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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?


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.

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


Infiniti to launch InTouch services with new Q60

23 September 2016

Infiniti will launch its new InTouch services with the new Q60 sports coupe, due on sale in European markets soon.


Paris show world debuts list - Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

22 September 2016

Ferrari will reveal an additional version of the four-wheel drive, four-seat GTC4Lusso at the Paris motor show. The GTC4Lusso T retains the four-wheel steering system of the existing V12-engined car but is powered by a 449kW/610CV 3,855cc turbocharged V8 and has rear-wheel drive.


just-auto Plus only Nissan US names two regional vice presidents

15 September 2016

Nissan, on 14 September, 2016, announced two executive changes in its field sales and marketing organisation aimed at boosting the company's sales momentum in several key US markets. Kevin Wagstaff, currently director, dealer network development for...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti announces US pricing of Q60 Red Sport 400

12 September 2016

Infiniti, on 9 September, 2016, announced pricing for the all-new 400-horsepower 2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 sports coupe, which will begin arriving at Infiniti retailers nationwide this month. Pricing starts at US$51,300 for rear-wheel drive models and...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US August 2016 sales drop 1.8%

7 September 2016

Infiniti, on 1 September, 2016, reported sales of 10,439 vehicles in the US during August, a decrease of 1.8% versus prior year. The QX80 full-size luxury crossover had its best August ever, with 1,261 units sold, an increase of 16.1%. The QX50 luxury...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti August 2016 global sales rise 2%

6 September 2016

Infiniti achieved a new global sales record in August. Total sales of over 17,150 were up 2% vs August 2015 representing the best ever August result. From January to August, Infiniti sold almost 145,000 vehicles, an increase of 6% versus the same period in...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales down 6.5% in August 2016

2 September 2016

Nissan Group on 1 September 2016, announced total US. sales for August 2016 of 124,638 units, a decrease of 6.5% over the prior year. Nissan highlights: Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set an August record, up 19%. Sales of the Rogue...


just-auto Plus only IIHS LATCH hardware evaluation shows improvement

2 September 2016

Buckling precious cargo into a late-model vehicle has gotten a bit easier in the past year, the institute's LATCH ease-of-use ratings show. IIHS launched its ratings of child seat installation hardware in vehicles in June 2015. Out of 102 vehicles rated...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti global communications appoints new head

30 August 2016

Infiniti Motor Corporation, the fast-growing premium arm of Nissan Motor, on 26 August 2016, announced that effective 1 September 2016, Trevor Hale is appointed as the new head of Infiniti, global communications. Hale, formerly director, communications for...


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 news

Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l'Automob...


Infiniti to launch InTouch services with new Q60

23 September 2016

Infiniti will launch its new InTouch services with the new Q60 sports coupe, due on sale in Europ...


Paris show world debuts list - Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

22 September 2016

Ferrari will reveal an additional version of the four-wheel drive, four-seat GTC4Lusso at the Par...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US names two regional vice presidents

15 September 2016

Nissan, on 14 September, 2016, announced two executive changes in its field sales and marketing o...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti announces US pricing of Q60 Red Sport 400

12 September 2016

Infiniti, on 9 September, 2016, announced pricing for the all-new 400-horsepower 2017 Infiniti Q6...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US August 2016 sales drop 1.8%

7 September 2016

Infiniti, on 1 September, 2016, reported sales of 10,439 vehicles in the US during August, a decr...



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