EVDRIVER wrote:Now if his name was Elon Musk it would be world headlines but I guess Nissan is not an important EV or auto maker. Goes to show you the Tesla nonsense,
How World does it have to be? It was all over the place.
It was discussed again on Nightly Business Report on Wednesday and was also mentioned in hourly news on the NPR app. I don't recall any mention of Tesla or Elon on either on Wednesday.
Front page of https://www.bloomberg.com/
right now has 6 stories on Ghosn and only 3 on Tesla/Elon.
I guess it's possible that those in the US who are pro-Tesla and Elon or only think of Tesla when it comes to EVs might feel the magnifying glass is really on Elon. I wouldn't be surprised if all this Ghosn news is much bigger deal in Japan and France to the general public than it might be to the average American.
https://www.theguardian.com/business/li ... iness-live
has a live blog w/some updates. The Nissan board has ousted Ghosn. I also received push notifications on my iPhone from the Bloomberg and NHK World apps about the ousting.
http://www.journalgazette.net/article/2 ... /311229867
doesn't have too much new info.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/21/busi ... -days.html
is more insightful.
says "Sources say the prosecutors are considering criminal charges against Nissan for its corporate responsibility in the scandal."
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -detention
"The executive is taking the arrest and investigation very badly and doesn’t understand what’s hit him, Yann Rousseau, the Tokyo correspondent for France’s Les Echos magazine told France Info radio on Thursday."
Details of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s life under arrest
https://www.thestate.com/news/business/ ... 60620.html
Austere Japan detention quarters contrast with Ghosn's globe-trotting lifestyle
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-niss ... SKCN1NR1CY
From cars to bars: The Japanese detention cell holding Nissan's Carlos Ghosn
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east- ... rlos-ghosn