Renault-Nissan CEO on the coming-soon future of cars

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn on electric cars, the growing connectivity of cars, autonomous vehicles and the outlook for sales.

Nissan's Godzilla of Sports Cars Makes Furious Comeback

By Business Leaders

It might be a very small part of the business, but the 2017 Nissan GT-R , AKA Godzilla, was the star of this year’s New York Auto Show.

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“The sports car tracks a lot of attention… We sell 2,500 Godzilla’s a year over 5.5 million cars sold every year… but a lot of attention, a lot of emotion, a lot of motivation --- it’s the kind of flagship for the brand,” said Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn during an interview with the FOX Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo.

According to Ghosn 85% of the cars sold by the company are made in the U.S. because foreign exchanges are too risky.

“We added 9,000 jobs in manufacturing [over] the last three years,” he said.

As for the future of cars -- Ghosn says expect a technology revolution within the next 5 years.

“There is a lot of research, a lot of technology -- all the suppliers are moving into this direction,” he said.

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