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ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 3

28 April 2017

The first of three features examining current and future Nissan brand models took an in-depth look at passenger cars. The second examined crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. Now, in the final instalment, the focus is on MPVs/minivans, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.


ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 2

27 April 2017

The first of three features examining current and future Nissan brand models, took an in-depth look at passenger cars. The second now examines crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. The final instalment, to be published on 28 April, will focus on MPVs/minivans, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.


ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 1

20 April 2017

The first of three features examining current and future Nissan brand models takes an in-depth look at passenger cars. The second will examine crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. In the final instalment, the focus will be on MPVs/minivans, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.


Nervous European auto workers await fate - the week

3 March 2017

This was not a good week to be a worker in certain auto or engine making plants owned by GM, PSA or Ford in the UK and Spain. Especially for those of nervous disposition.

Latest interviews


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.


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


INTERVIEW: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires

31 July 2014

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.

Latest news


2018 DETROIT SHOW - world debuts list

16 January 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 NAIAS are named below on just-auto's list.


Nissan upgrades e-NV200 van

16 January 2018

Nissan's upgraded e-NV200 van with longer range will go on sale in Europe in spring 2018.


Nissan unveils new mobility services in Japan

12 January 2018

Nissan has unveiled Easy Ride, a new robo-vehicle mobility service, as well as E-share mobi car-sharing in Japan.


just-auto Plus only Nissan/NASA join over autonomous mobility services

12 January 2018

At CES 2018, Nissan North America, the US-based subsidiary of Nissan Motor, announced an agreement with NASA Ames Research Centre in California's Silicon Valley to collaborate on research and technology development for future autonomous mobility services,...


just-auto Plus only Nissan/KEPCO/Sumitomo begin Kansai VPP pilot project

12 January 2018

Nissan Motor, Kansai Electric Power (KEPCO) and Sumitomo Electric Industries started testing tools to charge electric vehicles via remote control. Sixty electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles owned by customers and KEPCO will be outfitted with EV switches,...


Nissan surpasses 75,000 ProPilot equipped vehicle sales

11 January 2018

Nissan has announced that it reached the milestone of selling 75,000 vehicles equipped with its ProPilot Assist autonomous driving technology (known as ProPilot in markets outside North America).


CES - Automotive exhibitor world premieres

10 January 2018

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres. Fisker, Future Mobility Corporation, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Rinspeed, the Toyota Research Institute, Toyota Motor Corporation and Volkswagen had new technology on show.


just-auto Plus only Nissan sells 300,000 Leaf globally since 2010

9 January 2018

Nissan announced that the company has sold its 300,000th Nissan Leaf globally since the model first went on sale in 2010. The 100% electric Leaf is the world's first mass-produced - and also the world's best-selling - electric car. Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan to launch new Kicks/Leaf at Montreal show

5 January 2018

Two very different Nissan vehicles will grace the stage at the 2018 Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS) - the new Nissan Leaf electric vehicle and Nissan Kicks crossover. While press day at the 2018 MIAS is the national debut for both Leaf and Kicks, the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 1.9% in CY2017

4 January 2018

Nissan Group announced total calendar year 2017 US sales of 1,593,464 units, an increase of 1.9% over the prior year, setting an all-time record. In December 2017, Nissan Group sold 138,226 units, a decrease of 9.5% versus the prior year. Total December...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 9.3% in 2017

4 January 2018

Nissan announced the Nissan Group set an all-time annual sales record with 146,677 total Canadian sales in 2017 - an increase of 9.3% over 2016. This marks five years of consecutive annual sales growth for the Nissan Group in Canada. For December 2017, Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 6.6% in November 2017

27 December 2017

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for November 2017. 1. Production Passenger vehicles: November 2017 - 54,470 units; YoY change - (-)42.7%; YTD 2017 - 857,292 units; YoY change - 14.7%; YTD 2016 - 747,181 units Commercial...


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces executive appointments and changes

21 December 2017

Nissan Motor announced executive appointments and changes to strengthen the management structure. Hideyuki Sakamoto, currently executive vice president, product engineering, is appointed to the position of executive vice president, manufacturing, supply...


just-auto Plus only Nissan India selects Pointer for its connected car solution

19 December 2017

Pointer Telocation a leading developer and operator of Fleet and Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solutions, announced that Nissan India, the Indian subsidiary of a leading global car manufacturer, selected Pointer to provide part of the technological solution...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces last round of results for 2017

18 December 2017

Latin NCAP’s eighth and last round of results for 2017 was released with encouraging results for the Nissan Murano and the Nissan Kicks and even with improvements, another zero star performance for one of the best selling cars in Mexico, the Chevrolet...


