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Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.


Interior design and technology – Infiniti QX30

18 March 2019

Since its European launch in 2016, Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti has used the QX30 to attract a new type of premium car buyer. Yet last week, we learned that Infiniti will abandon western Europe to focus on markets in which it is more successful. Production of the Q30 and QX30 is to cease by July 2019 at Nissan’s factory in Sunderland, UK. The company did not cite Brexit. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside one of the last few produced.


2019 Detroit auto show - the world debuts

15 January 2019

All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto Show are listed below.


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Infiniti UK head Carl Bayliss sees sales doubling

5 February 2015

Carl Bayliss recently returned to his homeland after a decade in Hong Kong. He is the new country manager for Infiniti UK, responsible for all business activities including Sales, Marketing and Network Development.


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: Infiniti VP of Product Strategy, François Bancon

8 October 2014

Renault-Nissan Alliance veteran Francois Bancon heads up Product Strategy for Infiniti. He is charged with overseeing a 60 percent expansion of the brand's vehicle range over the next five years.


Q&A with TRW Automotive: Steering systems

22 July 2013

For some time, electric power steering (EPS) has dominated the mass-market in a number of major car-producing regions, helped by its ability to improve fuel economy and save designers valuable space. Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with global components manufacturers, Matthew Beecham talked with engineers at TRW Automotive about the latest generation EPS, active front steering (AFS) and steer-by-wire systems.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Infiniti names new senior director, US Operations

23 May 2019

Infiniti US announced that Bob Welby is appointed senior director, Infiniti US Operations. Currently director, Infiniti US CMM, Welby will be based at Infiniti Americas headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee. In this role, Welby will be responsible for...


Infiniti chief jumps ship to run FCA's Jeep

8 May 2019

Christian Meunier, chairman of Nissan's Infiniti premium brand has jumped ship to become global chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automotive's iconic Jeep brand.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Motor Company announces management changes

8 May 2019

Christian Meunier, chairman of Infiniti Motor Company, is leaving the Company due to personal reasons and to pursue other opportunities. Christian Vandenhende, Nissan Motor Company chief quality officer, will oversee all Infiniti Motor Company business with...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US sales up 9% in April 2019

2 May 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for April 2019 of 95,698 units, an increase of 9% compared to the prior year. Nissan highlights: Nissan Altima sales grew 59% in April to 16,531 units. Pathfinder SUV sales increased 72% to 4,713 units. NV...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales down 5.3% in April 2019

2 May 2019

The Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 11,556 units for April 2019, a decrease of 5.3% year-over-year. The Nissan Division recorded 10,642 vehicles sold in April. Infiniti reported sales of 914 units in April, representing a 23.3% increase from...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales drop 5.2% in April 2019

2 May 2019

Infiniti reported US sales of 8,491 vehicles in April. The QX50 luxury crossover, up 7% to 1,513, had its best April ever. With deliveries of 1,029 vehicles, the QX80 full-size sport utility vehicle had an increase of 12%. Sales of the Q50 sports sedan...


Nissan makes management changes in North America

25 April 2019

Airton Cousseau will be senior vice president, marketing and sales, at Nissan North America from 1 June.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Americas announces senior management changes

25 April 2019

Infiniti Americas announced that Jeff Pope is appointed group vice president, Infiniti Americas effective 1 May 2019. Currently senior director, Infiniti Americas Sales Operations, Pope will be based at Infiniti Americas headquarters in Franklin,...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti to debut 2019 Q50 Signature Edition at NYIAS

12 April 2019

As Infiniti continues to celebrate its 30th anniversary during the New York International Auto Show, the automaker honours its heritage as well as its current line-up as it signals the possibilities for design and technology for future vehicles. Infiniti...


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales rise 8.2% in March 2019

10 April 2019

Nissan reported strong sales in its passenger vehicle and light commercial vehicle businesses in China during March 2019 and the first quarter of the year. Sales by Nissan China and its passenger vehicle businesses – Dongfeng Nissan, Dongfeng Venucia...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales dip 7.2% in March 2019

3 April 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for March 2019 of 150,768 units, a decrease of 7% compared to the prior year. Nissan highlights: Armada SUV sales were 4,409 units, up 3% to achieve a March record. Nissan Pathfinder sales in March increased 8%...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales dip 23.1% in March 2019

3 April 2019

Infiniti reported US sales of 13,406 vehicles in March. The QX60 seven-passenger crossover and QX80 full-size sport utility vehicles are up 7% and 3% for the year, respectively. Infiniti Infiniti Total: March 2019 - 13,406 units; March 2018 -...


Infiniti appoints Mike Colleran as global division VP

20 March 2019

Infiniti has appointed Mike Colleran as global division vice president, Marketing and Sales Operations effective 1 April.


