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ANALYSIS - Infiniti future models

31 March 2017

Following on from the chapter on Datsun, the second installment in a Nissan Motor future models series takes a look at what's ahead for Infiniti. After this will come two features which examine the next generation of Nissan cars, crossovers, pick-ups and SUVs.


Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l’Automobile, offers a sneak preview of the confirmed and likely world debut cars and concept vehicles.


ANALYSIS - 2016 Infiniti Q50 range

22 March 2016

In a fresh bid to enliven sales of the Q50 range, Infiniti has given this C-Class sized sedan new turbocharged V6 engines, including a 400hp unit.


Will Q30 finally establish Infiniti?

17 March 2016

Can the Mercedes-based Q30 finally establish the premium brand of the Renault-Nissan alliance?

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Carl Bayliss, head of Infiniti UK

5 February 2015

Carl Bayliss recently returned to his homeland after a decade in Hong Kong. He is the new country manager for Infiniti UK, responsible for all business activities including Sales, Marketing and Network Development.


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


INTERVIEW: VP François Bancon on Infiniti's future

8 October 2014

Renault-Nissan Alliance veteran Francois Bancon heads up Product Strategy for Infiniti. He is charged with overseeing a 60 percent expansion of the brand's vehicle range over the next five years.


Q&A with TRW Automotive: Steering systems

22 July 2013

For some time, electric power steering (EPS) has dominated the mass-market in a number of major car-producing regions, helped by its ability to improve fuel economy and save designers valuable space. Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with global components manufacturers, Matthew Beecham talked with engineers at TRW Automotive about the latest generation EPS, active front steering (AFS) and steer-by-wire systems.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Infiniti global sales up 9% in May 2017

6 June 2017

Infiniti has posted its 13th consecutive global sales record. Infiniti sold 19,565 vehicles globally in May, an increase of 9% compared to last May, and sold 104,512 vehicles so far this year, an increase of 37% compared to same period last year. This was the...


Nissan, Mitsubishi share warehousing in Australia

5 June 2017

Nissan Motor Australia and Mitsubishi Motors Australia have announced the establishment of a joint parts and accessories warehousing and logistics operation.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 3% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Nissan Group on 1 June 2017 announced total US sales for May 2017 of 137,471 units, an increase of 3% over the prior year.  Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished May with 124,957 sales, up 2%. Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 5.6% in May 2017

2 June 2017

On 1 June 2017 Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 13,943 units for May 2017, an increase of 5.6% and its best May ever for both Nissan and Infiniti brands. The Nissan Division set a May sales record, with 12,825 units sold and an increase of 5.4...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti begins 2018 Q50 production in Japan

2 June 2017

Infiniti has begun production of the 2018 Infiniti Q50, with first vehicles manufactured at the company's facility in Tochigi, Japan. The premium sports sedan will soon be shipped to the US for arrival at Infiniti retailers later this summer. "The...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Lab Toronto selects startups

26 May 2017

On 26 May 2017 Infiniti Lab Toronto, an Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities accelerator program from premium car brand Infiniti, announced the nine startups that will participate in the inaugural four-week accelerator program in Toronto. The nine...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US announces senior management changes

9 May 2017

Nissan Group is making several management changes aimed at maintaining its momentum in the US market. All changes are effective immediately. "These changes will ensure that we have the right leaders in place to continue growing our business in North...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US makes senior management changes

9 May 2017

Infiniti announced senior management changes to support further sales growth while focusing on the customer experience. The changes are effective immediately: Eugene Litvinov, currently CMM, Infiniti USA, is named director, Strategic Projects in Infiniti...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti global sales up 12% in April 2017

8 May 2017

Infiniti Motor Company had its best April sales month and set a new record for the first four months of the year. Infiniti sold 17,578 vehicles globally in April, an increase of 12% compared to last April. Infiniti sold 84,947 vehicles so far this year...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales up 3.5% in April 2017

4 May 2017

Infiniti reported sales of 10,797 vehicles in the US during April, an increase of 3.5% for the month and an increase of 26% for the year.  The QX80 premium full-size SUV had its best April, with an increase of 28%. The QX70 performance crossover had an...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US sales down 1.5% in April 2017

3 May 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for April 2017 of 121,998 units, a decrease of 1.5% over the prior year. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished April with 111,201 sales, down 2%. Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set an April...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti QX50 makes Asia debut at Shanghai show

18 April 2017

The Infiniti QX50 concept, the brand's vision for a next-generation premium crossover, makes its Asia debut this week at Auto Shanghai. "Infiniti is pleased to debut an SUV concept in the world's fastest growing segment, here in the world's...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti unveils QX80 Monograph at New York show

13 April 2017

Infiniti has unveiled the QX80 Monograph, a new design study exploring upscale luxury and signalling Infiniti's intention to further develop its standing in the large SUV segment. The QX80 Monograph combines luxury with a commanding presence, and...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti debuts 2018 Q50 at the New York show

13 April 2017

Infiniti debuts the enhanced Q50 premium sports sedan for the first time in North America at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, which runs from 14-23 April at the Jacob Javits Convention Centre. The new Q50 features a refreshed exterior and interior...


