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Paris show debuts list - 300hp Renault Megane RS

19 July 2018

The public world premiere of the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy will take place at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.


2018 Goodwood FoS world debuts list

16 July 2018

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed marked a quarter century of the event. The list of vehicle world premieres is published below.


Is Nissan about to pull Infiniti out of Europe?

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?


Renault-Nissan platforms for future Mitsubishis

31 May 2018

The final make to be looked at in the Groupe Renault and Nissan Motor series is Mitsubishi Motors (MMC). Earlier insights focused on Alpine and Renault, Dacia, Lada, RSM, Datsun, Nissan and Infiniti.

Latest interviews


GENEVA INTERVIEW - Nissan Europe's Ken Ramirez

12 March 2018

Ken Ramirez is Nissan Europe's recently appointed senior vice president sales and marketing. We caught up with him at the 2018 Geneva show to talk about the cars on display and the brand's plans for an electrified future.


Ghosn raises Nissan Qashqai question-mark for UK

3 October 2016

The manufacturing location for the next generation Nissan Qashqai is an investment decision that will largely be determined by the shape of Brexit and the progress of UK-EU negotiations for the UK’s exit from the EU that will start in 2017. In Paris last week, we heard Renault-Nissan Alliance chief Carlos Ghosn set out his latest thoughts on Brexit and other issues.


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.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Nissan gets sporty with launch of Leaf Nismo

20 July 2018

The Nissan Leaf Nismo will go on sale 31 July in Japan - combining, for the first time, the excitement and advanced technologies of the world's best-selling electric car with the sporty image and performance of the Nismo road car series. The Nissan Leaf...


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 Nissan Europe sells 18,000 Leaf cars in H1 2018

19 July 2018

The new Nissan Leaf is the best-selling electric vehicle in Europe for the first half of this year, as the zero-emission car continues to win over customers across the region.   More than 18,000 new Nissan Leaf vehicles were registered in Europe between...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Sunderland rolls off one millionth Juke

17 July 2018

Eight years after it created the compact crossover segment, the one millionth Juke has rolled off the line at Nissan Sunderland plant. On average, a brand new Juke is built at the plant every 105 seconds. Well known for its distinctive sporty styling, the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe offers new NissanConnect in Micra

17 July 2018

A new NissanConnect infotainment system with enhanced functionality is now available on the Nissan Micra supermini hatchback.   The benefit for customers is seamless and intuitive connectivity. Offering both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, the new...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti to host 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...


Nissan Canton manufacturing chief returning to UK

12 July 2018

Nissan has announced that Steve Marsh, head of manufacturing at its Canton, Mississippi factory, will return to Nissan Manufacturing United Kingdom (NMUK) as vice president.


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces senior management changes

12 July 2018

Nissan is announcing senior management changes to its Canton, Mississippi facility. Steve Marsh, vice president, Manufacturing, will return to Nissan Manufacturing UK (NMUK) as vice president. Marsh has served as vice president of the Canton facility since...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 61,708 vehicles in June 2018

11 July 2018

Nissan announced European sales for June of 61,708 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.2%.   June highlights: Sales in the UK totalled 10,211 vehicles, representing a market share of 3.7%. Sales in Russia totalled 8,792...


Floods halt car production in Japan

9 July 2018

Devastating flash floods and landslides in Japan so far have left more than 90 fatalities and 50 people missing, and have prompted the evacuation of over 2m people from their homes. The natural disaster has also brought to a halt automotive production at a number of plants in the country, mainly in the western prefectures of Hiroshima, Kyoto and Yamaguchi, as well as in the nearby city of Osaka.


Nissan admits to more data tampering

9 July 2018

Nissan Motor has admitted it had improperly measured exhaust emissions and fuel economy for 19 vehicle models sold in Japan, the second case in less than a year where misconduct had been discovered in its inspection processes.


just-auto Plus only Alliance opens new parts distribution centre

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 China sales up 10.4% in June 2018

6 July 2018

Nissan reported double-digit sales growth for its overall operations and the passenger vehicle businesses in China, for June and the January-June period, respectively. Nissan China and its passenger vehicle businesses – Dongfeng Nissan and Dongfeng...


just-auto Plus only Nissan sells 73,380 Note compact cars in H1 2018

5 July 2018

The Nissan Note topped Japan’s car sales rankings in the first half of 2018, the company announced, as it rolled out upgraded versions of the popular model to give customers even more options. Nissan sold 73,380 Note compact cars in the January-June...


