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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


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces senior management changes

17 November 2017

Nissan Motor announcedthat Seiji Honda, currently COO (chief operating officer) and a representative board member at Jatco, will assume the duties of CVP (corporate vice president) at Nissan as of 1 December 2017. Honda’s responsibilities will include...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 52,430 vehicles in October 2017

14 November 2017

Nissan announced European sales for October of 52,430 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.4%. Year-to-date unit sales rose 3.1% from a year earlier. October highlights: Sales in Russia totalled 8,362 vehicles, representing a...


Nissan reports Q2 operating profit down 22%

8 November 2017

Nissan has reported a big drop to operating profit this year as it has been hit by costs related to vehicle inspection issues in Japan and a Takata airbag recall class action in the US.


Nissan resumes output at most Japanese plants

7 November 2017

Nissan Motor resumed production today (7 November) at most of its plants in Japan after suspending operations last month due to irregularities in its new car inspection procedures.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales rise 9.4% in October 2017

3 November 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 11,577 units for October 2017, an increase of 9.4% and a best October ever. The Nissan Division also set an October sales record with 10,493 units sold, an increase of 13.1%. Infiniti brand sales totalled 1,084...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales rise 8.4% in October 2017

2 November 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for October 2017 of 123,012 units, an increase of 8.4% over the previous year. This marks an October record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division sales also set an October record at 112,716, an increase of...


Nissan Japan sales said to have halved after inspection scandal

31 October 2017

Nissan Motor reportedly has said sales of new passenger vehicles in Japan probably halved in October - compared with a year ago - after the discovery of flawed final inspection procedures at its domestic plants resulted in some production being suspended.


2017 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW - world debuts

27 October 2017

The following cars and concepts were world premieres at the 2017 Tokyo motor show.


Nissan demonstrates autonomous prototype in Japan

26 October 2017

Nissan has demonstrated a prototype of its most advanced autonomous driving technology, planned for real-world use from 2020, on public roads in Tokyo.


Nissan suspends car production for Japan over final checks

20 October 2017

Nissan Motor announced last night it would suspend vehicle production for the Japanese market at all Nissan and Nissan Shatai plants in Japan.


just-auto Plus only Hitachi ADAS ECU selected for upgraded Nissan Note

20 October 2017

Hitachi Automotive Systems announced that its Advanced Driver Assistance System Electronic Control Unit (ADAS ECU) was selected for use in Nissan Motor upgraded Note, which commenced sales in September 2017. ADAS ECUs are core products of ADAS, and feature...


Nissan to show Paramedic and e-NV200 fridge concepts at Tokyo show

19 October 2017

Nissan will unveil two new fully customised vehicles at the Tokyo show to improve city mobility: the new Paramedic Concept and the all electric e-NV200 Fridge Concept.


Nissan factory still did uncertified checks

18 October 2017

Nissan Motor reportedly said on Wednesday it conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories.


just-auto Plus only Nissan ProPilot debuts in the US on 2018 Rogue

18 October 2017

Nissan's ProPilot Assist technology, continuing to pave the way for future fully autonomous vehicles, will be available on the company's bestseller, the Rogue compact SUV. ProPilot Assist reduces the hassle of stop-and-go driving by helping control...


Nissan to increase production in Russia

17 October 2017

Nissan says it has added a second production shift at its manufacturing plant in St Petersburg in another sign that the Russian auto industry is firmly in recovery.


Nissan North America announces management changes

17 October 2017

Nissan is announcing several management changes within its Sales and Marketing function for the North American region.


just-auto Plus only Nissan appoints new CVP and chief information officer

12 October 2017

Nissan Motor announced that Anthony Thomas (Tony), most recently group CIO at GE Global, will assume the duties of CVP, CIO (chief information officer), Global IS/IT Nissan as of 23 October 2017. Thomas will be based at Nissan’s headquarters in...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sales up 6.3% in September 2017

11 October 2017

Nissan announced European sales for September of 83,129 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), best September sales volume ever, representing a market share of 4.5%. Unit sales rose 6.3% from a year earlier. Top 5-European markets in September 2017 Market Unit...


