Government, Business

Carlos Ghosn to Be Indicted on New Charges April 22, NHK Says

Carlos Ghosn Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is expected to be indicted on a fresh round of charges April 22. (Keith Bedford/Bloomberg News)

Carlos Ghosn will be indicted on a fresh round of charges April 22 as Japanese prosecutors pursue their case against the former chairman of Nissan Motor Co., broadcaster NHK reported April 19.

Ma Jie | Bloomberg News
April 19, 2019
Business, Technology

Nissan Downgraded on Weak Profit Outlook

Nissan Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Nissan Motor Co. took another hit as the automaker’s debt rating was cut on concerns the next two years will be marked by slowing sales and a preoccupation with cleaning up after the scandal involving Carlos Ghosn.

Kevin Buckland and Ma Jie | Bloomberg News
February 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Waymo Linked to AV Deal With Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Waymo Caitlin O'Hara/Bloomberg News

Waymo is in advanced talks with Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. to develop autonomous cars, according to sources familiar with the matter, in a move that would join a leading self-driving force with the world’s largest automotive alliance.

Gerrit De Vynck and David Welch | Bloomberg News
February 5, 2019

Nissan Under Investigation by SEC Over Executive Pay

Nissan Paul Sancya/Associated Press

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Nissan Motor Co. accurately disclosed its executive pay in the United States, according to several people familiar with the matter, compounding the carmaker’s woes as it grapples with the aftermath of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s arrest.

Bloomberg News
January 28, 2019

Nissan Holds Off on Picking Ghosn Successor as Tensions Brew

Nissan Hiroto Saikawa, president and chief executive officer of Nissan Motor Co. (Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg News)

Nissan Motor Co. will split chairman duties among its executives, putting the brakes on naming a successor to Carlos Ghosn as the pay scandal that landed the high-flying executive in a Tokyo jail widens to include the automaker itself.

Bloomberg News
December 17, 2018

Renault-Nissan Seek to Fill Power Void With Ghosn Dismissed

Carlos Ghosn Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News

Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co.’s auto alliance is threatened with disarray over a rift between the partners about how to fill a leadership vacuum as its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, remains in custody in Japan.

Bloomberg News
November 27, 2018
Government, Business

Nissan to Oust Chairman Carlos Ghosn After Arrest

Carlos Ghosn Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the alliance between Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg News)

Nissan Motor Co. will remove Carlos Ghosn as chairman after he was arrested in Tokyo on charges of violating financial law, throwing the auto industry’s largest global alliance into turmoil.

Ma Jie | Bloomberg News
November 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Nissan Launches China-Focused Electric Car

Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission A worker inspects a Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission at a production line in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China, on Aug. 27. (Vincent Yu/AP)

GUANGZHOU, China — Nissan’s first electric sedan designed for China began production Aug. 27 at the start of a wave of dozens of planned lower-cost electrics being created by global automakers for their biggest market.

Associated Press
August 27, 2018
Business, Technology, Safety

Nissan’s Car of the Future Will Read Your Brain Waves


The world’s biggest carmakers and technology companies are spending billions of dollars to perfect your ability to drive without thinking. Nissan Motor Co. is taking a different direction — trying to “decode” your thinking so hands-on driving is more fun.

Jie Ma and Nao Sano | Bloomberg News
January 3, 2018

Nissan Tries Again to Revive Sputtering Truck Sales

Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News

Gaining ground in pickup trucks is crucial for Nissan to reach 10% overall U.S. market share, which the company has previously said could be achieved by the fiscal year ending March 2017.

John Lippert and Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
March 28, 2016