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Brands related to this company: Infiniti, Nissan

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ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 1

20 April 2017

This is the first of two features which looks at the future models of the Nissan brand. Here, the focus is on cars, from Kei-class to Luxury, along with the 370Z/Fairlady Z and GT-R sports cars. The final part in the Nissan Motor Company series will examine Nissan brand crossovers, SUVs, MPVs, pick-ups, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.


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.


ANALYSIS - current & future Datsun vehicles

23 March 2017

Future models for the three brands of Nissan Motor are the latest to be explored in just-auto's ongoing series. Datsun comes first, to be followed by Infiniti, and then a look at Nissan.


European auto workers await fate - the week

3 March 2017

This was not a good week to be a worker in certain auto or engine making plants owned by GM, PSA or Ford in the UK and Spain. Especially for those of nervous disposition.

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Ghosn raises Nissan Qashqai question-mark for UK

3 October 2016

The manufacturing location for the next generation Nissan Qashqai is an investment decision that will largely be determined by the shape of Brexit and the progress of UK-EU negotiations for the UK’s exit from the EU that will start in 2017. In Paris last week, we heard Renault-Nissan Alliance chief Carlos Ghosn set out his latest thoughts on Brexit and other issues.


Carlos Ghosn interview

5 May 2016

Along with Dacia in Romania, Avtovaz in Russia and Samsung in Korea, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is now one of the top four automobile manufacturers with global sales of 8.5m in 2015. Roger Stansfield recently caught up with CEO Carlos Ghosn.


Williams CEO eyes consultancy business expansion

20 May 2015

Mike O'Driscoll, Group CEO of Williams, leads a brand that is well known for its motorsports activity and Formula One participation. However, the firm is now eyeing more consultancy business and looking further afield for opportunities. Ian Adcock caught up with him to hear more.


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.

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Mobileye inks new map data deal with Nissan

25 April 2017

Mobileye announced it had entered into an agreement with Nissan Motor to generate 'anonymised', crowd-sourced data to create next generation precision maps using the Israel based company's Road Experience Management (REM) data generation technology.


Ghosn rules out Nissan-MMC merger

25 April 2017

Carlos Ghosn has said that he wants Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) to reform and dampened speculation over a an eventual full merger between MMC and Alliance partner Nissan, which has a controlling 34% stake in the poor performing company.


just-auto Plus only Nissan establishes new Nismo business unit

25 April 2017

Nissan Motor has set up a new unit to expand its Nismo road car business by making a greater range of models available to customers in more markets. The Nismo Cars Business Department is part of Autech Japan, a Nissan group company that makes converted...


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.


Nissan Brazil Kicks off local production

18 April 2017

In the day by day activity at the Nissan Brazil manufacturing plant, 162km/100 miles northwest of Rio de Janeiro City, AGVs, or automatically guided vehicles, tiny, self-guided robots pull different parts carts and trolleys, driving through corridors while playing a selection of up to eight songs.


Fast chargers planned for I-95 Boston to DC

18 April 2017

Nissan and EVgo have revealed a plan to connect Boston and Washington DC via nine electric-vehicle DC fast-charge sites.


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...


2017 New York motor show - global debuts list

13 April 2017

There was no stand-out star at this year's New York International Auto Show, though for sheer novelty value, FCA's 840 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon could be rightly thought of as the biggest attraction.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sales up 2.6% in FY 2016

13 April 2017

Nissan on 12 April 2017 announced European sales of 756,762 units in fiscal year 2016, a 2.6% rise on 2015 sales. Nissan brand sales in Europe totalled 735,725 while recorded sales in Western Europe were 663,718, an increase of 6.7% on 2015 levels. March...


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 launches new X-Trail in China

7 April 2017

Nissan is poised to capture a larger share of the burgeoning SUV segment in China as it unveils the new Nissan X-Trail on 6 April 2017 in Chongqing, the nation's western hub. The new X-Trail is a classic model upgraded and aligned to the needs of young...


just-auto Plus only Renault-Nissan Alliance joins ITF organisation

6 April 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has joined the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum (ITF) to work with the organisation on projects and issues regarding transport policy, shared mobility, electric vehicles, future automotive technology...


