Infiniti


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This brand is owned by: Nissan Group

Latest insights


Paris motor show world debuts list - Hyundai i30 N Fastback

21 August 2018

The world premiere of the Hyundai i30 N Fastback will take place at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile, 15 months after the i30 N was revealed.


Monterey Week world debuts list - Infiniti concept

9 August 2018

Monterey Automotive Week, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, will take place on California's Monterey Peninsula later this month. There will be various concept and new model world premieres, including a just-announced Infiniti concept.


Is Nissan about to pull Infiniti out of Europe? [updated with automaker's response]

6 June 2018

As Infiniti sales plunge at a dizzying rate across Europe and new model launches are pushed back, the question has to be asked: is Nissan planning to pull the plug on its luxury brand in the world's toughest market?


ANALYSIS - Future models for Infiniti

30 May 2018

After the recent features on the future models strategies for Renault and Alpine, Dacia, Lada, RSM, Datsun, Venucia and Nissan, this chapter of our analysis covering Renault-Nissan Alliance brands focuses on Infiniti. Mitsubishi, the final make in the series, follows later in the week.

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 Nissan Canada sales down 0.6% in July 2018

6 August 2018

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 12,717 units in July 2018, a decrease of 0.6%. The Infiniti Division saw record sales for the month of July with 1,124 units sold, an increase of 14.6% over 2017. The Nissan Division sold 11,593 units in July,...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales dips 10.1% in July 2018

3 August 2018

With 1,609 deliveries last month, the all-new 2019 Infiniti QX50 luxury crossover, powered by the world's first variable compression engine, was up 35%, its best July ever. The QX80 premium full-size SUV had an increase of seven percent to 1,131 for the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales dips 15.2% in July 2018

2 August 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for July 2018 of 108,792 units, a decrease of 15% compared to the previous year. Nissan highlights: Murano crossover sales rose 4% in July to 6,549. Sales of the Pathfinder SUV increased 5% to 5,303. Titan pickup...


Renault-Nissan Alliance global sales up 5.1% in H1 2018

30 July 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the automotive alliance, has announced that combined unit sales at its member companies rose 5.1% to a new record of 5,538,530 vehicles in the six months to 30 June 2018.


just-auto Plus only Renault-Nissan Alliance announces senior management changes

30 July 2018

Effective 1 August 2018, Marie-Francoise Damesin will retire from her Human Resources leadership positions both at the Alliance and at Groupe Renault. As regards to her HR position at the Alliance, Arun Bajaj is appointed Alliance SVP, Human Resources. He...


Infiniti announces fourth 'LAB' for Hong Kong

19 July 2018

Nissan's premium Infiniti brand is to add a start-up 'LAB' in Hong Kong.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti to host its fourth startup Lab in Hong Kong

13 July 2018

Infiniti chairman and global president Roland Krueger announced Infiniti would host the fourth version of its startup Lab in Hong Kong to develop startups. Krueger made the announcement at the RISE web summit event, where he was a keynote...


just-auto Plus only Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi opens new parts distribution centre in Australia

9 July 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi announced the opening of a state-of-the-art National Distribution Centre in Melbourne, Australia. The shared parts and accessories warehouse is a first for Alliance member companies, which globally sold more than 10.6m vehicles in...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 2.0% in June 2018

5 July 2018

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 16,330 units in June 2018, an increase of 2.0% and an all-time monthly sales record. The Nissan and Infiniti Divisions also recorded their best month of sales ever. The Nissan Division sold 14,932 units in...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US sales up 1.2% in June 2018

4 July 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for June 2018 of 145,096 units, an increase of 1% compared to the previous year. This marks a June record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division sales set a June record at 134,398 units, an increase of 3%. Combined sales...


just-auto Plus only Nissan to lighten new vehicles using a new type of steel

19 June 2018

Nissan Motor will build more models using a new type of steel that combines high tensile strength with a previously unachievable degree of formability, resulting in lighter vehicles that can help lower emissions while protecting occupants. Nissan is the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 1.7% in May 2018

6 June 2018

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 14,180 units for May 2018, an increase of 1.7% and a May record. The Nissan Division also set a May sales record with 13,236 units sold, an increase of 3.2% year-over-year. The Infiniti Division sold 944...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales drops 4% in May 2018

4 June 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for May 2018 of 131,832 units, a decrease of 4% compared to the previous year. Nissan highlights: Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set a May record, up 4%. Sales of the Rogue crossover set a...


