Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. CEO Carlos Ghosn says profit and debt-reducing targets set in its revival plan, launched in October 1999 to get the auto maker back on track, will be met a full year ahead of schedule. In the plan, Nissan called for worldwide annual sales of 3.5 million vehicles by March 2005, an additional 1 million units from Oct. 1999 levels. It also wanted 0%-8% net automotive debt. Ghosn points to the sales success of the new Altima sedan in the U.S. – up 28% in January over ...

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