Nissan

More conventional shape for Nissan Leaf

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2017

The 2018 Nissan Leaf, the second generation of the five-door battery-powered hatchback, is losing some of the dramatic styling on the original model.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Speed reading: Dodge Demon's disclaimers

2:45 pm U.S. ET | June 23, 2017

Disclaiming Dodge Demon: Buyers must sign off on drag car; Tesla no-show in quality study; Leaf's autonomous tech; Solar roof for your ride; Ford, Hyundai, Toyota marketers lauded.... Read More »

Mitsubishi eyes Renault-Nissan resources to grow in U.S., China

12:00 pm U.S. ET | June 23, 2017

Mitsubishi wants to tap the Renault-Nissan "toolbox" to unlock sales growth in the world's two biggest auto markets: the U.S. and China.... Read More »

Renault-Nissan plans driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services

June 22, 2017 12:45 CET

Renault-Nissan plans to launch driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services as the alliance looks beyond making and selling cars. The alliance is testing a system with a Japanese software company and French public transport operator.... Read More »

Automotive News Europe honors the 2017 Rising Stars winners

June 20, 2017 21:30 CET

Sixteen young and talented automotive executives have been honored as Rising Stars within the automotive industry by Automotive News Europe.... Read More »

Ghosn sees Renault-Nissan passing VW, Toyota as global No. 1 this year

June 20, 2017 08:56 CET

Carlos Ghosn says the Renault-Nissan alliance, which added Mitsubishi last year, could soon pass VW Group and Toyota to become the best-selling global car company.... Read More »

Nissan's monster truck for Latin America

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2017

Nissan's Frontier Attack concept, based on the Frontier, is inspired by extreme monster trucks and is powered by a 2.3-liter diesel engine.... Read More »

Renault-Nissan has no plan for extra bonus scheme, Ghosn says

2:21 pm U.S. ET | June 15, 2017

Renault-Nissan has no current plans to introduce an additional bonus scheme for executives at the alliance, Chairman Carlos Ghosn said.... Read More »

Toyota CEO mulls deals 'to survive in the future'

6:41 am U.S. ET | June 14, 2017

Toyota may consider mergers or acquisitions to procure new automotive technologies, including self-driving technologies, the company's president said, adding that it had to compete more aggressively against its rivals.... Read More »

Renault-Nissan said to consider hidden bonus plan for Ghosn

June 13, 2017 14:15 CET

Renault-Nissan alliance bankers have drawn up plans designed to channel millions of euros in additional, undisclosed bonuses to Chairman Carlos Ghosn and other managers via a specially created service company, Reuters reported.... Read More »

Nissan to make advanced braking standard

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2017

The company estimates the decision will cover more than 1 million Nissan brand vehicles sold in the 2018 model year.... Read More »

Automakers split on how fast to deploy automatic braking

5:38 pm U.S. ET | June 8, 2017

Big automakers are rushing to launch self-driving cars as early as 2021 but some major companies are moving slowly when it comes to widespread deployment of a less expensive crash prevention technology that regulators say could prevent thousands of deaths and injuries a year.... Read More »

Nissan goes standard on automated braking

8:00 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2017

Nissan will make emergency automated braking standard on most of its car and truck lineup for the 2018 model year.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Nissan leaps ahead on auto-braking

3:30 pm U.S. ET | June 8, 2017

Nissan leaps ahead on auto-braking; VW lands Hyundai's Hatami; Foreign-based automakers put new spin on famous Reagan ad; 2 million EVs on road; Horsing around at VW.... Read More »

Renault-Nissan plans to enter energy market with battery plant, report says

June 8, 2017 09:42 CET

Renault-Nissan plans a 100-megawatt power storage plant in Europe, hoping to give electric-car batteries a second life, Reuters reported. Makers of electric cars would benefit from a market for used lithium ion batteries because higher second-hand battery values could help bring down the cost of EVs.... Read More »

Renault-Nissan seeks Ghosn heir to drive integration, report says

June 7, 2017 10:21 CET

Renault-Nissan is recruiting a new second-in-command for the alliance, Reuters reported. The move is designed to prepare for Carlos Ghosn's succession. Nissan's Jose Munoz and Yasuhiro Yamauchi, and Renault's Stefan Mueller, are said to be among the candidates.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Nissan exec explains why EV owners are hooked on the technology for life

