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Norihiko Shirouzu

RPT-INSIGHT-Counting the cost: Nissan unpicks Ghosn legacy of "high-handedness" and "wrongdoings"

21 Mar 2019

YOKOHAMA, Japan, March 20 In September 2007, despite weighty responsibilities at the helm of Nissan Motor Co and alliance partner Renault SA, Carlos Ghosn found time to get involved in a seemingly straightforward business decision.

Counting the cost - Nissan unpicks Ghosn legacy of 'high-handedness' and 'wrongdoings'

20 Mar 2019

YOKOHAMA, Japan In September 2007, despite weighty responsibilities at the helm of Nissan Motor Co and alliance partner Renault SA, Carlos Ghosn found time to get involved in a seemingly straightforward business decision.

Nissan's Infiniti to exit western Europe early next year

12 Mar 2019

BEIJING Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti said on Tuesday it will exit western Europe early next year, as it restructures its global operations and turns its attention to sales in the world's top two auto markets.

China's Didi sets up joint ventures with BAIC unit, Volkswagen

28 Jan 2019

BEIJING China's Didi Chuxing has set up joint ventures with a unit of Chinese carmaker BAIC and Germany's Volkswagen as part of the ride hailing giant's goal to ultimately develop purpose-built cars for its services.

Nissan expands Ghosn probe to more countries, executive Munoz under scrutiny: sources

11 Jan 2019

BEIJING Nissan Motor Co Ltd has broadened its investigation into ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn to include dealings that took place in the United States, India and Latin America, three people with knowledge of the inquiry said. | Video

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-VW, China spearhead $300 bln global drive to electrify cars

10 Jan 2019

Jan 10 Global automakers are planning a $300 billion surge in spending on electric vehicle technology over the next five to 10 years, with nearly half of the money targeted at China, accelerating the industry's transition from fossil fuels and shifting power to Asian battery and electric vehicle technology suppliers.

Exclusive: Volkswagen, China spearhead $300 billion global drive to electrify cars

10 Jan 2019

Global automakers are planning a $300 billion surge in spending on electric vehicle technology over the next five to 10 years, with nearly half of the money targeted at China, accelerating the industry's transition from fossil fuels and shifting power to Asian battery and electric vehicle technology suppliers.

Exclusive: New allegations against Ghosn concern payments to Saudi businessman - sources

27 Dec 2018

BEIJING Fresh misconduct allegations brought by Tokyo prosecutors against ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn centre on the use of company funds to pay a Saudi businessman who is believed to have helped him out of financial difficulties, two company sources with knowledge of the matter said. | Video

China says it held second vice ministerial call with U.S. on trade

23 Dec 2018

BEIJING China and the United States held a vice ministerial-level call on Friday, the second such contact in a week, achieving a "deep exchange of views" on trade imbalances and the protection of intellectual property, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said.

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British PM May battles to keep control of Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted on Monday she did not have the backing to pass her European Union withdrawal deal as some in her party called on her to quit and parliament plotted to wrest the Brexit process away from her government.