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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.


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.

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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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Shanghai show debuts list - Skoda Vision E concept

29 March 2017

Two world premieres for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 have been added to just-auto.com's debuts list: the Škoda Vision E concept and a facelift for the Lexus NX.


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.


Brazil's 'Japan week' for new model launches

24 March 2017

It was unplanned, they say, but 'Japanese Week in Brazil' happened here anyway as three automakers launched new models: Honda's WR-V, the 2018 Toyota Corolla and Nissan's Frontier pickup truck.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Indonesia appoints new president director

24 March 2017

Nissan announced the appointment of Eiichi Koito as the new president director for Pt. Nissan Motor Indonesia, effective 1 April 2017. He will be based in Jakarta. Antonio Zara, current president director, will move in to a new position as senior vice...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US announces senior management changes

22 March 2017

Nissan on 21 March 2017 announced executive changes in the company’s North American region (NNA) as it completes a record-setting 2016 fiscal year, the final year of the company’s “Power 88” mid-term business plan. “North...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe names new R&D senior vice president

22 March 2017

Nissan Europe on 21 March 2017 announced the appointment of Nobusuke Toukura as senior vice president of Research & Development at Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE), reporting to Nissan Europe chairman Paul Willcox. Mr. Toukura currently serves as a...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 62,827 units in February 2017

17 March 2017

Nissan announced on 16 March 2017 European sales for February of 62,827 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 4.3%. February highlights: February sales in the UK totalled 9,641 with a market share of 10%.      Sales in...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US appoints regional VP for sales/marketing

15 March 2017

Nissan announced executive changes in its field sales and marketing organisation aimed at boosting the company's sales performance. Jason Stoicevich, formerly regional director, Cadillac Western Region at General Motors, joins the Nissan team as...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan announces senior management changes

15 March 2017

Nissan Motor on 14 March 2017 announced senior management appointments, effective 1 April. The changes cover the positions of Executive Committee members, senior vice presidents (SVP), corporate vice presidents (CVP) and vice presidents (VP). Executive...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe appoints SVP of Sales and Marketing

15 March 2017

Nissan Europe on 14 March 2017 announced the appointment of Philippe Saillard as senior vice president of Sales and Marketing, a promotion from his current role as vice president for Nissan Europe Sales. Mr. Saillard, 51, succeeds Guillaume Cartier, 49, who...


Renault-Nissan Alliance forms new LCV unit

14 March 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has formed a light commercial vehicle business unit to expand sales in the growing segment worldwide.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America recalls 2012 Versa vehicles

14 March 2017

NHTSA Campaign number: 17V144000 Manufacturer: Nissan North America. Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 54,751 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2012 Nissan Versa vehicles. Degradation of the side impact...


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe reveals new Qashqai crossover

8 March 2017

Nissan unveiled the new Qashqai crossover, with significant enhancement of the car’s premium character. The upgrades focus on a contemporary new exterior design, higher levels of interior quality and improved driving performance. New Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Middle East reveals Desert Camel Power

6 March 2017

Nissan Middle East has announced a radical new concept, which will eventually revolutionise the way vehicles are evaluated for desert performance. Developed by Nissan engineers, "Desert Camel Power" uses a scientifically proven formula to determine,...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 5.5% in February 2017

3 March 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales for February 2017 of 9,510 units, an increase of 5.5%and a new February record. The Nissan Division sold 8,703 units, also marking a new February sales record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division recorded 8,703...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 3.7% in February 2017

2 March 2017

Nissan Group today announced total US sales for February 2017 of 135,740 units, an increase of 4% over the prior year and a February record.  Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished February with 122,003 sales, up 1% and also a February...


just-auto Plus only Symbio reveals hydrogen FCell integrated Nissan EV

1 March 2017

European hydrogen mobility solutions leader Symbio has revealed a fuel cell integration plan for 5-7 seat Nissan electric vehicles for ultimate freedom at zero emissions to beat air pollution in urban areas, and with hopes to take the vehicle to the European...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Motor Manufacturing Russia appoints new VP

1 March 2017

Nissan on 28 February 2017 announced Igor Boytsov will join the company as vice president, Nissan Motor Manufacturing Russia (NMGR), effective 1 March. Mr Boytsov, currently Renault Plant director in Russia, will be responsible for manufacturing operations...


just-auto Plus only Nissan India exports 700,000 cars in seven years

1 March 2017

Nissan India has achieved the milestone of exporting a total of 700,000 “Made in India” Nissan and Datsun cars. This landmark has been accomplished in a record span of seven years since the company began exports from India. The cars, manufactured...


just-auto Plus only Nissan demonstrates autonomous vehicle testing

28 February 2017

As part of its commitment to creating a zero-emission, zero-fatality future for mobility, Nissan showed to the media its real-world testing of next generation autonomous drive prototype vehicles taking place in the east of London. This is the first time...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 0.8% in January 2017

27 February 2017

Nissan Motor announced its production, sales and export figures for January 2017. 1. Production Nissan's global production in January increased 5.7% year-on-year to 462,056 units, the twelfth consecutive month of increase and a record for the month of...


just-auto Plus only Nissan begins production on new extra-large press

27 February 2017

Production has started on Nissan’s new extra-large press at its manufacturing plant in Sunderland. The GBP37m (US$45.9m) pound project has taken just over 18 months to complete, since ground was broken mid-way through 2015. Once at full capacity,...


just-auto Plus only Carlos Ghosn steps aside from Nissan

23 February 2017

At the recommendation of chairman of the Board and chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn, the Nissan Board of Directors has decided that as of 1 April 2017, Hiroto Saikawa will assume the position of chief executive officer. Mr. Ghosn will continue to serve as...


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.

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Shanghai show debuts list - Skoda Vision E concept

29 March 2017

Two world premieres for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 have been been added to just-auto.com's debuts...


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...


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 elect...


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America recalls Murano vehicles

28 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V184000 Manufacturer Nissan North America Components Steering Potenti...


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...


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 r...



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