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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Nissan-Renault alliance sinks deeper into disarray without Ghosn

Overconcentration of power threatens two decades of international cooperation

The arrest of Carlos Ghosn has plunged the Nissan-Renault alliance into crisis as there appears to be no one executive capable of replacing him.

TOKYO -- The alliance between Nissan Motor and Renault, once touted as a rare successful international business tie-up, has slipped further into confusion since Carlos Ghosn was arrested nearly two months ago.

The Japanese and French automakers have carried out many joint activities, including new-vehicle development and parts and materials procurement. But now, the bill for depending on Ghosn as absolute leader has come due.

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