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Goodbye Ghosn: Coronavirus forces Nissan to ditch brash doctrine

Carmaker puts 20,000 workers on temporary leave as it battles capacity glut

Nissan's plant in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

TOKYO -- A total of 20,000 people who work for Nissan Motor in Europe and the U.S. are being temporarily laid off, as demand for its cars evaporates under the coronavirus pandemic.

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