euros, and follows similar move at Renault.
Economy minister insists controversial sale of share in biggest airport in south-west France is not 'privatisation' but 'opening up of capital'.
End of an era as Peugeot family loses control of a company it has run since the early days of steam-powered cars in 1889.