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Carlos Ghosn, head of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, detained by Japanese authorities, will be fired as Nissan chairman

Nissan is preparing to fire its chairman for allegedly under-reporting his income and using corporate assets for personal use, a company spokesman said. CEO Hiroto Saikawa said the board will meet Thursday to discuss Ghosn's dismissal.

Why it's a bad time for Renault-Nissan to lose Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn's shocking arrest in Japan over financial improprieties threatens to remove the leader of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi in the midst of unprecedented changes in the auto industry.

GM says ignore the mpg label on 4-cylinder Silverado pickup engine

GM argues that EPA fuel economy ratings for its 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine don't tell the whole story.

Ford's consolidation of side-mirror configurations on its Explorer is an example of the automaker's move to simplify

Reducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim Hackett sees as a threat to...

As automakers move more vehicles via ship, investments pour into North American ports

Finished-vehicle logistics tends to go unnoticed in the automotive sector compared with manufacturing and marketing #8212; until a shipping delay creates a shortage at dealerships.