Nissan Chief Executive Makoto Uchida told a Japanese court on Wednesday that the company’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, had held too much power, failed to listen to others, and stayed on for too long.
Auto magnate-turned-fugitive Carlos Ghosn is campaigning to clear his name, and hopes a visit by French investigators to his home in exile in Lebanon will be his first real opportunity to defend himself since the bombshell arrest that transformed him from a visionary to a prisoner overnight.
An American father and son wanted by Japan for aiding former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn escape from the country in a box were handed over to Japanese custody Monday, ending their months-long battle to stay in the U.S.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer denied an emergency request by lawyers for U.S. Army special forces veteran Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor.
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday declined to further delay the extradition to Japan of two men charged with helping former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee the country.
In addition to his trial in Japan, the 66-year-old businessman is facing a number of legal challenges in France, including tax evasion and alleged money laundering, fraud and misuse of company assets while at the helm of the Renault-Nissan alliance.
Former Green Beret and private security contractor, Michael Taylor, who is behind bars for allegedly helping former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee Japan, told “Mornings with Maria” that he is asking President Trump and the State Department to intervene and prevent his extradition to Japan.
Ghosn said in a statement Friday from Lebanon that the trial will prove his innocence
A U.S. judge on Friday ruled two Massachusetts men can be extradited to Japan to face charges that they helped smuggle former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country while he was awaiting trial on financial crimes.
Reports say money reported as Nissan expenses was actually used for Ghosn's personal purposes
The Ariya is set to go on sale in Japan by the middle of next year and North America by the end of 2021
Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn refused to comment on allegations from prosecutors in the U.S., who said last week that he wired more than $860,000 to a company linked to one of the men accused of helping smuggle him out of Japan in a box in December.
Ghosn fled last December to Beirut from Japan
Nissan Motor Co Ltd blasted suggestions in media reports of a conspiracy within the company to oust former chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Earlier this month, the legal team representing Michael and Peter Taylor told a judge that “bail jumping” is not a crime in Japan, and, therefore, helping someone evade bail conditions isn’t a crime either.
A Japanese prosecutor on Thursday urged the U.S. to extradite two Americans accused of helping Carlos Ghosn.
The former Green Beret and his son accused of smuggling ex-Nissan exec Carlos Ghosn out of Japan are fighting their extradition
Former Green Beret Michael Taylor, 59, and his son, Peter Taylor, 27, were arrested by U.S. authorities for their alleged roles in the escape of the former Nissan CEO from Japan.
The two Americans are wanted by Japan officials on charges that they helped Ghosn escape the country in December.
French prosecutors have stepped up their investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds at Renault by former boss Carlos Ghosn.