Mitsubishi not expected to go Ghosn's way

Treece, James B.
November 1999
Automotive News;11/22/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5849, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on Mitsubishi Motors Corp. President Katsuhiko Kawasoe's restructuring plan for the firm. Restructuring initiatives of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd's chief operating officer Carlos Ghosn; Speculation on the similarity of the firms' restructuring plans; Sales of Mitsubishi in Japan and the United States for the first ten months of 1999.


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