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ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 3

28 April 2017

The first of three features examining current and future Nissan brand models took an in-depth look at passenger cars. The second examined crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. Now, in the final instalment, the focus is on MPVs/minivans, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.


ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 2

27 April 2017

The first of three features examining current and future Nissan brand models, took an in-depth look at passenger cars. The second now examines crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. The final instalment, to be published on 28 April, will focus on MPVs/minivans, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.


ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 1

20 April 2017

The first of three features examining current and future Nissan brand models takes an in-depth look at passenger cars. The second will examine crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. In the final instalment, the focus will be on MPVs/minivans, 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.

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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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just-auto Plus only Infiniti Lab Toronto selects startups

26 May 2017

On 26 May 2017 Infiniti Lab Toronto, an Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities accelerator program from premium car brand Infiniti, announced the nine startups that will participate in the inaugural four-week accelerator program in Toronto. The nine...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe presents new Micra 1.0-litre 71PS

23 May 2017

The launch range of the all-new Nissan Micra has been completed with the arrival at retailers of the eagerly anticipated 1.0-litre 71PS entry-level model. While it’s the last of three launch engines to go on sale, it will play a vital role in the...


Nissan shows first glimpse of redesigned Leaf EV

19 May 2017

Nissan Motor has released a first glimpse of the redesigned Leaf, what it calls "the next chapter in Nissan's Intelligent Zero-Emissions Mobility".


Tan Chong defends Cambodia distribution rights

17 May 2017

Malaysia’s Tan Chong Motor Holdings (TCMH) has filed a US$33m counter-lawsuit against Narita Motorcare (Cambodia) in defence of its sole right to import and distribute Nissan vehicles in Cambodia.


Nissan forecasts 8% profit fall this year

11 May 2017

Nissan is projecting a near 8% decline to operating profit in the current fiscal year as its bottom line is weighed down by negative currency developments and weaker demand in key markets.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Motor FY2016 revenue dips 3.9%

11 May 2017

Nissan Motor announced financial results for the 12 months to 31 March 2017. Nissan generated an operating profit of JPY742.2bn on net revenues of JPY11.72tn as strong sales in the US, China and Western Europe partly offset the impact of foreign exchange...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US recalls 2017 Versa/Versa Note vehicles

9 May 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V275000 Manufacturer: Nissan North America Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 509 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2017 Versa, and Versa Note vehicles. The ring plate that secures...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US announces senior management changes

9 May 2017

Nissan Group is making several management changes aimed at maintaining its momentum in the US market. All changes are effective immediately. "These changes will ensure that we have the right leaders in place to continue growing our business in North...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US makes senior management changes

9 May 2017

Infiniti announced senior management changes to support further sales growth while focusing on the customer experience. The changes are effective immediately: Eugene Litvinov, currently CMM, Infiniti USA, is named director, Strategic Projects in Infiniti...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti global sales up 12% in April 2017

8 May 2017

Infiniti Motor Company had its best April sales month and set a new record for the first four months of the year. Infiniti sold 17,578 vehicles globally in April, an increase of 12% compared to last April. Infiniti sold 84,947 vehicles so far this year...


Nissan develops phone shield for safe driving

4 May 2017

Nissan GB has unveiled its Signal Shield prototype compartment within the arm rest of a Nissan Juke, lined with a Faraday cage to cut down driver distractions with mobile phones.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales up 3.5% in April 2017

4 May 2017

Infiniti reported sales of 10,797 vehicles in the US during April, an increase of 3.5% for the month and an increase of 26% for the year.  The QX80 premium full-size SUV had its best April, with an increase of 28%. The QX70 performance crossover had an...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US sales down 1.5% in April 2017

3 May 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for April 2017 of 121,998 units, a decrease of 1.5% over the prior year. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished April with 111,201 sales, down 2%. Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set an April...


just-auto Plus only Nissan/Enel Energia/IIT join on electric mobility

3 May 2017

The first "vehicle to grid" (V2G) electric car recharging facilities have arrived in Italy. Thanks to an agreement signed between Enel Energia, Nissan Italia and the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), a pilot corporate electric car sharing...


Japanese overseas vehicle output up 6% in 2016/7

2 May 2017

Japanese light vehicle manufacturers produced a combined 19,115,573 vehicles overseas in the last fiscal year ending 31 March 2017 - a 5.8% increase year on year, according to reports in Japan citing industry sources.


just-auto Plus only Nissan US recalls Leaf models

2 May 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V253000 Manufacturer: Nissan North America Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 25,283 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 and 2014, 2015 and 2017 Sentra vehicles. Due to a...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Latin America sales up 6% in FY 2016

2 May 2017

Sales and market share in Nissan Latin America reached record levels in fiscal year 2016, thanks to the introduction of new and innovative vehicles including the Nissan Kicks crossover. Through March, Nissan sold 181,027 vehicles in 12 months, 6% more than...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 4% in FY 2016

27 April 2017

Nissan Motor global sales and production rose to record levels in the April 2016 – March 2017 period, driven by the popularity of crossovers such as the Rogue and Qashqai and the success of models offering autonomous drive and connected car...


Mobileye/Nissan join over crowdsourced mapping

26 April 2017

Mobileye announced that it has entered into an agreement with Nissan Motor to generate anonymised, crowd-sourced data to create next-generation precision maps utilising Mobileye's Road Experience Management (REM) data generation technology.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe announces senior management changes

26 April 2017

Nissan in Europe announced that Jordi Vila, currently managing director of Nissan Nordics Europe, is appointed vice president, Sales, Nissan Europe effective 1 May, 2017. In his new role, Vila will be responsible for leading the sales team, driving the...


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...

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just-auto Plus only Infiniti Lab Toronto selects startups

26 May 2017

On 26 May 2017 Infiniti Lab Toronto, an Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities accelerator pro...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe presents new Micra 1.0-litre 71PS

23 May 2017

The launch range of the all-new Nissan Micra has been completed with the arrival at retailers of...


Nissan shows first glimpse of redesigned Leaf EV

19 May 2017

Nissan Motor has released a first glimpse of the redesigned Leaf, what it calls "the next chapter...


Tan Chong defends Cambodia distribution rights

17 May 2017

Malaysia's Tan Chong Motor Holdings (TCMH) has filed a US$33m counter-lawsuit against Narita...


Nissan forecasts 8% profit fall this year

11 May 2017

Nissan is projecting a near 8% decline to operating profit in the current fiscal year as its bott...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Motor FY2016 revenue dips 3.9%

11 May 2017

Nissan Motor announced financial results for the 12 months to 31 March 2017. Nissan generated...



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