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales rise 15.1% in September 2017

11 October 2017

Nissan China and its passenger vehicle and light commercial vehicle businesses all posted another month of double-digit growth in September sales. Sales at Nissan and DFL-PV (including Dongfeng Nissan and Dongfeng Venucia) rose 15.1% from a year earlier to...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Mexico sells 28,159 units in September 2017

5 October 2017

Nissan announced total Mexico sales for September 2017 of 28,159 units, reaching a share of 24.2% and achieving 100 consecutive months of sales leadership in the country. Nissan highlights: Highest sales volume for the month of September in the...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group Canada sales rise 14.3% in September 2017

5 October 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 13,437 units for September 2017, an increase of 14.3% and a new September sales record. The Nissan Division also set a September sales record with 12,215 units sold, an increase of 14.4%, and Infiniti set a...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 9.5% in September 2017

4 October 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for September 2017 of 139,932 units, an increase of 9.5% over the previous year. This marks a September record. Nissan Group Total sales (units): September 2017 - 139,932 units; September 2016 - 127,797 units; change -...


Nissan Europe unveils e-NV200 new longer range van

3 October 2017

Nissan has announced a new longer range, zero-emissions van that goes further on a single charge.


just-auto Plus only Nissan launches new Leaf in Europe

3 October 2017

Nissan has unveiled the new Nissan Leaf in Europe, the next generation of the world's best-selling zero-emissions electric vehicle. Embodying the company’s Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision, this new model has been reinvented to offer greater range,...


Nissan suspends sales in Japan over safety checks

2 October 2017

Nissan Motor's shares opened 5% lower on Monday morning after the company announced at the end of last week it would temporarily suspend vehicle registrations in Japan due to concerns over safety inspections.


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces temporary suspension of new vehicle registrations in Japan

2 October 2017

Nissan Motor notified its dealers in Japan that it will temporarily suspend new registrations for vehicles on dealer lots or in factory inventory. This step is being taken because the processes Nissan agreed to implement as part of vehicle-type approval for...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales up 3.7% in August 2017

29 September 2017

Nissan Motor announced its production, sales and export figures for August 2017. 1. Production Passenger vehicles: August 2017 - 71,748 units; YoY change - 33.1%; April-August 2017 - 380,304 units; YoY change - 23.9%; April-August 2016 - 306,913...


just-auto Plus only New 2018 Nissan Armada makes its world debut at State Fair of Texas

29 September 2017

Under the watchful eyes of “Big Tex,” the 55-foot-tall cowboy statue that greets attendees of the annual State Fair of Texas, Nissan today unveiled the new 2018 Armada Platinum Reserve, the most luxurious version of Nissan’s flagship...


Hitachi ADAS ECU used in new Nissan Leaf

27 September 2017

Hitachi Automotive Systems (HAS) announced its Advanced Driver Assistance System Electronic Control Unit (ADAS ECU) is fitted in Nissan Motor's redesigned 2018 Leaf.


Hitachi ADAS ECU used in new Nissan Leaf

27 September 2017

Hitachi Automotive Systems announced its Advanced Driver Assistance System Electronic Control Unit (ADAS ECU) is fitted in Nissan Motor's redesigned Leaf.

Nissan news

just-auto Plus only Nissan announces senior management changes

17 November 2017

Nissan Motor announcedthat Seiji Honda, currently COO (chief operating officer) and a representat...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sells 52,430 vehicles in October 2017

14 November 2017

Nissan announced European sales for October of 52,430 vehicles (Nissan and Datsun), representing...


Nissan reports Q2 operating profit down 22%

8 November 2017

Nissan has reported a big drop to operating profit this year as it has been hit by costs related...


Nissan resumes output at most Japanese plants

7 November 2017

Nissan Motor resumed production today (7 November) at most of its plants in Japan after suspendin...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales rise 9.4% in October 2017

3 November 2017

Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 11,577 units for October 2017, an increase of 9.4%...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales rise 8.4% in October 2017

2 November 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for October 2017 of 123,012 units, an increase of 8.4% over...



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