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Oct 25, 2011
Ghosn: 'Yen too high to compete'
Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn said Monday that the yen's strength is at an "abnormal level" and indicated it could force the automaker to shift operations overseas.
Oct 8, 2011
Ghosn decries lack of yen action
Carlos Ghosn, chief executive officer of Nissan Motor Co., said Japan faces a "hollowing out" of its industrial base should the government fail to take steps to counter the yen's rise.
Japan Times
Mar 30, 2011
Ghosn vows to reopen Iwaki plant in April
IWAKI, Fukushima Pref. (Kyodo) Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn said Tuesday the automaker plans to resume partial production in mid-April at an engine factory in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, damaged by the March 11 earthquake.
Nov 26, 2010
Uniqlo chief Yanai's ¥300 million salary not a patch on Ghosn's ¥891 million
The executive pay package for Fast Retailing Co. chief Tadashi Yanai came to ¥300 million in the year that ended in August, the operator of the Uniqlo casual clothing chain has revealed.
Nov 9, 2010
Ghosn's Russia quest seen as 'last-chance saloon'
Carlos Ghosn's talks to take control of OAO AvtoVAZ may be the Renault-Nissan alliance's final opportunity to grab the leading position in one of the four main growth markets. "It's their last-chance saloon for getting into emerging markets in a meaningful fashion," said Erich Hauser, an analyst with Credit Suisse in London. "If they get Russia right, they'll be starting from a position of strength."
Jun 24, 2010
Ghosn's pay comes to ¥890 million
Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn said Wednesday his compensation package was worth about ¥890 million for the financial year that ended in March.
Japan Times
May 15, 2010
Nissan shooting for 500,000 EVs
Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn said the Japanese automaker is aiming for an annual production of 500,000 units of electric vehicles together with its alliance partner, Renault SA of France.
Jan 16, 2009
Nissan faces first loss under Ghosn
Nissan Motor Co. is likely to fall into the red in fiscal 2008 ending this March with a group operating loss of tens of billions of yen due to dwindling global auto sales and a stronger than expected appreciation of the yen, sources said Thursday.
Japan Times
Nov 21, 2008
No alliance for now, Ghosn says
LOS ANGELES (Kyodo) Nissan Motor Co. chief Carlos Ghosn said Wednesday this company can't consider forging capital alliances with other carmakers until the credit market thaws.
Japan Times
Jun 21, 2007
Nissan shareholders grill Ghosn over profit drop
YOKOHAMA — Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn took fire for the company's disappointing 2006 earnings Wednesday as shareholders criticized his lack of a long-term vision, especially in environmental technologies.
Oct 25, 2006
Nissan's Ghosn to get British knighthood
Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn will be made an Honorary Knight Commander of the British Empire (KBE) for his contributions to the economic development of Japan and Britain, Nissan officials said Tuesday.
Oct 13, 2006
Nissan-Renault, Ghosn back to square one after GM talks fail
The unsuccessful talks on an alliance involving Nissan Motor Co., its partner, Renault SA, and U.S. auto giant General Motors Corp. has left Carlos Ghosn, head of the Japanese-French carmaker, looking for a way to deal with slumping sales.
Sep 29, 2006
Ghosn may turn to Ford if GM talks fail: report
NEW YORK (Kyodo) Carlos Ghosn, head of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co., said Wednesday he would continue to seek a North American partner if negotiations on an alliance with General Motors Corp. fail, raising the prospect of eventual talks with Ford Motor Co., the New York Times reported on its Web site.
Jul 22, 2006
Ghosn denies yearning to merge with, rule over GM
Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn denied speculation Friday that he intends to become General Motors Corp.'s chief executive officer but did not rule out the possibility of joining its board of directors if and when Nissan, GM and Renault agree to form an alliance.
Japan Times
Jun 28, 2006
Ghosn asks shareholders to be patient
YOKOHAMA -- Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn asked shareholders for patience Tuesday, promising to overcome "head winds" in the domestic market and produce better results in 2006.
May 27, 2006
Diversity will be key to survival for 21st century businesses, Ghosn says
OSAKA -- Businesses that want to survive in the 21st century will have to embrace diversity in a practical way, with clear goals for hiring more women and using talented young people and older workers, Nissan Motor Co. chief Carlos Ghosn said Friday.
Jun 18, 2004
Ghosn sees record year for Nissan
SAN FRANCISCO (Kyodo) Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn believes the automaker will achieve sales of 1 million vehicles in the U.S. market for the first time during the current fiscal year.
May 13, 2004
Ghosn emphasizes diversity as key to corporate success
NEW YORK (Kyodo) Carlos Ghosn, president and CEO of Nissan Motor Co., emphasized the benefits of globalization during a gathering here Tuesday.
Japan Times
Feb 4, 2004
Kids' books 'stir imagination,' Ghosn says
Good books can encourage children to love reading, become lifelong learners and lead a successful way of life in a global society, Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn told a ceremony Tuesday for winners in a children's book contest.
Sep 10, 2003
Ghosn says in book that being a foreigner is a hindrance
In a book scheduled to hit stores Wednesday, Carlos Ghosn, president and chief executive officer of Nissan Motor Co., says being a foreigner in Japan has not been a benefit.


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