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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.


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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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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New Nissan Leaf EV will have ProPilot Assist

23 June 2017

Nissan has released an image of its upcoming, redesigned all-electric Leaf's instrument cluster showing ProPilot Assist technology, its new driver-assistance technology claimed to reduce "the hassle of stop-and-go highway driving".


Nissan Brazil ends initial tests of ethanol FCV

16 June 2017

Nissan was the auto industry's first company to develop a vehicle prototype powered by a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) that works with bio-ethanol’. By combining this and two other technologies (electric motor and a 24 kW/h battery) range is in excess of 600km (375 miles).


Nissan updates the European X-Trail

16 June 2017

Nissan GB will launch an updated X-Trail crossover in August with most changes similar to those just made to its hot selling Qashqai.


Nissan lightly revamps popular Qashqai crossover

15 June 2017

When you’ve created and almost entirely owned a new market segment for a decade, you don’t want to mess with the formula too much. Hence Nissan’s approach with the once redesigned, now twice updated Qashqai where the 2017 revisit is largely confined to boosting quality, refinement and technology and leaving the successful basics alone.


Nissan installs new DC fast-charge stations

14 June 2017

Nissan has completed the installation of two new DC fast-charge stations in South East Michigan, adding to the growing infrastructure of electric vehicle fast-chargers in the State.


just-auto Plus only Nissan presents three concept cars at Buenos Aires

12 June 2017

Nissan is presenting its full power in Buenos Aires: In addition to introducing the all-new Nissan Kicks to the local market, Nissan presents the global premiere of the Frontier Attack concept, a pickup inspired by the challenging terrains of Latin America,...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 61,594 units in May 2017

9 June 2017

Nissan announced European sales for May of 61,594 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.6%. May sales: 2017 - 61,594 units; 2016 - 58,341 units May Market share: 2017 - 3.60%; 2016 - 3.60% May highlights: Sales in the...


Nissan US to standardise AEB on 1m 2018 vehicles

8 June 2017

Nissan's US unit announced it is making Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) standard on a projected 1m vehicles sold in the United States for model year 2018, including seven of the company's most popular models – Rogue/Rogue Sport, Altima, Murano, LEAF, Pathfinder, Maxima and Sentra (except manual transmission-equipped and all NISMO versions).


Nissan, Mitsubishi share warehousing in Australia

5 June 2017

Nissan Motor Australia and Mitsubishi Motors Australia have announced the establishment of a joint parts and accessories warehousing and logistics operation.


just-auto Plus only Nissan India launches new Micra

5 June 2017

Nissan India on 3 June 2017 launched the New Micra with a host of intelligent features and sporty enhancements. The New "Intelligent & Sporty" Micra is available at a starting price of INR599,000 ex-showroom Delhi. The Nissan Micra, known in...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 3% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Nissan Group on 1 June 2017 announced total US sales for May 2017 of 137,471 units, an increase of 3% over the prior year.  Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished May with 124,957 sales, up 2%. Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 5.6% in May 2017

2 June 2017

On 1 June 2017 Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 13,943 units for May 2017, an increase of 5.6% and its best May ever for both Nissan and Infiniti brands. The Nissan Division set a May sales record, with 12,825 units sold and an increase of 5.4...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces safety ratings for 4-new cars

1 June 2017

On 31 May 2017 Euro NCAP releases the results of four new cars. The MINI Countryman and Skoda Kodiaq are both awarded a five-star rating. Nissan’s new Micra gets four stars with standard equipment and five stars with the optional safety pack. The Suzuki...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 2.8% in April 2017

30 May 2017

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for April 2017. Production Global production by country:  Passenger vehicles: April 2017 - 62,183 units; YoY change - 18%; YTD 2017 - 318,812 units; YoY change - 31.3%; YTD 2016 -...


Nissan and Northern Powergrid team on EV MoU

26 May 2017

UK energy provider, Northern Powergrid and Nissan have inked an (MOU) to look at how electric vehicles (EV), batteries and other technologies can support energy networks during the next six years.


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.


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 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...


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...


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.

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New Nissan Leaf EV will have ProPilot Assist

23 June 2017

Nissan has released an image of its upcoming, redesigned all-electric Leaf's instrument clust...


Nissan Brazil ends initial tests of ethanol FCV

16 June 2017

Nissan was the auto industry's first company to develop a vehicle prototype powered by a solid ox...


Nissan updates the European X-Trail

16 June 2017

Nissan GB will launch an updated X-Trail crossover in August with most changes similar to those j...


Nissan lightly revamps popular Qashqai crossover

15 June 2017

When you've created and almost entirely owned a new market segment for a decade, you don't want t...


Nissan installs new DC fast-charge stations

14 June 2017

Nissan has completed the installation of two new DC fast-charge stations in South East Michigan,...


just-auto Plus only Nissan presents three concept cars at Buenos Aires

12 June 2017

Nissan is presenting its full power in Buenos Aires: In addition to introducing the all-new Nissa...



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