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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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Nissan Europe's aftersales chief faces challenges

16 February 2017

Cars are become safer, more reliable and people are actually driving less – all of which are giving carmakers a headache because they are experiencing a squeeze on one of their most lucrative profit centres - aftersales.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 58,301 units in January 2017

16 February 2017

Nissan announced European sales for January 2017 of 58,301 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.8%. January highlights: January sales in the UK totalled 11,429 with a market share of 5.7%. Sales in France totaled 5,918 units with a...


AvtoVAZ 2016 net loss of RUB45bn but revenue up

13 February 2017

AvtoVAZ Group has posted a 2016 net loss of RUB44.8bn (US$772m), including impairment and restructuring costs, but the automaker increased revenue by 4.8% to RUB184.9bn.


2017 Chicago motor show - world debuts

10 February 2017

FCA US, Ford Motor Company, Hyundai Motor America, Nissan North America and Subaru of America all had vehicle world premieres at the 2017 Chicago auto show.


just-auto Plus only WiTricity joins Nissan over wireless EV charging

10 February 2017

WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, on 9 February 2017 announced it is collaborating with Nissan, the leading manufacturer of electric vehicles (EVs), to drive adoption of wireless EV charging systems. With sales of...


just-auto Plus only Nissan reveals Titan/Titan XD with King Cab body

10 February 2017

Nissan on 9 February 2017 revealed the new 2017 Titan and Titan XD King Cab models, completing the lineup of innovative new full-size pickups. The world debut announcement came during a media event at the Chicago Auto Show. Also on display at the show, which...


Nissan loses South Korean Qashqai emissions case

9 February 2017

A South Korean court has sided with the government and ruled Nissan Motor had used a 'defeat device' in a diesel version of the Qashqai crossover, which the automaker denies.


Nissan Q3 operating profit hit by high yen

9 February 2017

Nissan has reported a fall in operating profit in the third quarter of its fiscal year as it spent more on incentives in the US and was hit by a high yen.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Note/Serena top Japan’s sales rankings

6 February 2017

Two newly launched Nissan models, the Note and Serena, placed first and second in Japan’s January passenger car sales rankings (excluding minivehicles), achieving sales of 14,113 and 11,179 units respectively. The Note also topped Japan’s sales...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Motor India January 2017 sales surge 63%

3 February 2017

Nissan Motor India reported 4,346 units domestic sales in January 2017 against 2,668 units sold the same month a year ago. Nissan and Datsun together recorded 63% year-on-year growth owing to the positive response of customers of Datsun redi-GO and a strong...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales down 1.1% in January

3 February 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales for January 2017 of 8,311 units. The Nissan Division sold 7,610 units, marking a new January sales record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division recorded 7,610 sales, a new January record Rogue set a January...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales increase 6% in January 2017

2 February 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for January 2017 of 112,319 units, an increase of 6% over the prior year and a January record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished January with 100,761 sales, up 4% and also a January record. Overall sales of...


just-auto Plus only Nissan e-NV200 sales in Europe up 7% in 2016

1 February 2017

The Nissan e-NV200 has topped the charts to become Europe’s best-selling electric van in 2016. The award-winning all-electric van ranked number one in 17 countries across Europe, ahead of its competitors in the category.The UK proved to be the top market...


Nissan global sales increased 2.5% in 2016

31 January 2017

Nissan has announced its production, sales and export figures for 2016 and global sales were up 2.5% to 5,559,902 units, the seventh consecutive year of increase and a calendar-year record. Nissan's global production in 2016 increased 7.5% to 5,556,241 units, the seventh consecutive year of increase and also a calendar-year record.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Middle East launches new 2017 GT-R

31 January 2017

Nissan has launched the new 2017 GT-R across the Middle East, the latest iteration of Nissan's flagship performance vehicle, boasting a revised look both inside and out as well as major driving performance enhancements and more power. The 2017 models...


Nissan Sunderland 2016 tally: 507,430 vehicles

26 January 2017

Beaten, for the second consecutive year, by Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover's UK output of 544,401 vehicles, Nissan, marking its 30th anniversary of UK manufacturing in 2016, with 507,430, is claiming "the largest British car plant in history" and promising further "major investments" for further growth.


just-auto Plus only Nissan/BMW jointly expand DC Fast charging network

25 January 2017

Nissan and BMW, two of the top EV manufacturers, have again joined forces – this time with EVgo, the nation's largest public DC Fast charging network – to increase public access to DC Fast charging stations across the US, with an additional 174...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Qashqai completes 10 successful years

24 January 2017

February 2017 marks exactly 10 years since the Nissan Qashqai crossover first went on sale, and the brand is celebrating in style. Customer events and media activities are taking place across Europe to mark the occasion. Nissan is the first brand to reach...


Nissan to review UK stance once Brexit clear

23 January 2017

Nissan's CEO has said the automaker would review its position on UK investment once the UK government makes clear its Brexit terms.


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...

Nissan news

Nissan Europe's aftersales chief faces challenges

16 February 2017

Cars are become safer, more reliable and people are actually driving less – all of which ar...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 58,301 units in January 2017

16 February 2017

Nissan announced European sales for January 2017 of 58,301 units (Nissan and Datsun), representin...


AvtoVAZ 2016 net loss of RUB45bn but revenue up

13 February 2017

AvtoVAZ Group has posted a 2016 net loss of RUB44.8bn (US$772m), including impairment and restruc...


2017 Chicago motor show - world debuts

10 February 2017

FCA US, Ford Motor Company, Hyundai Motor America, Nissan North America and Subaru of America all...


just-auto Plus only WiTricity joins Nissan over wireless EV charging

10 February 2017

WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, on 9 February 2017 anno...


just-auto Plus only Nissan reveals Titan/Titan XD with King Cab body

10 February 2017

Nissan on 9 February 2017 revealed the new 2017 Titan and Titan XD King Cab models, completing th...



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