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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.

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Mexico earthquake prompts plant status reviews

21 September 2017

Carmakers with plants in Mexico are assessing them for earthquake related disruptions this week, but the initial impact on operations caused by the earthquake that struck the Mexico City area appears to be limited, with plants experiencing only minor or no damage.


Nissan Brazil plant builds 150,000 cars in three years

19 September 2017

Three years after starting operations, Nissan Brazil has built 150,000 cars at its Resende Industrial Complex.


just-auto Plus only Nissan produces 150m vehicles globally in 84 years

19 September 2017

Nissan Motor has reached a new milestone with 150m vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years for Nissan to produce its first 100m vehicles after the company was founded in 1933, and another 11 years to build the last 50m. Nissan sees this achievement as...


just-auto Plus only Nissan licenses its Machining Roughening Process to Heller

15 September 2017

Nissan Motor has licensed its Nissan Machining Roughening Process ("NMRP"), a proprietary technology used in making automotive engines, to world-leading German machine tool manufacturer Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik. By using Heller machinery that...


Former Sunderland exec to head Alliance manufacturing and purchasing

14 September 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance's new manufacturing, supply chain and purchasing chief is a former production controller who started his Nissan career with the automaker's assembly plant in Sunderland in 1991.


Nissan Casting Australia wins Leaf parts contract

14 September 2017

Though it ended local manufacture and closed its factory in 1994, Nissan Motor has continued to cast metal components in Australia and its Melbourne foundry has won contracts to make parts for the redesigned 2018 Leaf, according to local media.


just-auto Plus only Nissan's Canton plant to begin next-generation Frontier production

13 September 2017

Nissan on 12 September 2017, affirmed its commitment to manufacturing high-quality vehicles in Mississippi by announcing the Nissan Canton vehicle assembly plant will build the next-generation Nissan Frontier. "Nissan is proud to call Mississippi home,...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sales rise 12% in August 2017

11 September 2017

Nissan on 8 September 2017, announced European sales for August of 44,982 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.7%. Unit sales rose 12% from a year earlier. August highlights: Sales in Russia totalled 8,217 vehicles, representing a...


Nissan turns over new Leaf

6 September 2017

Nissan Motor has launched its fully redesigned, all electric Leaf at events in Japan and the US.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales dips 13.1% in August 2017

4 September 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for August 2017 of 108,326 units, a decrease of 13% from last year. Nissan Group Total sales: August 2017 - 108,326 units; August 2016 - 124,638 units; change - (-)13.1% Nissan Division sales: August 2017 - 97,340...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US offers new I-RVM technology on 2018 Armada

1 September 2017

Following the recent announcement of the advanced ProPilot Assist and Rear Door Alert (RDA), Nissan is launching another innovative technology in the 2018 model year – the Intelligent Rear View Mirror (I-RVM). I-RVM adds a built-in LCD monitor within the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces management promotions

1 September 2017

Nissan announced Stephen Lester, currently managing director, Infiniti Canada, is promoted to managing director of Nissan Motor (Australia). In his new role effective 4 September, Lester will be based Melbourne, Australia. "Since taking over at the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan unveils new Pulsar Black Edition

1 September 2017

Compact family hatchback customers seeking space and safety have always appreciated the Nissan Pulsar. And now there are even more reasons to choose it, in the shape of the stylish new Nissan Pulsar Black Edition. Based on mid-range N-Connecta grade, the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe presents upgraded 370Z MY18

31 August 2017

Another chapter in Nissan’s performance car success story has begun, with the arrival of the upgraded 370Z MY18. The enhancements create a contemporary new finish to the coupe’s classic design. Upgrades include black door handles and a black...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 4% in July 2017

30 August 2017

Nissan Motor announced its production, sales and export figures for July 2017. 1.Production Passenger vehicles: July 2017 - 88,984 units; YoY change - 27.7%; YTD 2017 - 308,556 units; YoY change - 22.0%; YTD 2016 - 253,010 units Commercial vehicles: July...


