Carlos Ghosn


  • YOKOHAMA, Japan, Feb 10- Japan's Nissan Motor Co beat analyst estimates by reporting its steepest quarterly profit gain in three years as a weaker yen made its export business more profitable and as sales improved in China, its biggest market.

  • Veterans of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos seized on the wobble as a warning that expectations for a smooth upswing were misplaced, and that recovery would likely be volatile and uneven. "I hear way too much optimism now," Larry Fink, CEO of investment group BlackRock, told the forum.

  • DAVOS/ LONDON, Jan 24- Top emerging market policymakers moved to allay concerns about their economies on Friday after investors sold off their currencies, raising fears of a broad market rout. "The balance sheet of the government, the banks and households are quite well protected against market volatility," he told a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • TOKYO, Jan 24- Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA will combine their manufacturing and research functions in a move that will save the alliance more than 400 billion yen a year, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday. Under the planned structure, Nissan and Renault will be able to assemble cars, using shared parts, at the same factories, the Nikkei said.

  • DETROIT, Jan 14- In an escalation of the auto industry's war of words over future green technologies, a senior Toyota Motor Corp executive singled out Elon Musk and other rival executives on Tuesday and made a bold prediction for its hydrogen car.

  • *Nissan exec sees U.S. market growing by 1 pct at most in 2014. *To need more capacity in Mexico if Nissan hits sales goals.

  • Nissan CEO: Fed decision was logical     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 9:33 PM ET

    Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan Motor welcomes Ben Bernanke's decision and explains Nissan's push into Myanmar.

  • Renault prepared for suicides in 'spygate' scandal Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 6:57 AM ET

    PARIS, Oct 12- French carmaker Renault, which brought scandal upon itself by falsely accusing executives of spying, had prepared draft statements in case they killed themselves, it emerged on Friday.

  • European car market needs EU-led restructuring -Fiat boss Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:59 AM ET

    Marchionne, who also heads European automakers association ACEA, has repeatedly called for Europe- wide action on closing plants and cutting jobs, but has faced stiff opposition from rival carmakers that are also members of the industry group.

  • PARIS, Oct 5- French automaker Renault plans to build more than 70 percent of its Clio subcompacts in Turkey, union sources said, in a shift abroad that could inflame tensions with workers and the government, its biggest shareholder.

  • Cars for Developing Markets Monday, 23 Apr 2007 | 12:17 PM ET
    Renault Logan

    At last week's Shanghai Auto Show, the GM CEO got an up-close view of the latest trend in the auto business -- cheap cars for developing markets. Oh make no mistake; this is not a trend that Wagoner is just stumbling upon. He's known about it for some time, and in some ways, General Motors is testing out the idea of selling "mini" cars -- with presumably a rather low price point. We'll talk more about that in a bit.