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Rare Rides: The 1987 Nissan Be-1 – a Little Retro Ride

Today’s Rare Ride is a Nissan Be-1 from 1987. As the first of four Pike cars, it set the stage for the upcoming Pike cars and commanded immediate attention from consumers. Come along as we check out this hatchback cheerful economy car. We’ve seen one of the Be-1’s brethren previously — when we learned about the industrial […] The post Rare Rides: The 1987 Nissan Be-1 – a Little Retro Ride appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Nissan


Nissan's Ghosn offers to wear electronic ankle tag to get bail

Ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to wear an electronic ankle tag and hire guards to monitor him in an unusual bid to secure his release on bail after two months of detention in Japan for alleged financial crimes.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn


Junkyard Find: 1980 Datsun 310 Coupe

Nissan sold lots of the original Datsun 510s in the United States, and so the remainder of the 1970s saw a whole series of model names ending in “10” showing up in Datsun dealerships. Some (e.g., the 610 and 710) were Bluebird-based cars like the 510, but the 310 was really a Cherry-based Nissan Pulsar. […] The post Junkyard Find: 1980 Datsun 310 Coupe appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: United States, Autos, Nissan, Cherry, 1980, 1980s, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Datsun, Pulsar, Miserable Econoboxes, Malaise, Malaise Era, Nissan Pulsar, Datsun 310


Carlos Ghosn offers to wear ankle tag if he is granted bail in Japan

Court has already rejected one bail request from ex-Nissan boss, saying he is a flight risk Carlos Ghosn has vowed to remain in Japan in the unlikely event he is granted bail, even offering to wear an electronic ankle tag and hire security guards to track his every move as he awaits trial on financial misconduct charges.The former Nissan chairman has been in detention since he was first on 19 November in a case that has rocked Japan’s car industry and cast doubt over the future of the carmaker...
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Carlos Ghosn says he will remain in Japan if he is granted bail

Court has already rejected one bail request from ex-Nissan boss, saying he is a flight riskCarlos Ghosn has vowed to remain in Japan in the unlikely event he is granted bail, even offering to wear an electronic ankle tag and hire security guards to track his every move as he awaits trial on financial misconduct charges.The former Nissan chairman has been in detention since he was first on 19 November in a case that has rocked Japan’s car industry and cast doubt over the future of the carmaker’...
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Nissan's Ghosn offers to wear electronic ankle tag for bail

Ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to wear an electronic ankle tag and hire guards to monitor him in an unusual bid to secure his release on bail after two months of detention in Japan for alleged financial crimes.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co


Ghosn awaits fate after vowing to stay in Japan if bailed

Carlos Ghosn will learn his fate Monday as a Tokyo court rules on his bail request after he vowed to remain in Japan if released and offered to provide more collateral. The ousted Nissan boss has pleaded for bail after languishing in custody for 64 days as he fights charges of financial misconduct that he strenuously denies. "As the court considers my bail application, I want to emphasise that I will reside in Japan and respect any and all bail conditions the Court concludes are warranted," Gh...
Tags: Japan, News, Court, US, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn


Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is promising to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, give up his passport and pay for security guards approved by prosecutors to gain release from detention on bail.
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Ghosn vows to stay in Japan if granted bail

Carlos Ghosn, the ousted Nissan boss detained in Tokyo on charges of financial misconduct, on Monday vowed to remain in Japan if granted bail and again proclaimed his innocence. The Tokyo District Court will later Monday consider the 64-year-old's latest petition for bail but has already rejected previous applications, judging Ghosn a flight risk who might seek to destroy evidence. "As the court considers my bail application, I want to emphasise that I will reside in Japan and respect any and ...
Tags: Japan, News, Court, US, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Tokyo District Court


Detained ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn offers stock, passports for bail

Ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to post stock he owns in the automaker as collateral, surrender his passports and submit to electronic tracking as part of a renewed effort to persuade a Tokyo court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct, a spokeswoman for the car executive said.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co


Nissan CEO says new capital ties with Renault not discussed

Nissan CEO Hirota Saikawa told reporters on Monday that he had not heard directly about a reported French proposal to integrate Nissan's management with France's Renault, adding that it was not the stage to discuss revising their capital ties.
Tags: Money, France, businessNews, Nissan, Renault, Hirota Saikawa


Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday asked for his release on bail from a two-month detention in Japan, promising he will report to prosecutors daily and wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet."As the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn


Ghosn may have had questionable ethics, co-chair of external Nissan probe says

The co-chair of a committee set up by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn said he believed Ghosn may have had questionable ethical standards.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co


Nissan special committee says carmaker suffered from poor governance

A special committee set up by Nissan Motor Co to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn on Sunday said it appeared that the Japanese carmaker suffered from poor governance procedures, including director compensation.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co


Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei

A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan, most likely under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei reported on Sunday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Paris, Tokyo, Nissan, Renault


San Francisco exploration Ocean Beach Golden Gate Park and Inner Sunset

I'm not driving yet but Herve is comfortable driving in US in our new Nissan Maxima. We have made a couple of visits to San Francisco over the Golden Gate bridge to explore some areas. This is Ocean Beach which is a vast beach front with a concrete breake
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Nissan Cutting 700 Workers, Blames Slow Titan Sales

