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Renault has not asked EU's carbon reduction goals to be pushed back: Chairman - Metro US

Renault has not asked EU’s carbon reduction goals to be pushed back: Chairman

FILE PHOTO: Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi chiefs hold a news conference in Yokohama

PARIS (Reuters) – French carmaker Renault <RENA.PA> has not asked for European Union’s stringent carbon emission reduction goals to be pushed back in spite of the coronavirus crisis, Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Friday.

Senard, who was speaking at a shareholder meeting, added that the company aimed to increase production of electric vehicles in France fourfold by 2024.

(Reporting by Sarah White and Gilles Guillaume; Writing by Mathieu Rosemain; Editing by Louise Heavens)

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