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Nissan’s connectivity integration challenge

1 June 2016

It just goes to show how times are changing. A new survey shows just how much our smartphones rule our lives and car buyers admit they can like everything about a new model – the styling, price, fuel economy and how it drives – but will walk out of the showroom if it doesn’t synch with their mobile phone.


Nissan's ambitious global SUV plans

12 April 2016

Nissan has big plans to expand its SUV line-up into the 2020s, building on its major successes with the Qashqai and Juke. And the first additional model will be revealed in just a few weeks' time in a segment many see as the potential next big sweet spot in certain key markets.


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?

Latest interviews


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.


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: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires

31 July 2014

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces US pricing for new Pathfinder

26 August 2016

Nissan on 25 August, 2016 announced US pricing for the new 2017 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, which goes on sale this week at Nissan dealers nationwide with a starting MSRP of US$29,990. Pathfinder, one of Nissan's best known and most popular nameplates in its...


just-auto Plus only Nissan launches 2017 GT-R Nismo in Japan

25 August 2016

Nissan Motor announced the launch of the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo, which goes on sales on 25 August, 2016 at Nissan dealers throughout Japan. Nissan also began selling “track edition engineered by Nismo,” which was unveiled on 11 July. The Nissan...


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...


Thai oil company and automakers to promote EVs

16 August 2016

Thailand’s state-owned oil and gas company PTT Plc has signed a collaboration agreement with six automakers to help develop the country’s nascent electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle market.


Nissan Europe makes Navara Euro 6-compliant

16 August 2016

Nissan Europe has updated its Spanish-built Navara pickup range with a more advanced Euro 6-compliant diesel engine and some detail equipment changes.


Nissan boosts commitment to zero emissions

16 August 2016

Nissan, the company behind the world's best-selling zero emission electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF, on 16 August 2016, uncovered data showing that rising levels of air pollution in Europe's capital cities are coinciding with a new sense of health...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 55,773 units in July 2016

16 August 2016

Nissan on 15 August 2016, announced European sales for July of 55,773 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.7%. Calendar sales to date total 440,829 units. June highlights: Sales in the UK totalled 11,164 units with a market share of...


just-auto Plus only US NCAP scores 2017 Nissan Pathfinder five stars

10 August 2016

The refreshed 2017 Nissan Pathfinder had earned a 5-star overall vehicle safety rating as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP). Beginning with the 2011 model year, NHTSA introduced more...


Nissan to sell battery operations stake – report

8 August 2016

Nissan is reportedly in talks with Panasonic and other overseas companies including Chinese firms over the possible sale of its 51% controlling stake in a car battery manufacturing venture, Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC).


just-auto Plus only Nissan unveils two new vehicle prototypes in Rio

5 August 2016

On 4 August, 2016 at the Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow) in Rio de Janeiro, Nissan unveiled two new vehicle prototypes as part of its intelligent mobility strategy on the eve of the opening ceremonies. The two new prototypes include the Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 1.2% in July 2016

4 August 2016

Nissan Group, on 2 August, announced total US sales for July 2016 of 132,475 units, an increase of 1% over the prior year, setting a July record. Nissan highlights: Nissan division finished July with 122,530 sales, up 2%, setting a July record. Sales of...


More UK EV points than stations by 2020 - Nissan

3 August 2016

Nissan estimates there will be more public locations to charge electric cars in the UK than there are petrol stations by the summer of 2020.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Micra most exported car from India in June

3 August 2016

More units of the Nissan Micra than any other car were exported from India in June. The number one ranking was achieved with 6,807 Nissan Micras being exported from India. The milestone confirms Nissan’s position as a major contributor to make in India....


just-auto Plus only Vari-Form hydroformed roof rail for Nissan Titan

2 August 2016

The second generation Nissan Titan pickup is all-new for 2016, and the XD has been named Cars.com 2016 Truck of the Year, with high marks for ruggedness and payload. Among the features making a significant contribution to the extra-strength capability of the...


Nissan quarterly profit down 11% on stronger yen

27 July 2016

Nissan has posted a 10.7% decline to net income for the last quarter as it was hit by a stronger yen and slower sales at home.


