Carlos Ghosn

2014 Nissan Leaf to get $180 price hike

3:54 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2014
Nissan said today it will only slightly increase the prices for its electric Leaf for 2014, adding $180 to the sticker price of each of its three trim levels.... Read More »

 

Ghosn says Nissan might build Datsuns in Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says the company may build low-cost Datsun-brand vehicles in Mexico to supply new markets across Latin America.... Read More »

 

CARLOS GHOSN, CEO, NISSAN MOTOR CO.

Ghosn: Nissan must raise the bar for design, quality

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
CEO Carlos Ghosn is pushing hard to meet targets he set for Nissan Motor Co. as part of his Power 88 business plan that ends March 31, 2017: a global market share of 8 percent and an operating-profit margin of 8 percent.... Read More »

 

PSA IN CRISIS: SPECIAL REPORT

How PSA and France ran out of gas

Dec. 4, 2013 12:34 CET
PSA has spent years watching rivals find great success outside of Europe. Now both PSA and France must find a way -- if there is one -- to compete globally. In PSA's case, the company's future is at stake.... Read More »

 

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Nissan increases reliance on UK execs, Sunderland plant

Dec. 4, 2013 06:15 CET
British executives have increased their global importance within Nissan as the UK becomes an increasingly crucial production location for the automaker, which aims to topple Toyota as Europe's top-selling Asian brand by 2016.... Read More »

 

BRUCE GAIN

Tavares gets his wish

7:19 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
Carlos Tavares said this summer that he wanted to be CEO of a global automaker. His wish has been granted.... Read More »

 

Ghosn wants Japanese successor at Nissan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
For 14 years, Carlos Ghosn, a Brazilian-born Frenchman of Lebanese extraction, has been the face of Nissan.... Read More »

 

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Nissan at 80 has been transformed

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
In the midst of opening days at the Tokyo Motor Show last week, Nissan Motor Corp. celebrated its 80th anniversary in business.... Read More »

 

Ghosn wants Japanese successor at Nissan

Nov. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has been the carmaker's foreign face for 14 years. Now, after sidelining his Japanese No. 2 and reshuffling the company's top management, he wants a Japanese national to succeed him at the helm.... Read More »

 

Ghosn wants Japanese successor at Nissan

1:05 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has been the Japanese carmaker's foreign face for 14 years. Now, after sidelining his Japanese No. 2 and reshuffling the company's top management, he wants a Japanese national to succeed him at the helm when the time comes. Ghosn said Nissan's diverse management is a strength unrivaled by any other carmaker. But he added it is important to reinstate a Japanese leader at the top when he eventually steps down.... Read More »

 

Ghosn wants Japanese successor at Nissan

Nov. 21, 2013 19:05 CET
Carlos Ghosn has been head of Nissan for 14 years. Now, after reshuffling the company's top management, he wants a Japanese national to succeed him at the helm when the time comes.... Read More »

 

Ghosn joins Tesla's Musk in questioning viability of fuel cell vehicles

Nov. 20, 2013 09:49 CET
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said the market won't be ready for fuel cell vehicles before 2020, joining Tesla's Elon Musk in questioning the future of hydrogen-powered cars.... Read More »

 

Nissan promises a faster, quieter GT-R

11:41 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2013
Nissan today touted its redesigned, 2015 GT-R Nismo as a symbol of its effort to assert a sportier and more racing-related image. The car is one of the new models Nissan is showing audiences in Tokyo and Los Angeles this week.... Read More »

 

LINDSAY CHAPPELL

Nissan at 80 is a transformed company

3:56 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn deserves recognition for achieving something that still eludes auto industry leaders around the globe: Ghosn has transformed Japan's oldest automaker into one of the most geographically diverse management teams in the business.... Read More »

 

Ghosn cools his heels in a hot market

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Carlos Ghosn is the kind of obsessively punctual Type A personality you don't want to keep waiting if you are, say, an underling or a supplier or a reporter with a scheduled interview.... Read More »

 

Ghosn: 10 percent of U.S. market won't be enough for Nissan

3:33 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2013
Carlos Ghosn's drive for a 10 percent market share in the United States by early 2017 might seem like a tall order. But the Nissan CEO says he will be asking for more than that.... Read More »

 

Renault backs electric Formula E motor racing series

Nov. 13, 2013 06:01 CET
Renault is backing a new electric motor racing series that will aim to boost the market for EVs and advance the technology behind them.... Read More »

 

Mitsubishi to sell Renault-based mid-sized car in U.S.

3:05 am U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2013
Mitsubishi will sell a Renault-based mid-sized car in the United States under a new strategic tie-up between Mitsubishi and Renault-Nissan. The companies also plan to jointly develop a small electric car and a compact car for global markets.... Read More »

 

Ghosn tightens grip over Nissan-Renault as COO job disappears

11:52 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Being the number two executive to Carlos Ghosn, CEO at Nissan and Renault, is no longer the exclusive job it used to be. Ghosn last week said he'll get rid of Nissan's COO position -- currently held by Toshiyuki Shiga -- two months after doing so at the French carmaker he also runs. Following the management overhaul, Ghosn's No. 2s will be four executive vice presidents at Nissan.... Read More »

 

Munoz's task: Fix 'soft' Nissan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Jose Munoz, promoted last week to Nissan Motor Co.'s North America chief, starts the job with a long to-do list. CEO Carlos Ghosn, miffed by what he calls "operational softness" across the company, says Munoz's marching orders are threefold: Boost market share, earnings and customer satisfaction.... Read More »

 

Nissan promotes Europe boss to chief performance officer

Nov. 1, 2013 09:53 CET
Nissan's Europe boss, Trevor Mann, has been promoted to chief performance officer of the automaker as part of a sweeping management overhaul executed by CEO Carlos Ghosn.... Read More »

 

Nissan appoints Munoz new N. America head

2:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2013
Nissan, in a wide-ranging management shuffle, has appointed Jose Munoz its new chief of North America. He replaces Colin Dodge, who will be assigned to special projects and report directly to CEO Carlos Ghosn.... Read More »

 

Nissan steps closer to self-driving cars with road test model in Japan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
Nissan is moving forward on its goal to commercialize self-driving cars by 2020, with an early prototype that has won accolades in Japan and another test variant that has been cleared for trials on public roads.... Read More »

 

Nissan to market Infiniti in Japan

7:12 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2013
Nissan, seeking to capture growing demand for upscale cars and better compete with German rivals such as BMW, will sell its Infiniti luxury brand in its home market, a newspaper reported.... Read More »

 

NEWS ANALYSIS

Marchionne's acumen for dealmaking at stake with Chrysler offering

Sept. 25, 2013 06:01 CET
Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne's decision to push ahead with a Chrysler IPO that he does not want has raised the stakes in a buyout dispute with the U.S. automaker's minority shareholder -- as well as for his own legacy.... Read More »

 

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