Adding to company woes brought on by the Carlos Ghosn scandal, Nissan has announced plans to lay off nearly 700 contract workers at its truck and van manufacturing facility in Mississippi. The shifts affected are responsible for making the Titan, Frontier, and NV line of vans. While Frontier sales are relatively steady, both Titan and […] The post Nissan Cutting 700 Workers, Blames Slow Titan Sales appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Layoffs, Mississippi, Autos, Nissan, Titan, Frontier, Job Loss, Carlos Ghosn, Canton, Nissan Titan, NV, News Blog, Titan Frontier and NV


Everyone who's telling you that Tesla is influencing the rest of the auto industry is completely wrong (TSLA)

Tesla is routinely considered to be influencing the traditional auto industry. Tesla has exerted some influence, but it has been relatively modest in the grand scheme of things. Auto executives are too busy dealing with real business problems to worry about Tesla — and if Tesla did become truly influential, the traditional industry could quickly develop and sell millions of electric vehicles. If you follow Tesla and the company's endless flurry of news, non-news, rumor, innuendo, and Twitteri...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Elon Musk, California, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Tokyo, Chevy, Electric, Nissan, Detroit, Cadillac


Tesla to cut 3,100 jobs as Musk sees ‘difficult’ road ahead

Elon Musk is cutting Tesla Inc.’s workforce by 7 percent — or more than 3,000 jobs — warning that the “road ahead is very difficult” in making electric cars more affordable for the mass market. Tesla shares fell as much as 7.7 percent shortly after the start of regular trading. Musk wrote in a blog post that the Palo Alto-based company managed to eke out a profit in the final three months of 2018, though narrower than the hard-won third-quarter earnings it reported in October. Tesla is under pre...
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Tesla's layoffs mean the company's lead on electric vehicles could be ending, one Wall Street analyst says (TSLA)

Tesla is laying off about 3,000 workers, the company announced Friday morning. Shares dropped as much as 7% following the news as investors questioned what the restructuring meant for the stock. Morgan Stanley said the move could be a sign Tesla's US market-share lead could be peaking, while an analyst at Wedbush said investors had "more questions than answers." News on Friday that Tesla planned to lay off about 3,000 workers seemed to heighten investor worries that demand could be shrinking ...
Tags: Elon Musk, California, US, Trends, Tesla, Ford, TSLA, Chrysler, Nissan, Morgan Stanley, Detroit, Jonas, Musk, Cadillac, Geely, Wedbush


Worried about commuting in winter weather? Nissan has the answer

The Nissan Altima midsize sedan is now available with all-wheel drive. To advertise that fact, Nissan's Canadian division slapped some tank-like tracks on an Altima to create a one-off show car. The post Worried about commuting in winter weather? Nissan has the answer appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Nissan, Nissan Altima, Sedans, All-wheel Drive


Nissan says Ghosn received $9m in improper payments

A Nissan-Mitsubishi investigation found Carlos Ghosn received funds from a joint venture between the firms.
Tags: Business, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Mitsubishi


Nissan says former boss received $9m in 'improper payments'

A joint Nissan-Mitsubishi investigation found Carlos Ghosn received nearly $9m in "improper payments."
Tags: Business, Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Mitsubishi


Mitsubishi board considers new allegations against Ghosn

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors held a board meeting Friday to examine the latest allegations of unreported compensation against Carlos Ghosn, who led Nissan for two decades and forged the alliance between the Japanese automakers. The allegations center around a 7.8 million euro ($8.8 million) payment made to Ghosn last year by a 50-50 venture […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Nation, Tokyo, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Mitsubishi Motors


Carlos Ghosn accused of receiving improper payments from Nissan joint venture

Jailed auto executive Carlos Ghosn is facing a new round of allegations of financial misconduct.
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CORRECTED - Nissan to lay off 700 contract workers in Mississippi

Nissan Motor Co Ltd's U.S. arm said on Thursday it plans to lay off up to 700 contract workers at its Mississippi assembly plant, citing slowing sales of its vans and Titan pickup trucks.
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Nissan to cut up to 700 contract workers in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. says it's cutting up to 700 contract workers at its Mississippi assembly plant, citing slow sales for Frontier pickup trucks and vans.The company employs 6,400 employees and contractors in... [Author: [email protected]]
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Renault executives, French government officials to meet Nissan CEO: Nikkei

Renault executives and French government officials were planning to meet Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa in Japan on Thursday, Japanese media said, as the automakers consider their partnership in the wake of alliance Chairman Carlos Ghosn's arrest.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Nissan, Renault, Carlos Ghosn, Hiroto Saikawa


Next-gen Nissan Sentra (Nissan Sylphy) leaked, specifications revealed

The first images and the specifications of the next-gen Nissan Sentra are...
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Tokyo court denies appeal by Nissan ex-chair Ghosn for bail

TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court rejected Thursday another appeal by lawyers of Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn to have him released on bail.The lawyers had appealed a rejection by the Tokyo District Court two days earlier of their... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Tokyo District Court