Nissan withdraws Infiniti brand from Indonesia

1 June 2018

Nissan has withdrawn its Infiniti luxury brand from the Indonesian market, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 7.4% in April 2018

3 May 2018

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 12,198 units for April 2018, an increase of 7.4% and an April record. The Nissan Division also set an April sales record with 11,457 units sold, an increase of 10.9% year-over-year. Infiniti sold 741...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales drops 17% in April 2018

3 May 2018

With its first full month of arriving at Infiniti retailers, the 2019 QX50, powered by the world’s first variable compression engine, contributed to the best April in the luxury crossover’s history, with 1,413 deliveries, up 18%. Benefitting...


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America announces key management shuffle

26 April 2018

Nissan is making several changes to its management team in North America as the company focuses on the key pillars of its 'M.O.V.E. to 2022' midterm business plan. The mission of the six-year plan is to achieve sustainable growth and to lead the...


Shift to EV may reshape vehicles, reduce size

24 April 2018

Autonomous electric cars could look quite different from current combustion engine cars, according to top auto executives.


Infiniti promises new EV for China 'within five years'

24 April 2018

Nissan Motor's luxury brand Infiniti has said an electrified platform based on the Q Inspiration concept car - about to make its Chinese show debut - would go into production within the next five years.


Nissan to launch three EVs and five ePower models in Japan by 2022

20 April 2018

Nissan plans to launch three new electric vehicles and five e-Power models in Japan by the end of fiscal 2022, the company announced today.


Infiniti to electrify and build five models in China

20 April 2018

Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti said it would build five new vehicles in China in the next five years, beginning with the QX50 SUV. The announcement comes ahead of the Beijing International Motor Show.


just-auto Plus only SiriusXM extends its partnership with Nissan North America

19 April 2018

SiriusXM announced an agreement with Nissan North America that extends the ongoing relationship between the two companies for five more years and through the 2023 model year. Nissan and Infiniti customers will continue to get a three-month introductory...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 6.6% in March 2018

5 April 2018

Nissan announced that the Nissan Group set a fiscal year sales record with 146,882 units total Canadian sales, an increase of 6.6% over FY2016. The Nissan and Infiniti divisions also set fiscal year sales records with 134,394 and 12,488 units sold...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales down 5% in March 2018

5 April 2018

Infiniti reported sales of 17,432 vehicles in the US during March, down 5%. Deliveries of the all-new 2019 QX50, powered by the world’s first variable-compression engine, began in March, contributing to the luxury crossover’s best March, with...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales drops 3.7% in March 2018

4 April 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for March 2018 of 162,535 units, a decrease of 4% compared to the previous year. Nissan highlights: Nissan Rogue posted the best monthly performance in the nameplate's history with 42,151 sales, up...


just-auto Plus only Nissan unveils its M.O.V.E. to 2022 midterm plan

23 March 2018

Nissan Motor unveiled plans to launch growing numbers of electrified vehicles, expand and evolve autonomous driving systems, and accelerate vehicle connectivity as part of its Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022 midterm plan. Among the targets, Nissan is aiming to sell...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 3.2% in February 2018

5 March 2018

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 9,813 units for February 2018, an increase of 3.2% and a best February ever. The Nissan Division also set a February sales record with 8,982 units sold, an increase of 3.2% year-over-year. The Infiniti Division...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales down 4% in February 2018

2 March 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for February 2018 of 129,930 units, a decrease of 4% compared to the previous year. Nissan Group Total sales (units): February 2018 - 129,930 units; February 2017 - 135,740 units; change - (-)4.3% Nissan Division...


Nissan crossover and SUV sales rise in 2017

19 February 2018

Nissan Motor's crossover and SUV sales worldwide rose about 12% year on year in 2017 to around 2m vehicles, driven by the Kicks small crossover launched in 2016 (and in Brazilian production last year), the Rogue/X-Trail and Qashqai compact models, a refreshed North American market Armada full size SUV and the Infiniti QX30.


Nissan to spend US$9.5bn on China expansion

7 February 2018

Nissan Motor group and its local joint ventures plan to invest a total of CNY60bn (US$9.5bn) in China to lift sales by more than 1 million units annually, according to reports in Japan this week.

Infiniti news

Paris motor show world debuts list - Hyundai i30 N Fastback

21 August 2018

The world premiere of the Hyundai i30 N Fastback will take place at the Paris Mondial de l'Automo...


Monterey Week world debuts list - Infiniti concept

9 August 2018

Monterey Automotive Week, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, will take place on Cali...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales down 0.6% in July 2018

6 August 2018

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 12,717 units in July 2018, a decrease of 0.6%....


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales dips 10.1% in July 2018

3 August 2018

With 1,609 deliveries last month, the all-new 2019 Infiniti QX50 luxury crossover, powered by the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales dips 15.2% in July 2018

2 August 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for July 2018 of 108,792 units, a decrease of 15% compared...


Renault-Nissan Alliance global sales up 5.1% in H1 2018

30 July 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the automotive alliance, has announced that combined unit sales at its...



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