The Truth About Cars » Carlos Ghosn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 06 May 2016 17:00:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Nissan-Renault CEO is Ghosn, Ghosn, Gone from AvtoVAZ Board http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/nissan-renault-ceo-is-ghosn-ghosn-gone-from-avtovaz-board/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/nissan-renault-ceo-is-ghosn-ghosn-gone-from-avtovaz-board/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326833 The Russian automaker that manufactures Lada vehicles won’t see Carlos Ghosn at its board meetings after this June. The Renault-Nissan CEO and chairman is expected to be replaced as chairman of AvtoVAZ at the company’s June 23 shareholders meeting, the automaker has stated, with Dr. Serguey Skvortsov taking his place. Ghosn remains the chairman of Alliance Rostec […]

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The Russian automaker that manufactures Lada vehicles won’t see Carlos Ghosn at its board meetings after this June. The Renault-Nissan CEO and chairman is expected to be replaced as chairman of AvtoVAZ at the company’s June 23 shareholders meeting, the automaker has stated, with Dr. Serguey Skvortsov taking his place. Ghosn remains the chairman of Alliance Rostec […]

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TTAC News Round-up: America Slams the Brakes on Efficiency, Bonuses at Volkswagen, and Google Hires a Dream Team http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-america-slams-brakes-mileage-bonuses-volkswagen-google-hires-dream-team/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-america-slams-brakes-mileage-bonuses-volkswagen-google-hires-dream-team/#comments Fri, 04 Mar 2016 17:45:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1296218 Gasoline is gloriously cheap and the automotive industry is taking a break from the tiresome “more mpg” game. That, Christmas comes early for Volkswagen employees, Carlos Ghosn has a plan to save big bucks, Google is luring more humans and Bentley can’t build enough SUVs for the “you call this caviar?!” crowd … after the […]

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Gasoline is gloriously cheap and the automotive industry is taking a break from the tiresome “more mpg” game. That, Christmas comes early for Volkswagen employees, Carlos Ghosn has a plan to save big bucks, Google is luring more humans and Bentley can’t build enough SUVs for the “you call this caviar?!” crowd … after the […]

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Report: Nissan, French Government Strike Deal in Renault Spat http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-nissan-french-government-strike-deal-renault-spat/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-nissan-french-government-strike-deal-renault-spat/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 19:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240465 Nissan and the French government struck a deal Friday to end a dispute over how much influence the state has over the carmaking alliance between the Japanese automaker and Renault, according to Renault. The French government will cap its voting rights between 17.9 percent and 20 percent in non-strategic shareholder decisions, and will preclude “interference” […]

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Nissan and the French government struck a deal Friday to end a dispute over how much influence the state has over the carmaking alliance between the Japanese automaker and Renault, according to Renault. The French government will cap its voting rights between 17.9 percent and 20 percent in non-strategic shareholder decisions, and will preclude “interference” […]

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Renault-Nissan Alliance At Crossroads Over Voting Stakes, Power http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/renault-nissan-alliance-crossroads-voting-stakes-power/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/renault-nissan-alliance-crossroads-voting-stakes-power/#comments Fri, 13 Nov 2015 19:10:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1218537 The battle between Nissan and the French government over the former’s voting stake in the Renault-Nissan Alliance continues on. This month, after temporarily raising its stake to 19.7 percent, the French government cut back its stake to around 15 percent, which is still enough voting power under the Florange Law to block anything it didn’t like […]

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The battle between Nissan and the French government over the former’s voting stake in the Renault-Nissan Alliance continues on. This month, after temporarily raising its stake to 19.7 percent, the French government cut back its stake to around 15 percent, which is still enough voting power under the Florange Law to block anything it didn’t like […]

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Renault-Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn Banks $16M In 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/renault-nissans-carlos-ghosn-banks-16m-in-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/renault-nissans-carlos-ghosn-banks-16m-in-2014/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1097801 Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn did well for himself in 2014, banking around $16 million in compensation compared to the salaries of other automotive CEOs. Breaking down the numbers, Nissan paid Ghosn ¥1.035 billion ($8.39 million USD) during 2014, Reuters says, up 4 percent from what he made in 2013. On the Renault side, Ghosn took […]

