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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?


ANALYSIS - 2016 Infiniti QX70 crossover coupé

2 March 2016

Can what we now call the QX70, the car that started life as the FX, really be almost eight years old? It’s still selling strongly too, deliveries in its largest market rising by 25% in February.


2016 QX80 - Infiniti's monster sized money spinner

25 January 2016

Infiniti had a record year in 2015, selling 215,250 vehicles worldwide. January is looking good too, with the addition of the UK-built Q30 just starting to add some decent volume, especially across European markets. But surely no Infiniti makes as much of a visual impact - and as much profit - as the range topper, the XXL-sized QX80.

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 Nissan North America announces management changes

22 August 2016

Nissan Group on 19 April 2016, announced several senior management appointments in North America intended to support the company's growth and global performance. "As we achieve record levels of sales and market share in North America, it's...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Canada announces pricing for Q60/QX30

18 August 2016

Infiniti on 17 August, 2016 announced pricing for the all-new 2017 Infiniti Q60 sports coupe, which will begin arriving at Infiniti retailers in early September and the first-ever Infiniti QX30 premium active crossover, which arrives at Infiniti retailers...


Government support vital for NEV push - Infiniti

16 August 2016

Chinese new energy vehicle (NEV) sales will continue to grow as Beijing looks to ensure low emission technology is at the forefront, says Infiniti, with government collaboration essential.


Infiniti to launch variable compression ratio

15 August 2016

Nissan Motor's luxury brand Infiniti said it would show its new VC-T (Variable Compression-Turbocharged) powerplant at the Paris show next month. It's claimed to be the world’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine and one of the most advanced internal combustion engines ever developed.


Infiniti starts Q60 production at Tochigi plant

11 August 2016

Production of the Infiniti Q60 sports coupe has started at the company’s manufacturing facility in Tochigi, Japan. 


just-auto Plus only US NCAP scores 2017 Infiniti QX60 five stars

11 August 2016

Infiniti USA, on 10 August, 2016 announced that the 2017 Infiniti QX60 premium crossover has earned a 5-star overall safety rating in the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration's (NHTSA) new car assessment programme (NCAP) testing. The 2017...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US recalls Infiniti M35 hybrids

5 August 2016

Nissan North America, (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Infiniti M35 Hybrid vehicles manufactured 23 March, 2010, to 9 September, 2013. A system overheat condition may cause the hybrid powertrain control module to shut off the...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Middle East launches all new Q30

4 August 2016

At an exclusive event in Beirut, (Lebanon) Infiniti Middle East took the covers of the hotly anticipated all-new Infiniti Q30. The Infiniti Q30 active compact is a new type of premium vehicle for a new type of consumer. Representing Infiniti’s first...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Canada July 2016 sales surge 3%

4 August 2016

Infiniti on 3 August, 2016, reported July sales of 906 vehicles in Canada, an increase of 3% versus the prior year and a July sales record. Calendar year-to-date sales are up 7.8%. The redesigned QX50 luxury compact crossover set a monthly sales record with...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US July 2016 sales dip 4.7%

3 August 2016

Infiniti on 2 August, 2016 reported sales of 9,945 vehicles in the US during July, a decrease of 4.7% versus the prior year. The QX50 luxury crossover had its best July ever with an increase of 647.3% to 1,360 units. The QX80 full-size luxury sport utility...


Infiniti recalls Q50 in US for steering fix

23 June 2016

Nissan North America is recalling 28,182 2014-2016 Q50 models made from 26 December 2012 to 11 December 2015 plus Q50 Hybrids made 10 December 2012 to 17 December 2015 because software may incorrectly set the direct adaptive steering at start up, altering the vehicle's steering responsiveness and turning radius.


Nissan-Renault Alliance sells 8.5m vehicles in '15

4 February 2016

The Renault-Nissan Alliance said it sold 8,528,887vehicles in 2015, up almost 1% year on year, thanks to record sales in the United States, China and Europe.


Infiniti China head moves to ‘smart EV’ start-up

26 January 2016

Premium carmaker Infiniti's China head, Daniel Kirchert, is reportedly resigning this week to join a start-up smart electric car venture backed by Internet giant Tencent Holdings and Foxconn Technology Group.


CES - Microsoft Azure to power Nissan telematics

5 January 2016

Nissan Motor and Microsoft on Tuesday (5 January) said all Leaf EVs and Infiniti models in Europe will have Connect Telematics Systems (CTS) powered by the software giant's Azure.


