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2019 Detroit auto show - the world debuts

15 January 2019

All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto Show are listed below.


2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


Nissan re-engines rather than renews the Qashqai

13 December 2018

Competition is hotting up in the European C-SUV sector as Honda unveils a new CR-V, with a hybrid to come, and Toyota loads its own ammunition in the form of a redesigned RAV-4, with the arsenal again including hybrid.


2018 Los Angeles auto show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.

Latest interviews


CES - Q&A with Nissan on Invisible-to-Visible

9 January 2019

Tetsuro Ueda is a technology expert at the Nissan Research Center where the automaker "explores cutting-edge technologies and develops the next step in automotive excitement". Working with a small, dedicated team, Ueda's research focuses on connecting technology and humans in an enriching, seamless way. His latest development is set to create new insights through connected platforms and sensing technologies.


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.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Nissan Leaf global sales exceeds 380,000 units since launch

23 January 2019

Sales of the award-winning, all-electric Nissan Leaf are surging throughout Europe as consumer appetite for electric vehicles (EVs) continues to grow. Norway has emerged as a standout market for the Leaf, with more car buyers opting for the EV over any other...


Avtovaz inks SPIC for development of Alliance brands in Russia

22 January 2019

Avtovaz has signed a Special Investment Contract (SPIC) with Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade, for the development of Alliance brands Lada, Nissan, Datsun, Renault and Mitsubishi, as well as to modernise its production facilities in Russia.


Nissan to cut output, jobs at its Mississippi plant

18 January 2019

Nissan Motor said it plans to eliminate 700 contract worker jobs at its Canton assembly plant in the US state of Mississippi in response to slowing local demand and rising competition.


Nissan unveils NV300 concept-van at Brussels Show

18 January 2019

Nissan has unveiled the NV300 Concept-van to highlight the versatility of Nissan commercial vehicles for bespoke conversions of all types.


just-auto Plus only Nissan marks one million car exports globally from Thailand

18 January 2019

Nissan recently celebrated a significant milestone for its manufacturing operations in Thailand when it reached one million car exports to key destinations worldwide. The Nissan Terra, the all-new frame-based premium SUV, was the one-millionth vehicle to roll...


Alliance Ventures invests in retail start-up Tekion

17 January 2019

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi's venture capital arm, Alliance Ventures, has announced an investment in US company, Tekion.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan names new vice president

14 January 2019

Nissan Motor announced that Manabu Sakane, formerly program director, has been appointed to the position of vice president within the office of the CEO, effective 10 January. He is in charge of special tasks for improving governance.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan sold 136,324 Note cars in 2018

10 January 2019

The Nissan Note was Japan’s best-selling car in 2018 as customers embraced its innovative e-Power electrified powertrain, which also helped make the Nissan Serena the most popular minivan. Nissan sold 136,324 Note compact cars in Japan in the year...


CES - New Nissan Leaf version goes 40% further on a tank of volts

9 January 2019

Nissan might consider borrowing the Ford tagline Go Further for its new Leaf e+ with driving range extended by a claimed 40%.


just-auto Plus only Nissan announces new president of Infiniti Motor

8 January 2019

Nissan Motor announced that effective immediately, Christian Meunier is promoted to president of Infiniti Motor, and chairman of the Management Committee – Infiniti, responsible for managing the Infiniti brand and its entire business globally. Meunier...


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales up 2.9% in 2018

7 January 2019

Nissan China delivered solid results for calendar year 2018 despite a sluggish TIV, with cumulative sales rising 2.9% from a year earlier to 1,563,986 vehicles. The company and its PV businesses (Dongfeng Nissan, Dongfeng Venucia) and LCV businesses...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales up 7.6% in December 2018

4 January 2019

Nissan Group announced total US sales for December 2018 of 148,720 units, an increase of 7.6% versus the prior year. Nissan Group also announced total calendar year 2018 US sales of 1,493,877 units, a decrease of 6.2% compared to the prior year. Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales down 8.4% in November 2018

27 December 2018

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for November 2018. Production Passenger vehicles: November 2018 - 70,717 units; YoY change - 29.8%; YTD 2018 - 757,476 units; YoY change - (-)11.6%; YTD 2017 - 857,292 units Commercial...


just-auto Plus only Nissan uses Xenon Weather-Ometer machine to test paint

21 December 2018

On the darkest day of the year, Nissan engineers in Michigan are still performing sunlight UV exposure tests thanks to the Xenon Weather-Ometer (XWO) tool that evaluates material durability in different climate conditions. To evaluate the effects of solar...