Infiniti gives up on western Europe, UK manufacture

12 March 2019

Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti has thrown in the towel and will abandon western Europe to focus on markets in which it is more successful. This will include ceasing production of a model line here in the UK.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales slip 12% in February 2019

4 March 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for February 2019 of 114,342 units, a decrease of 12% compared to the prior year. Nissan highlights: NV commercial van sales were 1,439 units, up 26% to achieve a February record. Armada SUV sales rose 25% to...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales down 12.4% in February 2019

4 March 2019

The Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 8,597 units for February 2019, a decrease of 12.4% from 2018. The Nissan Division sold 7,755 units in February. Infiniti reported its best February sales result with total Canadian sales of 842 units in...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales plunge 17.3% in February 2019

4 March 2019

Infiniti reported US sales of 10,607 vehicles in February. The QX80 full-size sport utility, up 17%, and the QX60 seven-passenger crossover, up 6%, had their best February ever. Overall, deliveries of Infiniti's crossover and sport utility vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti China names new president of Dongfeng Infiniti

4 March 2019

Infiniti Motor Company has named Kevin Mao as president of Dongfeng Infiniti (DFI) and managing director of Infiniti China. "Kevin Mao is a great leader who brings a wealth of automotive experience to Infiniti," said Christian Meunier, chairman...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales down 9.8% in January 2019

5 February 2019

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 7,967 units for January 2019, a decrease of 9.8% year-over-year. The Nissan Division sold 7,294 units in January. Infiniti reported 673 vehicles sold in January, a decrease of 17.8% from 2018. Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales slide 18.5% in January 2019

4 February 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for January 2019 of 100,741 units, a decrease of 19% compared to the prior year. Nissan highlights: Frontier truck sales rose to 6,062 units, up 3%. NV commercial van sales increased 24% to 1,263 units. Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales down 3% in January 2019

4 February 2019

Infiniti reported US sales of 10,302 vehicles in January, a decrease of 3%. The QX60 seven-passenger crossover, up 38%, and the QX80 full-size sport utility vehicle, up 6%, had their best January ever, contributing to a 7% increase in Infiniti's CUV and...


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces new president of Infiniti Motor

8 January 2019

Nissan Motor announced that effective immediately, Christian Meunier is promoted to president of Infiniti Motor, and chairman of the Management Committee – Infiniti, responsible for managing the Infiniti brand and its entire business globally. Meunier...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 7.6% in December 2018

4 January 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for December 2018 of 148,720 units, an increase of 7.6% versus the prior year. Nissan Group also announced total calendar year 2018 US sales of 1,493,877 units, a decrease of 6.2% compared to the prior year. Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US names new regional vice president

13 December 2018

Infiniti Americas has announced that Kyle Wierzbicki is promoted to regional vice president, Infiniti US West Region effective 2 January 2019. Currently senior manager of CMM and C&I for Infiniti Canada, Wierzbicki joined Infiniti Canada in 2015 as...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 0.5% in November 2018

5 December 2018

Nissan Group announced a best November ever with total Canadian sales of 11,446 units for November 2018, an increase of 0.5% year-over-year. Nissan Division also saw record monthly sales for November with 10,444 units sold, up 1.3% year-over-year. Infiniti...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti global sales up 6% in November 2018

5 December 2018

Infiniti Motor Company had the best November sales in the brand's 29-year history, thanks to growing customer demand for its all-new QX50 midsize SUV. The company sold a record 22,126 vehicles globally in November, an increase of six percent from a year...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales slide 19% in November 2018

4 December 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for November 2018 of 110,513 units, a decrease of 19% compared to the previous year. Nissan highlights: Several key models have shown gains in 2018: Murano (+13%), Frontier (+5%) and Rogue (+2%). Nissan sold 1,128...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales up 8% in November 2018

4 December 2018

Infiniti reported its best November sales in the US of 14,086 vehicles, up 8%. The all-new 2019 Infiniti QX50 luxury crossover had its fourth-straight record month with 3,009 deliveries, up 86%. With sales of 5,151 vehicles, an increase of 37%, the QX60...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales surge 15% in October 2018

5 November 2018

Infiniti reported its best-ever October sales in the US of 11,880 vehicles, up 15%. The all-new 2019 Infiniti QX50 luxury crossover had its third-straight record month with 3,160 deliveries, up 142%. With sales of 1,737 vehicles, an increase of 102%, the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 5.4% in October 2018

5 November 2018

Nissan Group announced a best October ever with total Canadian sales of 12,198 units for October 2018, an increase of 5.4% year-over-year. Nissan Division also achieved a record October with sales of 11,296 units, up 7.7% from 2017. Infiniti sold 902...

Infiniti news

just-auto Plus only Infiniti names new senior director, US Operations

23 May 2019

Infiniti US announced that Bob Welby is appointed senior director, Infiniti US Operations. Curren...


Infiniti chief jumps ship to run FCA's Jeep

8 May 2019

Christian Meunier, chairman of Nissan's Infiniti premium brand has jumped ship to become global c...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti Motor Company announces management changes

8 May 2019

Christian Meunier, chairman of Infiniti Motor Company, is leaving the Company due to personal rea...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US sales up 9% in April 2019

2 May 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for April 2019 of 95,698 units, an increase of 9% compared...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales down 5.3% in April 2019

2 May 2019

The Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 11,556 units for April 2019, a decrease of 5.3...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales drop 5.2% in April 2019

2 May 2019

Infiniti reported US sales of 8,491 vehicles in April. The QX50 luxury crossover, up 7% to 1,5...



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