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...


Nissan creates first global digital hub in India

3 July 2018

Nissan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an Indian regional government (Kerala) to establish a new global centre for digital operations.


Nissan cancels sale of EV battery subsidiary

2 July 2018

Nissan Motor has cancelled the sale of its electric vehicle battery business to a Chinese investment firm, according to a Reuters report.


just-auto Plus only Nissan to establish global digital hub in India

29 June 2018

Nissan Motor signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Kerala to establish a new global centre for digital operations in India. The Nissan Digital Hub will be the first of a number of software and information technology development...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales down 0.1% in May 2018

29 June 2018

Nissan Motor reports production, sales and export figures for May 2018. Production Passenger vehicles: May 2018 - 65,275 units; YoY change - (-)3.4%; YTD 2018 - 357,077 units; YoY change - (-)7.6%; YTD 2017 - 386,358 units Commercial vehicles: May 2018 -...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe appoints new VP, Communications

27 June 2018

Nissan in Europe announced that Jesse Verstraete has been appointed vice president of Communications. In his new role, Verstraete will be responsible for leading Nissan’s communications function, providing strategic counsel and support to the...


Nissan’s Xiangyang plant rolls off first X-Trail

21 June 2018

The Nissan X-Trail has officially entered into production at the Xiangyang plant, thus starting the parallel production mode in Xiangyang and Zhengzhou simultaneously.


Nissan does deal to boost EVs in Sicily

21 June 2018

Nissan and Sibeg, a bottler for Coca-Cola company in the Sicilian market, have formed an agreement to create an electric ecosystem consisting of vehicles and charging infrastructure.


just-auto Plus only Nissan to lighten vehicles using 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...


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi synergies up

13 June 2018

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has reported a 14% increase in annual synergies to EUR5.7bn in 2017, up from EUR5bn in 2016. The Alliance said it benefited from growing cost savings, incremental revenues and cost avoidance.


just-auto Plus only Nissan India introduces advanced NissanConnect

13 June 2018

Nissan India recently introduced a more advanced and intelligent version of NissanConnect, an integrated information and communication platform. NissanConnect, which embodies the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision, now comes with additional 18 features based...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 50,818 vehicles in May 2018

8 June 2018

Nissan announced European sales for May of 50,818 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3%.   May highlights:  Sales in the UK totalled 9,151 vehicles, representing a market share of 4.3%.  Sales in Russia...


Japanese collaborate on electric transmission R&D

6 June 2018

The Japanese automotive industry is pooling resources for the development of advanced powertrain technologies, according to the Nikkei Asian Review.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe delivers 100,000 Leaf cars

6 June 2018

Nissan is celebrating the 100,000th delivery of the Leaf car this month in Europe, in a move hailed as a victory for electric mobility. Globally, over 320,000 Nissan Leaf cars have been sold, making it the most sold EV in the world. Susana de Mena of...


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...

Nissan Group news

just-auto Plus only Nissan gets sporty with launch of Leaf Nismo

20 July 2018

The Nissan Leaf Nismo will go on sale 31 July in Japan - combining, for the first time, the excit...


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. Infiniti cha...


Paris show debuts list - 300hp Renault Megane RS

19 July 2018

The public world premiere of the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy will take place at the Paris M...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 18,000 Leaf cars in H1 2018

19 July 2018

The new Nissan Leaf is the best-selling electric vehicle in Europe for the first half of this yea...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Sunderland rolls off one millionth Juke

17 July 2018

Eight years after it created the compact crossover segment, the one millionth Juke has rolled off...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe offers new NissanConnect in Micra

17 July 2018

A new NissanConnect infotainment system with enhanced functionality is now available on the Nissa...



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