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Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn did well for himself in 2014, banking around $16 million in compensation compared to the salaries of other automotive CEOs. Breaking down the numbers, Nissan paid Ghosn ¥1.035 billion ($8.39 million USD) during 2014, Reuters says, up 4 percent from what he made in 2013. On the Renault side, Ghosn took […]

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Renault Kwid Unveiled, Ready To Battle Maruti Suzuki Alto In India http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/renault-kwid-unveiled-ready-to-battle-maruti-suzuki-alto-in-india/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/renault-kwid-unveiled-ready-to-battle-maruti-suzuki-alto-in-india/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 17:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1071530 As the Datsun brand stumbles in India, Renault-Nissan unveiled the Kwid Wednesday to take on the challenge of beating the best-selling Maruti Suzuki Alto. The Kwid hatchback is underpinned by the alliance’s Common Modular A Family platform, boasts a ground clearance of 7.1 inches, and has a starting price of ₹3,00,000 ($4,700 USD), Automotive News […]

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As the Datsun brand stumbles in India, Renault-Nissan unveiled the Kwid Wednesday to take on the challenge of beating the best-selling Maruti Suzuki Alto. The Kwid hatchback is underpinned by the alliance’s Common Modular A Family platform, boasts a ground clearance of 7.1 inches, and has a starting price of ₹3,00,000 ($4,700 USD), Automotive News […]

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Further Renault-Nissan Integration Blocked By French Government In Power Play http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/renault-nissan-integration-blocked-french-government-power-play/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/renault-nissan-integration-blocked-french-government-power-play/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 17:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1058482 An attempt to bring further integration within Renault-Nissan resulted in the French government tightening its hold on Renault against CEO Carlos Ghosn. The move by the government Thursday to block the integration effort leaves Ghosn with the choice to either negotiate or fight for integration, Reuters reports. The CEO has long desired to give Nissan […]

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An attempt to bring further integration within Renault-Nissan resulted in the French government tightening its hold on Renault against CEO Carlos Ghosn. The move by the government Thursday to block the integration effort leaves Ghosn with the choice to either negotiate or fight for integration, Reuters reports. The CEO has long desired to give Nissan […]

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Ghosn: One-Third Of Russia’s Auto Market Will Vanish Under Recession http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/ghosn-one-third-russias-auto-market-will-vanish-recession/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/ghosn-one-third-russias-auto-market-will-vanish-recession/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=993658 Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn warned Monday that Russia’s auto market will lose a third of itself under the nation’s recession. Automotive News Europe reports Ghosn spoke with Bloomberg about the issue after the unveiling of the Renault Kadjar in Paris, stating the market was well on its way to losing a fifth of itself this […]

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Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn warned Monday that Russia’s auto market will lose a third of itself under the nation’s recession. Automotive News Europe reports Ghosn spoke with Bloomberg about the issue after the unveiling of the Renault Kadjar in Paris, stating the market was well on its way to losing a fifth of itself this […]

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Nissan Declined Stake In Aston Martin As Early As 2012 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/nissan-declined-stake-aston-martin-early-2012/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/nissan-declined-stake-aston-martin-early-2012/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=909066 Prior to becoming Aston Martin’s new CEO, former Nissan senior exec Andy Palmer proposed to the automaker to buy a stake in AM, only for Nissan to decline. Reuters reports Palmer brought up the issue Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn in 2012 and 2013, with one insider claiming the company “looked carefully at the proposal” before […]

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Prior to becoming Aston Martin’s new CEO, former Nissan senior exec Andy Palmer proposed to the automaker to buy a stake in AM, only for Nissan to decline. Reuters reports Palmer brought up the issue Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn in 2012 and 2013, with one insider claiming the company “looked carefully at the proposal” before […]

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Ghosn Presents 2020 Autonomous Drive Roadmap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/ghosn-presents-2020-autonomous-drive-roadmap/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/ghosn-presents-2020-autonomous-drive-roadmap/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=869314 Before the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan Thursday, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn issued a roadmap outlining the automaker’s path toward the first autonomous vehicles in 2020. The Wall Street Journal reports the following steps Renault-Nissan will take towards its 2020 Autonomous Drive target: 2016: The automaker will introduce a traffic jam pilot and fully automated […]