Nissan recalls 320,000 vehicles in Japan after eight fires reported

14 December 2017

Nissan is recalling nearly 320,000 vehicles in Japan to fix defective coating in an electronic power unit that could cause a short circuit and fire in the worst case scenario.


Mini car wash tests paint durability in US

13 December 2017

A miniature car wash, about the size and shape of a popcorn machine, plays an important role at the Nissan Technical Center North America in Michigan.


just-auto Plus only NMAC announces senior management change

13 December 2017

Jim DeTrude, director, Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP), Nissan North America, is promoted to the position of vice president, Sales and Marketing, Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation. In his new role, which is effective 1 January 2018, DeTrude will...


New company to accelerate Japan’s hydrogen initiative

12 December 2017

Eleven companies have inked a deal to form a new venture next year to develop Japanese hydrogen recharging stations (HRS) for fuel cell vehicles


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 55,248 vehicles in November 2017

11 December 2017

Nissan announced European sales for November of 55,248 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.4%. November sales (vehicles): 2017 - 55,248 units; 2016 - 57,963 units November market share: 2017 - 3.4%; 2016 - 3.70% November...


Nissan to introduce car-sharing service in Japan

8 December 2017

As part of its Intelligent Mobility, Nissan will introduce a car sharing service in Japan enabling users to experience the company's advanced technologies in vehicle electrification and intelligence.


Groupe Renault announces senior management changes

7 December 2017

Current AvtoVAZ president and CEO, Nicolas Maure, has been appointed SVP, chairman of Eurasia Region to replace Denis Le Vot, who will take on new responsibilities within Renault- Nissan-Mitsubishi.


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales up 21.8% in November 2017

6 December 2017

Nissan and the company’s passenger vehicle and light commercial vehicle businesses in China each posted double- digit sales growth in the country in November, as well as for the first 11 months of 2017. Last month’s sales by Nissan and DFL-PV...


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces executive changes

6 December 2017

Nissan is making executive changes in its sales and marketing organisation aimed at boosting the company's sales momentum in several key US markets. Craig Keeys, director, Fleet Sales, is named regional vice president, Nissan Midwest Region. He will be...


just-auto Plus only EVgo in partnership with Nissan opens 1,000th DC Fast charger in the US

6 December 2017

EVgo, the nation's largest network of public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, announced it has officially opened its 1,000th DC Fast charger in the US, in partnership with Nissan North America. The 1,000th station is centrally-located near...


Nissan begins US latest Leaf production

5 December 2017

Production of the redesigned 2018 Nissan Leaf is now under way at the automaker's Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant ahead of retail sales starting next month.


just-auto Plus only Nissan/DeNA unveil Easy Ride, new robo-vehicle mobility service

5 December 2017

Nissan Motor and DeNA unveiled the Easy Ride brand for the new robo-vehicle mobility service that the two companies are developing jointly. The companies also announced plans for a field test with public participation. The public field test will take place...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US sales up 18.1% in November 2017

5 December 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for November 2017 of 135,985 units, an increase of 18.1% over the previous year. This marks a November record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division sales also set a November record at 122,959, an increase of...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 6.7% in November 2017

5 December 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 11,391 units for November 2017, an increase of 6.7% and a best November ever. The Nissan Division also set a November sales record with 10,309 units sold, an increase of 8.0%. Infiniti brand sales totalled 1,082...


Nissan Centre Europe names new managing director

1 December 2017

Nissan Centre Europe has unveiled Guillaume Pelletreau as managing director, leading the automaker's business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Nissan news

2018 DETROIT SHOW - world debuts list

16 January 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 NAIAS are named below on just-auto's list....


Nissan upgrades e-NV200 van

16 January 2018

Nissan's upgraded e-NV200 van with longer range will go on sale in Europe in spring 2018....


Nissan unveils new mobility services in Japan

12 January 2018

Nissan has unveiled Easy Ride, a new robo-vehicle mobility service, as well as E-share mobi car-s...


just-auto Plus only Nissan/NASA join over autonomous mobility services

12 January 2018

At CES 2018, Nissan North America, the US-based subsidiary of Nissan Motor, announced an agreemen...


just-auto Plus only Nissan/KEPCO/Sumitomo begin Kansai VPP pilot project

12 January 2018

Nissan Motor, Kansai Electric Power (KEPCO) and Sumitomo Electric Industries started testing tool...


Nissan surpasses 75,000 ProPilot equipped vehicle sales

11 January 2018

Nissan has announced that it reached the milestone of selling 75,000 vehicles equipped with its P...



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