A Rio de Janeiro apartment containing cash, art works and personal belongings of Carlos Ghosn has become the latest battleground between the indicted former Nissan chairman and the automaker.
Carlos Ghosn was planning to remove Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa before Ghosn was arrested in Japan last month for alleged financial misconduct, people familiar with the matter said.
Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn faces a landmark day in his Japanese judicial ordeal on Monday when prosecutors must decide to either indict or free the jailed auto executive.
Monday marks the end of Carlos Ghosn's 22-day detention, having been held without charge since his arrest on suspicion of under-reporting compensation following a whistleblower tip.
Nissan discovered more final inspection problems and said it will recall 150,000 vehicles in Japan as an executive blamed ousted boss Carlos Ghosn for partially fanning the lapses.
Tokyo prosecutors are expected to charge Nissan as a corporate entity, alongside ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn for allegedly violating financial laws, a report said.
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Lebanon's ambassador to Japan has bought a mattress for disgraced auto executive Carlos Ghosn and is pushing to have him moved from solitary confinement, a Lebanese official said.
Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn had near-total say over how much he was paid, which may have led to his arrest for alleged financial misconduct.
Carlos Ghosn was an early proponent of electric cars, telling the world in 2009 that Nissan Motor Co. would lead a revolution to eliminate gas guzzlers with its battery-powered Leaf.
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Nissan's independent board members failed to nominate a successor to Carlos Ghosn as chairman in the wake of his arrest and dismissal for alleged financial misconduct, Reuters and Kyodo News reported.
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