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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Cupra concept

15 July 2019

SEAT's Cupra division has confirmed a world premiere for the Frankfurt motor show in September.


Nissan lengthens Leaf legs, tweaks SUV and Micra powertrains

26 June 2019

Nissan Motor (GB) has launched its new range-topping battery electric Leaf e+ with longer range and more power.


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.

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


just-auto Plus only Nissan unveils new Skyline with ProPilot 2.0 technology

16 July 2019

Nissan unveiled new Nissan Skyline, with updated styling and ProPilot 2.0 technology – the world’s first driver assistance system to combine navigated highway driving with hands-off single-lane driving capabilities. Going on sale in Japan this...


just-auto Plus only New Nissan Leaf to go on sale in Australia

12 July 2019

The new Nissan Leaf has arrived in Australia and will go on sale at 89 Dealers nationally – the largest electric vehicle network in the country. The new, zero tailpipe emission Nissan Leaf embodies Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company's...


Mercedes diesel scores same 'clean air' points as electrics

11 July 2019

Green NCAP, the consumer programme for greener cars, said the Mercedes C220d 4Matic (4WD) scored maximum points for the clean air index, the same as electric vehicles, in its second round of results announced on 11 July.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Leaf plays key role in Latin America’s first V2G system

10 July 2019

The 100% electric Nissan Leaf is playing a key role in Latin America's first bidirectional vehicle charging system, launched in Chile in cooperation between Enel X, the Energy Sustainability Agency and Nissan. Installed at the Energy Sustainability...


just-auto Plus only Nissan puts 2020 GT-R Nismo to the test

9 July 2019

Nissan recently invited members of the media to EuroSpeedway Lausitz, a race track in Germany and the surrounding environs, to accomplish one goal: experience the precision engineering of the new 2020 GT-R Nismo in the region that highlights its best. There...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe reveals enhanced Navara pick-up truck

9 July 2019

Nissan has released more information on the enhanced Nissan Navara pick-up truck, on sale now across Europe. An array of upgraded technologies ensure the Navara is top of the class in the pick-up truck sector, alongside an industry-leading pan-European 5...


Alliance Ventures invests in Mobility House to boost electric mobility

28 June 2019

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced an investment in The Mobility House, a technology company that provides a platform for integrating vehicle batteries into power grids using intelligent charging, energy and storage solutions.


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales drop 5.4% in May 2019

28 June 2019

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for May 2019. Production Passenger vehicles: May 2019 - 52,644 units; YoY change - (-)19.4%; YTD 2019 - 294,761 units; YoY change - (-)17.5%; YTD 2018 - 357,077 units Commercial vehicles:...


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces executive management changes

28 June 2019

Nissan Motor announced the following executive appointments effective 1 July 2019. Corporate vice president Jose Roman has been appointed president and managing director of Nissan Mexicana. He will report to senior vice president Jose Luis Valls, chairman...


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces new governance structure

26 June 2019

Nissan Motor has implemented a new governance structure, transitioning to a company with three statutory committees. This follows the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (AGSM) held where shareholders approved amendment of the Articles of Incorporation of...


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...

Nissan news

just-auto Plus only Nissan unveils new Skyline with ProPilot 2.0 technology

16 July 2019

Nissan unveiled new Nissan Skyline, with updated styling and ProPilot 2.0 technology – the...


Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Cupra concept

15 July 2019

SEAT's Cupra division has confirmed a world premiere for the Frankfurt motor show in September....


just-auto Plus only New Nissan Leaf to go on sale in Australia

12 July 2019

The new Nissan Leaf has arrived in Australia and will go on sale at 89 Dealers nationally –...


Mercedes diesel scores same 'clean air' points as electrics

11 July 2019

Green NCAP, the consumer programme for greener cars, said the Mercedes C220d 4Matic (4WD) scored...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Leaf plays key role in Latin America’s first V2G system

10 July 2019

The 100% electric Nissan Leaf is playing a key role in Latin America's first bidirectional ve...


just-auto Plus only Nissan puts 2020 GT-R Nismo to the test

9 July 2019

Nissan recently invited members of the media to EuroSpeedway Lausitz, a race track in Germany and...



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