Nissan unveils Ariya, its new 100% electric SUV

At a recent online conference, Nissan unveiled the Ariya, its new electric car. With a range of 483 kilometers, it will be sold in 2021 starting at $ 40,000.

Nissan finally returns to the 100% electric vehicle, almost ten years after the Nissan Leaf. In a remote conference, the Japanese automaker presented its new electric SUV, Nissan Ariya. This vehicle will be marketed in Japan in the spring of 2021 and then in North America at the end of 2021. Equipped with two to four-wheel drive, it is armed with an estimated range of 482.8 kilometers and will equipped, under the hood, with a 63 kWh or 87 kWh battery of your choice. With the Ariya, Nissan is betting on discretion and sobriety - a bit like Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, whose name unintentionally evokes. The interior of its cabin is proof: its dashboard is only adorned with two rectangular screens of 12.3 inches each. The vehicle is of course connectable to other mobile devices, tha…

Ivory Coast: Désirée Eliane Yacé appointed new director general of the BHCI

The Ivory Coast Housing Bank has a new managing director. This is Désirée Eliane Yacé, who replaces Abdoulaye Gbané, who has been acting in this position since July 18, 2019, learned Financial Afrik.
 


It was at the end of its session on February 28, 2020, that the Board of Directors chose the new director, who is well aware of the banking sector. "She held the positions of director of clients, director of risks and director of human resources at the International Bank for Trade and Industry of Côte d'Ivoire (Bicici) and at Biao Côte d'Ivoire, currently Nsia Bank) "

In a privatization a few years ago, the government sold 51.6% of its shares to the Canadian mortgage investment company WestBridge Mortgage Reit, to revitalize Bhci. The cost of the repurchase estimated at nearly 10 billion FCFA, corresponded to 349,700 shares. However, the bank found itself in a disconcerting situation to the point of sowing doubt in the minds of customers. Faced with the concern and the impossibility of certain customers to regain possession of all of their banking operations, the State took over its shares by appointing by decree, on November 27, 2019, its new representatives to the board of directors of the Ivory Coast Housing Bank.


According to the note, Désirée Eliane Yacé "will work on the efficient implementation of the Bhci's recovery plan in synergy with all of the bank's teams". His appointment confirms, according to the government, the commitment of the State of Côte d'Ivoire to revitalize the BHCI. Who is called upon to play a strategic role for the benefit of the Ivorian banking system and the overall economy of the country.