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Nissan's new CEO says willing to be fired if no turnaround

February 18, 2020 12:17 pm

Makoto Uchida, who took over the top job in December, put his job on the line at Nissan's shareholders' meeting, where he faced demands ranging from cutting executive pay to offering a bounty to bring Carlos Ghosn back to Japan after he fled to Lebanon.

Carlos Ghosn's Japan lawyer quits after client's flight to Lebanon

January 16, 2020 11:05 am

Junichiro Hironaka had been representing Ghosn in his defense against various financial misconduct allegations. His move, announced Thursday, was widely expected after Ghosn fled to Lebanon late last month.

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn points the finger at news conference

January 08, 2020 9:20 pm

"(One reason) was that Nissan performance unfortunately started to decline at the beginning of October 2016 I decided to remove myself from Nissan...because I signed a deal with Mitsubishi. I moved to Mitsubishi as chairman of the board," Carlos Ghosn said.

24-hour video on fugitive Carlos Ghosn checked only once a month

January 04, 2020 11:25 am

Although the security cameras at his home were on 24 hours, the footage was only required to be submitted to the court once a month, on the 15th, according to lawyers' documents detailing Ghosn's bail conditions.

Three passports and a plan hatched in Lebanon: Ghosn’s escape act

January 01, 2020 1:41 pm

It was a cinematic escape, carried out just before New Year’s Day, Japan’s most important holiday, when government agencies and most businesses close for as long as a week.

Explained: Why Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan has raised eyebrows

December 31, 2019 11:20 pm

Arrested in Tokyo in November 2018, Ghosn was released on bail in March this year, only to be rearrested within weeks on related charges.

Carlos Ghosn, fallen Nissan boss, has fled Japan for Lebanon

December 31, 2019 1:02 pm

Ghosn's abrupt departure marks the latest dramatic twist in a year-old saga that has shaken the global auto industry, jeopardised the alliance of Nissan Motor Co Ltd and its top shareholder Renault SA and cast a harsh light on the fairness of Japan's judicial system.

Japanese shares dip; Nissan hits 8-yr low as top exec decides to quit

December 25, 2019 12:57 pm

The Nikkei share average ticked down 0.20% to 23,782.87 while the broader Topix lost 0.39% to 1,721.42, with 34 shares declining for every 10 gainers. Nissan Motor fell 3.1% to a low last seen in September 2011 after Jun Seki, its vice chief operating officer and a former contender for CEO, said he was leaving the firm to become the president of Nidec Corp.

Nissan, state govt iron out differences over setting up of global research hub

October 01, 2019 4:44 am

The Japanese carmaker, responding to queries on the issue, too indicated that it is taking forward the partnership, despite the initial hiccups.

Nissan is looking for its third CEO in three years

September 10, 2019 10:38 am

The board set itself a deadline of end-October — just about seven weeks — to find a replacement. The pool of about 10 candidates includes people from Nissan and Renault, as well as non-Japanese and women, according to Nissan.


Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

January 21, 2016 3:32 pm

Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.