PARIS – Shared Renault SA-Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. product programs are likely to benefit from the appointment of Patrick Pelata to replace retiring Georges Douin as Renault's top product executive. Pelata, who is just 49, served as Nissan's product development chief until April and was at the side of Carlos Ghosn in Japan for his first six years running Nissan. Projects such as the SUV being developed by Nissan and Renault for late 2006, or the B- and C-segment platforms underpinning the ...

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