Carlos Ghosn

With Ghosn gone, Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi form new board

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The chief executives of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi have announced a new board to oversee the French-Japanese auto alliance, seeking a “new start” for the partnership after the arrest and dismissal of Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn. “This is a very special day for the alliance,” Renault SA’s chairman, Jean-Dominique Senard, … Continue reading With Ghosn gone, Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi form new board

Ghosn, out on bail, wants OK to go to Nissan’s board meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, released on bail last week, is asking for a court’s approval to attend the Japanese automaker’s board meeting Tuesday. Nissan dismissed Ghosn as chairman after his Nov. 19 arrest, but he remains on the board. His lawyer Junichiro Hironaka told reporters Monday that Ghosn wants to attend … Continue reading Ghosn, out on bail, wants OK to go to Nissan’s board meeting

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn was seen walking in a Tokyo park on Friday, two days after his release from a Japanese detention center. Ghosn, in a cap and sunglasses, was spotted outdoors twice on Friday, strolling outside in the crisp March air. He and several others, believed to be his wife … Continue reading Nissan ex-chair Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

Lawyer apologizes for Ghosn’s ‘disguise’ during release

TOKYO (AP) — The mystery of Carlos Ghosn‘s strange attire when he was released from Japanese detention has been solved, with his lawyer saying Friday that it was an effort to protect the former chairman of Nissan from intense media attention. Many had been baffled by why Ghosn was wearing a blue cap, surgical mask … Continue reading Lawyer apologizes for Ghosn’s ‘disguise’ during release

Japan stunned by Ghosn’s release, critics hope for change

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn‘s release from detention nearly four months after his arrest has gripped Japan, giving the public a rare glimpse into how the criminal justice system works. Ghosn was recuperating Thursday, his lawyer said, after leaving the Tokyo Detention Center the evening before, just in time for his 65th … Continue reading Japan stunned by Ghosn’s release, critics hope for change

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The Latest: Ghosn release allows ‘free and serene’ defense

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the release of former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn from the Tokyo Detention Center after he posted 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail (all times local): 6:30 p.m. France’s finance minister says they decision to free Carlos Ghosn on bail will allow him to defend himself “freely and … Continue reading The Latest: Ghosn release allows ‘free and serene’ defense

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn released after posting bail

TOKYO (AP) — The former chairman of Nissan Motor Co., Carlos Ghosn, appears to have left the Tokyo Detention Center after posting 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail. Ghosn left the facility in disguise, wearing a surgical mask, glasses, a hat and a construction worker’s outfit. Ringed by security guards, he was driven away in … Continue reading Former Nissan chairman Ghosn released after posting bail

3rd time lucky? Nissan ex-chair Ghosn hoping for his release

TOKYO (AP) — The new lawyer of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn says he believes the auto executive’s latest request for release from a Japanese detention center on bail, his third, might succeed. Junichiro Hironaka said Monday that Ghosn promised to accept camera surveillance as a way to monitor his activities if he is released. … Continue reading 3rd time lucky? Nissan ex-chair Ghosn hoping for his release

Tokyo court says lawyers again seeking Ghosn release on bail

TOKYO (AP) — Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman detained for more than three months in Japan, requested his release on bail Thursday, the Tokyo District Court said. Two earlier requests were rejected. The auto industry veteran was arrested Nov. 19 and charged with falsifying financial reports in under-reporting his compensation … Continue reading Tokyo court says lawyers again seeking Ghosn release on bail

PARIS | Carlos Ghosn: Auto industry visionary turns into scandal

PARIS — A trailblazer and visionary in the auto industry, Carlos Ghosn is also a highflyer prone to excesses that may have helped bring on his surprise downfall as head of the world’s best-selling auto group. Ghosn turned around France’s Renault SA and then Japan’s Nissan Motor Co., eventually linking them in an alliance with … Continue reading PARIS | Carlos Ghosn: Auto industry visionary turns into scandal

PARIS | Carlos Ghosn: From auto industry icon to scandal

PARIS— A trailblazer and visionary in the auto industry, Carlos Ghosn is also a highflyer prone to excesses that may have helped bring on his surprise downfall as head of the world’s best-selling auto group. Ghosn turned around France’s Renault SA and then Japan’s Nissan Motor Co., eventually linking them in an alliance with Mitsubishi … Continue reading PARIS | Carlos Ghosn: From auto industry icon to scandal

TOKYO | Mitsubishi Motors board to decide on status of Carlos Ghosn

TOKYO— The board of Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors, which is allied with Renault and Nissan, met Monday to decide whether to keep or oust Carlos Ghosn as its chairman after his arrest last week. Prosecutors arrested Ghosn on Nov. 19 on suspicion of under-reporting his income by $44 million over five years. Nissan Motor Co., … Continue reading TOKYO | Mitsubishi Motors board to decide on status of Carlos Ghosn

PARIS | Nissan’s Ghosn: From auto industry icon to scandal

PARIS — A trailblazer and visionary in the auto industry, Carlos Ghosn is also a highflyer prone to excesses that may have contributed to his surprise downfall as head of the world’s leading auto group. Ghosn was arrested last week in Japan for allegedly falsifying financial reports and misusing funds at Nissan Motor Co. It … Continue reading PARIS | Nissan’s Ghosn: From auto industry icon to scandal

TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan CEO Saikawa says Ghosn had too much power

TOKYO— The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. CEO Hiroto Saikawa says the arrest of the Japanese automaker’s chairman, Carlos Ghosn, shows power was too concentrated in one person. Saikawa apologized profusely for the discovery that Ghosn allegedly engaged in … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan CEO Saikawa says Ghosn had too much power

TOKYO | The Latest: Renault shares tank as CEO Ghosn under fire

TOKYO — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Shares in European carmaker Renault are diving after alliance partner Nissan announced that Chairman Carlos Ghosn had been under-reporting his income and will be dismissed. Ghosn has been a huge figure in the global … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Renault shares tank as CEO Ghosn under fire

TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan says chairman Ghosn to be dismissed

TOKYO — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has underreported his income. The Japanese automaker said he will be dismissed. Nissan said an investigation based on a whistleblower report … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan says chairman Ghosn to be dismissed