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Nissan is reportedly making more serious plans for a possible end to its alliance with Renault following Carlos Ghosn’s dramatic escape from Japan

High-level Nissan executives have intensified the process of making contingency plans for a potential dissolution of the automaker’s alliance with Renault, the Financial Times‘ Peter Campbell, Leo Lewis, and Kana Inagaki reported. The process has reportedly become more urgent since Carlos Ghosn, the former head of the Renault-Nissan alliance, fled […]
Nissan is reportedly making more serious plans for a possible end to its alliance with Renault following Carlos Ghosn’s dramatic escape from Japan
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Japan’s minister of justice responds to Carlos Ghosn’s press conference urging the fugitive former Nissan executive to surrender. Read the full statement here.

The Japanese justice minister Mori Masako published a statement responding to a press conference Carlos Ghosn delivered on Wednesday, during which he railed against Nissan and Japan’s justice system. The statement urges Ghosn to “engage in all possible efforts to make his case within Japan’s fair criminal justice proceedings,” and […]
Japan’s minister of justice responds to Carlos Ghosn’s press conference urging the fugitive former Nissan executive to surrender. Read the full statement here.
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A security expert reveals the possible thinking behind Carlos Ghosn’s wild escape from Japan, which involved 2 planes and a mad dash between Turkey and Lebanon

Carlos Ghosn, the former head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, fled Japan for Lebanon on Sunday. Whoever planned Ghosn’s escape was likely skilled, Tulane University professor and security expert Robert Allen said, but this probably wasn’t the work of a reputable security company, which would not want to risk the reputational […]
A security expert reveals the possible thinking behind Carlos Ghosn’s wild escape from Japan, which involved 2 planes and a mad dash between Turkey and Lebanon
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Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan is a nightmare for the country’s justice system — and the ousted Nissan exec may now be looking to put that system on trial

Former Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Chairman Carlos Ghosn has fled Japan, where he had been awaiting trial after a 2018 arrest on allegations of financial malfeasance. In a statement, Ghosn confirmed that he was in Lebanon, where he is a citizen. Lebanon doesn’t permit its citizens to be extradited to Japan, so Ghosn’s […]
Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan is a nightmare for the country’s justice system — and the ousted Nissan exec may now be looking to put that system on trial
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Waymo is partnering with the Renault Nissan Alliance in Japan and France

Waymo, Renault, and Nissan announced a plan to explore mobility services in France and Japan. Waymo has already joined with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Jaguar Land Rover. “This is an ideal opportunity for Waymo to bring our autonomous technology to a global stage, with an innovative partner,” Waymo CEO John […]
Waymo is partnering with the Renault Nissan Alliance in Japan and France
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French politics killed the Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger

On Wednesday, a merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault collapsed – and collapsed swiftly. Both companies issued terse explanations, but FCA explicitly blamed French politics. The major challenge with the proposed deal was always going to be with the French government, which controls 15% of Renault and, with populism […]
French politics killed the Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger
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‘I have been wrongly accused and unfairly detained’: Ousted Nissan exec Carlos Ghosn makes his first public remarks on financial misconduct allegations in Tokyo court

Carlos Ghosn, the ousted Nissan chairman, who is facing multiple allegations of financial misconduct, spoke publicly for the first time since he was arrested in Japan on November 19. “I have acted honorably, legally, and with the knowledge and approval of the appropriate executives inside the company,” Ghosn said Tuesday […]
‘I have been wrongly accused and unfairly detained’: Ousted Nissan exec Carlos Ghosn makes his first public remarks on financial misconduct allegations in Tokyo court
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