Legal

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.

U.S. Indicts 4 Audi Execs in Diesel Cheating Probe

January 18, 2019 at 12:04 AM

The U.S. Dept. of Justice has charged four midlevel Audi AG executives in Germany with doctoring the company’s 3.0-liter diesels to evade emission tests.

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.

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.

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.

Report: Renault Exec Received Secret Pay Approved by Ghosn

January 11, 2019 at 4:41 PM

Renault SA’s general secretary reportedly received e €500,000 ($573,000) in extra pay that was approved by Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn but not reported to the French carmaker’s board.

Ghosn Indicted on Two More Charges in Japan

January 11, 2019 at 2:16 AM

Prosecutors in Japan have prolonged jail time for former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn by filing two new charges against him.

FCA Will Pay $800 Million to Settle Diesel Cheating Claims

January 10, 2019 at 4:31 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has agreed to pay $800 million to resolve federal and California civil claims that its diesels used illegal software to evade emission tests.

Report: FCA Near Deal to Settle Diesel Pollution Probe

January 09, 2019 at 1:50 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is close to an agreement to end a federal investigation into whether the carmaker deliberately evaded U.S. diesel emission laws.

Ghosn Responds to Charges

January 08, 2019 at 4:10 PM

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn used a court appearance in Tokyo earlier today to reject claims that he underreported deferred compensation and burdened the company with a personal investment loss.

Ghosn to Japanese Court: “I Was Wrongly Accused”

January 08, 2019 at 1:13 AM

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn told a Tokyo court this morning that he has been “wrongly accused and unfairly detained” since Nov. 19 for alleged financial wrongdoing.

Supreme Court Rejects FCA Appeal on Hacking Lawsuit

January 08, 2019 at 12:44 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a lower court ruling that allows plaintiffs to move forward with claims that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV vehicles can be hacked, Reuters reports.