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Renault-Nissan Without Ghosn Were Worst Car Stocks of 2019

  • Both carmakers have struggled since the downfall of their boss
  • Nissan profits tumbled to decade low as Renault cut guidance
Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn

Photographer: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg
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Carlos Ghosn’s jaw-dropping getaway added insult to an injurious year for the automakers he used to run: Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co.

The two were the worst-performing carmakers on the Bloomberg World Auto Manufacturers Index in 2019, falling 23% and 28%, respectively. Ferrari NV, Kia Motors Corp. and Tesla Inc. logged some of the biggest gains.