June 6, 2017 06:01 CET

The head of Nissan's zero-emissions vehicle and battery business, Daniele Schillaci, says EV customers have a strong loyalty toward the powertrain. He discussed this and more in an interview with Automotive News Europe.... Read More »

Infiniti global sales up 9% in May

6:00 am U.S. ET | June 5, 2017

Global sales for Infiniti rose 9 percent in May from a year earlier and have risen 37 percent for the first five months of the year.... Read More »

THERE IS FAITH IN INDIA

GM quits, but India remains a battleground

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 5, 2017

GM's pessimism about India reflects its own missteps there rather than the market's prospects. Competitors are racing in.... Read More »

Nissan targets a different kind of Rogue buyer

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2017

The Sport version of the Nissan Rogue takes the hot-selling nameplate into new customer territory.... Read More »

Sales slip on weak car, fleet demand

9:00 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2017

Light-vehicle demand slipped 0.5 percent in May, even with higher discounts and strong truck sales. Lower consumer demand, notably for cars, even amid available financing, low gas prices and healthy job growth signals underlying market weakness.... Read More »

Investor groups ask for Renault-Nissan governance investigation

June 1, 2017 18:17 CET

Three shareholder activist groups have asked the French market regulator to investigate Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn's potential conflicts of interest and possible breaches of governance.... Read More »

NISSAN: Another big assist from Rogue

4:00 pm U.S. ET | June 1, 2017

Nissan North America's May U.S. sales grew 3 percent, as Nissan brand was powered by "another great Rogue month," an exec said.... Read More »

Texas store's CEO sets plans in aftermath of fatal shooting

5:24 pm U.S. ET | May 31, 2017

RFJ Auto Partners has shut down a Nissan store in Texas to regroup after a triple homicide in the store during business hours. Here's what it plans to do next.... Read More »

Shootout at Texas dealership kills 3

11:00 am U.S. ET | May 31, 2017

Two bounty hunters posing as federal agents waited at a Nissan dealership for a third man. When he arrived, a gunfight broke out. All three are dead.... Read More »

 
Volvo's Ingenlath achieves rare feat

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 21 2017

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Volvo's Thomas Ingenlath is among a small number of designers who have been tapped to lead a brand. ...
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Chinese carmakers declare war on foreign rivals

Yang Jian
7:59 am U.S. ET | June 19 2017

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Until recently, Chinese automakers were widely considered to be cheap, low-quality marques that were ...
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Why VW will not sell Polo in the U.S.


10:36 am U.S. ET | June 16 2017

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VW sees no profit in adding the Polo subcompact to a U.S. lineup dominated by SUVs and sedans. ...
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China's EV market: Something for everybody

Yang Jian
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16 2017

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VW and Daimler soon will have a strong presence in the mass market for EVs in China. ...
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How engine gurus cope with the EV's rise

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15 2017

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Engine gurus at powertrain components provider BorgWarner have some interesting views on the rise of electric vehicles. ...
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Would you buy a car from Amazon?

Chris Bryant and Andrea Felsted
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 14 2017

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The automotive retail market is too big for Amazon to ignore. ...
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Data: Gold mine or land mine?

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 4 2017

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Fully autonomous cars are coming and many automakers believe that these highly connected vehicles will offer lucrative returns from data that they hope to sell to tech... ...
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Geely, a winner in China, faces uphill battle establishing itself overseas

Yang Jian
4:01 am U.S. ET | June 2 2017

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Geely has emerged as the largest domestic carmaker in China this year, but despite its worldwide amb ...
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Piech isolated at family gathering

Christiaan Hetzner
7:16 am U.S. ET | May 30 2017

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Ferdinand Piech made what may be the last appearance at his family's holding company that controls a ...
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After Fields, is anyone safe?

