Motor Trends: Le Cost Killer

Carlos Ghosn gets the sort of adulation in Japan that is normally reserved for top athletes and rock stars. He has been made the superhero of a comic book--a coveted business honor. And in a poll of Japanese women, he was voted one of the top four men they would most want to father their children. Widely known as "Mr. Fix It," CEO Ghosn has lifted Nissan from near bankruptcy and in just four years has given it industry-leading profit margins, a debt-free balance sheet and a fleet of popular, critically acclaimed cars and trucks. He is leading the bold expansion...

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