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Carlos Ghosn safe after home damaged in Beirut explosion – report
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5th Aug 2020
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Carlos Ghosn safe after home damaged in Beirut explosion – report

Fugitive and former car company boss Carlos Ghosn and his family are reportedly safe following an explosion in Beirut overnight, but his house was "destroyed" according to Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo. Ghosn, the former CEO of Renault and Nissan, fled Japan in a dramatic escape on 31 December 2019, flying to his hometown of Beirut, Lebanon. Brazilian-born Ghosn grew up in Beirut from the age of six.
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Ben Zachariah
Nissan looks to exit Alliance Ventures fund with Renault and Mitsubishi
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12th Mar 2020
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Nissan looks to exit Alliance Ventures fund with Renault and Mitsubishi

Japanese carmaker Nissan is looking to leave a venture fund created with alliance partners Renault and Mitsubishi, as reported by Reuters. The ‘Alliance Ventures’ fund was created by ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to invest in various startup firms working on technologies relevant to the manufacturers.
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Ghosn outlines 'conspiracy', admits to working on alliance with FCA
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8th Jan 2020
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Ghosn outlines 'conspiracy', admits to working on alliance with FCA

In a two-and-a-half-hour press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO of Renault and Nissan, has given a full-throated defence against the charges he was facing in Japan. Starting with an hour-long monologue to a packed conference room, Ghosn said he was detained in an "inhumane system of hostage justice" with a 99.4 per cent conviction rate.
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Derek Fung
Carlos Ghosn says his arrest was part of a 'conspiracy'
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9th Apr 2019
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Carlos Ghosn says his arrest was part of a 'conspiracy'

Overnight, Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO and chairman of Renault and Nissan, published a seven-and-a-half-minute video stating his innocence, and claiming he was arrested as part of a "conspiracy". The video was recorded prior to Ghosn's re-arrest last week, when he was out on bail. Although Ghosn claims he is "innocent of all the charges that have been brought against me", the former Nissan CEO didn't provide any evidence to substantiate his assertion.
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Derek Fung
Renault-Nissan Alliance: New holding company chairman named
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13th Feb 2019
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Renault-Nissan Alliance: New holding company chairman named

Thierry Bollore has been named chairman of the holding company responsible for coordinating the Renault-Nissan Alliance, replacing embattled executive Carlos Ghosn in the role. Although he's resigned from his role as chairman and CEO at Nissan and Renault, Renault this week confirmed the currently-detained Ghosn is still a director on its board.
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Scott Collie