Nissan’s enhanced governance, no head for months, and 2 lurking surprises

Saikawa meets the press. (c) Bertel Schmitt

The Ghosn affair more and more resembles the situation of an unhappy couple, where after years of arguments, one takes the initiative, calls the police, has the other one arrested for domestic violence. Now in total possession of the house and a restraining order, he or she files for divorce, and it’s all-out war, the beginning of a long drama with no happy ending, but many twists. Two very surprising ones are at the end of this story: Renault could fire Nissan’s top, and take over. Or Nissan could buy into Renault to get free.

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Monday Morning Auto News, Dec 17, 2018

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