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Brands related to this company: Infiniti, Nissan

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Paris show world debuts - Audi e-tron & Ferraris

18 September 2018

Audi revealed the e-tron to the media at an event in California on Monday but this electric SUV's public premiere will take place at the Paris motor show. Production has already started and sales will commence in European markets during November.


2018 Monterey Week world debuts list

27 August 2018

Monterey Automotive Week 2018, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, took place over the final weekend of August and during several days leading up to it.


Leadership succession and the R-N Alliance

26 July 2018

The Renault-Nissan Alliance (Mitsubishi Motors was added in 2016) has been quite a success story. In an industry driven by the manufacturing economics of scale, companies coming together have shown mixed results.


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.

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


Renault Alliance and Google team on Android system

18 September 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Google are partnering to embed the Android operating system in vehicles sold by the alliance, providing infotainment and applications across multiple models and brands, scheduled to start in 2021.


Nissan US to standardise safety and driver assist

12 September 2018

Nissan's US unit said it was introducing Safety Shield 360, six active safety and driver assist items, as standard equipment on all of its top selling models by 2021, about 1m vehicles a year.


just-auto Plus only Sentra and Kicks earn IIHS top safety pick rating

11 September 2018

The all-new Nissan Kicks and the Nissan Sentra, two small cars, qualify for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick accolade when equipped with particular features, bringing the number of 2018 award winners from the automaker to...


Nissan announces new India strategy

7 September 2018

Nissan has announced a new strategy for India which will see it launch new products, strengthen the Nissan and Datsun brands, expand its dealer network, optimise flexible manufacturing and boost R&D facilities together with Alliance automakers also operating in the country.


just-auto Plus only EVgo completes Northeast fast charging corridor

7 September 2018

Nissan and EVgo have completed their plan to connect the cities of Boston and Washington, District of Columbia with a series of nine electric vehicle fast charging stations. The completion of the Northeast fast charging corridor provides a comprehensive...


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales up 4% in August 2018

6 September 2018

Nissan reported its August and year-to-date sales results for China. Nissan China’s sales for the month increased by 4% year-on-year to 127,077 vehicles, while sales within its passenger vehicle businesses – including Dongfeng Nissan and...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 1.4% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 13,346 units for August 2018, an increase of 1.4% and an August record. Both Nissan and Infiniti Divisions set August sales records with 12,145 and 1,201 units sold, respectively, representing increases of 1.5...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 3.7% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for August 2018 of 112,376 units, an increase of 4% compared to the previous year. Nissan highlights: Combined sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set an August record, up 22%. Nissan Rogue sales set an August...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti US sales drops 1.7% in August 2018

5 September 2018

For its best month ever, the all-new 2019 Infiniti QX50 luxury crossover, powered by the world’s first variable compression engine, had 2,449 deliveries in August, up 79%. The QX80 premium full-size SUV had an increase of 19% to 1,218 for the month....


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales drop 4.7% in July 2018

31 August 2018

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for July 2018. Production Passenger vehicles: July 2018 - 68,519 units; YoY change - (-)23%; YTD 2018 - 268,016 units; change - (-)13.1%; YTD 2017 - 308,556 units Commercial vehicles: July...


Thailand - Nissan in recharging deal

30 August 2018

Nissan Motor Thailand has sought the assistance of Bangkok-based Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) to develop quick-charging facilities for electric vehicles (EVs) to be installed across the Thai capital, according to local reports.


Dongfeng Nissan commences production of Sylphy EV

29 August 2018

The Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, the first Nissan electric car made for China, has begun rolling off the production line at Dongfeng Nissan's Huadu plant.


China EV sales dominate in second quarter

24 August 2018

Unsurprisingly, given its 'new energy vehicles' policy, China dominated for sales of electric vehicles in the second quarter of 2018.


just-auto Plus only Nissan US plants to be upgraded to produce Altima

24 August 2018

Nissan North America has announced a US$170m investment in its Smyrna, Tennessee and Canton, Mississippi assembly plants to support production of the 2019 Altima. The announcement came as the company celebrated the start of production of the sixth-generation...


