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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - BMW M Next concept and Audi Q7 facelift

26 June 2019

BMW has revealed a plug-in hybrid supercar concept at an event in Munich. The Vision M Next is to make its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September.


Nissan future models - platforms and timings

4 June 2019

Twenty years on from its rescue by Renault, Nissan Motor is unrecogniseable from the heavily indebted firm which Louis Schweitzer, Carlos Ghosn and Yoshikazu Hanawa began rebuilding in 1999 with the creation of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. In the post-Ghosn era and with a proposed FCA-Renault merger under discussion, what might the 2020s hold for Nissan?


2019 New York auto show - list of world premieres

18 April 2019

The media preview of the 2019 New York International Auto Show took place on 17 April: just-auto lists all the world debuts below.


Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.

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 SVP of sales and marketing 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.


Q&A with Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance

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.


INTERVIEW: 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


Sustainable scoops - Nissan shows electric ice cream van concept

21 June 2019

Nissan claims to have taken the ICE (internal combustion engine) out of the ice cream van, creating an all-electric, zero-emission concept for Clean Air Day in the UK on 20 June. Not uncoincidentally, the van was shown to UK media attending the local launch of the extended-range Leaf+ the same day.


just-auto Plus only Nissan selects Rescale and AWS for HPC in the cloud

13 June 2019

Rescale, the leader in enterprise big compute in the cloud, announced that Nissan Motor selected Rescale and AWS to extend its fixed on-premise high-performance computing (HPC) systems to the cloud. Nissan sought a solution to support its massive simulation...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group sales up 0.1% in May 2019

6 June 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for May 2019 of 131,983 units, an increase of 0.1% compared to the prior year. Nissan highlights: Sales of the Armada SUV set a May record with 4,490 units sold, up 103%. Pathfinder SUV sales, at 7,751 units, were up...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 1.4% in May 2019

6 June 2019

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 14,377 units sold for May 2019, its best May ever and an increase of 1.4% year-over-year. The Nissan Division also set a May sales record with 13,477 vehicles sold in May, an increase of 1.8% from 2018. Infiniti...


Datsun India introduces Go and Go+ with VDC technology

4 June 2019

Nissan-owned low-cost brand Datsun says it has introduced a segment-first safety feature in India - Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) technology, in the new Datsun GO and GO+ in line with the 'commitment to offer a world-class driving experience to the car owners in India'.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Global sales drop 4.9% in April 2019

31 May 2019

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for April 2019. Passenger vehicles: April 2019 - 49,728 units; YoY change - (-)26.5%; YTD 2019 - 242,117 units; YoY change - (-)17%; YTD 2018 - 291,802 units Commercial vehicles: April 2019 -...


just-auto Plus only Infiniti to relocate its global headquarters to Japan

30 May 2019

Infiniti Motor Company (IML) announced a strategic plan that will provide greater efficiencies and enhance collaboration with parent Nissan Motor as Infiniti electrifies its portfolio over the next three years. As part of the plan, IML will relocate its global...


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces executive appointments

28 May 2019

Nissan Motor announced the following executive appointments effective 1 June 2019. Roel De Vries, currently corporate vice president for global marketing and brand strategy and Leon Dorssers, currently corporate vice president for global sales and dealer...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP rates Toyota HiAce, Nissan Leaf and new Jeep Wrangler

28 May 2019

In a boost for the safety of tradespeople and commercial vehicle operators, the new Toyota HiAce van has achieved a 5-star safety rating from independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP. The all-electric Nissan Leaf also scored well with 5-stars, while the new...


Nissan and Delta form Thai EV home charging JV

23 May 2019

Nissan in Thailand has appointed Delta Electronics (Thailand) as the primary provider of electric vehicle charging systems.


Nissan and Delta partner for Thai EV home charging

23 May 2019

Nissan in Thailand has announced the appointment of Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL as the primary provider of electric vehicle charging systems.


Nissan Leaf Autech to be launched in Japan

23 May 2019

The Nissan Leaf Autech will go on sale in Japan next month, adding what Nissan says is 'exclusive styling to the world’s best-selling electric car'.


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores seven new cars five star rating

23 May 2019

Euro NCAP published the safety ratings of seven new vehicles, among which three have made their first appearance this year: Audi’s first fully electric model, the e-tron, Volkswagen T-Roc’s smaller brother the T-Cross and the hybrid Lexus UX. Euro...


just-auto Plus only Nissan introduces Seamless Autonomous Mobility system

22 May 2019

Advances in artificial intelligence are making vehicles smarter, more responsive, and better at making decisions in a variety of driving environments. But we are still not at a point where autonomous vehicles can know exactly how to handle unpredictable...


just-auto Plus only Nissan strengthens its corporate governance structure

20 May 2019

Nissan Motor board of directors met on 14 and 15 May and resolved to strengthen corporate governance by transitioning from a company with statutory auditors to a company with three statutory committees (nomination, compensation and audit). The board...


just-auto Plus only Nissan opens new Latin America design studio in Sao Paulo

20 May 2019

Nissan has officially opened its all-new Latin America design studio, known as The Box, in Sao Paulo. The new studio is meant to be a creative lab for designing future mobility solutions. With the motto "Disruption through Fusion," its mission is...