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Before the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan Thursday, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn issued a roadmap outlining the automaker’s path toward the first autonomous vehicles in 2020. The Wall Street Journal reports the following steps Renault-Nissan will take towards its 2020 Autonomous Drive target: 2016: The automaker will introduce a traffic jam pilot and fully automated […]

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Ghosn Top Earner In Japan For Fourth Time In Five Years http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/ghosn-top-earner-in-japan-for-fourth-time-in-five-years/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/ghosn-top-earner-in-japan-for-fourth-time-in-five-years/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=852041 Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn will once more be graced with the honor of being the highest paid executive at a Japanese corporation, having held the honor three previous times in the past five years. Bloomberg reports Ghosn made ¥995 million ($9.76 million USD) in salary and bonuses for fiscal year 2013, which ended March 31 […]

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Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn will once more be graced with the honor of being the highest paid executive at a Japanese corporation, having held the honor three previous times in the past five years. Bloomberg reports Ghosn made ¥995 million ($9.76 million USD) in salary and bonuses for fiscal year 2013, which ended March 31 […]

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Ghosn To Fight For Position Atop Global Three Podium http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/ghosn-to-fight-for-position-atop-global-three-podium/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/ghosn-to-fight-for-position-atop-global-three-podium/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 12:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=818506 Re-appointed through 2018 last month by Renault-Nissan shareholders by a margin of 85 percent, CEO Carlos Ghosn has adjusted his sights on Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota in an effort to take one of their spots as a member of the Global Three. Automotive News reports the No. 4 automaker has a ways to go […]

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Re-appointed through 2018 last month by Renault-Nissan shareholders by a margin of 85 percent, CEO Carlos Ghosn has adjusted his sights on Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota in an effort to take one of their spots as a member of the Global Three. Automotive News reports the No. 4 automaker has a ways to go […]

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Ghosn Talks Platform Sharing, Cost Saving & Teamwork Aspects of Renault-Nissan Alliance http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/ghosn-talks-platform-sharing-cost-saving-teamwork-aspects-of-renault-nissan-alliance/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/ghosn-talks-platform-sharing-cost-saving-teamwork-aspects-of-renault-nissan-alliance/#comments Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=732634 Carlos Ghosn, head of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, told the Automotive News that the companies will jointly develop two vehicle platforms that, shared between the two companies, will each provide the basis for more than 3 million vehicles by 2016.   Ghosn predicts that by that year the entire industry will have only five platforms that […]

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Carlos Ghosn, head of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, told the Automotive News that the companies will jointly develop two vehicle platforms that, shared between the two companies, will each provide the basis for more than 3 million vehicles by 2016.   Ghosn predicts that by that year the entire industry will have only five platforms that […]

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Renault Eyeing Return To Iran When Sanctions Lift http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/renault-eyeing-return-to-iran-when-sanctions-lift/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/renault-eyeing-return-to-iran-when-sanctions-lift/#comments Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:18:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=707522 For the past few months, sanctions against Iran for their nuclear ambitions have sidelined PSA and Renault from the Persian market. Behind the scenes, General Motors outmaneuvered PSA despite their one-time alliance allowing them to muscle their way into aan emerging market via loophole abuse and an unknown quantity of Camaros. With GM out of the […]

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For the past few months, sanctions against Iran for their nuclear ambitions have sidelined PSA and Renault from the Persian market. Behind the scenes, General Motors outmaneuvered PSA despite their one-time alliance allowing them to muscle their way into aan emerging market via loophole abuse and an unknown quantity of Camaros. With GM out of the […]

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Nissan May Build Datsuns in Mexico Says Ghosn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/nissan-may-build-datsuns-in-mexico-says-ghosn/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/nissan-may-build-datsuns-in-mexico-says-ghosn/#comments Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:15:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=677186 Customers in Latin America may soon have another cheap transportation option if Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn decides to build Datsuns in Mexico. Though Ghosn hasn’t confirmed whether or not production of the Go and Go+ would happen in Mexico, the Latin American market is under consideration, as are markets in South Africa and Russia (the […]

