DETROIT – CEO Carlos Ghosn slams the door on any chance of a third partner joining the Renault (SA)-Nissan (Motor Co. Ltd.) Alliance – at least near term. Both in a speech here to the Detroit Economic Club and in a subsequent meeting with reporters, Ghosn emphasizes the “timing isn’t right” to expand the Alliance. He says he came to that conclusion during this summer’s exploratory talks with General Motors Corp., when GM’s stock price rose and Nissan’s and Renault’s fell on news of the ...

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