Nissan Skyline to feature next-gen driver assistance system

16 May 2019

Nissan has unveiled a navigated highway driving system with hands-off single-lane driving capabilities.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe adds new compact van to its LCV lineup

15 May 2019

Nissan unveiled the latest addition to its Light Commercial Vehicle lineup: the new NV250 compact van. "The new Nissan NV250 is the perfect compact van for small businesses with big aspirations," said Paolo D'Ettore, Light Commercial Vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US recalls 2019 Nissan Altima vehicles

13 May 2019

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V235000 Manufacturer Nissan North America Components Exterior Lighting Potential number of units affected 5,744 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2019 Nissan Altima vehicles. The brake switch bracket may...


just-auto Plus only Nissan expands reach in Saudi Arabia with Manahil International

10 May 2019

Nissan has appointed Manahil International as a new specialised dealer in Saudi Arabia, further expanding its sales network across the kingdom. Manahil International, a Mohamed Yousuf Naghi and Brothers Group Company, will focus on fleet sales to Government...


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales drop 2.9% in April 2019

8 May 2019

Nissan reported steady growth for its passenger vehicle and light commercial vehicle businesses in China in the first four months of 2019, continuing to outperform the sluggish market for the past nine consecutive months. Year-to-date sales by Nissan China and...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US sales up 9% in April 2019

2 May 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for April 2019 of 95,698 units, an increase of 9% compared to the prior year. Nissan highlights: Nissan Altima sales grew 59% in April to 16,531 units. Pathfinder SUV sales increased 72% to 4,713 units. NV...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales down 5.3% in April 2019

2 May 2019

The Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 11,556 units for April 2019, a decrease of 5.3% year-over-year. The Nissan Division recorded 10,642 vehicles sold in April. Infiniti reported sales of 914 units in April, representing a 23.3% increase from...


just-auto Plus only Nissan uses GT-R manufacturing tech for new Altima engine

26 April 2019

A special manufacturing technique usually reserved for supercars has found its way into the all-new 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5-litre engine. Inside the four cylinders of the engine block is where Nissan's state-of-the-art mirror bore process is used to...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales drop 8.2% in March 2019

26 April 2019

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for March 2019 and for the 12 months ended March 31. Production Passenger vehicles: March 2019 - 67,448 units; YoY change - (-)20.7%; FY2018-2019 - 791,776 units; YoY change - (-)10.9%;...


Nissan makes management changes in North America

25 April 2019

Airton Cousseau will be senior vice president, marketing and sales, at Nissan North America from 1 June.


Nissan denies Japanese global production cut report

23 April 2019

Nissan Motor has denied a Japanese media report it would reduce global output this financial year.


just-auto Plus only New 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo gets Brembo braking system

18 April 2019

Brembo, together with Nissan technicians, have engineered a bespoke braking system for the 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo and Track Edition. Brembo’s one-piece, six-piston aluminium monoblock front callipers have a more aggressive design enhancing the overall...


Nissan workers to protest Spanish job cuts on Labour Day

17 April 2019

Nissan workers are expected to demonstrate against Spanish job cuts on Labour Day (1 May) and during the 11-19 Barcelona auto show, local media reports said.


just-auto Plus only Renault and Nissan open new R&D centre in Shanghai

15 April 2019

Renault and Nissan, the French and Japanese automotive alliance partners, announced the establishment of a new research and development joint venture in Shanghai, China, the Alliance Automotive Research and Development (Shanghai), which will be referred to as...

Nissan news

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - BMW M Next concept and Audi Q7 facelift

26 June 2019

BMW has revealed a plug-in hybrid supercar concept at an event in Munich. The Vision M Next is to...


Sustainable scoops - Nissan shows electric ice cream van concept

21 June 2019

Nissan claims to have taken the ICE (internal combustion engine) out of the ice cream van, creati...


just-auto Plus only Nissan selects Rescale and AWS for HPC in the cloud

13 June 2019

Rescale, the leader in enterprise big compute in the cloud, announced that Nissan Motor selected...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group sales up 0.1% in May 2019

6 June 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for May 2019 of 131,983 units, an increase of 0.1% compared...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 1.4% in May 2019

6 June 2019

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 14,377 units sold for May 2019, its best May ever...


Nissan future models - platforms and timings

4 June 2019

Twenty years on from its rescue by Renault, Nissan Motor is unrecogniseable from the heavily inde...



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