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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


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.


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti EMEA sales surge 37% in 2016

10 January 2017

Infiniti achieved a new all-time high sales record in the region comprised of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). More than 29,000 vehicles were sold in 2016, up 8,000 or 37% from 2015. In the highly-competitive Western and Central European region, the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group December 2016 US sales up 9.7%

5 January 2017

Nissan Group on 4 January 2017 announced total US sales for December 2016 of 152,743 units, an increase of 9.7% over the prior year and a December record. For calendar year 2016, Nissan set an all-time record with 1,564,423 total US sales, an increase of...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti December 2016 global sales up 18%

5 January 2017

Infiniti achieved record sales in 2016 based on its product offensive, which continues next week when it reveals a new SUV concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Infiniti sold over 230,000 vehicles in 2016, a 7% increase...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 12.9% in November

8 December 2016

Nissan Group announced monthly Canadian sales of 10,671 units, an increase of 12.9 % over last year and its best November ever. Calendar year-to-date sales are up 4.2 %. Nissan brand sales totalled 9,541 units, an increase of 12.6 % year-over-year, marking...


just-auto Plus only IIHS announces 2017 Top Safety Pick winners

8 December 2016

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. Thirty-eight models...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti November 2016 global sales up 5%

7 December 2016

Infiniti achieved its best November sales month and is on track for 2016 to be the best sales year in its history. From January to November, Infiniti set a new global record for sales in the first 11 months, with almost 204,000 vehicles sold, an increase of 6%...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 7.5% in November 2016

2 December 2016

Nissan Group on 1 December 2016 announced total US sales for November 2016 of 115,136 units, an increase of 7.5% from the prior year and a November record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division sold 103,024 vehicles, up 8% and also a November...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti/Emotiv join to study human excitement

23 November 2016

Infiniti Middle East, in collaboration with Emotiv, has announced the launch of an innovative new study where Infiniti will seek to identify and measure the level of human excitement unleashed when individuals get behind the wheel of the recently launched...


Genesis launches in Canada

22 November 2016

Hyundai Motor's premium brand, Genesis, has launched in Canada.


Infiniti opens Brand Experience Centre in China

22 November 2016

Infiniti has opened its first Brand Experience Centre in China - at Sanlitun, Chaoyang District, Beijing.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti debuts two models/VC-Turbo at LA show

15 November 2016

Infiniti on 14 November 2016 debuts two vehicles and an industry first engine technology for the first time in North America at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, which runs 18 November through the 27 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. Additionally, the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan retains US EPA’s fuel efficient automaker

4 November 2016

Nissan Group is the most fuel efficient full-line automaker in the US for the third year running, according to the recently released 2016 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) "CO2 and Fuel Economy Trends" Report. Nissan's fleet-wide fuel economy...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe announces top management changes

3 November 2016

Nissan Europe on 28 October 2016 announced the appointment of Pierre Gerfaux as managing director for Nissan Sales Central & Eastern Europe. Mr. Gerfaux, currently general manager in charge of sales operations for the Independent National Sales...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti global sales up 5% in October 2016

3 November 2016

Infiniti achieved the best October sales month in its 27-year history on the strength of its expanding product portfolio, most notably sales of the Q60 coupe and QX30 active compact crossover. Total sales of more than 19,200 were up 5% versus October last...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US October 2016 sales drop 2.2%

2 November 2016

Nissan Group on 1 November 2016, announced total US sales for October 2016 of 113,520 units, a decrease of 2.2% from the prior year. Nissan highlights: Nissan division finished October with 102,312 sales. Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US September 2016 sales up 5%

7 October 2016

Nissan Group on 3 October 2016, announced total US sales for September 2016 of 127,797 units, an increase of 5% over the prior year and a September record. Nissan highlights: Nissan division sales set a September record with sales 116,384, up 4%. Overall...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US reveals 2017 QX60 pricing

7 October 2016

Infiniti, on 6 October, 2016, announced pricing for the 2017 QX60, which is available now at Infiniti retailers nationwide. The 7-passenger QX60 continues to offer both luxury and function and serves as a core model in the Infiniti line-up. It is again offered...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada September 2016 sales down 2.1%

6 October 2016

Nissan Group on 3 October 2016, announced monthly Canadian sales of 11,755 units, a decrease of 2.1% over last year. Calendar year-to-date sales are up 4.8%.   Nissan brand sales totalled 10,679 units, a decrease of 2.1% year-over-year. Calendar...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti EMEA region September 2016 sales up 30%

6 October 2016

Infiniti continues its strong momentum when it sold 1,790 vehicles in Europe in September, almost twice as many as in September of the previous year. Year-to-date the car manufacturer sold 13,176 cars on European soil, corresponding to an increase of 155%...


Infiniti September sales rise 12% to record

5 October 2016

Infiniti has posted the best September sales month in its 27-year history. Total sales of more than 19,900 were up 12% versus September last year. For the first three quarters of the year, Infiniti sold more than 164,600 vehicles, an increase of 7% compared to the same time last year. This also marks an all-time record for the company.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US September 2016 sales up 11.7%

4 October 2016

Infiniti, on 3 October, 2016, reported sales of 11,413 vehicles in the US during September, an increase of 11.7% versus prior year for its best September ever. With 4,359 vehicles sold, the Q50 Sports Sedan had an increase of 22.5% for its all-time best...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Canada September 2016 sales dip 1.7%

4 October 2016

Infiniti, on 3 October, 2016, reported September sales of 1,076 vehicles in Canada, a decrease of 1.7% versus the prior year. Calendar year-to-date sales are up 5.6%. The Infiniti QX80 full-size performance luxury SUV set a September sales records with 90...


just-auto Plus only Bose introduces Performance Series sound system

4 October 2016

On 3 October, 2016, Bose introduced its first-ever Performance Series automotive sound system, debuting in the all-new 2017 Infiniti Q60 sports coupe. Bose Performance Series is a new category of sound systems, reserved for select premier sports and luxury...


2016 Paris motor show - premieres list

30 September 2016

The Audi Q5, Citroën C3, Hyundai i30, Kia Rio, Land Rover Discovery, Nissan Micra, Peugeots 3008 & 5008, Porsche Panamera, Renault Alaskan and Škoda Kodiaq were the most important production models at the 2016 Paris motor show. As for design studies and prototypes, the BMW Concept X2, Generation EQ SUV from Daimler, Lexus UX, Renault Trezor and Volkswagen I.D. were the main show stoppers. Surprisingly, the BMW 5 Series, Infiniti QX50 and a mid-life facelift for the VW Golf did not appear.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti unveils variable compression ratio engine

30 September 2016

Infiniti, on 29 September 2016, unveils the all-new 2.0-litre VC-Turbo (variable compression turbo) gasoline engine, the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine. Shown for the first time at the 2016 Mondial de l'Automobile in...

Infiniti news

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...


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...


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 t...


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...


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. Th...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti EMEA sales surge 37% in 2016

10 January 2017

Infiniti achieved a new all-time high sales record in the region comprised of Europe, the Middle...



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