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Tokyo court approves 10-day detention of Ghosn, rejects appeal

05 Apr 2019

TOKYO A Tokyo court approved on Friday a request by prosecutors to detain Carlos Ghosn for 10 days for further questioning, rejecting an appeal by the ousted Nissan boss' lawyer to free him as he fights charges against financial misconduct.

Nissan may ask ex-Toray boss Sakakibara to chair board meetings: source

14 Mar 2019

TOKYO Nissan Motor is considering asking ex-Toray Industries chief and Japan Inc heavyweight Sadayuki Sakakibara to chair its board meetings while leaving vacant the chairman post previously held by Carlos Ghosn, a source said on Thursday.

Nissan may ask ex-Toray boss Sakakibara to chair board meetings - source

14 Mar 2019

TOKYO Nissan Motor is considering asking ex-Toray Industries chief and Japan Inc heavyweight Sadayuki Sakakibara to chair its board meetings while leaving vacant the chairman post previously held by Carlos Ghosn, a source said on Thursday.

Nissan, Renault break up almighty chairmanship in wake of Ghosn's ouster

12 Mar 2019

YOKOHAMA, Japan Japan's Nissan Motor and France's Renault said they would retool the world's top car-making alliance to put themselves on more equal footing, breaking up the all-powerful chairmanship previously wielded by ousted boss Carlos Ghosn. | Video

Ousted Nissan boss Ghosn to leave prison after court rejects prosecutors' appeal

05 Mar 2019

TOKYO A Japanese court on Tuesday rejected a last-minute attempt by prosecutors to keep former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn in prison, ruling that the once-feted executive could be released on $8.9 million bail after more than 100 days in detention. | Video

Nissan and Renault reaffirm alliance, but avoid talk of Nissan chairmanship

14 Feb 2019

TOKYO Top executives from Nissan and Renault on Thursday reaffirmed the importance of an alliance that has been pressured by the ousting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, but avoided discussing the potentially contentious issue of Nissan's next chairman.

Japan's ANA orders passenger jets worth $4.3 billion in Asia push

29 Jan 2019

SEATTLE/TOKYO Japan's ANA Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would order at least 38 planes worth $4.33 billion (£3.30 billion) from Boeing Co and Airbus, and buy a stake in Philippines Airlines' parent PAL Holdings Inc to support its Asia growth strategy. | Video

Subaru halts bulk of global car output over part defect

23 Jan 2019

TOKYO Subaru Corp said its sole car factory in Japan, accounting for roughly 60 percent of global production, could be out of action for almost two weeks after it discovered a suspected defect in a power-steering component. | Video

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