Paris informs that it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate

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A French government delegation has told Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan, most probably under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei noted on Sunday. The delegation, which consisted French government-designated Renault director Martin Vial, also stated that it wanted to name Nissan’s next chairman, according to the […]

Carlos Ghosn received $9 million from Nissan-Mitsubishi JV

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Carlos Ghosn inappropriately received $9 million in compensation from a joint venture (JV) between Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, the Japanese automakers stated on Friday, raising the possibility of their ousted chairman facing a fresh charge of embezzlement. In the recent twist to the saga of the once-feted official’s fall from grace, the automakers have […]

French government requests a Renault board meeting to replace Ghosn

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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire stated on Wednesday the government had requested a Renault board meeting in near future to replace the company’s scandal-hit Chairman and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn. The company needs a change of governance, Le Maire stated in an interview with French TV station LCI, confirming a previous Reuters report that […]

Nissan CEO calls for Renault board to evaluate Ghosn findings

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Nissan expects alliance partner Renault’s board to back its removal of Chairman Carlos Ghosn once it sees proof from the Japanese automaker’s investigation, Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa stated in a Monday newspaper interview. Nissan understands that findings it gave to Renault lawyers over a month ago have still not been shared enough with the Renault […]

Ghosn’s wife urges Human Rights Watch to draw attention to Ghosn’s treatment in Japanese Jail

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The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged New York-based Human Rights Watch to draw attention to his “harsh treatment” during detention in a Japanese jail, a letter read by Reuters revealed on Sunday. Japanese officials have charged Ghosn with under-reporting earning and aggravated breach of trust for temporarily transferring personal investment […]

Nissan executive Jose Munoz resigns amid broadened Ghosn investigation

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One of Nissan Motor’s top executives has resigned, further rattling the Japanese automaker’s management group as it expands an investigation into ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s supposed financial misconduct. Jose Munoz, widely considered as a close ally to Ghosn and a potential successor to lead the automaking partnership between the automaker and Renault SA, had been […]

Nissan broadens Ghosn investigation to more nations, executive Munoz under scrutiny

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Nissan Motor has expanded its investigation into ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn to consist dealings that occurred in the United States, India and Latin America, three people with information of the inquiry stated. In one aspect of their internal investigation, company investigators are looking into decisions made in the United States by Jose Munoz who led […]

Nissan board reassures alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi

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Nissan’s board remains committed to the automaker’s alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi Motors, it stated after directors met to talk about the ongoing investigation into former chairman Carlos Ghosn and ways to strengthen governance. A board statement after Thursday’s meeting included that it also decided on an interim process to figure out executive remuneration and […]

Carlos Ghosn claims innocence in first appearance since November arrest

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Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn claimed innocence in his first public appearance since his November arrest, telling a Tokyo court on Tuesday that he had been falsely accused of financial misconduct. Ghosn, credited to have rescued Nissan Motor from near-bankruptcy two decades ago, was brought into the courtroom in handcuffs and a rope around his […]