Nissan ‘absolutely not’ in talks about Mitsubishi stake sale

FILE PHOTO: Nissan Motor COO Ashwani Gupta speaks during a news conference at Nissan Motor headquarters in Yokohama
FILE PHOTO: Nissan Motor COO Ashwani Gupta speaks during a news conference at Nissan Motor headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

November 16, 2020

(Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co is “absolutely not” in talks to sell its stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp <7211.T>, Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta said on Monday following a report that it was considering selling its stake.

Gupta made the comment in an interview at the Reuters Automotive Summit teleconference.

(Reporting by Joseph White; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by David Goodman)