French car manufacturer, Renault, has reported the worst ever half year loss.
The company said its revenue dropped by one third. Renault lost over 7 billion euros or $8.2 billion, compared to a profit of 970 million euros $1.1 seen in the same period last year.
Chief Executive Officer of Renault, Mr. Luca de Meo, said the level of loss was disturbing.
Renault’s shares also fell nearly 9% on Thursday and have fallen 47% this year.
Car companies in Europe and other locations, have reported sales drops and losses due to the effects of Coronavirus.