Jun 24, 2015

Toyota president earns ¥1.27 billion, surpassing Nissan's Ghosn

Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda became the highest-paid auto executive in Japan Wednesday after dividend payouts pushed his total compensation past Nissan Motor Co.’s Carlos Ghosn. Toyoda earned ¥1.27 billion in compensation and dividends, according to regulatory filings. While Nissan paid Ghosn almost ...

Ghosn to top executive pay scale again

Jun 24, 2014

Ghosn to top executive pay scale again

Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn earned more than ¥1 billion last year, putting him on track to become the best-paid Japan executive for the fourth time in five years. Ghosn was paid ¥995 million in salary and bonuses for the fiscal ...

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

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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 ...