ULEMco fuel-cell unit for Nissan e-NV200 van

25 August 2017

ULEMco has developed a fuel cell-based unit to extend vehicle range by supplying additional power to the standard Nissan e-NV200 van, particularly targeting the need from vehicle operators for improved utility of electric vehicles when fully loaded.


just-auto Plus only Nissan expands its Midnight Edition lineup

22 August 2017

As the midday sky went dark over Middle Tennessee during the total solar eclipse, Nissan rolled out three new additions to its popular and hot selling portfolio of custom Midnight Edition models: Titan, Titan XD and Frontier Midnight Editions. Nissan's...


Nissan sees e-Power potential in emerging markets

16 August 2017

Nissan Motor Indonesia displayed the first model to receive the new e-Power drivetrain, the Note, at the motor show in Jakarta. The car was launched first in Japan last year and the automaker sees potential for it in emerging markets.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America recalls Titan Crew Cab vehicles

15 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V268000 Manufacturer Nissan North America Components Seat Belts Potential number of units affected 44,264 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Nissan Titan Crew Cab and Titan XD Crew Cab vehicles....


Indonesian motor show: new policies and more MPVs

14 August 2017

The Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show kicked off on Thursday at the International Convention Centre in the BSD satellite city just outside Jakarta.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 58,197 units in July 2017

9 August 2017

Nissan announced European sales for July of 58,197 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.7%. This marks a year on year increase of 4.3%. July highlights: Sales in the UK totalled 10,721 units with a market share of 5.7%. Sales in...


After bitter campaign, Nissan Mississippi employees reject UAW

7 August 2017

Nissan said employees voted to reject the United Auto Workers (UAW) effort to unionise the Canton, Mississippi plant by nearly a 2-to-1 margin. The NLRB conducted election tally was 2244 to 1307, opposing the UAW.


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces management changes at NMAC

4 August 2017

Nissan is announcing several management changes within Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation, its sales finance company. Effective 31 August Mike McConnell, vice president, Operations, Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation (NMAC), will retire after nearly 32...


Nissan teases sleeker Leaf EV

3 August 2017

Nissan's upcoming redesigned Leaf will be much sleeker, the automaker's latest teaser photo (fourth in a series) showed.


Forgotten lasagna prompts Rear Door Alert development at Nissan

2 August 2017

Nissan North America's press release tip-toes around the issue but a spate of cases in the US involving child deaths in unattended cars in summer might just have prompted a claimed first 'Rear Door Alert' technology though the company claims it was all down to a tray of pasta.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales up 10.7% in July 2017

2 August 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 12,788 units for July 2017, an increase of 10.7% and a July sales record. The Nissan Division also set a July sales record with 11,807 units sold, an increase of 11.0%, and Infiniti set a July sales record with...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales drops 3% in July 2017

2 August 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for July 2017 of 128,295 units, a decrease of 3% over the prior year. Nissan highlights: Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set a July record, up 5%. Nissan Titan sales increased 232% to...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 6.7% in June 2017

31 July 2017

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for June 2017 and the first half of 2017 (January-June). "Nissan achieved record results in both global production and sales in the January-June 2017 period,” said executive vice...


Renault-Nissan Alliance global sales up 7% in H1

28 July 2017

Vehicle sales at the Renault Nissan Alliance rose 7% to 5,268,079 vehicles in the first half of the calendar year resulting from an increased demand for models from the French and Japanese brands, and the first semester sales contribution from new Alliance member Mitsubishi Motors.


Nissan Brazil adds shift as Kicks demand rises

26 July 2017

Nissan Brazil has started a second shift at its Resende factory.

Nissan news

Mexico earthquake prompts plant status reviews

21 September 2017

Carmakers with plants in Mexico are assessing them for earthquake related disruptions this week,...


Nissan Brazil plant builds 150,000 cars in three years

19 September 2017

Three years after starting operations, Nissan Brazil has now built 150,000 cars at its Resende In...


just-auto Plus only Nissan produces 150m vehicles globally in 84 years

19 September 2017

Nissan Motor has reached a new milestone with 150m vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years f...


just-auto Plus only Nissan licenses its Machining Roughening Process to Heller

15 September 2017

Nissan Motor has licensed its Nissan Machining Roughening Process ("NMRP"), a proprieta...


Former Sunderland exec to head Alliance manufacturing and purchasing

14 September 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance's new manufacturing, supply chain and purchasing chief is a forme...


Nissan Casting Australia wins Leaf parts contract

14 September 2017

Though it ended local manufacture and closed its factory in 1994, Nissan Motor has continued to c...



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