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  • Makoto Uchida

    Nissan, rocked by financial scandals linked to former Chairman Carlos Ghosn and former CEO Hiroto Saikawa, on Tuesday named Makoto Uchida as its new CEO. Uchida has been with Nissan since 2003 and is described by the automaker's board of directors as the “right leader to drive the business forward.” This is likely a reference to his knowledge of the Chinese market, where he is currently head of operations for Nissan. He will take up his new role as CEO of Nissan no later than January 1, 2020. Nissan's board was forced to select a new CEO after Saikawa stepped down in September...

  • Carlos Ghosn
    Nissan, Carlos Ghosn settle with SEC over undisclosed pay

    Ghosn has settled with the SEC but still faces several criminal charges in Japan.

  • Carlos Ghosn
    Ousted executive Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan, Mitsubishi

    Ousted Nissan and Mitsubishi CEO is suing the two companies in the The Netherlands, contending that he was improperly fired.

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    Former Renault Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn released on bail, again

    Carlos Ghosn was arrested for a second time only a day after he took to Twitter to reveal that he was ready to "tell the truth" about his alleged financial misconduct while running the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, but now he's out on bail.

  • Former Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn
    Ex Renault-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks: "I am innocent"

    Sitting at a simple deck in front of plain white backdrop, embattled former chairman of the Renault-Nissan alliance, Carlos Ghosn, addressed his situation via video for the first time on Tuesday. The video, he says, was created in case the executive was unable to make his scheduled press conference...

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    A month out on bail, ex-Renault Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn is arrested again

    Carlos Ghosn was arrested again in Tokyo, just a day after he said he was ready to "tell the truth" about his alleged financial misconduct while running the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance.

  • Carlos Ghosn

    Following former Renault-Nissan head Carlos Ghosn's abrupt fall from grace this past November, the embattled executive is ready to "tell the truth." Ghosn made the statement via a new verified Twitter account on Tuesday. The New York Times first reported on the tweet Wednesday. Ghosn also said he will hold a press conference on April 11 to share his story, making the announcement in English and Japanese. I'm getting ready to tell the truth about what's happening. Press conference on Thursday, April 11. — Carlos Ghosn カルロス・ゴーン...

  • Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presenting at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015
    Gone Ghosn: Embattled Renault boss steps down from French automaker

    Embattled businessman Carlos Ghosn has chosen to resign from the chairman and CEO roles at French auto giant Renault. The news was first announced by French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire in an interview with Bloomberg held on Thursday at the The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and...

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    Carlos Ghosn appears in court amid Nissan and Infiniti executive shakeup

    Embattled auto industry icon and former Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance boss Carlos Ghosn appeared in court on Tuesday for the first time since his Nov. 19 arrest. The appearance gave him his first opportunity to tell his story as Japanese prosecutors charged the executive with financial...

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    Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn re-arrested on fresh charges

    Japanese prosecutors re-arrested former Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance boss Carlos Ghosn on Friday on new charges. The new charges allege Ghosn transferred losses exceeding $16 million from his own private investments onto the books of Nissan between 2008 and 2012, thus inflicting financial...

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    Renault keeps Carlos Ghosn on board for now

    In an emergency meeting following the charges placed by Japanese authorities against Carlos Ghosn and his subordinate Greg Kelly on Monday for financial misconduct related to the reporting of salaries at Nissan, the board of directors at French automaker Renault have decided to retain Ghosn as...

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    Ex-Renault Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn charged with financial misconduct

    The former head honcho of the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, Carlos Ghosn, was charged by Japanese authorities on Monday for violating the country's financial reporting rules. The charges specifically relate to alleged false disclosures regarding Ghosn's salary made in securities filings for...

  • Carlos Ghosn

    At a special board meeting held Thursday, directors at Nissan unanimously voted to drop Carlos Ghosn as the automaker's chairman and representative director. The decision followed the arrest of Ghosn on November 19 on allegations of underreporting of personal income with financial regulators and misuse of company funds while running the Japanese firm. Ghosn, who is credited with saving Nissan from bankruptcy at the turn of the century, is still being held pending an investigation into the allegations against him, allegations he has denied, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Sunday...

  • Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
    Nissan reportedly to fire chairman Carlos Ghosn over misconduct

    Carlos Ghosn, the man credited with saving Nissan from bankruptcy in the late-1990s, allegedly lied about his salary to investors and used company money for personal expenses, the automaker said Monday. In a statement, Nissan said it would remove Ghosn and another director, Greg Kelly, after an...

  • Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn at 2016 New York Auto Show roundable discussion
    Carlos Ghosn steps down as CEO of Nissan

    Carlos Ghosn, the man heralded with turning Nissan around from near bankruptcy in the late 1990s, is finally stepping down as CEO at the Japanese automaker. His replacement has been named as Hiroto Saikawa, who will take up the reins starting April 1. Saikawa has been with Nissan since 1977 and is...

  • Renault Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn in a Nissan Leaf autonomous car prototype
    Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Tests Company’s Autonomous Car: Video

    Nissan has promised to launch a fully autonomous car by 2020 and is committed to eventually offering the option on its full lineup of cars. Currently, the automaker is trialing a number of its Leaf electric cars fitted with its autonomous technology, just like the one featured in the video above...

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    Infiniti G Line To Receive Four-Cylinder Mercedes-Benz Engines

    Following yesterday’s announcement of a cooperation between automotive giants, Renault-Nissan and Daimler, we now have more meaty details regarding some of the specifics of the new deal. Infiniti’s most popular model line, the G range of sedans, coupes and convertibles, will eventually receive...

  • CEOs of Renault-Nissan and Daimler
    Official: Daimler And Renault-Nissan Announce Partnership

    Renault-Nissan and Daimler today announced a broad strategic cooperation to share everything from engines, platforms and even procurement services, and in the process potentially save billions of dollars for all parties involved. The two groups also announced an equity exchange that will give...

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