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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

March 28, 2016

Nissan Unveils Cummins-Powered Pickup

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Revamped versions of Nissan Motor Co.’s Titan and Toyota Motor Corp.’s Tacoma are set to hit dealer lots in 2015, raising to nine the number of pickup models sold in the U.S. that will have been redesigned within the last three years.

January 12, 2015