Nissan Kicks making world debut in Olympics Brazil

26 July 2016

Nissan has really needed something different to boost its sales in Brazil where it both imports or manufactures locally the vehicles it sells.


Nissan US adds XD and Single Cab to Titan line

26 July 2016

Nissan's US unit has added new XD and Single Cab versions to its Titan full-size pickup line.


Nissan Europe claims SPF 500 'sunscreen' for cars

19 July 2016

With England in the grip of a rare heatwave - clear blue skies, late 20s to early 30s C temperatures, high humidity - Nissan Motor, which has an assembly plant in this country, claims UV protection on its crossovers such as the Qashqai and Juke (produced in Sunderland and sold across Europe) plus the imported X-Trail is equivalent to a Brit slapping on sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 500.


Nissan strengthens Japanese rear door stay recall

15 July 2016

Nissan Motor is adding customer notification measures in Japan for an existing recall related to the rear door stay in some vehicles including models produced on an OEM basis for other automakers.


Nissan Serena to have autonomous drive technology

13 July 2016

Nissan Motor said its new Serena, scheduled to go on sale in Japan in late August, will come equipped with the company’s ProPILOT autonomous drive technology.


Post-Brexit yen rise hits Japanese OEMs’ outlook

6 July 2016

The yen's surge following the UK referendum’s EU exit result is hitting the earnings outlook for Japanese automakers.


Renault-Nissan synergies rise 13% in 2015

6 July 2016

The Renault-Nissan Alliance generated EUR4.3bn (US$4.8bn) in synergies in 2015, one year ahead of schedule and an increase of 13% from 2014. Purchasing, engineering and manufacturing were the main contributors.


Nissan cuts CO2 emissions by 22.4%

4 July 2016

Nissan has published its annual Sustainability Report and says that its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have fallen by  22.4% over the past decade.


OEMs to lead on future mobility – Renault-Nissan

1 July 2016

High volume automotive car companies are well-placed to meet the challenges ahead in urban mobility and add mobility services according to Renault-Nissan’s connected vehicle and mobility services manager.


Sales down but Nissan sets May output record

29 June 2016

Nissan Motor said global production in May increased 0.4% year-on-year to 435,938 units, the fourth consecutive month of increase and a record for the month.


AvtoVAZ announces new board members

23 June 2016

AvtoVAZ has unveiled the composition of its new board members today (23 June) at its annual general shareholder meeting.


IIHS mulls passenger side crash ratings

23 June 2016

Poor results in a special study have prompted the US Insurance Institute of Highway Safety to consider instituting a passenger-side rating as part of its Top Safety Pick criteria.


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 'on track' for further growth in 2016

23 June 2016

Nissan Motor chief competitive officer Hiroto Saikawa told the annual general meeting in the company's home city of Yokohama, Japan, the automaker had made continued progress on its mid-term business plan, enhanced operational efficiency and delivered "solid" financial results in fiscal 2015. He also highlighted growth in global sales volumes, reaching a new record of 5.43m units amid strong demand in North America and a continued recovery in western Europe.


Nissan developing ethanol-based fuel cell tech

14 June 2016

Nissan claims to be working on a new ethanol-based fuel cell technology that could potentially be safer and cheaper than the hydrogen-based fuel cell technology that is currently under development by a number of OEMs.

Nissan news

just-auto Plus only Nissan announces US pricing for new Pathfinder

26 August 2016

Nissan on 25 August, 2016 announced US pricing for the new 2017 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, which goes...


just-auto Plus only Nissan launches 2017 GT-R Nismo in Japan

25 August 2016

Nissan Motor announced the launch of the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo, which goes on sales on 25 August...


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...


Thai oil company and automakers to promote EVs

16 August 2016

Thailand's state-owned oil and gas company PTT Plc has signed a collaboration agreement with...


Nissan Europe makes Navara Euro 6-compliant

16 August 2016

Nissan Europe has updated its Spanish-built Navara pickup range with a more advanced Euro 6-compl...


Nissan boosts commitment to zero emissions

16 August 2016

Nissan, the company behind the world's best-selling zero emission electric vehicle, the Nissa...



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