Infiniti Q1 global sales up 18%

7 April 2017

Nissan premium brand Infiniti has achieved its best sales month and first quarter sales in its history.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales surge 25.5% in March

5 April 2017

Nissan Group announced monthly Canadian sales of 15,815 units, an increase of 25.5% over last year and the best month in the company's history. Nissan Division sales increased 26.7% with 14,523 units sold, setting a new all-time sales record. For the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 3.2% in March 2017

4 April 2017

Nissan Group announced US sales in March 2017 set an all-time record at 168,832 units, an increase of 3% over the prior year. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished March with 150,566 sales, up 1% and also the best month on record. Overall...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US announces senior management changes

22 March 2017

Nissan on 21 March 2017 announced executive changes in the company’s North American region (NNA) as it completes a record-setting 2016 fiscal year, the final year of the company’s “Power 88” mid-term business plan. “North...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US recalls 2017 Infiniti QX30 vehicles

21 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V143000 Manufacturer: Nissan North America Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 79 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2017 Infiniti QX30 vehicles. The affected vehicles have a...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Design appoints new head

15 March 2017

Karim Habib, former head of BMW Design has been named head of Infiniti Design, effective 1 July 2017. Habib has an accomplished track record in Automotive Design for several premium automotive brands, including BMW and Daimler AG. He will be based in the...


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti global sales up 21% in February 2017

6 March 2017

Infiniti had the best February sales month in its history with 20,114 vehicles sold globally, a 21% increase versus the same month last year. This follows last month's record January sales. The US, Mexico, Western Europe, China and Australia all achieved...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 5.5% in February 2017

3 March 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales for February 2017 of 9,510 units, an increase of 5.5%and a new February record. The Nissan Division sold 8,703 units, also marking a new February sales record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division recorded 8,703...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 3.7% in February 2017

2 March 2017

Nissan Group today announced total US sales for February 2017 of 135,740 units, an increase of 4% over the prior year and a February record.  Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished February with 122,003 sales, up 1% and also a February...


Renault New Zealand company to sell Infiniti

1 March 2017

Nissan's Hong Kong-based premium brand Infiniti has appointed local Renault importer Global Motors NZ as its official New Zealand distributor and will start operations with dealerships in one key city in each island.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti expanding global network to New Zealand

1 March 2017

Infiniti Motor Company Limited is expanding its global network to New Zealand with the appointment of Global Motors NZ Limited as its official distributor. "We are excited to the new market entry into New Zealand as it exemplifies our continuous growth...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti global sales jump 20% in January 2017

6 February 2017

Infiniti started the New Year with strong momentum, achieving the best January sales month in its history. This follows a record-breaking 2016 sales year of more than 230,000 vehicles, and the debut of Infiniti's QX50 concept crossover at the Detroit Motor...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales down 1.1% in January

3 February 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales for January 2017 of 8,311 units. The Nissan Division sold 7,610 units, marking a new January sales record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division recorded 7,610 sales, a new January record Rogue set a January...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales increase 6% in January 2017

2 February 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for January 2017 of 112,319 units, an increase of 6% over the prior year and a January record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished January with 100,761 sales, up 4% and also a January record. Overall sales of...


Nissan Sunderland 2016 tally: 507,430 vehicles

26 January 2017

Beaten, for the second consecutive year, by Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover's UK output of 544,401 vehicles, Nissan, marking its 30th anniversary of UK manufacturing in 2016, with 507,430, is claiming "the largest British car plant in history" and promising further "major investments" for further growth.

Infiniti news

just-auto Plus only Infiniti global sales up 9% in May 2017

6 June 2017

Infiniti has posted its 13th consecutive global sales record. Infiniti sold 19,565 vehicles globa...


Nissan, Mitsubishi share warehousing in Australia

5 June 2017

Nissan Motor Australia and Mitsubishi Motors Australia have announced the establishment of a join...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 3% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Nissan Group on 1 June 2017 announced total US sales for May 2017 of 137,471 units, an increase o...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 5.6% in May 2017

2 June 2017

On 1 June 2017 Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 13,943 units for May 2017, an incre...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti begins 2018 Q50 production in Japan

2 June 2017

Infiniti has begun production of the 2018 Infiniti Q50, with first vehicles manufactured at the c...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Lab Toronto selects startups

26 May 2017

On 26 May 2017 Infiniti Lab Toronto, an Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities accelerator pro...



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