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Customers in Latin America may soon have another cheap transportation option if Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn decides to build Datsuns in Mexico. Though Ghosn hasn’t confirmed whether or not production of the Go and Go+ would happen in Mexico, the Latin American market is under consideration, as are markets in South Africa and Russia (the […]

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Nissan Shuffles Executive Deck, Changes Global Organizaton. Ghosn Going Nowhere http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/nissan-shuffles-executive-deck-changes-global-organizaton-ghosn-going-nowhere/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/nissan-shuffles-executive-deck-changes-global-organizaton-ghosn-going-nowhere/#comments Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:30:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=641065 Carlos Ghosn has shuffled Nissan Motor Co.’s top management, elevating Jose Munoz to head the company in North America, while eliminating the Chief Operating Officer position in the home office. COO Toshiyuki Shiga is becoming vice chairman and the responsibilities of his former job will be split between Hiroto Saikawa, Andy Palmer and Trevor Mann.   […]

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Carlos Ghosn has shuffled Nissan Motor Co.’s top management, elevating Jose Munoz to head the company in North America, while eliminating the Chief Operating Officer position in the home office. COO Toshiyuki Shiga is becoming vice chairman and the responsibilities of his former job will be split between Hiroto Saikawa, Andy Palmer and Trevor Mann.   […]

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In Wake of Tavares Resignation Ghosn Reorganizes Renault Executive Suite http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/in-wake-of-tavares-resignation-ghosn-reorganizes-renault-executive-suite/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/in-wake-of-tavares-resignation-ghosn-reorganizes-renault-executive-suite/#comments Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=514201 Following the departure of chief operating officer Carlos Tavares, Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn has announced that the company will be adding two new divisions to the existing finance, human resources and CEO office functions. Thierry Bolloré is being appointed Chief Competitive Officer, with responsibilities for Design-Product-Programs, Engineering-Quality-IS/IT, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Supply chain. Bolloré’s […]

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Following the departure of chief operating officer Carlos Tavares, Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn has announced that the company will be adding two new divisions to the existing finance, human resources and CEO office functions. Thierry Bolloré is being appointed Chief Competitive Officer, with responsibilities for Design-Product-Programs, Engineering-Quality-IS/IT, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Supply chain. Bolloré’s […]

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The Truth About Tavares Slowly Slips Out http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/the-truth-about-tavares-slowly-slips-out/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/the-truth-about-tavares-slowly-slips-out/#comments Fri, 30 Aug 2013 11:30:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=503033 The departure of Carlos Tavares is barely 24 hours old, but we’re already getting reports of the genesis of Tavares’ exit, which was only partially brought about by his public courting of North American OEMs. A report by Bloomberg claims that Tavares also sought expanded responsibilities from CEO Carlos Ghosn as part of his role […]

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The departure of Carlos Tavares is barely 24 hours old, but we’re already getting reports of the genesis of Tavares’ exit, which was only partially brought about by his public courting of North American OEMs. A report by Bloomberg claims that Tavares also sought expanded responsibilities from CEO Carlos Ghosn as part of his role […]

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Renault-Nissan To Launch Modular Architecture For Low-Cost Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/renault-nissan-to-launch-modular-architecture-for-low-cost-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/renault-nissan-to-launch-modular-architecture-for-low-cost-cars/#comments Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=495487 In India for the relaunched Datsun brand’s first car, the Go, CEO of the Renault-Nissan alliance, Carlos Ghosn, announced that Renault and Nissan will jointly develop a platform for low cost and ultra low cost cars aimed at India and other emerging markets, which Ghosn believes will make up 60% of the global automotive market by […]

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In India for the relaunched Datsun brand’s first car, the Go, CEO of the Renault-Nissan alliance, Carlos Ghosn, announced that Renault and Nissan will jointly develop a platform for low cost and ultra low cost cars aimed at India and other emerging markets, which Ghosn believes will make up 60% of the global automotive market by […]

