Carlos Ghosn

Very cheap, low-range electric cars key for China, India: Nissan CEO Ghosn

Very cheap, low-range electric cars key for China, India: Nissan CEO Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn, who runs automakers Nissan and Renault, is one of the few auto executives who'll regularly take questions from a roomful of more than 100 journalists. At last week's New York Auto Show, many of the questions concerned plans by the Renault Nissan Alliance for more and higher-volume... read more

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2016 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Electric Cars Will Be For Mass Market: CEO Ghosn

The success of the Tesla Model S has automakers--particularly German automakers--scrambling to build pricey luxury plug-in electric cars to compete with the upstart from... read more November 25, 2015 by

Carlos Ghosn

Nissan And Fuel Cells: 'Not In A Hurry' Because 'Too Early,' CEO Ghosn Says

Nissan has sold more battery-electric cars than any other automaker by roughly a factor of two. But while Japanese rivals Honda and Toyota bet heavily on hydrogen fuel cells... read more November 3, 2015 by

Nissan Leaf 'Advanced R&D Electric Vehicle' shown at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says

Back in November 2009, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said 20 percent of his company's sales would be electric cars by 2020--and that electric cars would make up 10 percent of... read more October 23, 2015 by

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presenting at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Nissan Leaf With 250-Mile Range: Ghosn Shows R&D Car, Video At Annual Meeting

While Chevrolet beats the drum for the Bolt EV 200-mile electric car it will likely launch before the end of next year, Nissan has been relatively quiet about its plans to... read more June 25, 2015 by

Tshering Tobgay, prime minister of Bhutan, with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Nissan Leaf electric car

Electric Cars Win For 4 Reasons, Says Nissan's Carlos Ghosn

It's hardly a secret that Nissan is by far the world's biggest seller of electric cars, and that its foray into the field four years ago was the work of its CEO, Carlos... read more December 11, 2014 by

Carlos Ghosn

Nissan CEO Ghosn: Climate Change Must Be Corporate Humanitarian Cause

There are many reasons that automakers sell electric cars. Cars that plug in to travel on batteries charged from the electric grid respond to perceived customer demand for... read more December 1, 2014 by

2015 Nissan Leaf

Ghosn: Nissan Not Tied To Its Own Electric-Car Batteries, Will Seek Other Suppliers Pragmatically

Batteries are the key component in building practical electric cars. And for its first all-electric Leaf in 2011, Nissan developed its own proprietary lithium-ion battery... read more October 7, 2014 by

2014 Nissan Leaf

Nissan On Track To Beat 2020 Electric Car Sales Target?

Nissan and its French partner Renault could be on track for selling 1.5 million electric vehicles before 2020, according to the company's latest estimates. The two companies... read more March 15, 2014 by

Tshering Tobgay, prime minister of Bhutan, with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Nissan Leaf electric car

Nissan To Work With Bhutan Toward 'Electric-Car Nation' Goal

The small Asian nation of Bhutan has a very big goal: It hopes to convert the country's vehicles to almost all electric power. Today, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and... read more February 21, 2014 by

2014 Nissan Leaf

With Demand Soaring, Nissan Leaf U.S. Production Could Double This Year

With the 2014 Nissan Leaf going on sale this week and next, Nissan is poised to expand production and dramatically boost sales of its U.S.-built battery-electric hatchback... read more January 9, 2014 by

Carlos Ghosn

Nissan's Ghosn: We'll Miss 2016's 1.5M Electric Car Sales Target

Renault-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has admitted the companies will miss out on his original electric car sales targets...and by quite some margin. Ghosn has previously said... read more November 14, 2013 by

Venucia E30 (Chinese version of Nissan Leaf electric car), Guangzhou Auto Show [photo: ChinaAutoWeb]

Future Of Electric Cars Depends On China, Says Nissan CEO Ghosn

China is the future of the electric car. At least, that's what Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn believes. Speaking to the Associated Press at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, he... read more September 23, 2013 by

Carlos Ghosn

Nissan CEO Talks Electric Car Sales And Chinese Production

Carlos Ghosn is a busy man. In charge of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, his remit includes the diverse product lines of each company and most recently, each carmaker's electric... read more March 26, 2013 by 9

2012 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf To Get Better Battery, No News On Capacity Loss

When it launched back in 2010, the Nissan Leaf electric hatchback was criticized for its high sticker price, due in part to its expensive battery pack. Now Nissan CEO Carlos... read more September 17, 2012 by 10

Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Hall in an ad for the 2012 Nissan Leaf

Nissan CEO On Leaf Sales: Take The Long View, It Will Happen

It's the kind of question that makes every CEO roll his eyes. In effect, it translated to: Your sales of one model last month were lousy, so is that car a failure in the... read more April 4, 2012 by 30


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