Few cities in China have had as grim a history over the past century as Chongqing. Now the enormous city is prospering, but faces a wave of pink slips at factories.
The matter is increasingly urgent because the Trump administration is said to have settled on the details of its rollback plan, which would quite likely split the American auto market.
In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him.
In an interview, his wife, Carole Ghosn, described aggressive tactics and a thorough home search. Experts called his latest arrest in Japan an unusually forceful move.
The Japanese authorities suspect breach of trust by the former Nissan chief, who denied wrongdoing and called the arrest “outrageous and arbitrary.”
Once seen as a model of global cooperation, the Nissan-Renault alliance seethed with fear and rivalries, raising questions about its future.
As more technology creeps into the front seat to help drivers, so too will systems that eavesdrop on and monitor them.