FRANKLIN, TN – Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.’s North American headquarters will have fewer employees here than in its soon-to-be vacated base in Los Angeles, but CEO and President Carlos Ghosn says the move, while disruptive, is necessary for long-term health. Nissan’s new headquarters, set for completion in mid-2008, will have slightly more than 1,000 staffers, roughly 300 fewer than it has today. About 525 workers are moving from L.A. to Franklin, some 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Nashville. ...

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