Ghosn’s arrest casts doubt on fate of three-car alliance

The Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault nexus formed the world’s second largest car group

The arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the chairman of Nissan, has thrown a spotlight on the fate of the alliance between the three giant carmakers that he headed.

Ghosn was the architect of a link-up between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi – the world’s second largest car manufacturing group. Nissan and Mitsubishi have already announced their intention to remove him as chairman of their firms, while the French government has said he cannot remain chairman and chief executive of Renault.

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