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ANALYSIS - Infiniti Q60 3.0 Sport Tech

3 July 2017

The latest Q60 will never be a big seller for Infiniti and with the contraction of the global market for convertibles, there probably won't be a replacement for the old-shape open car. Even so, this challenger for the BMW 4 Series, Mercedes C-Class and Audi Q5 coupés is both a big step forward over the old-shape car and an underrated alternative to the segment leaders.


Nissan and Mitsubishi synergies begin in SE Asia

8 June 2017

Nissan Motor expects its global alliance with Mitsubishi Motors will yield some early synergies in South-east Asia, a region in which it has struggled to keep pace with Japanese rivals Toyota and Honda.


ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 3

28 April 2017

The first of three features examining current and future Nissan brand models took an in-depth look at passenger cars. The second examined crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. Now, in the final instalment, the focus is on MPVs/minivans, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.


ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 2

27 April 2017

The first of three features examining current and future Nissan brand models, took an in-depth look at passenger cars. The second now examines crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. The final instalment, to be published on 28 April, will focus on MPVs/minivans, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.

Latest interviews


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.


INTERVIEW: Carl Bayliss, head of Infiniti UK

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.

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Nissan Brazil plant builds 150,000 cars in 3 years

19 September 2017

Three years after starting operations, Nissan Brazil has built 150,000 cars at its Resende Industrial Complex.


just-auto Plus only Nissan produces 150m vehicles globally in 84 years

19 September 2017

Nissan Motor has reached a new milestone with 150m vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years for Nissan to produce its first 100m vehicles after the company was founded in 1933, and another 11 years to build the last 50m. Nissan sees this achievement as...


Renault-Nissan Alliance aims for EUR10bn synergies

15 September 2017

Renault-Nissan says it is targeting annual synergies of EUR10bn (US$12bn) in six years as it unveiled its Alliance 2022 plan.


just-auto Plus only Nissan licenses NMRP to Heller

15 September 2017

Nissan Motor has licensed its Nissan Machining Roughening Process ("NMRP"), a proprietary technology used in making automotive engines, to world-leading German machine tool manufacturer Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik. By using Heller machinery that...


Former Sunderland exec for top Alliance post

14 September 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance's new manufacturing, supply chain and purchasing chief is a former production controller who started his Nissan career with the automaker's assembly plant in Sunderland in 1991.


Nissan Casting Australia wins Leaf parts contract

14 September 2017

Though it ended local manufacture and closed its factory in 1994, Nissan Motor has continued to cast metal components in Australia and its Melbourne foundry has won contracts to make parts for the redesigned 2018 Leaf, according to local media.


just-auto Plus only Nissan's Canton plant to begin Frontier production

13 September 2017

Nissan on 12 September 2017, affirmed its commitment to manufacturing high-quality vehicles in Mississippi by announcing the Nissan Canton vehicle assembly plant will build the next-generation Nissan Frontier. "Nissan is proud to call Mississippi home,...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sales rise 12% in August 2017

11 September 2017

Nissan on 8 September 2017, announced European sales for August of 44,982 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.7%. Unit sales rose 12% from a year earlier. August highlights: Sales in Russia totalled 8,217 vehicles, representing a...


Production of new Nissan Leaf set for US and UK

7 September 2017

Nissan says it plans to start full production of the new Nissan Leaf at Nissan's Vehicle Assembly Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, and at Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. in Sunderland, UK, by the end of calendar year 2017.


Nissan turns over new Leaf

6 September 2017

Nissan Motor has launched its fully redesigned, all electric Leaf at events in Japan and the US.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales up 5.2% in August 2017

5 September 2017

Infiniti reported August sales of 10,986 vehicles, an increase of 5%. For the year, Infiniti sales are up 18% to 100,969. The QX30 premium active crossover increased 989% to 806 vehicles delivered. Sales of the QX50 mid-size premium crossover and QX60...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales dips 13.1% in August 2017

4 September 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for August 2017 of 108,326 units, a decrease of 13% from last year. Nissan Group Total sales: August 2017 - 108,326 units; August 2016 - 124,638 units; change - (-)13.1% Nissan Division sales: August 2017 - 97,340...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US offers new I-RVM tech on 2018 Armada

1 September 2017

Following the recent announcement of the advanced ProPilot Assist and Rear Door Alert (RDA), Nissan is launching another innovative technology in the 2018 model year – the Intelligent Rear View Mirror (I-RVM). I-RVM adds a built-in LCD monitor within the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces management promotions

1 September 2017

Nissan announced Stephen Lester, currently managing director, Infiniti Canada, is promoted to managing director of Nissan Motor (Australia). In his new role effective 4 September, Lester will be based Melbourne, Australia. "Since taking over at the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan unveils new Pulsar Black Edition