Infiniti Q30 production starts at UK plant

3 December 2015

The first new Infiniti Q30 vehicles have rolled off the production line at Nissan’s Sunderland, UK, manufacturing plant.


YTD UK car output inches up

24 September 2015

UK car manufacturing output increased 40.6% year on year in August, according to latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Some 99,910 cars were built last month, taking year to date production past one million – an annual gain of 1.6%.


Daimler-Alliance partnership "productive"

16 September 2015

The partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG accelerated and strengthened as it entered its sixth year in 2015, the companies’ leaders said today in their annual media update during the Frankfurt show. Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Alliance, described the partnership as “one of the most productive in the auto industry.”


Infiniti reveals Q30 compact model

15 September 2015

Nissan's premium Infiniti brand has revealed its first global entry in the compact segment which is central to its future volume growth plans. Infiniti says the new model will attracts a new generation of premium buyers.


Daimler and Renault-Nissan break ground in Mexico

4 September 2015

Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance have broken ground for their joint venture manufacturing complex COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes), in Aguascalientes in central Mexico. The factory will build premium compact vehicles for Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti.


Nissan allocates redesigned Juke to Sunderland

3 September 2015

Nissan Europe has again picked its Sunderland, north-east England, factory to build its segment-pioneering Juke model. The automaker did not announce a production start date for the redesigned, second generation model line but just-auto expects this early in 2017. The decision, the automaker said, "points to a secure future for both production lines in Sunderland and the jobs of 34,000 people currently employed by Nissan and its British suppliers beyond 2020".


Buyers best the analysts in US July sales

4 August 2015

Americans flocked to dealer lots in July, snapping up more than 1.5m cars and trucks, an increase of 5.3% from July 2014, well above analyst forecasts.


Infiniti sets half year sales record

2 July 2015

Infiniti said it sold a record 103,500 new vehicles worldwide in the first half of 2015, up 13% year on year.


Renault-Nissan's timeline for autonomous cars

27 April 2015

As Advanced Drive Assistance Systems (ADAS) fitment rates grow, questions are growing concerning the expected timeline for the emergence of so-called autonomous vehicles. Carlos Ghosn, who leads the Renault-Nissan Alliance, has provided an update on the Alliance's latest view.


Infiniti’s global sales hit new record in Q1

15 April 2015

Infiniti's says its growth strategy is on track after a record first quarter.


NHTSA eyes Nissan airbag recall

24 March 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is probing whether Nissan's March 2014 recall of 989,701 vehicles over an airbag issue was effective or not.


Infiniti to recall JX35s in China

18 March 2015

Nissan China Investment Co is to recall 5,245 Infiniti JX35 models on the Chinese mainland, China's quality regulator has said.


More Nissan-Infiniti-Daimler plant details

10 March 2015

More details of Nissan's Infiniti car building joint venture with Daimler in Mexico have come to light.


GENEVA: Infiniti launches two critical cars

3 March 2015

Ronald Kruger has had barely two months to get his feet under the table as top man at Infiniti since joining from BMW in January, but already he has ben pitched into launching the two cars which will probably make or break the company in Europe.


EXCLUSIVE: Geneva debut for Infiniti QX30 concept

29 January 2015

Some of Infiniti's future model plans have been revealed to just-auto.com. This includes the world premiere of a QX30 concept at the Geneva motor show in March.


Infiniti to increase Chinese production

29 January 2015

Nissan Motor's Infiniti plans to increase local production in China, following the Chinese government's innovation and economic transition driven policies.

Infiniti news

just-auto Plus only Nissan North America announces management changes

22 August 2016

Nissan Group on 19 April 2016, announced several senior management appointments in North America...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Canada announces pricing for Q60/QX30

18 August 2016

Infiniti on 17 August, 2016 announced pricing for the all-new 2017 Infiniti Q60 sports coupe, whi...


Government support vital for NEV push - Infiniti

16 August 2016

Chinese new energy vehicle (NEV) sales will continue to grow as Beijing looks to ensure low emiss...


Infiniti to launch variable compression ratio

15 August 2016

Nissan Motor's luxury brand Infiniti said it would show its new VC-T (Variable Compression-Turboc...


Infiniti starts Q60 production at Tochigi plant

11 August 2016

Production of the Infiniti Q60 sports coupe has started at the company's manufacturing facility i...


just-auto Plus only US NCAP scores 2017 Infiniti QX60 five stars

11 August 2016

Infiniti USA, on 10 August, 2016 announced that the 2017 Infiniti QX60 premium crossover has earn...



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