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Brands related to this company: Infiniti, Nissan

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ANALYSIS - Future models for Nissan

25 May 2018

Nissan is the eighth brand to be looked at as part of a series which examines the major current and future models of Groupe Renault and Nissan Motor divisions. The first two were Alpine and Renault, followed by Dacia, Lada, Samsung, Datsun and Venucia. Features on the remaining two makes - Infiniti and Mitsubishi - will be published soon.


Nissan and Dongfeng planning Venucia EVs and SUVs

22 May 2018

Dongfeng Motor and Nissan Motor's Venucia, a brand which concentrates on low-price vehicles for the Chinese market, is having a cracker of a 2018. And this after high levels of year-on-year expansion since its inception in 2010. Time to look at what the partners have planned for this increasingly important division.


Volkswagen withdraws from Paris motor show

18 May 2018

The importer for France has confirmed rumours which had claimed that Volkswagen would not have a stand at the 2018 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile. Other Group brands will, however, go ahead with their displays.


Nissan planning new models for future of Datsun

16 May 2018

RSM Renault Samsung was the most recent division of the R-N-M Alliance to be looked at as part of just-auto's current and future vehicles reports. This followed an exploration of strategies for Renault, Alpine, Dacia and Lada. Now comes an overview of Datsun, to be followed by features on Venucia, Nissan, Infiniti and Mitsubishi.

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


Korea can 'lead the era of electrification'

23 May 2018

As recently as 2010, just 61 EVs were sold in South Korea. In 2017, more than 10,000 were sold, a growth curve that Nissan says points to the potential for South Korea to be a leader in electrification in Asia.


Renault-Nissan-MMC venture fund's six investments

22 May 2018

The new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance venture capital fund has agreed five investments in four months totalling US$50m and will present another to its supervisory board next week, the fund's head has said.


just-auto Plus only Nissan appoints new chief financial officer

21 May 2018

Nissan Motor announced the following executive appointment, effective immediately. Hiroshi Karube, previously senior vice president, global controller (MC and global function), accounting, global asset management, is appointed chief financial officer. This...


Nissan GB moves into home energy generation

16 May 2018

Nissan Motor (GB) has announced the retail launch of its integrated home energy product, Nissan Energy Solar, which uses the same batteries as the company's electric Leaf car.


Nissan to expand ProPILOT Assist to more models

15 May 2018

Nissan said its innovative ProPILOT Assist semi-autonomous driving system has been a hit with customers, with more than 120,000 vehicles featuring the technology sold globally, and now set to expand to additional models.


Renault-Nissan sign EV battery deal with CATL

15 May 2018

Nissan and Renault have signed an agreement with Chinese manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) for the supply of batteries for electric vehicles.


Nissan forecasts drop to operating profit in FY18

14 May 2018

Nissan is forecasting a further drop to operating profit in the current fiscal year following a 22.6% decline in fiscal year 2017 (year to March 31, 2018).


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...


Avtovaz purchasing seeks EUR200m exports by 2020

2 May 2018

Avtovaz Renault Nissan Purchasing Organisation (ARNPO) says it is looking to increase the value of its exports to a potential EUR200m (US$240m) by 2020.


Nissan's US April plunge shocks analysts - report

1 May 2018

Nissan Motor has shocked analysts with a massive decline in US sales for April, dragging down a market that may have otherwise held steady last month.


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 2.6% in FY 2017-18

27 April 2018

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for March 2018 and for the 12 months ended 31 March. “The April 2017–March 2018 period set global production and sales records yet again,” said executive vice president Daniele...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores Nissan Leaf five-star rating

27 April 2018

The European New Car Assessment Programme awarded the new Nissan Leaf with a stellar 5-star rating. The Leaf is the first car to be assessed against Euro NCAP’s improved and extended protocols for 2018. The 2018 protocol sees the introduction of a...


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America announces management changes

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...


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi join D-Alliance

24 April 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has announced it is one of the partners of DiDi Auto Alliance (the D-Alliance), which was formed by DiDi Chuxing ('DiDi'), the top Chinese mobile transportation platform.


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

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.


just-auto Plus only Nissan's global EV sales up 10% in FY 2017-18

24 April 2018

Nissan's global electric vehicle sales jumped 10% last fiscal year, driven by growing customer demand for the zero-emission Nissan Leaf, the world's best-selling EV. The 100% electric car posted robust growth across all the major electric-vehicle...


Nissan Sunderland plant to cut output

23 April 2018

Nissan's UK vehicle manufacturing plant at Sunderland is planning a downward adjustment to output this year as it transitions to a new range of powertrains and reacts to lower diesel sales in the UK and European markets. Reports say that some decline to employment levels at the plant is  expected, with voluntary redundancy packages to be offered initially.


Nissan to launch three EVs and five ePower models

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 China models

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 Nissan Leaf sales in Japan exceeds 100,000

20 April 2018

Nissan has sold more than 100,000 Nissan Leafs in Japan since the model first went on sale. Nissan launched the first generation of the Nissan Leaf, the world's first mass-produced electric car, in 2010. Today, the zero-emission Nissan Leaf is the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Brazil plant builds 200,000 cars

20 April 2018

Nissan's Resende industrial complex in Brazil is celebrating its fourth anniversary with major production and export milestones. In July 2017, the Brazilian plant welcomed 600 new employees and introduced a new shift. Employees tweaked processes and...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan introduces new e-NV200

19 April 2018

Nissan began taking orders for its newly improved Nissan e-NV200 electric commercial vehicle, featuring a higher-capacity battery that offers longer range and battery life. Deliveries of the vehicle will begin in Japan in December. The Nissan e-NV200...


just-auto Plus only SiriusXM extends its partnership with Nissan

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...


Ghosn: options 'open' on Renault-Nissan structure

16 April 2018

Renault-Nissan Alliance chief Carlos Ghosn has said that he is reviewing the cross-shareholding arrangement between the two companies. The comments come amid renewed speculation that the two companies could get closer to a full merger.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 95,587 vehicles in March 2018

10 April 2018

Nissan sold 95,587 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun) in Europe in March, representing a market share of 4.3%. Sales: March 2018 - 95,587 vehicles; March 2017 - 107,592 vehicles Market share: March 2018 - 4.30%; March 2017 - 4.70% March...


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...

Nissan Group news

ANALYSIS - Future models for Nissan

25 May 2018

Nissan is the eighth brand to be looked at as part of a series which examines the major current a...


Korea can 'lead the era of electrification'

23 May 2018

As recently as 2010, just 61 EVs were sold in South Korea. In 2017, more than 10,000 were sold, a...


Nissan and Dongfeng planning Venucia EVs and SUVs

22 May 2018

Dongfeng Motor and Nissan Motor's Venucia, a brand which concentrates on low-price vehicles for t...


Renault-Nissan-MMC venture fund's six investments

22 May 2018

The new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance venture capital fund has agreed five investments in fo...


just-auto Plus only Nissan appoints new chief financial officer

21 May 2018

Nissan Motor announced the following executive appointment, effective immediately. Hiroshi Kar...


Volkswagen withdraws from Paris motor show

18 May 2018

The importer for France has confirmed rumours which had claimed that Volkswagen would not have a...



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