Japan seeks Interpol wanted notice for the wife of Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn pictures

Japanese authorities have asked the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO) for an Interpol wanted notice for the wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carole Ghosn, local media reported on Saturday. If the notice is released for his wife, Carole, the couple’s travel chances outside of Lebanon may be restricted, Mainichi newspaper noted. Interpol has already […]

Takata issues recall of 10 million U.S. replacement air bag inflators

takata airbag

Takata is currently recalling 10 million replacement airbag inflators in the United States, the largest ever auto safety recall in history, as U.S. regulators think if the recall should be even wider. The 10 million inflator recall was revealed on Wednesday, which covers inflators that were a temporary repair. The figure consists of some inflators […]

French lawyer of Ghosn says Japan failed to arrange a fair trial

Carlos Ghosn Renault-Nissan

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s lawyer on Friday informed the Japanese government that the officials had failed to arrange for a fair trial that respected universal rights. Francois Zimeray, French lawyer for Ghosn, stated that it had been for prosecutors of Japan to prove the Ghosn’s guilt, not for Ghosn to prove his innocence. “It […]

Geely, Mercedes-Benz launch $780 million JV for electric cars

Geely automobile holding

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Mercedes-Benz on Wednesday stated they would each spend 2.7 billion yuan ($388.77 million) in a China-based venture to construct “premium and intelligent electrified” vehicles under the smart brand. The 50:50 venture has gained regulatory approval and will be based in the Chinese coastal city in Ningbo, the Chinese and German […]

Renault-Nissan should have merged with Fiat Chrysler, says Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of the Renault-Nissan alliance, on Wednesday, discussed the failure of the automakers to merge with Fiat Chrysler, which has since combined with Peugeot. Speaking publicly for the first since fleeing from Japan at the end of the last year, Ghosn informed reporters in Beirut, Lebanon’s capital, that he had been […]

German Car Production Declines to Two Decades Low on Waning Exports

Berlin Germany

German car production declined to its lowest in nearly a quarter of a century as Europe’s largest economy continues to have a hard time from the fallout of a worldwide trade war. Automakers including Volkswagen AG, BMW AG, and Daimler AG produced 4.66 million vehicles in German factories in 2019, the weakest since 1996. The country’s VDA car lobby, which […]

Damage to historic Vietnam-era helicopter hit by car exceeds $6 million

Vietnam era helicopter

 A South Carolina aviation foundation is attempting to raise money to fix a historic Vietnam War-era attack helicopter following the incident in which the State Highway Patrol accused a man of crashing into it while driving drunk. The man behind the wheel was detained for driving under the influence of alcohol, a Highway Patrol community […]