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Will new Musso give SsangYong the sales pick-up it needs? [UPDATE: SYMUK replies to suspension criticism]

6 Jul 2018 | Glenn Brooks

It's been a tough few years for SsangYong, especially in Europe as Russia, formerly one of its best markets, fell apart. Now, things are looking up. The Musso is off to a good start at home, production shifts are being added and the brand is pulling further ahead of GM Korea and Renault Samsung.

Is Nissan about to pull Infiniti out of Europe? [updated with automaker's response]

6 Jun 2018 | Glenn Brooks

As Infiniti sales plunge at a dizzying rate across Europe and new model launches are pushed back, the question has to be asked: is Nissan planning to pull the plug on its luxury brand in the world's toughest market?

ANALYSIS - Infiniti Q60 3.0 Sport Tech

3 Jul 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The latest Q60 will never be a big seller for Infiniti and with the contraction of the global market for convertibles, there probably won't be a replacement for the old-shape open car. Even so, this challenger for the BMW 4 Series, Mercedes C-Class and Audi Q5 coupés is both a big step forward over the old-shape car and an underrated alternative to the segment leaders.

ANALYSIS - Infiniti future models

31 Mar 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Following on from the chapter on Datsun, the second instalment in a Nissan Motor future models series takes a look at what's ahead for Infiniti. After this will come two features which examine the next generation of Nissan cars, crossovers, pick-ups and SUVs.

Driving the new Q30, and Infiniti future models

22 Jul 2016 | Glenn Brooks

It's been a long time coming but finally European car buyers are becoming aware of Infiniti. The Q30 is the reason why brand sales were up by 177% in the first half of 2016.

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Geely targets sales rise, Lynk & Co European launch, in 2020

1 Apr 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Chinese automaker Geely Holding Group this week said it was targeting a 3.7% sales increase to 1.41m units in 2020 despite the global coronavirus pandemic, following a 9% decline to 1.36m units in 2019 - according to local reports.

Moody's says policy will boost China 2019 sales 2%

11 Jun 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Moody's Investors Service said new policy guidelines affecting the Chinese auto industry supported its projection of a 2% growth in auto unit sales for the country in 2019.

Infiniti chief jumps ship to run FCA's Jeep

8 May 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Christian Meunier, chairman of Nissan's Infiniti premium brand has jumped ship to become global chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automotive's iconic Jeep brand.

Infiniti appoints Mike Colleran as global division VP

20 Mar 2019 | Simon Warburton

Infiniti has appointed Mike Colleran as global division vice president, Marketing and Sales Operations effective 1 April.

Nissan Futures presents mobility trends for the Asia and Oceania region

18 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

The Nissan Futures event in Hong Kong has brought forward three mobility trends for the Asia and Oceania region: cars as energy assets, the human role in autonomous driving systems and the importance of safety in mobility innovations.

Nissan expanding Leaf sales to new markets in Asia

11 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

Nissan is expanding Leaf electric model sales to new emerging markets in Asia.

Infiniti announces fourth 'LAB' for Hong Kong

19 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Nissan's premium Infiniti brand is to add a start-up 'LAB' in Hong Kong.

Great Wall looking overseas for growth

26 Mar 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Great Wall Motor, the major player in sport utility vehicles in China, is now turning to potential customers abroad for its next phase of growth, a media report said.

Audi expands its premium mobility services in Hong Kong

23 Nov 2017 | Dave Leggett

Audi says it is significantly expanding its mobility offerings in Hong Kong.

Volvo Cars owner Geely books healthy first half profit

16 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Geely has promised cars on the platform developed with its Volvo Cars unit [the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) which will underpin Volvo's smaller 40 series cars currently under development and also Lynk models] later this year and announced healthy first half profits.

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