The chief executives of French manufacturer and the japanese, coupled with the third partner Mitsubishi have convened a meeting of the operations committee during this week in Amsterdam with the aim of smooth out differences and reduce tensions within the alliance. "There are No changes in our covenant relationship," said a spokesman for Mitsubishi. The companies acknowledged that the meetings had been planned before the arrest of Carlos Ghosn about a week ago in Japan.MORE INFORMATION Nissan ceases to Carlos Ghosn as president after his arrest for tax fraud, The French Government asks that Renault remove Ghosn of the presidency after his arrest Ghosn, the legend of the ‘matacostes’ who came even to the comic sleeve Carlos Ghosn, president of Nissan, in prison and on the verge of losing his power, The president of Nissan and Renault, arrested in Japan for tax fraud “The market of the electric car will be mass”
Renault, which owns 43.4 per cent Nissan, as the japanese promised to safeguard the association. But the executive president of the automotive japan, Hiroto Saikawa, also made it clear that he wants to end the control of the alliance on the part of the French. In circles of the alliance has noted the rapidity Mobilbahis with which they moved Saikawa to dismiss Ghosn as the leader of the group. Behind-the-scenes has emerged profound differences between the partners for the rights of Renault in the agreement of the alliance, according to Reuters.
Renault, for the moment, he has refrained from dismissing Ghosn as president and ceo of the firm. And it has required Nissan to share the results of the internal investigation that lasted several months and ended in his arrest.
The French government, the largest shareholder of Renault, stepped in yesterday. The finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, said that he was still waiting for evidence that He had transgressed, and added that it would conduct a new audit in Renault.
on the other hand, the former president of the alliance, the brazilian of lebanese origin of 64 years, Carlos Ghosn, and the alleged collaborator Greg Kelly, a director of Nissan, denied yesterday the allegations of tax evasion by hiding supposedly the compensation Ghosn, the counterfeiting of investment from Nissan and use it for personal uses of company funds, according to the chain japanese NHK.