The Truth About Cars » Annual results FY 2012 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Nissan Friday: Ghosn Ain’t Going http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-friday-ghosn-aint-going-anywhere/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-friday-ghosn-aint-going-anywhere/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 19:10:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488161 Then, finally, a reporter asks Ghosn when he intends to pack up and leave. Of course, this is Japan, and the question is asked in a circuitous way. The reporter argues that Nissan now makes solid profits, hence Ghosn could perhaps put the company into the hands of someone else, such allowing Ghosn to focus […]

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Then, finally, a reporter asks Ghosn when he intends to pack up and leave. Of course, this is Japan, and the question is asked in a circuitous way. The reporter argues that Nissan now makes solid profits, hence Ghosn could perhaps put the company into the hands of someone else, such allowing Ghosn to focus […]

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Nissan (Green) Friday: About Dollars And Yen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-green-friday-about-dollars-and-yen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-green-friday-about-dollars-and-yen/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 18:07:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488145 Finally, a chance for Ghosn to speak about his favorite topic: The value of the yen. Two years ago in Kyushu, Ghosn said that its valuation against the dollar and other major currencies was a crime against nature, a perversion. Back then, you got 77 yen to the dollar, and I assure you that 76 […]

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Finally, a chance for Ghosn to speak about his favorite topic: The value of the yen. Two years ago in Kyushu, Ghosn said that its valuation against the dollar and other major currencies was a crime against nature, a perversion. Back then, you got 77 yen to the dollar, and I assure you that 76 […]

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Nissan (Green) Friday: Ghosn Still Sees 1.5 Million EVs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-green-friday-ghosn-still-sees-1-5-million-leafs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-green-friday-ghosn-still-sees-1-5-million-leafs/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 17:22:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488134 Asked today at the annual results conference in Yokohama whether he wants to back off from his old target of putting 1.5 million EVs on the road by 2016, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn displayed an astounding degree of determination. He still believes in the 1.5 million. Maybe a little later than 2016. So far, Nissan […]

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Asked today at the annual results conference in Yokohama whether he wants to back off from his old target of putting 1.5 million EVs on the road by 2016, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn displayed an astounding degree of determination. He still believes in the 1.5 million. Maybe a little later than 2016. So far, Nissan […]

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Nissan (Red, White, And Blue) Friday: America Disappoints More Than China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-red-white-and-blue-friday-america-disappoints-more-than-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-red-white-and-blue-friday-america-disappoints-more-than-china/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 16:50:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488124 Nissan closed  the year in America with U.S. sales up by 10 percent, but that wasn’t enough to please Ghosn.  Said the CEO today in Yokohama: “China was not our biggest disappointment last year. It was mainly the United States. We were expecting a strong year. It did not happen. We postponed it to 2013.” […]

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Nissan closed  the year in America with U.S. sales up by 10 percent, but that wasn’t enough to please Ghosn.  Said the CEO today in Yokohama: “China was not our biggest disappointment last year. It was mainly the United States. We were expecting a strong year. It did not happen. We postponed it to 2013.” […]

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Nissan (Red) Friday: China, The Lost Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-red-friday-china-the-lost-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-red-friday-china-the-lost-year/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 16:05:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488097 Nissan is the largest of all Japanese automakers in China, and therefore has the most to lose. With about a quarter of its global sales in China, Nissan has the highest exposure to the ups and downs of the Middle Kingdom. When  Chinese rioted in the streets, overturned Japanese cars and torched their dealerships , […]

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Nissan is the largest of all Japanese automakers in China, and therefore has the most to lose. With about a quarter of its global sales in China, Nissan has the highest exposure to the ups and downs of the Middle Kingdom. When  Chinese rioted in the streets, overturned Japanese cars and torched their dealerships , […]

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Nissan (Black) Friday: “Europe Is Going To Be Bad” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-black-friday-europe-is-going-to-be-bad/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-black-friday-europe-is-going-to-be-bad/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 15:08:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488062 If any carmaker is hoping for an imminent turn-around in Europe, or is telling shareholders (I am looking at you, GM) that better times will be here again real soon now, then Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn has a bucket of ice-cold water for them. “Europe is going to be bad,” Ghosn predicted today in Yokohama. […]

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If any carmaker is hoping for an imminent turn-around in Europe, or is telling shareholders (I am looking at you, GM) that better times will be here again real soon now, then Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn has a bucket of ice-cold water for them. “Europe is going to be bad,” Ghosn predicted today in Yokohama. […]

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Nissan Friday: Why Is This Man Smiling? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-friday-why-is-this-man-smiling/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/nissan-friday-why-is-this-man-smiling/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 14:17:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488052 If you wanted to have a ten minute advantage (for placing those jumbo derivatives order into the mainframe of your hedge fund) before Nissan’s annual results for the last fiscal were announced in the newly redecorated meeting room on the 8th floor of their Yokohama headquarters, all you had to do was read the smiling […]

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If you wanted to have a ten minute advantage (for placing those jumbo derivatives order into the mainframe of your hedge fund) before Nissan’s annual results for the last fiscal were announced in the newly redecorated meeting room on the 8th floor of their Yokohama headquarters, all you had to do was read the smiling […]

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