Nissan Amsterdam facility switches on largest collective solar roof

20 December 2018

Nissan has confirmed the switch-on of the largest collective solar roof in the Netherlands at its facility in Amsterdam.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan names new VP for Human Resources

19 December 2018

Nissan Motor announced that Toru Ihara, currently division general manager of Japan talent management, will be promoted to vice president effective 1 January 2019. He will be in charge of Japan Human Resources, Japan talent management, and will report to...


just-auto Plus only Nissan North America appoints new vice chairman

18 December 2018

To meet the demands of an increasingly competitive North American market, Nissan Motor president and CEO Hiroto Saikawa and Nissan North America chairman Denis Le Vot have announced Nissan Latin America chairman Jose Valls is appointed vice chairman, Nissan...


Nissan inaugurates global digital hub in India

12 December 2018

Nissan says it has opened a 'global digital hub' in India.


Court rejects Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn detention end appeal

11 December 2018

A Tokyo court on Tuesday rejected ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn’s appeal to end his detention following his arrest last month on allegations of financial misconduct.


Ghosn and Nissan both charged officially in Japan

10 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors have officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for under-reporting his income and extended his detention on suspicion of additional financial misconduct, according to local media reports.


Nissan faces new vehicle inspection scandal

10 December 2018

Nissan Motor is expected to recall 150,000 vehicles in Japan after new evidence of improper final vehicle inspections emerged last week, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales down 9.2% in November 2018

6 December 2018

Nissan reported its November and year-to-date sales results for China. Nissan sales from January to November 2018 increased 3.9% from a year earlier to a record 1,387,795 vehicles. Sales in November decreased 9.2%. Sales at the company’s passenger...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Canada sales up 0.5% in November 2018

5 December 2018

Nissan Group announced a best November ever with total Canadian sales of 11,446 units for November 2018, an increase of 0.5% year-over-year. Nissan Division also saw record monthly sales for November with 10,444 units sold, up 1.3% year-over-year. Infiniti...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Group US sales slide 19% in November 2018

4 December 2018

Nissan Group announced total US sales for November 2018 of 110,513 units, a decrease of 19% compared to the previous year. Nissan highlights: Several key models have shown gains in 2018: Murano (+13%), Frontier (+5%) and Rogue (+2%). Nissan sold 1,128...


just-auto Plus only Nissan global sales down 2.2% in October 2018

3 December 2018

Nissan Motor announced production, sales and export figures for October 2018. Production Passenger vehicles: October 2018 - 70,785 units; YoY change - (-)6.4%; YTD 2018 - 686,759 units; YoY change - (-)14.5%; YTD 2017 - 802,822 units Commercial...


just-auto Plus only Nissan US to replace in-cabin microfilter free for affected vehicles

30 November 2018

Nissan is offering free vehicle in-cabin microfilter replacement for vehicle owners affected by the recent wildfires in Northern California and Northern Los Angeles. The complimentary service is available through 31 January 2019, extends to any Nissan...


just-auto Plus only Nissan and Italdesign develop GT-R50 new prototype vehicle

30 November 2018

Nissan and Italdesign have created a new prototype vehicle – the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign – in their first-ever collaboration. Based on a production 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo model, the unique car commemorates the 50th anniversaries of both the...


just-auto Plus only New 2019 Nissan Murano makes its world debut at the Los Angeles show

29 November 2018

The new 2019 Nissan Murano made its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show, offering an early look at the redesigned exterior and refreshed interior prior to reaching Nissan US showrooms in December 2018. "The first-generation Nissan Murano had a...


just-auto Plus only New 2019 Nissan Maxima makes its debut at the Los Angeles show

29 November 2018

With its captivating performance stance, 19-inch diamond-cut wheels, boomerang signature LED lighting framing the enlarged V-motion grille, the new 2019 Nissan Maxima made an impressive debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The new Maxima also offers available...


Nissan announces plan for EVs to power homes

28 November 2018

Nissan says it has created a vision to make electric vehicles even more useful to customers by introducing 'new convenient ways to utilise their batteries' ability to store and share energy'.

Nissan news

just-auto Plus only Nissan Leaf global sales exceeds 380,000 units since launch

23 January 2019

Sales of the award-winning, all-electric Nissan Leaf are surging throughout Europe as consumer ap...


Avtovaz inks SPIC for development of Alliance brands in Russia

22 January 2019

Avtovaz has signed a Special Investment Contract (SPIC) with Russia's Ministry of Industry and Tr...


Nissan to cut output, jobs at its Mississippi plant

18 January 2019

Nissan Motor said it plans to eliminate 700 contract worker jobs at its Canton assembly plant in...


Nissan unveils NV300 concept-van at Brussels Show

18 January 2019

Nissan has unveiled the NV300 Concept-van to highlight the versatility of Nissan commercial vehic...


just-auto Plus only Nissan marks one million car exports globally from Thailand

18 January 2019

Nissan recently celebrated a significant milestone for its manufacturing operations in Thailand w...


Alliance Ventures invests in retail start-up Tekion

17 January 2019

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi's venture capital arm, Alliance Ventures, has announced an investment i...



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