Fresh questions are surfacing in Tokyo these days about the managerial depth of Carlos Ghosn, the charismatic CEO of two major automotive companies, France’s Renault SA and Japan’s Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. There’s no consensus among industry experts as to how well Ghosn is serving the two auto makers. What is known is Renault is struggling while Nissan is stumbling. Ghosn announced last week that Renault earned €2.9 billion ($3.8 billion) in 2006, down from €3.5 billion ($4.6 billion) in ...

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