ARNPO stresses overseas potential for Russia parts

5 April 2017

AvtoVAZ Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organisation (ARNPO) says it has to be able to compete internationally as well as be efficient on the Russian domestic front as it looks to consolidate and increase its presence home and abroad.


Nissan India sales up 45% in FY 2016

5 April 2017

Nissan Motor India (NMIPL) announced total domestic sales of 57,315 units in FY2016, registering growth of 45% over the previous financial year.


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 global sales up 5.9% in February 2017

29 March 2017

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for February 2017. 1. Production Nissan's global production in February increased 11.1% year-on-year to 460,256 units, the 13th consecutive month of increase and a record for the month of...


A century on, Harrods returns to the electric van

28 March 2017

Iconic London department store Harrods in Knightsbridge has returned to its past, adding an electric van to its fleet, after having first adopted the technology in 1919.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America recalls Murano vehicles

28 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V184000 Manufacturer Nissan North America Components Steering Potential number of units affected 56,766 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Murano vehicles. The power steering hose clamp may not...


just-auto Plus only Nissan India launches new Terrano

28 March 2017

Nissan India today announced the launch of the New Terrano with the introduction of 22 brand new features to strengthen its smarter and bolder appeal to customers. The New Terrano is equipped with a host of optional new equipment for added style and...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Leaf used for uYilo e-mobility program

28 March 2017

Nissan, in partnership with the uYilo e-Mobility program in South Africa, is to demonstrate its revolutionary technology that allows power stored in electric vehicles to be used in a range of home and commercial applications. The world's best-selling...


Nissan launches new Innovation Lab in Paris

27 March 2017

Nissan has announced the launch of its new Innovation Lab in Paris. Designed to develop new innovation projects in all areas of the business, Nissan says the initiative marks an important milestone in Nissan’s journey to unlock innovation and encourage business start-ups.


Brazil's 'Japan week' for new model launches

24 March 2017

It was unplanned, they say, but 'Japanese Week in Brazil' happened here anyway as three automakers launched new models: Honda's WR-V, the 2018 Toyota Corolla and Nissan's Frontier pickup truck.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Indonesia appoints new president director

24 March 2017

Nissan announced the appointment of Eiichi Koito as the new president director for Pt. Nissan Motor Indonesia, effective 1 April 2017. He will be based in Jakarta. Antonio Zara, current president director, will move in to a new position as senior vice...


just-auto Plus only KKR to acquire Calsonic Kansei

24 March 2017

Global investment firm KKR and leading Japanese automotive components manufacturer Calsonic Kansei Corporation (“CK”) on 23 March 2017 announced the completion of a tender offer by CK Holdings (the "Offeror"), an entity owned by KKR...


Nissan confirms autonomous drive for next Qashqai

23 March 2017

Nissan has confirmed that phase one of its ProPILOT autonomous drive technology will be made available in the new Nissan Qashqai launching in FY17 and the second-generation model of the Nissan LEAF.


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 Europe names new R&D senior vice president

22 March 2017

Nissan Europe on 21 March 2017 announced the appointment of Nobusuke Toukura as senior vice president of Research & Development at Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE), reporting to Nissan Europe chairman Paul Willcox. Mr. Toukura currently serves as a...

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Mobileye inks new map data deal with Nissan

25 April 2017

Mobileye announced it had entered into an agreement with Nissan Motor to generate 'anonymised...


Ghosn rules out Nissan-MMC merger

25 April 2017

Carlos Ghosn has said that he wants Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) to reform and dampened sp...


just-auto Plus only Nissan establishes new Nismo business unit

25 April 2017

Nissan Motor has set up a new unit to expand its Nismo road car business by making a greater rang...


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production mo...


ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 1

20 April 2017

This is the first of two features which looks at the future models of the Nissan brand. Here, the...


Nissan Brazil Kicks off local production

18 April 2017

In the day by day activity at the Nissan Brazil manufacturing plant, 162km/100 miles northwest of...



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