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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.


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.

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.

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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...


Alliance powertrain convergence chief going?

7 December 2016

The Renault-Nissan alliance is reportedly replacing the top executive in charge of combining the automakers' engines and gearboxes as tightening emissions regulations expose the slow pace of integration to date.


Nissan 250,000 cars landmark in St Petersburg

6 December 2016

Nissan has marked production of its 250,000th vehicle at the manufacturing plant in St. Petersburg, during the factory's tenth year of operation.


just-auto Plus only Nissan launches GT-R in India

5 December 2016

Nissan Motor India on 2 December 2016 launched the 2017 Nissan GT-R in India. Nissan’s flagship sports car goes on sale for the first time in the country priced at INR19.9m (US$291,817), ex-showroom, New Delhi in European spec Premium Edition. The...


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...


Nissan reveals impact of autonomous vehicles

1 December 2016

The real financial and social impact of autonomous driving vehicles on European roads has been revealed for the first time, Nissan Motor claimed, as it unveiled what it claims is "one of the most comprehensive studies ever compiled on the subject".


Nissan targets growth with 'hyper-personalisation'

1 December 2016

Nissan Motor is preparing to launch a big aftermarket offensive in Japan by offering its customers a wide range of personalisation options to help drive up revenues.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe hosts second Nissan Futures event

1 December 2016

Nissan, on 30 November, 2016, hosted its second Nissan Futures event with a focus on autonomous drive technologies, artificial intelligence and the future of the connected car. Complemented by a series of landmark announcements in electric vehicle battery...


South Korea threatens BMW, Porsche and Nissan

30 November 2016

The South Korean government has said it may ban six car models sold by three foreign automakers in the country after it found issues with the certification documents used to obtain sales permits, according to local reports.


CO2 fines loom for European automakers - report

28 November 2016

Eight of Europe's largest carmakers reportedly will miss carbon dioxide emissions targets due to come into force in 2021, leaving them facing the prospect of billions of euros in fines, a media report said.


Ashok Leyland acquires three Nissan JVs

28 November 2016

Ashok Leyland has completed the acquisition of Nissan's stake in each of the three joint ventures formed between the two companies, namely, Ashok Leyland Nissan-Vehicles, Nissan-Ashok Leyland Powertrain and Nissan-Ashok Leyland Technologies.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America recalls 2016 Titan Diesel XD

28 November 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16V847000  Component(s): Fuel System, Diesel Potential number of units affected: 12,112  Manufacturer: Nissan North America Summary: Nissan North America, (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2016 Titan Diesel XD...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 4.5% in October 2016

25 November 2016

Nissan Motor on 25 November 2016 announced its production, sales and export figures for October 2016. 1. Production - October Nissan's global production in October increased 7.8% year-on-year to 518,963 units, the ninth consecutive month of...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe launches X-Trail with diesel engine

22 November 2016

Nissan has launched a powerful new larger-capacity diesel engine for its flagship X-Trail crossover. The 2.0-litre unit is available to order now, and first deliveries are due to arrive with customers early in the new year. The new engine has an output of...


just-auto Plus only Nissan debuts 2017GT-R/Terra concept at Guangzhou

21 November 2016

A strong line-up of Nissan products and a concept vehicle are presented at the 14th China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition to address various consumer segments in China, one of Nissan’s most important markets in its global...


2016 LA auto show - world premieres list

17 November 2016

The following cars, light trucks and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 LA auto show.


just-auto Plus only Nissan and partners break ground for Drivethearc

16 November 2016

Drivethearc, a corridor of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations spanning from Monterey to Lake Tahoe, broke ground on 15 November 2016 with a ribbon cutting ceremony El Dorado Hills, California. A joint international project promoted by Japan's...


Japanese boost US SUV imports as demand shifts

11 November 2016

Japanese automakers are shuffling their US product lines and resorting to larger imports of popular models there as they scramble to meet booming demand for SUVs and trucks, a media report said.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 54,935 units in October 2016

11 November 2016

Nissan announced on 10 November, 2016, European sales for October of 54,935 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.6%. Calendar sales to date total 614,090 units. Market share calendar year to date is 3.8%. October sales (units):...


just-auto Plus only GS Yuasa to supply S-95/K-42 battery for Serena

11 November 2016

GS Yuasa Corporation announced that the new fifth-generation Serena by Nissan Motor Co. has adopted the latest model of the company’s lead-acid storage battery for start & stop (“S&S”) vehicles. Launched by Nissan on 24 August...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US announces 2017 Leaf pricing

10 November 2016

Nissan on 9 November 2016 announced US pricing for the 2017 Nissan Leaf, which is on sale now at Leaf Certified Nissan dealers nationwide. The Nissan Leaf continues to be the best-selling 100% electric vehicle in the US and the world, with more than 100,000...


Nissan plans digital car sharing

9 November 2016

Nissan has announced a pioneering new digital-first shared car ownership service which will allow part-ownership of a new Micra.


just-auto Plus only Nissan surpasses 75,000 EV sales in Europe

9 November 2016

European Nissan Leaf sales have risen by 10% in the first half of FY16 compared with the same period last year, Nissan has announced on 8 November, 2016. The latest figures also reveal that there are more than 75,000 Nissan EV owners in Europe as the electric...


just-auto Plus only Nissan introduces key models at Sao Paulo show

9 November 2016

After a blockbuster year of back-to-back vehicle and technology launches capped by the Rio Olympics sponsorship, Nissan accelerates further to impress at the 2016 Sao Paulo Motor Show, the largest auto show in Latin America. Under the umbrella vision of...


No post-Brexit Nissan guarantee - SMMT

4 November 2016

UK trade body, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says there would not have been guarantees made to Nissan ahead of its dramatic announcement last week (27 October) it was to continue significant investment into its Sunderland plant. 


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...


Alliance's Ghosn says e-Power Europe-"competitive"

3 November 2016

Renault-Nissan's new petrol-electric hybrid technology would be competitive in Europe, Alliance chief executive Carlos Ghosn has said.


just-auto Plus only Nissan US announces NV200 Compact Cargo pricing

3 November 2016

Nissan on 2 November 2016 announced US pricing for the 2017 Nissan Compact Cargo, which is on sale now at select Nissan commercial vehicles dealers nationwide with a starting MSRP of US$21,230. For the 2017 model year, the NV200 adds standard power door...


just-auto Plus only Nissan introduces new electric powered drivetrain

3 November 2016

Nissan Motor Co., on 2 November 2016 introduced its new drive system called e-Power to customers. It marks the first time that e-Power technology is available for consumers, marking a significant milestone in the electrification strategy under Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan opens 2017 Nissan GT-R orders in Singapore

3 November 2016

Tan Chong Motor Sales is pleased to announce that the all-new 2017 Nissan GT-R is now open for booking. The new Nissan GT-R sports an exciting fresh look both inside and out, as well as major driving performance enhancements and key new features, all of which...

Nissan news

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 ye...


Alliance powertrain convergence chief going?

7 December 2016

The Renault-Nissan alliance is reportedly replacing the top executive in charge of combining the...


Nissan 250,000 cars landmark in St Petersburg

6 December 2016

Nissan has marked production of its 250,000th vehicle at the manufacturing plant in St. Petersbur...


just-auto Plus only Nissan launches GT-R in India

5 December 2016

Nissan Motor India on 2 December 2016 launched the 2017 Nissan GT-R in India. Nissan’s flag...


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 i...


Nissan reveals impact of autonomous vehicles

1 December 2016

The real financial and social impact of autonomous driving vehicles on European roads has been re...



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