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Brands related to this company: Infiniti, Nissan

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2019 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

15 January 2019

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


2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


Nissan re-engines rather than renews the Qashqai

13 December 2018

Competition is hotting up in the European C-SUV sector as Honda unveils a new CR-V, with a hybrid to come, and Toyota loads its own ammunition in the form of a redesigned RAV-4, with the arsenal again including hybrid.


2018 Los Angeles motor show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.

Latest interviews


CES - Q&A with Nissan on Invisible-to-Visible

9 January 2019

Tetsuro Ueda is a technology expert at the Nissan Research Center where the automaker "explores cutting-edge technologies and develops the next step in automotive excitement". Working with a small, dedicated team, Ueda's research focuses on connecting technology and humans in an enriching, seamless way. His latest development is set to create new insights through connected platforms and sensing technologies.


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.

Latest news


Ghosn again denied bail

15 January 2019

Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn has again been denied bail in Japan.


Ghosn got EUR7m through Dutch JV - reports

14 January 2019

A Dutch joint venture between Nissan and Mitsubishi paid since-ousted Renault-Nissan alliance chairman Carlos Ghosn EUR7m (US$8million), media reports said.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan names new vice president

14 January 2019

Nissan Motor announced that Manabu Sakane, formerly program director, has been appointed to the position of vice president within the office of the CEO, effective 10 January. He is in charge of special tasks for improving governance.


Ghosn faces two new charges

11 January 2019

Ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is seeking bail after being indicted in Tokyo on two new charges.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan sold 136,324 Note cars in 2018

10 January 2019

The Nissan Note was Japan’s best-selling car in 2018 as customers embraced its innovative e-Power electrified powertrain, which also helped make the Nissan Serena the most popular minivan. Nissan sold 136,324 Note compact cars in Japan in the year...


New Nissan Leaf goes 40% further

9 January 2019

Nissan might consider borrowing the Ford tagline Go Further for its new Leaf e+ with driving range extended by a claimed 40%.


Ghosn refutes accusations in court appearance

8 January 2019

Nissan Motor’s ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in court in Tokyo on Tuesday for the first time since his arrest 50 days ago following allegations of financial misconduct.


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...


Another top Nissan executive out of public eye

7 January 2019

Nissan Motor senior executive, Jose Munoz, reportedly has taken leave of absence in what media described as a sudden management shake-up following the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn.


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales up 2.9% in 2018

7 January 2019

Nissan China delivered solid results for calendar year 2018 despite a sluggish TIV, with cumulative sales rising 2.9% from a year earlier to 1,563,986 vehicles. The company and its PV businesses (Dongfeng Nissan, Dongfeng Venucia) and LCV businesses...


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...


Ghosn detention extended to Jan 11

2 January 2019

Former Nissan chairman Carlos  Ghosn has had his detention extended until January 11.


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales down 8.4% in November 2018

27 December 2018

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for November 2018. Production Passenger vehicles: November 2018 - 70,717 units; YoY change - 29.8%; YTD 2018 - 757,476 units; YoY change - (-)11.6%; YTD 2017 - 857,292 units Commercial...


Ghosn re-arrested on new allegations

21 December 2018

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been re-arrested in Japan on new allegations.


just-auto Plus only Nissan uses XWO machine to test paints

21 December 2018

On the darkest day of the year, Nissan engineers in Michigan are still performing sunlight UV exposure tests thanks to the Xenon Weather-Ometer (XWO) tool that evaluates material durability in different climate conditions. To evaluate the effects of solar...


Ghosn's detention 'not extended'

20 December 2018

A Tokyo court has decided not to extend the detention of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn in a move that could see his release from jail, according to a Reuters report.


Nissan facility switches on collective solar roof

20 December 2018

Nissan has confirmed the switch-on of the largest collective solar roof in the Netherlands at its facility in Amsterdam.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan names new VP for Human Resources

19 December 2018

Nissan Motor announced that Toru Ihara, currently division general manager of Japan talent management, will be promoted to vice president effective 1 January 2019. He will be in charge of Japan Human Resources, Japan talent management, and will report to...


Nissan CEO 'plans meet with Renault deputy CEO'

18 December 2018

As the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance continues to experience tensions following Carlos Ghosn's ongoing detention in Japan on financial misconduct charges, Reuters reports that Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa and Renault’s de facto deputy CEO Thierry Bollore could be about to have a one-to-one meeting.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America appoints new vice chairman

18 December 2018

To meet the demands of an increasingly competitive North American market, Nissan Motor president and CEO Hiroto Saikawa and Nissan North America chairman Denis Le Vot have announced Nissan Latin America chairman Jose Valls is appointed vice chairman, Nissan...


Nissan establishes special governance committee

17 December 2018

Nissan Motor directors today (Monday 17 December) approved the establishment of a special committee for improving governance but has yet to name a new chairman to replace the ousted Carlos Ghosn.


Renault urges Nissan shareholder meeting

17 December 2018

Renault has sent a letter to its alliance partner Nissan Motor, urging the Japanese carmaker to call a meeting of its shareholders "as promptly as practicable", the Wall Street Journal reported at the weekend, according to Reuters.


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...


Nissan inaugurates global digital hub in India

12 December 2018

Nissan says it has opened a 'global digital hub' in India.


On-demand in-car audio 'doubles in five years'

12 December 2018

A study by Nissan has found that in-car connectivity is changing the way drivers enjoy audio behind the wheel. Motorists listening to streamed and on-demand in-car entertainment has more than doubled in the past five years, the study found.


Court rejects Ghosn detention end appeal

11 December 2018

A Tokyo court on Tuesday rejected ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn’s appeal to end his detention following his arrest last month on allegations of financial misconduct.


Ghosn planned to oust Nissan CEO before arrest

11 December 2018

Ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn was planning to propose replacing CEO Hiroto Saikawa at a company board meeting scheduled for late November before he was arrested by Tokyo prosecutors on 19 November for alleged financial misconduct, according to reports in Japan.


Ghosn and Nissan both charged officially in Japan

10 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors have officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for under-reporting his income and extended his detention on suspicion of additional financial misconduct, according to local media reports.


Nissan faces new vehicle inspection scandal

10 December 2018

Nissan Motor is expected to recall 150,000 vehicles in Japan after new evidence of improper final vehicle inspections emerged last week, according to local reports.


Ghosn expected to be indicted on Monday - Nikkei

7 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors are expected to indict Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, along with former Nissan representative director Greg Kelly and Nissan Motor itself on Monday, the Nikkei business daily reported.

Nissan Group news

2019 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

15 January 2019

All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto...


Ghosn again denied bail

15 January 2019

Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn has again been denied bail in Japan. The Wall Street...


Ghosn got EUR7m through Dutch JV - reports

14 January 2019

A Dutch joint venture between Nissan and Mitsubishi paid since-ousted Renault-Nissan alliance cha...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan names new vice president

14 January 2019

Nissan Motor announced that Manabu Sakane, formerly program director, has been appointed to the p...


2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at t...


Ghosn faces two new charges

11 January 2019

Ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is seeking bail after being indicted in Tokyo on two new charges....



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