1 September 2017

Compact family hatchback customers seeking space and safety have always appreciated the Nissan Pulsar. And now there are even more reasons to choose it, in the shape of the stylish new Nissan Pulsar Black Edition. Based on mid-range N-Connecta grade, the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe presents upgraded 370Z MY18

31 August 2017

Another chapter in Nissan’s performance car success story has begun, with the arrival of the upgraded 370Z MY18. The enhancements create a contemporary new finish to the coupe’s classic design. Upgrades include black door handles and a black...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 4% in July 2017

30 August 2017

Nissan Motor announced its production, sales and export figures for July 2017. 1.Production Passenger vehicles: July 2017 - 88,984 units; YoY change - 27.7%; YTD 2017 - 308,556 units; YoY change - 22.0%; YTD 2016 - 253,010 units Commercial vehicles: July...


Renault-Nissan teams with Dongfeng for China EV

29 August 2017

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng have unveiled a new joint venture to co-develop and sell electric vehicles (EV) in China. 


ULEMco fuel-cell unit for Nissan e-NV200 van

25 August 2017

ULEMco has developed a fuel cell-based unit to extend vehicle range by supplying additional power to the standard Nissan e-NV200 van, particularly targeting the need from vehicle operators for improved utility of electric vehicles when fully loaded.


just-auto Plus only Nissan expands its Midnight Edition lineup

22 August 2017

As the midday sky went dark over Middle Tennessee during the total solar eclipse, Nissan rolled out three new additions to its popular and hot selling portfolio of custom Midnight Edition models: Titan, Titan XD and Frontier Midnight Editions. Nissan's...


2017 Pebble Beach Concours - world debuts

21 August 2017

Monterey Automotive Week, including the 66th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, took place on California's Monterey Peninsula between 15 and 20 August. The following is a list of concept and new model world premieres.


Nissan sees e-Power potential in emerging markets

16 August 2017

Nissan Motor Indonesia displayed the first model to receive the new e-Power drivetrain, the Note, at the motor show in Jakarta. The car was launched first in Japan last year and the automaker sees potential for it in emerging markets.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America recalls Titan Crew vehicles

15 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V268000 Manufacturer Nissan North America Components Seat Belts Potential number of units affected 44,264 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Nissan Titan Crew Cab and Titan XD Crew Cab vehicles....


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America recalls Infiniti vehicles

15 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V476000 Manufacturer Nissan North America Components Fuel System, Gasoline, Electrical System Potential number of units affected 14,192 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50 and 2017...


Indonesian motor show: new policies and more MPVs

14 August 2017

The Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show kicked off on Thursday at the International Convention Centre in the BSD satellite city just outside Jakarta.


Nissan agrees US Takata inflator settlement

9 August 2017

Nissan Motor has agreed a Takata airbag inflator related settlement with US regulators, a news agency perusal of court records discovered.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 58,197 units in July 2017

9 August 2017

Nissan announced European sales for July of 58,197 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.7%. This marks a year on year increase of 4.3%. July highlights: Sales in the UK totalled 10,721 units with a market share of 5.7%. Sales in...


Nissan to sell electric battery business to GSR

8 August 2017

Nissan has announced it plans to sell its electric battery operations and production facilities to GSR Capital.


Nexteer opens new OEM office in Japan

8 August 2017

Nexteer Automotive has opened a new branch customer service centre (CSC) in Atsugi, Japan.


Nissan Mississippi employees reject UAW

7 August 2017

Nissan said employees voted to reject the United Auto Workers (UAW) effort to unionise the Canton, Mississippi plant by nearly a 2-to-1 margin. The NLRB conducted election tally was 2244 to 1307, opposing the UAW.

Nissan Group news

Nissan Brazil plant builds 150,000 cars in 3 years

19 September 2017

Three years after starting operations, Nissan Brazil has now built 150,000 cars at its Resende In...


just-auto Plus only Nissan produces 150m vehicles globally in 84 years

19 September 2017

Nissan Motor has reached a new milestone with 150m vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years f...


Renault-Nissan Alliance aims for EUR10bn synergies

15 September 2017

Renault-Nissan says it is targeting annual synergies of EUR10bn (US$12bn) in six years as it unve...


just-auto Plus only Nissan licenses NMRP to Heller

15 September 2017

Nissan Motor has licensed its Nissan Machining Roughening Process ("NMRP"), a proprieta...


Former Sunderland exec for top Alliance post

14 September 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance's new manufacturing, supply chain and purchasing chief is a forme...


Nissan Casting Australia wins Leaf parts contract

14 September 2017

Though it ended local manufacture and closed its factory in 1994, Nissan Motor has continued to c...



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