Renault-Nissan alliance seeks 7.5% more savings

Jan 31, 2014

Renault-Nissan alliance seeks 7.5% more savings

Renault and Nissan raised their goal for combined savings by 7.5 percent as the 15-year-old alliance accelerates cooperation efforts. The carmakers expect to save “at least” $5.83 billion by 2016 by stepping up joint projects in development, manufacturing, purchasing and human resources, the automaking ...

Nissan set to double Leaf sales: Ghosn

Jan 9, 2014

Nissan set to double Leaf sales: Ghosn

by Alan Ohnsman

Nissan Motor Co., which reported record U.S. sales of Leaf hatchbacks in 2013, is optimistic that it can soon double deliveries, Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn said. Sales of the battery-powered Leaf jumped 130 percent last year to 22,610 vehicles, aided by 2,529 deliveries ...

Nov 21, 2013

Ghosn joins hydrogen car skeptics

Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn says consumers won’t take to fuel-cell vehicles before the decade’s end, joining Tesla Motors Inc.’s Elon Musk in questioning the future of hydrogen-powered cars. Such vehicles only have a few locations to refuel and the required ...

Ghosn: Mexico to be key export hub

Nov 13, 2013

Ghosn: Mexico to be key export hub

Nissan Motor Co. is accelerating operations in Mexico to allow the production of 1 million vehicles annually within three years, putting the country on par with Japan as an export hub for the carmaker. About 700,000 of that total will be exported to such ...

Nissan: Emerging market sales to rebound in '14

Sep 18, 2013

Nissan: Emerging market sales to rebound in '14

Nissan Motor Co., the nation’s second-biggest automaker, expects car sales in some emerging markets to rebound next year. The fall in car deliveries in Brazil, Russia and India is a short-term adjustment and sales in these markets will rise in 2014, Nissan Chief Executive ...

Ghosn earned ¥988 million; no one has gripe

Jun 26, 2013

Ghosn earned ¥988 million; no one has gripe

Nissan Motor Co. said Tuesday that CEO Carlos Ghosn earned a whopping ¥988 million in the last fiscal year, up ¥1 million, or 0.1 percent, from the previous year. The amount is likely the highest among remunerations received by executives of listed Japanese firms ...