Kelly said coming home after his three-year legal odyssey in Japan was “like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz,” as he choked up with emotion during a press conference from Nashville. “There’s no place like home,” he said.
A Tokyo court is about to render a verdict on former Nissan director Greg Kelly in a closely watched ruling that has become a lightning rod of corporate and diplomatic maneuvering. The trial began in September 2020.
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel said: "We are relieved that the legal process has concluded, and Mr. and Mrs. Kelly can return home." Carlos Ghosn told journalists on a video call: “He’s obviously an innocent man."
The alliance says the partners will jointly launch 35 new EVs over the next five years. And they will pursue a common strategy to secure global battery production capacity of 220 gigawatt-hours by 2030.