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Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs as crisis deepens after profit wipe out

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs as crisis deepens after profit wipe out

Nissan Motor Co unveiled its biggest restructuring plan in a decade, axing nearly a tenth of its workforce and flagging possible plant closures to rein in costs that ballooned when Carlos Ghosn was CEO.

Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co opens showroom for pre-owned, accredited vehicles

Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co opens showroom for pre-owned, accredited vehicles

Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co, the authorised distributor of Nissan in Qatar, has launched the Nissan Intelligent Choice programme, providing drivers "with great vehicles along with optimum value and safety".

Fiat-Renault merger 'good opportunity': French minister

Fiat-Renault merger 'good opportunity': French minister

A proposed merger between Renault and Fiat-Chrysler remains a ‘good opportunity,’ France's finance minister said Monday, after the Italian-American carmaker withdrew the offer over ‘unreasonable’ political resistance ...

Ghosn hit with fresh charge in Japan, files for bail

Ghosn hit with fresh charge in Japan, files for bail

Japanese authorities on Monday hit Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust, the fourth indictment against the former Nissan boss who promptly filed for bail.

Ghosn slams "backstabbing" former Nissan colleagues in video address

Ghosn slams "backstabbing" former Nissan colleagues in video address

A defiant Carlos Ghosn accused "backstabbing" former colleagues of conspiring to oust him as Nissan chairman and threatening the Japanese automaker's future, in a video marking his first public address since his initial arrest last year.

Nissan shareholders sever last ties with ousted Ghosn

Nissan shareholders sever last ties with ousted Ghosn

Nissan Motor Co shareholders ousted erstwhile boss Carlos Ghosn as a director on Monday, formally severing his ties with the Japanese automaker he rescued from near-bankruptcy two decades ago and from which he is now accused of siphoning funds.

Ghosn's wife to plead for help from French government

Ghosn's wife to plead for help from French government

The wife of detained former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has flown to France to plead with the government in Paris to intervene in her husband's case, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

Japan court blocks ex-Nissan boss Ghosn from attending board meeting

Japan court blocks ex-Nissan boss Ghosn from attending board meeting

A Tokyo court rejected ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's request to attend a board meeting this week, broadcaster NHK reported, denying him a seat at the table even as the car maker looks set to bolster an alliance he built over two decades.

Court orders bail for Nissan executive linked to Ghosn case

Court orders bail for Nissan executive linked to Ghosn case

A Tokyo court on Tuesday granted bail for a Nissan executive accused of a key role in the financial misconduct case involving auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn, who remains in detention.

Renault-Nissan leaders to meet amid alliance crisis

Renault-Nissan leaders to meet amid alliance crisis

The head of Nissan and acting CEO of Renault will hold talks during a two day meeting of their carmaking partnership starting on Tuesday, sources said, amid a crisis in relations sparked by the arrest of long-time alliance supremo Carlos Ghosn.

Nissan suspected of forging inspection documents: reports

Nissan suspected of forging inspection documents: reports

Nissan factories routinely forged inspection documents for new vehicles, reports said Wednesday, as a scandal mounted around Japan's second-biggest carmaker that has already been hit with a costly recall.

Nissan unveils new electric car in bid to drive off competition

Nissan unveils new electric car in bid to drive off competition

The second-generation Nissan Leaf has a potential range of 400 kilometres between charges, compared with 250 kilometres for its previous version.