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Datsun Go Live Shots http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/datsun-go-live-shots/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/datsun-go-live-shots/#comments Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:38:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=495429 Live shots of the Datsun Go, courtesy of our man Faisal Ali Khan of India’s Motorbeam.com

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Live shots of the Datsun Go, courtesy of our man Faisal Ali Khan of India’s Motorbeam.com

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Datsun Is “Go”, Frills Are A “No” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/datsun-is-go/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/datsun-is-go/#comments Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:41:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=495202   The wraps are finally off the first Datsun in decades – dubbed the Go, this will be Nissan’s major push into low cost motoring, with a starting price under $6,700. Power comes from a 1.2L 4-cylinder engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox. At 149 inches long, the Go isn’t much bigger than a Fiat […]

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  The wraps are finally off the first Datsun in decades – dubbed the Go, this will be Nissan’s major push into low cost motoring, with a starting price under $6,700. Power comes from a 1.2L 4-cylinder engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox. At 149 inches long, the Go isn’t much bigger than a Fiat […]

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Ghosn Issues VW-Like Sales Goal To America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/ghosn-issues-vw-like-sales-goal-to-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/ghosn-issues-vw-like-sales-goal-to-america/#comments Mon, 13 May 2013 12:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488218 Weaker than expected growth in the United States has led Carlos Ghosn to issue an even more ambitious goal; double Nissan’s sales by 2017. Nissan North America sold 1,141,656 vehicles in the United States last year, with just over 1 million of those vehicles coming from the Nissan brand. To achieve Ghosn’s goal, Nissan will have to post […]

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Weaker than expected growth in the United States has led Carlos Ghosn to issue an even more ambitious goal; double Nissan’s sales by 2017. Nissan North America sold 1,141,656 vehicles in the United States last year, with just over 1 million of those vehicles coming from the Nissan brand. To achieve Ghosn’s goal, Nissan will have to post […]

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Renault and French Unions Agree: No Plant Closures, 7,500 Jobs Cut http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/renault-and-french-unions-agree-no-plant-closures-7500-jobs-cut/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/renault-and-french-unions-agree-no-plant-closures-7500-jobs-cut/#comments Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:56:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481293 In what Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn described as a “historic” event, the automaker has come to an agreement with the three unions representing its French workers that will keep five Renault factories in France running until at least 2016 while using attrition and retirements to reduce their workforce by 7,500 employees. To keep all of […]

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In what Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn described as a “historic” event, the automaker has come to an agreement with the three unions representing its French workers that will keep five Renault factories in France running until at least 2016 while using attrition and retirements to reduce their workforce by 7,500 employees. To keep all of […]

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Ghosn Backtracks On “10 Percent By 2020″ EV Sales Claims http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/ghosn-backtracks-on-10-percent-by-2020-ev-sales-claims/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/ghosn-backtracks-on-10-percent-by-2020-ev-sales-claims/#comments Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:21:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477671 Carlos Ghosn’s assertion that “...electric vehicles could represent 10% of the global market in the next ten years, or 6 million vehicles…” may no longer be en vogue over at Renault, at least according to French business paper La Tribune. The paper claims that Ghosn added a qualifier to this claim during a presentation to discuss Renault’s […]

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Carlos Ghosn’s assertion that “...electric vehicles could represent 10% of the global market in the next ten years, or 6 million vehicles…” may no longer be en vogue over at Renault, at least according to French business paper La Tribune. The paper claims that Ghosn added a qualifier to this claim during a presentation to discuss Renault’s […]

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Nissan Eyeing More North American Capacity http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/nissan-eyeing-more-north-american-capacity/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/nissan-eyeing-more-north-american-capacity/#comments Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:10:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465892 Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn is eyeing another North American plant for Nissan, one that could be used to build both Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. Infiniti, Ghosn said, is “too dependent on Japan”, though he stopped short of suggesting that the brand needs its own factory. A separate production line at a current factory would suffice, Ghosn told Automotive […]

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Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn is eyeing another North American plant for Nissan, one that could be used to build both Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. Infiniti, Ghosn said, is “too dependent on Japan”, though he stopped short of suggesting that the brand needs its own factory. A separate production line at a current factory would suffice, Ghosn told Automotive […]

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