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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 India launches new Sunny 2017

18 January 2017

Nissan on 17 January 2017 announced the launch of the New Sunny 2017 in India. The New Sunny builds on the success of Nissan India’s flagship sedan and will be available in dealerships across the country. With newly added features, distinctive...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 62,355 units in December 2016

16 January 2017

Nissan announced on 13 January 2017 European sales for December of 62,355 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.9%. Calendar sales to date 2016 totalled 734,408 units. Market share for the calendar year is 3.9%. December sales: 2016...


just-auto Plus only New Nissan Micra production begins at Flins plant

12 January 2017

Production of the all-new Nissan Micra has begun, with the first cars rolling off the line in the last few days. Final checks have ensured they are finished to the highest quality. Deliveries to Nissan retailers and customers will commence from mid-February in...


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


Renault-Nissan/DeNA to develop driverless vehicles

6 January 2017

Leading a Renault-Nissan Alliance engagement, Nissan and Japanese internet company DeNA will begin tests aimed at developing driverless vehicles for commercial services.


just-auto Plus only Nissan to launch new Leaf with ProPilot technology

6 January 2017

On stage at CES, Ghosn announced plans to launch a new Nissan LEAF, with ProPilot technology, enabling autonomous drive functionality for single-lane highway driving.  The new LEAF is coming in the near future and represents the next chapter of Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group December 2016 US sales up 9.7%

5 January 2017

Nissan Group on 4 January 2017 announced total US sales for December 2016 of 152,743 units, an increase of 9.7% over the prior year and a December record. For calendar year 2016, Nissan set an all-time record with 1,564,423 total US sales, an increase of...


just-auto Plus only Renault appoints new director to its board

23 December 2016

Appointment of Yu Serizawa to the Renault board of directors The Renault board of directors of 12 December 2016 appointed Yu Serizawa, as director proposed by Nissan. She replaces Yuriko Koike, who resigned on 27 July, 2016, for the remaining duration of the...


just-auto Plus only Enel/Verbund/EV carmakers join over EVA+ project

23 December 2016

Electric Vehicle Arteries (EVA+) is an electric mobility project to be carried out in Italy and Austria for which a grant agreement worth a maximum of EUR4.2m (US$4.38m) has already been signed with INEA, the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency delegated...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Global sales up 8.7% in November 2016

22 December 2016

Nissan Motor on 22 December 2016 announced its production, sales and export figures for November 2016. Production November Nissan's global production in November increased 17.0% year-on-year to 539,678 units, the tenth consecutive month of...


No extra finance pledge to Nissan: UK NAO chief

16 December 2016

Scrutiny from the UK's National Audit Office (NAO) indicates there was no extra financial pledge on behalf of the British government to Nissan following the Japanese automaker's decision to commit heavily to the future of production at its Sunderland plant.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America makes top management changes

16 December 2016

Nissan on 15 December 2016 announced leadership changes within its North American manufacturing operations. Randy Knight, currently vice president, Manufacturing, Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant, will retire on 1 April 2017 after 33 years of service to...


London played "crucial role" in persuading Nissan

15 December 2016

British government sources are confirming London played a "crucial role" in ensuring Nissan committed to future production at its major plant in Sunderland, but will only release more details of that process once "commercial confidentialities" are no longer in place.


Brose UK installing GBP10m paint shop

13 December 2016

Brose UK has announced "a post-Brexit vote boost to UK industry": a GBP10m paint shop that can e-coat 3.5m seats a year.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 57,963 units in November 2016

12 December 2016

Nissan on 9 December 2016 announced European sales for November of 57,963 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.7%. Calendar sales to date total 672,053 units. Market share calendar year to date is 3.8%. November highlights: Sales in...


Hitachi supplies ADAS ECU for new Nissan Serena

12 December 2016

Hitachi Automotive Systems says its ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) ECU (Electronic Control Unit) is being used on the new Serena, launched by Nissan earlier this year.


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...

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just-auto Plus only Nissan India launches new Sunny 2017

18 January 2017

Nissan on 17 January 2017 announced the launch of the New Sunny 2017 in India. The New Sunny buil...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 62,355 units in December 2016

16 January 2017

Nissan announced on 13 January 2017 European sales for December of 62,355 units (Nissan and Datsu...


just-auto Plus only New Nissan Micra production begins at Flins plant

12 January 2017

Production of the all-new Nissan Micra has begun, with the first cars rolling off the line in the...


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. Th...


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, host...


Renault-Nissan/DeNA to develop driverless vehicles

6 January 2017

Leading a Renault-Nissan Alliance engagement, Nissan and Japanese internet company DeNA will begi...



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