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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.


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.

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Carlos Ghosn interview

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.


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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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 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...


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

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%

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.


Hitachi to supply ADAS ECU for Nissan X-Trail

25 July 2017

Hitachi Automotive Systems has announced that its Advanced Driver Assistance System Electronic Control Unit (ADAS ECU) was selected for use in Nissan Motor’s partially redesigned X-Trail, which commenced sales in June 2017.


just-auto Plus only Nissan US recalls Versa vehicles

25 July 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V449000 Manufacturer: Nissan North America Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 515,394 Summary Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2007-2011 Versa Sedan and 2007-2012 Versa Hatchback vehicles....


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada announces management changes

24 July 2017

Nissan announced Michael Soutter, currently regional vice president, sales operations, Nissan Canada, is promoted to division general manager, global aftersales division at Nissan Motor Company Limited. In his new role effective 1 September 2017, Soutter will...


Nissan US launches new driver assist system

21 July 2017

Nissan North America has demonstrated its ProPilot Assist technology to media. The demo cars were Rogue SUVs (sold as X-Trail elsewhere). The system will be available in the US later this year and, after region-specific fine tuning, is due in the UK and Europe in the English-made Qashqai from next autumn. It will also be offered in the recently updated European X-Trail, and the redesigned Leaf due out soon.


just-auto Plus only Nissan ready to launch ProPilot Assist in the US

21 July 2017

Earlier this week, for the first time on public roads in the US, Nissan put media behind the wheel to experience its ProPilot Assist technology, which will be available to customers later this year. ProPilot Assist reduces the hassle of stop-and-go driving by...


Next Nissan Leaf will offer one pedal driving

20 July 2017

Nissan will offer one-pedal driving on its upcoming redesigned Leaf electric car.


Nissan UK plant trains South African colleagues

18 July 2017

Shop floor supervisors from Nissan Motor's South African assembly plant in Rosslyn now undergo training at the automaker's flagship Sunderland plant in the UK, and over 40 local employees have completed the course, a top executive revealed.


just-auto Plus only Nissan India Operations appoints new president

13 July 2017

Nissan has appointed Thomas Kuehl as president, Nissan India Operations, effective from 1 October 2017. In this role Kuehl, who joins Nissan from Volkswagen, will be responsible for both Nissan and Datsun brands and will head all operations in India...


Nissan to increase production in Russia

11 July 2017

Nissan has announced the launch of a second shift at its manufacturing plant in St. Petersburg, Russia, reflecting the positive growth outlook for the country’s car market.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe sales up 4.4% in June 2017

10 July 2017

Nissan announced on 7 July 2017 European sales for June of 70,757 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.8%. This marks a year on year increase of 4.4%. June highlights: Sales in the UK totalled 14,872 units with a market share of...


Renault-Nissan alliance synergies growing

7 July 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has reported a 16% increase in synergies for 2016 compared to 2015.


just-auto Plus only Facelifted Qashqai production begins at Sunderland

7 July 2017

Production of the new Nissan Qashqai has begun, introducing a raft of premium design, technology and performance improvements to Europe’s best-selling crossover. Made at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland, UK, upgrades to the new model focus on four...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 13.2% in June 2017

5 July 2017

On 4 June 2017 Nissan Group announced total Canadian sales of 16,002 units for June 2017, an increase of 13.2% and an all-time any month sales record. The Nissan Division also set an all-time any month sales record with 14,800 units sold, an increase of 12.4%...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 2% in June 2017

4 July 2017

Nissan Group announced total US sales for June 2017 of 143,328 units, an increase of 2% over the prior year and a June record. Nissan highlights: Nissan Division finished June with 131,057 sales, up 1%. Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and...


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

30 June 2017

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for May 2017. Production Passenger vehicles: May 2017 - 67,546 units; YoY change - 21.3%; YTD 2017 - 386,358 units; YoY change - 29.5%; YTD 2016 - 298,454 units Commercial vehicles: May 2017 -...


'Post peak' period forecast for US light vehicles

29 June 2017

New vehicle sales in the US in the first half of 2017 are expected to be 8.4m, down nearly 2.3% compared to the first six months of 2016.  With growing economic headwinds, full year sales in 2017 are predicted to reach 17.1m, down 2.5% from the record 17.5m sold in 2016 and within the 16.8 to 17.3m range set by Kelley Blue Book analysts earlier this year.


just-auto Plus only Nissan US announces senior management changes

29 June 2017

Nissan Motor Company is making several leadership changes in its North American sales finance function. Changes are effective 1 August 2017 unless otherwise noted. Mark Kaczynski, currently president, Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation (NMAC), is named...

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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,...


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

15 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V268000 Manufacturer Nissan North America Components Seat Belts Poten...


Indonesian motor show: new policies and more MPVs

14 August 2017

The Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show kicked off on Thursday at the International Conve...


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 mark...


Nissan Mississippi employees reject UAW

7 August 2017

Nissan said employees voted to reject the United Auto Workers (UAW) effort to unionise the Canton...


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 s...



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