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Police search Renault headquarters as part of Ghosn probe

Ghosn's wedding party from 2016 is likely the subject of the investigation

Police are searching Renault's corporate headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, which a judicial source said was related to an ongoing investigation into ex-Renault boss Carlos Ghosn and his use of Versailles for his 2016 wedding party. L'Express magazine reported earlier on Wednesday that the search was being carried out in relation to Ghosn, who faces charges of misconduct.

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How and why Nissan nearly killed off Infiniti

Launched in 1990, Infiniti was expected to be Japan's answer to BMW (Lexus would end up chasing Mercedes-Benz). Yet things went awry almost right out of the gate. Overlooking the fledgling automaker's now infamous early marketing campaign, its product line over the past twenty-four years has been a roller

"Revenge of the Electric Car" Trailer Drops

It's not often that documentaries breed sequels, but if ever a nonfiction film deserved to have a part two, this is it. "Revenge of the Electric Car" is the sequel to director Chris Paine's 2006 documentary, "Who Killed the Electric Car." We interviewed Paine in Translogic Episode 3.4, but he didn't give us much in the way of specifi

False Report? Carlos Ghosn not stepping aside as Nissan CEO

According to a Nissan official, a report suggesting that Carlos Ghosn is stepping aside after more than decade at the helm of Nissan "is not true!" A local news site in Cool Springs, TN (near the automaker's North American headquarters) reported today that Ghosn, who is currently the CEO of both Nissan and French automaker Sam Abuelsamid

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is still really, really bullish about the Leaf electric car

Every time we hear Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn speak, he kind of bowls us over with his strong belief in the all-electric Leaf and plug in vehicles in general. At the groundbreaking for the Smyrna, Tennessee battery plant last week, he once again Sebastian Blanco

Carlos Ghosn: 2011 Nissan Leaf sold out

If you aren't already on the list to purchase a 2011 Nissan Leaf, you're officially out of luck. During a speech to the Detroit Economic Club today, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced that the U.S. market allotment for the first year's production of Leafs is already sold out more than six months before the EV even goes on sale. Nissan has now received 13,000 orders for the $32,780 electric

Carlos Ghosn: 2011 Nissan Leaf sold out

If you aren't already on the list to purchase a 2011 Nissan Leaf, you're officially out of luck. During a speech to the Detroit Economic Club today, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced that the U.S. market allotment for the first year's production of Leafs is already sold out more than six months before the EV even goes on sale. Nissan has now received 13,000 orders for the $32,780 electric c

Renault planning $2,500 Nano fighter for Indian market

Tata Nano – Click above for high-res image gallery

Renault planning $2,500 Nano fighter for Indian market

Tata Nano – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Carlos Ghosn gets four more years as Renault CEO

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Report: Infiniti G to get four-cylinder Mercedes engine

2009 Infiniti G37x S Sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery

WSJ speculates about Renault-Nissan taking stake in GM

Rumors that Renault-Nissan may be interested in taking on a third head have popped once again, with the would-be merger candidate this time being General Motors. Huh, sounds familiar, Jeremy Korzeniewski

Electrification Coalition sees plug-ins making up 25 percent of market by 2020

A new Electrification Coalition was announced today with the backing of the CEOs from twelve companies. What's interesting about this group is that, among the leaders from electric vehicles companies and related start-ups – Coda Automotive, Coulomb Technolgies, A123 Systems, etc. – we find Nissan's Carlos Ghosn. Nissan is the only major OEM to participate in this coalition, which will promote "policies and actions that will facilitate the deployment of electric vehicles on a mass sca

Nissan CEO is bullish for Leaf's success, says million plug-ins by 2015 is an easy goal

Speaking at the U.S. launch of the Nissan Leaf this morning in Dodgertown, Los Angeles, Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn was supremely confident and optimistic about the chances of his company's first electric vehicle – and plug-ins in general – in the U.S. market.

REPORT: Nissan's Ghosn rules out hybrid-only models like Toyota Prius, Honda Insight

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: Nissan's Ghosn rules out hybrid-only models like Toyota Prius, Honda Insight

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

Carlos Ghosn: EVs could account 10 percent of global sales in 2020

Renault-Nissan's CEO Carlos Ghosn is a firm believer in the future of electric cars. According to an interview for le Journal du Dimanche, Ghosn says he expects the world's EV market will rise to six million vehicles per year, which is 10 percent of global sales. Ghosn also explained that Renault-Nissan is the manufacturer that invests the most in green technologies and is currently investing

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