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LA auto show world debuts list - Honda Passport and Rivian EVs

16 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. The Honda Passport plus the Rivian R1S pick-up and R1T SUV are the latest of these to be added to just-auto's preview list.


Hands-On Tech - Nissan Qashqai

7 November 2018

Nissan’s Qashqai Pilot One Edition is this month’s test vehicle in our Hands-On-Tech (HOT ) reporting series. Taking you through the top-spec connectivity features offered by manufacturers in detail, this HOT report series looks to benchmark the connectivity functionality of each manufacturer based on various test criteria. Nissan’s attempts to leapfrog competitors to deliver a next-generation package that will future-proof its popularity and perhaps jobs in post-Brexit Britain have mixed results.


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.


2018 Goodwood FoS world debuts list

16 July 2018

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed marked a quarter century of the event. The list of vehicle world premieres is published below.

Latest interviews


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.


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.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Nissan Altima makes its China debut at Guangzhou Motor Show 2018

16 November 2018

The all-new Nissan Altima sedan, equipped with world-first engine technology and the ProPilot driver assistance system, made its China debut at the Guangzhou Motor Show 2018. Born from collaboration between Nissan designers in China, Europe, Japan and the...


just-auto Plus only Global NCAP to prevent sale of Nissan NP300 in Africa

16 November 2018

The latest crash test results in the #SaferCarsForAfrica campaign, released by Global NCAP and AA South Africa last week, show that Nissan’s NP300 ‘Hardbody’ received a zero star safety rating. The vehicle structure collapsed and was found to...


Renault-Nissan invests in Li-ion battery tech company

14 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company based in Irvine, California.


Nissan opens new R&D office in St Petersburg

13 November 2018

Nissan has announced the opening of a new office for the Russian subdivision of Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) in St Petersburg. The mission of the facility is the development of vehicles, as well as the implementation of technological innovations, for the Russian market.


Nissan shoots for plant in Ghana

9 November 2018

Nissan says it has committed to working with the government of Ghana to establish an automotive manufacturing industry in the country. The company will also make Ghana its hub for sales and marketing in West Africa.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Motor H1 FY18 revenue drops 2.1% at JPY5,532.7bn

8 November 2018

Nissan Motor announced financial results for the six-month period to 30 September 2018. In the first half, the company’s net revenue fell 2.1% to JPY5.53tn (US$48.62bn). Operating profit fell 25.4% to JPY210.3bn, equivalent to an operating profit...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan announces senior management changes

8 November 2018

Nissan Motor announced the following executive appointments effective 8 November following approval at the board of directors meeting on that date. Mark Stout, formerly vice president of Global HR Operations, has been appointed corporate vice president. As...


just-auto Plus only Alliance Ventures invests in Transit, mobility navigation start-up

6 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Transit, a multi-modal transportation mobile app company based in Montreal, Canada. This marks the latest...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 5.4% in October 2018

5 November 2018

Nissan Group announced a best October ever with total Canadian sales of 12,198 units for October 2018, an increase of 5.4% year-over-year. Nissan Division also achieved a record October with sales of 11,296 units, up 7.7% from 2017. Infiniti sold 902...


just-auto Plus only Global NCAP announces four new crash test results

5 November 2018

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association (AA) South Africa launched the second round of #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results with the welcome support of the FIA Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies. The four models tested show a wide range of safety...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales drop 10.6% in October 2018

2 November 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for October 2018 of 109,962 units, a decrease of 11% compared to the previous year. Nissan highlights: Nissan NV200 sales were 1,439 units, up 4% to achieve an October record. Several key models have shown...


Alliance Ventures leads WeRide.ai investment

31 October 2018

Alliance Ventures has become the lead investor of WeRide.ai, formerly JingChi.ai, China’s leading autonomous driving company focused on Level 4 (L4) self-driving technology, following completion of the company’s Series A funding.


Nissan St Petersburg plant launches new X-Trail production

31 October 2018

Nissan has started production of the new X-Trail crossover SUV at its St Petersburg plant in Russia.


