Ghosn retiring, will they change course with ev's?
Ghosn is certainly not retiring
, and it sounds like he remains focused on bringing a common approach to EVs (among other programs) to the three individual companies and also the alliance as a whole, for all of which he retains his chairmanships.
http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Compani ... evel-Ghosn
Work to be done' at alliance level -- Ghosn
Focus on future 'not just as a company' amid industry consolidation
...Q: Being the chairman and CEO of the alliance, you may be involved in partnerships with other industries like IT (information technology) companies. Will that be your role as well?
A: (Ghosn) There are new products and technologies like electric cars, autonomous driving, driverless cars and connected cars. It is part of my role to make sure that these technologies could breakthrough, are well analyzed, studied and prepared at the level of the alliance, so these technologies can be used by Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi to support their market offensive. So this is more an alliance's role, to make sure that the product of the future and the technology of the future is well prepared and well invested...