Who could replace Carlos Ghosn even if he leaves jail?

The Gambler At some point, you have to look at the cards you're holding and realize that your opponent might have gotten the better hand. That is the case with Renault and Carlos Ghosn. John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about whether this is the end of Renault Nissan alliance for Carlos Ghosn Carlos [...]

By |2020-01-29T17:18:48-08:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Carlos Ghosn – corporate greed or a coup?

John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about Carlos Ghosn Last week DrivingtheNation reported that Carlos Ghosn had been charged a second time. The charge was for pretty much the same charge as the first charge; underreporting his salary. The second charge was for a different set of years. At the time I asked why [...]

By |2019-03-26T13:12:46-07:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: |0 Comments

Campfire victims breath easier for free if you have a Nissan

* The free-of-charge service applies to Nissan vehicles equipped with an in-cabin microfilter at participating Nissan dealers * Replacing the in-cabin microfilter is critical to in-cabin air quality * A dirty in-cabin microfilter should not be cleaned and reinstalled; replacement is recommended LOS ANGELES – Nissan is offering free vehicle in-cabin microfilter replacement for vehicle [...]

By |2018-12-04T21:03:39-08:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Nissan|Tags: |0 Comments

Carlos Ghosn, the ugliness of human egos and cultural differences

“This is a negative impact of the long regime of Mr. Ghosn,” Saikawa said. “This is a good opportunity to revise the way we work." The situation is a shame - it's an ugly story of human egos and cultural differences and history repeating itself. Once again, innocent till proven guilty, but there are questions [...]

Carlos Ghosn, conspiracy or covert action

Innocent till proven guilty. All the newspapers and television shows are saying the same thing. Mainly because it's so hard to think of a man that was making over $10 million a year stooping so low. A man that saved Nissan Motor Co., a man that had such a cult following in Japan that they [...]

By |2018-11-27T08:42:45-08:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Nissan activating Neurons for Autonomy B2V

I can't wait for automated driving cars, with not having to drive myself in congested cities. I like the idea that automated cars can sense through lidars and technology what will happen before it happens, saving lives, and gasoline. I'm a little stymied by the thought of someone putting a cap on my head and [...]

Infiniti electric concept Prototype 9 Pebble Beach

Infinitis Back to the Future party at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Infiniti is planning a serious Back to the Future party at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this year, including a retro Prototype 9. At the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in California, Infiniti will unveil a heritage-inspired single-seater prototype electric race [...]

Toyota Pig, Alfa Romeo, Infiniti WAPO carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I promised you I would have the 2018 Toyota Camry new car review written for your viewing pleasure, and it is here. The first paragraph starts, "My husband, Stretch, owned the ugliest vehicle Toyota has ever made. Inside Toyota, the vehicle was referred to as the pig but was sold [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:54:44-07:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Alfa Romeo, Infiniti, Toyota, Washingtonpost.com|0 Comments

Jumpstart Maui changing one habit

Arakawa is the Mayor of the County of Maui, State of Hawaii. He is Mayor of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kaho'olawe. He has my vote for President. Arakawa understands that getting off the dependence of foreign oil is a National Security and economic boom. The County of Maui spends $4-6 Billion a year on petroleum. [...]