Jason Stein
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 29 2017

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Former Ford CEO Mark Fields restored European profits, renegotiated labor agreements and started a movement to the world of mobility. ...
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European sales rise 8% in May, nearing pre-crisis levels
European new-car registrations rose nearly 8 percent in May, with nearly all automakers recording sa ...
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VW, Kia and Lada make big gains as Russia sales rise 15%
New-car registrations in Russia increased 15 percent in May, the third consecutive month of higher s ...
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German sales jump 13% on fleet demand
German new-car sales rose 13 percent in May on two extra selling days and strong sales to business f ...
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Spain sales reach highest May level for 9 years
New-car sales in Spain rose 11 percent in May to the highest level for the month since 2008, helping ...
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VW among winners as Italy's market gains 8%
New-car sales in Italy rose 8.2 percent in May in the best result for the month in nine years as the ...
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French sales rise 9% in May
New-car registrations in France rose 8.9 percent in May with Seat, Ford, Fiat, Mercedes and Renault ...
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European sales fall 7% on VW, British slump
Passenger car registrations fell 7 percent in Europe in April on fewer selling days and a big slump ...
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VW, Kia, Renault benefit as Russia sales rise 7%
New-car sales in Russia rose 7 percent last month as the market's rebound gathered momentum after fo ...
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Spanish sales rise on Easter tourism boost
New-car registrations in Spain rose 1.1 percent in April, boosted by holiday rental sales. VW's Seat ...
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European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
Automakers are increasing technology levels in Europe's minicar segment to maintain consumer interes ...
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Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
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Europe's small SUV sales forecast to top 2 million next year
Europe's small SUV/crossover segment is forecast to continue its rapid growth as models from latecom ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year
Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models s ...
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Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months
Tesla's head of its autopilot software, Chris Lattner, has left the company within six months of joi ...
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Former VW design chief de Silva joins Edag to style EVs for China
Volkswagen Group's former design chief, Walter de Silva, is styling electric cars for a Chinese comp ...
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Bentley hires Nissan exec for Americas sales post
Bentley tapped a veteran automotive executive from Nissan, Mike Rocco, to become vice president of sales and operations -- a new post -- for the brand's Americas division. ...
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Finance chief Lohscheller to be Opel CEO after Neumann quits
GM's European division Opel is losing its CEO, Karl-Thomas Neumann, just as it prepares to be acquir ...
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McLaren names Melville design chief
McLaren has promoted former Land Rover and Cadillac executive Rob Melville to be its top designer. ...
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BMW Designworks chief Heilmer will head Mini design
BMW has picked Oliver Heilmer to head design at its Mini brand. Heilmer is currently president of BM ...
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Renault names new boss for India, Africa and Middle East
Renault named Fabrice Cambolive as head of the automaker's operations in Africa, the Middle East and ...
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Ford appoints Armstrong head of Europe operations
Ford named company veteran Steven Armstrong as head of its European operations. ...
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Toyota hires key U.S. marketing exec from VW
Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integ ...
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VW brand recruits Hyundai's Sengpiehl as global marketing chief
Volkswagen Group has recruited Hyundai's Jochen Sengpiehl to be global marketing director for its co ...
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Alfa's big bet on the Stelvio
Alfa Romeo is betting on the Stelvio and its fun-to-drive characteristics to boost the appeal of wha ...
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Opel moves Insignia upscale
Opel hopes a wide selection of advanced safety equipment in its new Insignia will move the model upm ...
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Softer Land Rover Discovery keeps its go-anywhere skills
Land Rover is determined to demonstrate that even though the fifth generation of the Discovery has b ...
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Honda counts on new Civic for boost in Europe
Honda's latest Civic benefited from the largest development program for a single model in the compan ...
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Mercedes makes E-class coupe more practical
Mercedes is repositioning its E-class coupe to offer more room and more functionality, promoting the ...
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Kia gives Rio better tech to challenge European rivals
Kia has added driver assistance systems not typical in small cars as well as upgraded connectivity i ...
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Mini maxes out with Countryman
The Mini Countryman has grown to become the BMW subsidiary's biggest model to date and now competes ...
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Nissan plots Micra's return to Europe's top 10
Nissan wants to re-establish the Micra subcompact as one of the 10 top-sellers in Europe's biggest a ...
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Hyundai gives i30 a tech boost
The Hyundai i30's success has been important in boosting the brand's European growth in the past 10 ...
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Toyota gets quirky with C-HR to 'turn heads'
Toyota is a latecomer to Europe's crossover segment with the new C-HR. ...
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