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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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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.


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.


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 Nissan launches new X-Trail in China

7 April 2017

Nissan is poised to capture a larger share of the burgeoning SUV segment in China as it unveils the new Nissan X-Trail on 6 April 2017 in Chongqing, the nation's western hub. The new X-Trail is a classic model upgraded and aligned to the needs of young...


just-auto Plus only Renault-Nissan Alliance joins ITF organisation

6 April 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has joined the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum (ITF) to work with the organisation on projects and issues regarding transport policy, shared mobility, electric vehicles, future automotive technology...


Nissan India sales up 45% in FY 2016

5 April 2017

Nissan Motor India (NMIPL) announced total domestic sales of 57,315 units in FY2016, registering growth of 45% over the previous financial year.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales surge 25.5% in March

5 April 2017

Nissan Group announced monthly Canadian sales of 15,815 units, an increase of 25.5% over last year and the best month in the company's history. Nissan Division sales increased 26.7% with 14,523 units sold, setting a new all-time sales record. For the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 3.2% in March 2017

4 April 2017

Nissan Group announced US sales in March 2017 set an all-time record at 168,832 units, an increase of 3% over the prior year. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished March with 150,566 sales, up 1% and also the best month on record. Overall...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 5.9% in February 2017

29 March 2017

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for February 2017. 1. Production Nissan's global production in February increased 11.1% year-on-year to 460,256 units, the 13th consecutive month of increase and a record for the month of...


A century on, Harrods returns to the electric van

28 March 2017

Iconic London department store Harrods in Knightsbridge has returned to its past, adding an electric van to its fleet, after having first adopted the technology in 1919.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America recalls Murano vehicles

28 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V184000 Manufacturer Nissan North America Components Steering Potential number of units affected 56,766 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Murano vehicles. The power steering hose clamp may not...


just-auto Plus only Nissan India launches new Terrano

28 March 2017

Nissan India today announced the launch of the New Terrano with the introduction of 22 brand new features to strengthen its smarter and bolder appeal to customers. The New Terrano is equipped with a host of optional new equipment for added style and...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Leaf used for uYilo e-mobility program

28 March 2017

Nissan, in partnership with the uYilo e-Mobility program in South Africa, is to demonstrate its revolutionary technology that allows power stored in electric vehicles to be used in a range of home and commercial applications. The world's best-selling...


Nissan launches new Innovation Lab in Paris

27 March 2017

Nissan has announced the launch of its new Innovation Lab in Paris. Designed to develop new innovation projects in all areas of the business, Nissan says the initiative marks an important milestone in Nissan’s journey to unlock innovation and encourage business start-ups.

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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...


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...


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 Poten...


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 mar...



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