Aramco Invests In Renault & Geely's Powertrain Tech Company - What's On The Cards?

  • Petroleum company Saudi Aramco has signed a letter of intent with Renault ADR RNLSY and Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd.GELYY to become a potential minority stakeholder in a new powertrain technology company (PWT). The financial terms were not disclosed.
  • The PWT to be established by Renault and Geely will be dedicated to internal combustion and hybrid powertrain technologies.
  • Aramco's investment would support the growth of the company, and contribute to key research and development across synthetic fuels solutions and next-gen hydrogen technologies.
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  • Geely and Renault expect to retain equal equity stakes in the new independent entity.
  • The company will have a global network of 17 powertrain plants and five R&D centers across three continents.
  • PWT will be a standalone global supplier with a combined capacity of over five million internal combustion, hybrid and plug-in hybrid engines and transmissions per year, supplying over 130 countries and regions.
  • "Aramco's entry brings to the table unique know-how that will help develop breakthrough innovations in the fields of synthetic fuels and hydrogen," said Renault CEO Luca de Meo.
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  • Price Action: RNLSY shares closed lower by 0.11% at $8.90 on Wednesday.
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