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Renault Electric Car Leaks to Pose Risk to Nissan, LG Technolog

Suspected leaks of SA electric-car secrets may have Japanese affiliate Nissan Co.’s battery blueprints, as as designs by LG Chem Ltd. and Place, two people with of the matter said.

Three accused by the French carmaker of passing on strategic data had to designs for Nissan and LG power and battery-management systems supplied by Better Place, the people They asked not to be identified the investigation is ongoing.

Renault has fallen victim to an international ring,” and while the believes data on vehicle and costs may have been to foreign competitors, battery appear not to have been Chief Operating Officer Pelata told Le Monde in an Pelata discussed the matter at with his Nissan counterpart Shiga and “reassured him about the we share,” he was quoted as saying.

“We to be updated by Renault on their processes and will handle if there is any impact to Nissan,” spokesman Simon Sproule today in an e- mailed statement.

Chinese Link

LG Chem is whether its technologies were said Brandon Song, a for the Seoul-based unit of LG Group. Place spokeswoman Julie declined to comment.

The investigation so far to possible Chinese involvement, Carayon, a lawmaker who has advised the government on counter-espionage policy, Agence France-Presse yesterday. owns about 15 percent of based in the Paris suburb of

Renault-Nissan has invested about 4 euros ($5.1 billion) in vehicles and batteries. Nissan batteries in a venture with NEC for the Leaf electric car and models by its French alliance partner, South Korea-based LG has a contract to batteries to Renault to meet in excess of the alliance’s manufacturing

The Renault leaks show “French companies need to themselves better,” Industry Eric Besson said on Europe 1 radio. “The war is intensifying.”

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Place. founded by former SAP AG Shai Agassi, is in partnership Renault to build and operate charging networks and battery-exchanging in Denmark and Israel. It is not clear any of the Renault partners’ designs actually leaked, the people

Renault said this it had suspended three senior after a five-month internal Michel Balthazard, a Renault president in charge of long-term development, is the highest-ranking of the three now awaiting a decision on permanent two people with knowledge of the said Jan. 5.

Another of the executives, Matthieu Tenenbaum, worked at Nissan before the Better Place partnership and of four battery-powered cars as head of Renault’s electric-vehicle

In a statement released yesterday by his Thibault de Montbrial, Tenenbaum he was “stunned” by his suspension and did not understand the accusations.

Renault spokeswoman De Gezelle and the interior ministry to comment on a report in Le Figaro France’s DCRI domestic services were probing Chinese involvement.

To contact the on this story: Laurence in Paris at

To contact the responsible for this story: Wong at .

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