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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Nissan and Renault risk power struggle after Ghosn exit

Triple alliance with Mitsubishi loses its bonding force

Nissan has been frustrated that much of its profits have been absorbed by Renault in recent years.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- With the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the driving force behind the triple alliance of Renault, Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, the three automakers must now find a way to preserve the arrangement that was held together by his presence. 

"We are working to ensure that there will be no impact on the three companies' partnership," Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said at a news conference Monday night.

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