• NISSAN Oct 29

    US OKs Extradition of Mass. Father, Son Nabbed in Ex-Nissan CEO's Escape

    The U.S. State Department has agreed to turn over to Japan two American men accused of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country while he was awaiting trial, the men’s lawyers said in legal filing on Thursday.  Lawyers for Michael Taylor and Peter Taylor say the father and son are set to be flown...

  • NISSAN May 21

    2 Accused of Smuggling Ex-Nissan Boss Out of Japan in a Box

    U.S. authorities have arrested a former Green Beret and his son who are accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while he awaited trial on charges of financial misconduct

  • Carlos Ghosn Feb 13

    Scandal-Hit Nissan Sinks Into Losses as Sales Plummet

    Nissan, reeling from a scandal over its former superstar executive Carlos Ghosn, says it sank into red ink for the latest quarter as its vehicle sales fell around the world.

  • Carlos Ghosn Jan 30

    Japan Seeks Arrest of Ghosn, Americans Suspected of Helping

    Prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who skipped bail while awaiting trial in Japan, and is now in Lebanon

  • Carlos Ghosn Jan 5

    Japan Says Ghosn's Escape Inexcusable, Orders Investigation

    Japan’s justice minister on Sunday called the flight of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn as he awaited trial on financial misconduct charges inexcusable and vowed to beef up immigration checks. Justice Minister Masako Mori said she had ordered an investigation after Ghosn issued a statement a few days ago saying he was in Lebanon.

  • Carlos Ghosn Jan 4

    Ghosn Lawyer Outraged by Japan's Justice System and Escape

    A lawyer for former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn says he felt outraged and betrayed by his client’s escape from Japan to Lebanon, but also expressed an understanding for his feelings of not being able to get a fair trial. Takashi Takano wrote in a blog post that he was more angry at Japan’s judicial system.

  • Carlos Ghosn Jan 2

    Interpol Issues Wanted Notice to Lebanon for Ex-Nissan Exec Ghosn

    Lebanon’s justice minister says Lebanon has received an international wanted notice from Interpol for Nissan’s ex-chair Carlos Ghosn. Albert Serhan tells The Associated Press in an interview that the Red Notice for the former automotive titan was received earlier Thursday by prosecutors. Interpol’s so-called Red Notices are requests to law enforcement agencies worldwide that they locate and provisionally arrest a...

  • Carlos Ghosn Jan 2

    Japanese Prosecutors Raid Nissan Ex-Chair Ghosn's Tokyo Home

    Japanese prosecutors raided the Tokyo home of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn after he skipped bail before a trial on financial misconduct charges and left for Lebanon.

  • NISSAN Dec 31, 2019

    Ex-Nissan Boss Ghosn in Lebanon, Left Japan Over ‘Injustice'

    Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn says he is in Lebanon and has left Japan, where he faces a criminal trial.

  • China Jul 25, 2019

    Nissan to Slash 12,500 Jobs to Cut Costs, Achieve Turnaround

    Nissan is slashing 12,500 jobs or about 9% of its global workforce to cut costs and achieve a turnaround amid tumbling profits, the Japanese automaker said Thursday. Nissan Motor Co. also said it will cut global production capacity by 10% and reduce model lineups by at least 10% by the end of fiscal 2022. Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said...

  • CEO May 27, 2019

    New Auto Giant? Fiat Chrysler Wants to Merge With Renault

    Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth $40 billion, and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles. The merged company would reshape the global industry: it would produce some 8.7 million vehicles a year, leapfrogging General Motors and trailing only Volkswagen and Toyota. Shares of both...

  • United States Jan 8, 2019

    Nissan's Ex-Chair Ghosn Appears In Court, Asserts Innocence

    The former chairman of Japan’s Nissan Motor Co., Carlos Ghosn, denied any wrongdoing and proclaimed his loyalty to the company at a court hearing in Tokyo on Tuesday. It was Ghosn’s first public appearance since he was arrested on Nov. 19 and charged with false financial reporting. “Your honor, I am innocent of the accusations against me,” Ghosn told the...

  • Reporter Dec 24, 2018

    Ghosn's Arrest Brings Attention to Japan's ‘Hostage Justice'

    Since his arrest on suspicion of falsifying financial reports, Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been sitting in a humble cell for more than a month, interrogated day in and day out, without a lawyer present. His case is drawing attention to the criminal justice system in Japan, where there is no presumption of innocence and the accused can be...

  • Chairman Dec 10, 2018

    Nissan, Executives Charged With Underreporting Pay

    Tokyo prosecutors have charged Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, another executive and the automaker itself for allegedly underreporting income. The charges imposed Monday involve allegations Ghosn’s pay was underreported by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) in 2011-2015. The prosecutors said earlier that the allegations were the reason for Ghosn’s arrest on Nov. 19. The prosecutors issued statements also outlining...

  • Chairman Nov 22, 2018

    Nissan board Fires Ghosn as Chairman Following Arrest

    Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday, curtailing the powerful executive’s nearly two-decade-long reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties. In an hours-long meeting, the company’s board of directors voted unanimously to dismiss Ghosn as chairman and as a representative director, Nissan said in a statement. It said its own internal investigation, prompted...

  • CEO Nov 19, 2018

    Nissan Chairman to Be Dismissed After Reported Arrest

    Nissan Motor Co. said Monday that it will dismiss its chairman, Brazilian-born Carlos Ghosn after finding that he under-reported his income “over many years,” among other allegations of misconduct. The Yokohama-based company said the violations were discovered during an investigation over several months that was instigated by a whistleblower. Ghosn, 64, also allegedly engaged in personal use of company assets,...

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