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Ghosn's arrest casts doubt on Renault-Nissan alliance future

Nov 20, 2018 - Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) - For years, France's Renault and Japan's Nissan struggled to make money in the global auto business.

Then came Carlos Ghosn, a Renault executive who helped to orchestrate an unprecedented transcontinental alliance, combining parts of both companies to share engineering and technology costs.

Now Ghosn's arrest in Japan for alleged financial improprieties at Nissan could put the nearly 20-year-old alliance in jeopardy.

Ghosn, 64, born in Brazil, schooled in France a...