The Japanese automaker struggles to recover from plunging car sales
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.
Global automakers reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic are accelerating efforts to restart factories from Wuhan to Maranello to Michigan, using safety protocols developed for China and U.S. ventilator production operations launched in recent weeks.
At least 25 people have died worldwide after being hit by shrapnel from Takata air bag inflators.
French prosecutors have stepped up their investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds at Renault by former boss Carlos Ghosn.
Nissan’s leadership said the ex-chairman cost the company the equivalent of $318 million.
Nissan's worsening performance has heaped pressure on the 53-year-old Uchida, formerly Nissan's China chief who became its third CEO since September, to come up with aggressive steps to revive the company.
Nissan, reeling from a scandal over its former superstar executive Carlos Ghosn, sank into red ink in the latest quarter as its vehicle sales fell around the world, and the Japanese automaker slashed its profit forecast for the year.
Nissan is seeking $90 million in damages to recoup costs related to Ghosn's alleged financial misconduct
Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn, the fugitive former automotive executive, on Monday argued in a Dutch court for the release of internal documents relating to his dismissal by Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors.
A Nissan car has completed a 230-mile journey autonomously in Britain, the longest and most complex such trip in the country as carmakers race to develop the driverless technologies set to revolutionize travel.
Tokyo prosecutors issued arrest warrants for Ghosn and three Americans they said helped plan his escape.
Nissan is planning aggressive cost cuts to deal with an unexpected slump in sales as the expansionist strategy it inherited from fugitive former Chairman Carlos Ghosn flounders, four people familiar with the plans said.
Nissan is recalling nearly 308,000 vehicles in the U.S. to replace dangerous Takata air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel.
The questioning continued through weekends, Thanksgiving and Christmas, the lawyer said.
“Carla will be subject to the same procedures that were followed for (Carlos) when the red notice was received from Interpol,” the statement said.
Mori has apologized for the error and said she meant to say the suspect should “assert” innocence, not prove it.
Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn and his wife Carole Ghosn warn foreigners in Japan that they are at risk.