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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Ghosn's fall clouds outlook for Mitsubishi's recovery

Automaker still relies on alliance with Nissan and Renault

The triple alliance with Renault and Nissan Motor has greatly helped Mitsubishi Motors recover from a damaging fuel-efficiency scandal in 2016.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Tensions between Nissan Motor and Renault following alliance leader Carlos Ghosn's arrest threaten the rehabilitation plans of junior partner Mitsubishi Motors, which relies heavily on cooperation with the other two automakers in product development and procurement.

Mitsubishi's board on Monday voted unanimously to fire Ghosn as chairman and representative director, following similar action by Nissan last week.

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