France Backs Michelin CEO to Head Renault

January 18, 2019 at 12:06 PM

The French government, which owns 15% of Renault SA, is ramping up its support for Michelin CEO Jean-Dominique Senard to succeed Carlos Ghosn as head of the carmaker.

Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors Say Their JV Improperly Paid Ghosn $9 Million

January 18, 2019 at 1:53 AM

Nissan Motor Co. and its Mitsubishi Motors Corp. affiliate confirm that their Dutch joint venture paid Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of both companies, $9 million without telling them.

Nissan CEO to Meet Renault Board on Ghosn Scandal

January 17, 2019 at 10:32 AM

Nissan Motor Co.’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa is scheduled to meet tonight with French government officials and the board of alliance partner Renault SA to discuss the Carlos Ghosn crisis.

London Cab Maker Names Former Audi Exec as CEO

January 17, 2019 at 12:00 AM

The maker of London’s iconic black taxis has hired Joerg Hofmann, a former executive at Audi AG, as its CEO, effective Feb. 4.

Renault’s Union Turns Against Ghosn

January 16, 2019 at 2:55 PM

Fabien Gache, who heads the CGT Renault union, says it’s “incomprehensible” that jailed Carlos Ghosn would continue as the French carmaker’s chairman and CEO.

Nissan Plans to File Damage Claim Against Ghosn

January 16, 2019 at 12:17 AM

Nissan Motor Co. reportedly plans to file a civil lawsuit in Japan that demands former Chairman Carlos Ghosn pay for damages resulting from his alleged misuse of corporate funds.

France Wants Renault Board to Replace Ghosn

January 16, 2019 at 12:01 AM

The French government, which holds a 15% stake in Renault SA, is calling for the company’s board to consider a replacement for jailed Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn.

Judge Rejects Ghosn’s Request for Bail

January 15, 2019 at 1:15 PM

A district court in Tokyo turned down Carlos Ghosn’s request to be released on bail after nearly two months in jail on charges of financial misconduct.

Marchionne, Dauch, Guthrie, Ryan Named to Hall of Fame

January 15, 2019 at 2:19 AM

  The Automotive Hall of Fame is adding Sergio Marchionne, Dick Dauch, Janet Guthrie and Pat Ryan to its ranks this year.

Zoox Taps Intel Exec as CEO

January 15, 2019 at 12:05 AM

California-based autonomous-car startup Zoox Inc. has hired Intel Corp. executive Aicha Evans as its CEO, effective Feb. 26.

Ghosn Bail Decision Due

January 14, 2019 at 4:35 PM

A district court in Tokyo is expected to rule on Jan. 15 whether to allow Carlos Ghosn to be released on bail following his arrest for alleged financial misbehavior on Nov. 19.

Nissan CEO Backs Renault Alliance for Now

January 14, 2019 at 3:28 PM

Nissan Motor Co. CEO Hiroto Saikawa says he favors stabilizing rather than revamping the company’s alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi Motors while the fate of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is unclear.