Insiders argue that this is a complete breakdown in relations and termination of cooperation in both the manufacturing and engineering fields. In addition, the board of directors of Nissan is expected serious personnel changes. According to senior management of the Japanese concern, Renault’s policy is “toxic” to the company and impedes its development.
One of the reasons to speed up the separation process was the escape of Carlos Gon, accused of financial fraud. Until recently, Ghosn was under house arrest. He was forbidden to contact people except lawyers, and the house itself was under constant control of Japanese law enforcement agencies. However, this did not prevent the ex-head of Renault-Nissan from illegally leaving Tokyo and flying through Istanbul to Beirut.