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Some of the news is just in today so, you may not have seen all of the stories yet but, after a slight rattling of investors' cages by the r...
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| 17 Feb 2015
Certain new and accelerating trends are revealed for the European passenger car market in the latest figures issued by ACEA.
| 13 Feb 2015
The Chicago auto show is now underway to be followed by Geneva in a few weeks' time, with New York and then Shanghai in April. Which are the key vehicles to note at these shows? just-auto's new and future products editor, Glenn Brooks, provides a need-to-know summary.
| 18 Nov 2014
With Europe's big motor shows of 2014 now gone, it's now time for California (LA, first press day today, November 18) and southern China (Guangzhou) to take the spotlight for new model world premieres. As ever with PLDB, information on these vehicles continues to be added and updated, writes Glenn Brooks.
| 13 Oct 2014
The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only modest praise, and Volvo went properly premium - just some of the many highlights from the 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.
| 5 Feb 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.
| 8 Oct 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.
| 30 Oct 2015
Yet another model has been added to just-auto's 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) world premieres list.
| 24 Sep 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%.
| 16 Sep 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.”
| 15 Sep 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.
| 4 Sep 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.
| 3 Sep 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".
| 4 Aug 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.
| 2 Jul 2015
Infiniti said it sold a record 103,500 new vehicles worldwide in the first half of 2015, up 13% year on year.
| 27 Apr 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.
| 15 Apr 2015
Infiniti's says its growth strategy is on track after a record first quarter.
| 24 Mar 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.
| 18 Mar 2015
Nissan China Investment Co is to recall 5,245 Infiniti JX35 models on the Chinese mainland, China's quality regulator has said.
| 10 Mar 2015
More details of Nissan's Infiniti car building joint venture with Daimler in Mexico have come to light.
| 3 Mar 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.
| 29 Jan 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.
| 29 Jan 2015
Nissan Motor's Infiniti plans to increase local production in China, following the Chinese government's innovation and economic transition driven policies.
| 28 Jan 2015
Water leaks and insecure hood (bonnet) latches have led to a 768,000 Nissan Motor recall primarily in the US.
| 9 Jan 2015
Infiniti says it recorded the global sales of more than 186,200 vehicles in 2014, up 13.5% from the previous year.
| 10 Dec 2014
Nissan has announced a global recall of around 470,000 vehicles to check for possible fuel leaks.
| 3 Dec 2014
With the rapid decline in prices at the pump, currently equivalent to about GBP0.47/litre [vs around GBP1.20 in UK after recent falls - ed], US November light vehicle sales kicked into high gear, coming in 4.6% ahead of last year and 1.7% ahead of October 2014.
| 10 Nov 2014
Nissan North America is recalling 5,412 model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 hybrid vehicles manufactured from 10 December, 2012 to 25 June, 2014, and Infiniti Q70 hybrids made between 7 November, 2013 and 7 May, 2014 due to a software error that may result in the electric motor stopping while the vehicle is being driven using the electric motor only.
| 6 Nov 2014
Nissan’s upmarket Infiniti brand began production of a long-wheelbase version of the Q50 on Thursday (6 November) at the company’s Xiangyang plant in Hubei Province.
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