A Lebanese prosecutor said on Wednesday he was summoning former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn regarding an Interpol red notice over financial misconduct charges in Japan, state media reported.
Carlos Ghosn's main lawyer said on Tuesday he was dumbfounded by the news of his client's sudden departure from Japan where he was out on bail ahead of a trial for financial misconduct.
Relatives of disgraced former Renault and Nissan boss, the Brazilian Carlos Ghosn, have once again sought the intervention of the United Nations (UN) against what they believe is a “judicial persecution” in Japan.
Renault has appointed a temporary deputy chief executive to take over the running of the French car firm following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn. Renault said its chief operating officer, Thierry Bolloré, would step up to the role because Mr. Ghosn was temporarily incapacitated.
Japanese authorities have arrested Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp., for allegedly understating his personal income on financial statements thus violating the country's financial law, it was reported Monday.
Japan Nissan's top executives travelled to Resende, Rio do Janeiro state on Tuesday to inaugurate a complex designed to turn out 200,000 vehicles and engines per year with the goal of capturing 5% of Brazil's new car market by 2016.
French car maker Renault is considering the complete closure of factories because of the dire state of the European automobile market, the company's chief operating officer was quoted on Sunday.
Nissan Motor Co CEO Carlos Ghosn said Japan faces a “hollowing out” of its industrial base should the government fail to take steps to counter the Yen’s rise. Ghosn statements could also be interpreted as a subtle message since Brazilian manufacturing faces problems with a too strong Real.
French automaker Renault will invest 285 million dollars to expand its factory in Brazil and boost production as part of a sales offensive in Latin America's largest economy, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn announced on Wednesday.
Japan's number two automaker, is planning to invest 1.5 billion dollars to build a factory in Brazil that might produce electric cars, according to reports in the media.