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America announces senior management changes

31 October 2018

Nissan North America (NNA) is promoting Jared Haslam to the role of vice president, Product Planning, effective 1 November 2018. Haslam is currently director, Advanced Planning, NNA. "Jared's extensive experience both in the US and within...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales drops 8.7% in September 2018

30 October 2018

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for September and for the six months from April to September 2018. A key sales trend in the six-month period was growing demand for Nissan’s electrified vehicles. The e-Power system helped...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Leaf to stabilise German electricity grid

25 October 2018

The future starts in Hagen, where an important milestone on the road to emission-free energy and mobility has been achieved by technology company The Mobility House, energy supplier Enervie, transmission system operator Amprion and car maker Nissan. With the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan launches new Kicks SUV in India

24 October 2018

Nissan has unveiled the progressive design of the most awaited SUV in India: the new Nissan Kicks. "We are excited and proud to unveil the engaging and provocative design of the New Kicks," said Thomas Kuehl, president, Nissan India Operations....


just-auto Plus only Nissan forms new business unit in Latin America

19 October 2018

Nissan has announced the creation of a new business unit in Latin America to better meet the needs of local customers in 34 countries in the region. The new unit will have a team of experts working with commercial partners (importers) in each of these Latin...


just-auto Plus only Nissan launches new range of Nissan Genuine Accessory packs

17 October 2018

Businesses choosing Nissan vehicles for their fleet can reduce refurbishment costs, enhance practicality and improve safety thanks to a new range of Nissan Genuine Accessory packs. The new packs are tailored specifically to meet the needs of corporate...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 57,089 vehicles in September 2018

16 October 2018

Nissan announced European sales for September of 57,089 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.5%. September highlights: Sales in the UK totalled 17,768 vehicles, representing a market share of 4.8%. Sales in Russia totalled 10,134...


Nissan UK postpones pay talks until 'Brexit clarity'

15 October 2018

Nissan, which operates Britain's biggest car factory in Sunderland, northeast England, reportedly has delayed the start of pay talks with workers until Brexit terms become clearer.


Renault-Nissan invests in Coord, US mobility data platform

12 October 2018

Alliance Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has announced that it led a US$5m Series A investment in Coord, the US mobility data platform.


Nissan Qashqai gets Daimler co-developed engine

12 October 2018

The Nissan Qashqai is now on sale in the UK with a new 1.3-litre petrol engine that is the fruit of the Renault-Nissan Alliance's collaboration with Daimler.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Qashqai to feature new NissanConnect infotainment system

9 October 2018

Nissan’s all-new infotainment system with significantly enhanced functionality is now available in the Qashqai crossover. New NissanConnect is an all-new advanced infotainment system which further enhances the relationship between driver and vehicle....


just-auto Plus only Nissan Australia plans to electrify a third of its volume

5 October 2018

Nissan has announced that during the current mid-term plan, one third of its Australian volume will include electric technology. Led by the launch of the new Nissan Leaf - which heralds a new era of electrification for the company - Nissan is preparing for...


Cadillac's Super Cruise rated ahead of Tesla's Autopilot

4 October 2018

A new report said General Motors had developed the best system automatic driving system that allow drivers to take their hands off the wheel for short periods of time.


Mitsubishi to expand capacity in Indonesia

4 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors announced it would expand production capacity in Indonesia in response to strong regional demand for its Xpander compact MPV.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 26,000 Leaf EVs in one year

4 October 2018

A year since going on sale in Europe, the new Nissan Leaf is leading the way for customers switching to electric vehicles (EV), with 26,000 units already delivered to customers and on European roads. The award-winning Leaf topped European EV sales for every...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales down 0.5% in September 2018

4 October 2018

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 13,373 units for September 2018, a decrease of 0.5%. Nissan Division recorded September sales of 11,929 units, down 2.3%. Infiniti had its best month of sales ever with 1,444 units sold, representing an increase...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales dips 12.2% in September 2018

3 October 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for September 2018 of 122,819 units, a decrease of 12% compared to the previous year. Nissan highlights: Combined sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set a September record, up 6%. Murano crossover sales...

Nissan news

LA auto show world debuts list - Honda Passport and Rivian EVs

16 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. The Hon...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Altima makes its China debut at Guangzhou Motor Show 2018

16 November 2018

The all-new Nissan Altima sedan, equipped with world-first engine technology and the ProPilot dri...


just-auto Plus only Global NCAP to prevent sale of Nissan NP300 in Africa

16 November 2018

The latest crash test results in the #SaferCarsForAfrica campaign, released by Global NCAP and AA...


Renault-Nissan invests in Li-ion battery tech company

14 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced...


Nissan opens new R&D office in St Petersburg

13 November 2018

Nissan has announced the opening of a new office for the Russian subdivision of Nissan Technical...


Nissan shoots for plant in Ghana

9 November 2018

Nissan says it has committed to working with the government of Ghana to establish an automotive m...



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