Nissan to expand assembly in China - reports

20 August 2018

Nissan Motor will spend around US$900m expanding vehicle assembly in China to increase company production capacity by 30%, Reuters reported, citing the Nikkei newspaper.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe names new general manager

17 August 2018

Nissan in Europe announced that Paul James has been appointed general manager, Corporate Communications for Nissan Europe effective immediately. Paul will be responsible for all Corporate Communications for Nissan across the region. This includes issues and...


Dongfeng accelerates 'Green 2022 Plan'

14 August 2018

Dongfeng Motor (DFL) has announced that it will accelerate the "Green 2022 Plan" rollout with a focus on green products, production and materials reuse.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 58,315 vehicles in July 2018

10 August 2018

Nissan announced European sales for July of 58,315 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.5%. July highlights: Sales in Spain totalled 8,526 vehicles, representing a market share of 5.9%. Sales in Russia totalled 7,599 vehicles,...


just-auto Plus only Dongfeng Nissan expanding CPO business in China

10 August 2018

Dongfeng Nissan launched its certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicle business, Same as New, at the end of 2017 in response to the growing market for pre-owned vehicles in China. Since then, customers have been reaping the benefits, dealers have been experiencing...


just-auto Plus only Nissan to study future applications for batteries

9 August 2018

Nissan Brazil and the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) have signed a memorandum of intent to test solutions and future applications for used EV batteries. The event to formalise the agreement was held at the UFSC Photovoltaic Laboratory (Centre...


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales up 2% in July 2018

7 August 2018

Nissan reported its July and January-July sales results for China. Nissan China’s sales for the month increased by 2.0% year-on-year to 106,859 vehicles, while sales within its passenger vehicle businesses - including Dongfeng Nissan and Dongfeng...


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,...


Envision to take control of Nissan battery biz

3 August 2018

China-based energy company Envision has announced that it will acquire a controlling stake in Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC), the electric battery operations and production facilities of Nissan.


just-auto Plus only Nissan to sell its electric battery business

3 August 2018

Nissan Motor (Nissan) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Envision Group (Envision), a sustainable energy operator, for the sale of Nissan’s electric battery operations and production facilities to Envision. The agreement was...


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...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP scores Nissan March and Mazda 2

1 August 2018

The fourth round of 2018 results of the New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, Latin NCAP, was released with a poor result for the Nissan March and with the first Mazda model tested for the region. The Nissan March, manufactured...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US makes rear door alert standard on models

31 July 2018

Nissan is making Rear Door Alert technology standard on more models to remind customers to check the back seat and help reduce potential heatstroke incidents. Originally developed by two mothers who are also engineers, Rear Door Alert reminds owners to...


just-auto Plus only Nissan begins Frontier production in Argentina

31 July 2018

Nissan has delivered on its promise to Argentina by announcing the start of production of its Nissan Frontier pickup in Cordoba, Argentina. Representatives of the Argentine government and Nissan executives attended a ceremony this morning to officially kick...


Renault-Nissan Alliance global sales up 5.1% in H1

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.

Nissan Group news

Renault Alliance and Google team on Android system

18 September 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Google are partnering to embed the Android operating system in vehi...


Paris show world debuts - Audi e-tron & Ferraris

18 September 2018

Audi revealed the e-tron to the media at an event in California on Monday but this electric SUV's...


Nissan US to standardise safety and driver assist

12 September 2018

Nissan's US unit said it was introducing Safety Shield 360, six active safety and driver assist i...


just-auto Plus only Sentra and Kicks earn IIHS top safety pick rating

11 September 2018

The all-new Nissan Kicks and the Nissan Sentra, two small cars, qualify for the Insurance Institu...


Nissan announces new India strategy

7 September 2018

Nissan has announced a new strategy for India which will see it launch new products, strengthen t...


just-auto Plus only EVgo completes Northeast fast charging corridor

7 September 2018

Nissan and EVgo have completed their plan to connect the cities of Boston and Washington, Distric...



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