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Nissan said it had filed a civil suit in Japan against former chairperson Carlos Ghosn seeking $91m in damages over his alleged financial misconduct.
Former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn on Thursday slammed as "ridiculous" a call by Japan's justice minister that he return from Lebanon to defend himself against charges of financial misconduct.
A lawyer for former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said Saturday he felt betrayed by his client's escape from Japan but still understood his act, claiming it resulted from Japan's inhumane justice system.
After fleeing Japan, the former Nissan head is free to speak his mind fully for the first time since his surprise arrest 2018 arrest.
The fallen automotive titan facing trial in Japan for financial crimes fled the country for Lebanon, marking a stunning twist in a saga that began with his shock arrest in Tokyo just over a year ago.
Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn spoke to his wife for the first time in eight months on Friday, his spokesman said, after a Tokyo court lifted a ban on contact between the pair.
France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Saturday.
The talks come as automakers worldwide face intense pressure to spend heavily on new technologies and adapt to trends such as car-sharing.
Former Nissan chairperson Carlos Ghosn is set to walk out of a Japanese detention centre for a second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges, after posting the $4.5 million bail set by a Tokyo court.
A Tokyo court says Japanese prosecutors have indict former Nissan chairperson Carlos Ghosn on a charge of aggravated breach of trust, bringing a fourth charge against him on the day his detention period was set to expire.
German prosecutors have raided 10 business premises as part of a probe into suspected diesel emissions cheating involving Mitsubishi cars, the latest fallout from the so-called "dieselgate" scandal.
Fugitive ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn mounted a feisty defence Wednesday in Beirut, where he made his first public appearance since skipping bail in Japan 10 days ago.
Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who fled to Lebanon to avoid a Japanese trial, had a second French passport, a source said, as authorities raided his Tokyo residence as part of a probe into the embarrassing security lapse.
The former head of Nissan and Renault somehow evaded almost round-the-clock manned and video surveillance and heavy restrictions on his freedom of movement to flee to Lebanon.
Nissan should be fined $22 million for filing documents that under-reported the compensation of former chief Carlos Ghosn, Japanese regulators recommended.
French carmaker Renault sacked its chief executive Thierry Bollore, the latest turbulence to rock the company since the arrest of his ex-boss Carlos Ghosn on financial misconduct charges in 2018.
Nissan, a long-time Renault partner, has been left sidelined by a potential tie-up between the French firm and Fiat-Chrysler, just as the beleaguered Japanese firm battles to recover from the arrest of former boss Carlos Ghosn.
Nissan predicted annual operating profit below even the most pessimistic analyst’s estimate and cut its dividend for the first time in a decade, giving partner Renault SA a potential opening to push for greater control over their automaking alliance.
Nissan has lowered its profit forecast for the fiscal year through March, the latest in woes for the Japanese automaker, whose brand image has been damaged by the arrest of its former star executive Carlos Ghosn.
Japan's Supreme Court has turned down an appeal by the lawyers for Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn to end his detention following his arrest for the fourth time on financial misconduct allegations
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