Supreme Court ruling could protect automakers from predatory patent suits

The Supreme Court ruled that patent lawsuits must be filed on the defendant's turf, a decision expected to protect US automakers from predatory patent litigation.

| UPDATED: 4/27/17 12:05 pm ET -- correction
Ghosn wants Mitsubishi to reform, rules out Nissan merger

Nissan and Mitsubishi CEO Carlos Ghosn ruled out a full merger of the two automakers, but said he wants changes at the smaller company. The executive repeated comments made previously by the alliance that it was likely the carmakers will cross-manufacture in areas where it makes sense.