Carlos Ghosn

 
Tesla Superchargers, Nissan IMQ SUV concept, Mitsubishi Engelberg: Today's Car News

Tesla Superchargers, Nissan IMQ SUV concept, Mitsubishi Engelberg: Today's Car News

Nissan gave a peek at a future SUV—only with gas-hybrid power, this time. Tesla turned on its first 1,000-mph version 3 Supercharger on Wednesday. The Mitsubishi Engelberg plug-in hybrid concept may preview a replacement for the Outlander plug-in hybrid. And a Japanese judge released former... read more

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2017 Nissan Leaf showing battery pack (Source: Nissan)

Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto Show

One key car was missing from the electric lineup at last month's LA auto show: the updated, long-range Nissan Leaf. Leaf fans have been eagerly anticipating the long-range... read more December 4, 2018 by


 
Steve and Janet Wozniak with new 2016 Tesla Model S, December 2016  [source: Steve Wozniak Facebook]

Ghosn out at Nissan, VW I.D. names, Faraday Future soap opera: Today's Car News

Nissan announced it planned to remove Chairman Carlos Ghosn after an investigation revealed alleged financial misdealing. VW has no fun trademarking names for its new series... read more November 19, 2018 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn reportedly arrested over financial misdealing

Nissan Group CEO Carlos Ghosn, widely credited as the father of the Nissan Leaf, allegedly lied about his salary to investors and used company assets for personal use, the... read more November 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault all to 'target' electric cars in 2020, CEO Ghosn says

Carlos Ghosn has been an advocate of electric cars for years, but after initial disappointment, he's ready to take on the segment with even greater focus. The CEO of the... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault to launch 12 new electric cars by 2022

Some car companies release their business plans and goals publicly, others don't. This morning, the Renault Nissan Alliance (now including Mitsubishi as well) released a new... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Nissan has sold electric-car battery unit AESC to Chinese investor GSR (updated)

With the global introduction of the second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car due next week, one open question concerns the source of its battery cells. To date, Automotive... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Next Nissan Leaf: ProPilot self-driving included, 200-mile range or more confirmed

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn today confirmed that a second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car is coming "in the near future," though he didn't specify a date or model year. The... read more January 5, 2017 by


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

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... read more March 28, 2016 by


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

Regulators Pushing Electric Cars Today, But Consumers Will Pull: Nissan CEO

While there are already a number of enthusiastic owners, electric cars are still receiving a significant amount of market support from governments across the globe. They... read more January 20, 2016 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with GM's Larry Nitz at 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV debut  [photo: Gary Lieber]

Carlos Ghosn's Face Shows Nissan's Reaction To 2017 Chevy Bolt EV

Carlos Ghosn has never really been known as a man with frequent warm and ready smiles for all comers. Under most circumstances, the man who runs not only global automaker... read more January 19, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt EV at Drive Electric Week event, Los Angeles [photo: Zan Dubin Scott]

Renault-Nissan CEO Ghosn Welcomes Bolt EV, More Electric-Car Competitors

Five years ago, Nissan was the first carmaker to launch a modern, mass-market electric car--and it's become the world's leading maker of battery-electric cars. The Nissan... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
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


 

 
 

 
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