Nissan

Renault-Nissan claims to be biggest global automaker despite rival VW's record sales

Jan. 17, 2018 19:15 CET

Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn said the alliance is now the world's leading automaker by unit sales despite rival VW Group delivering a record 10.7 million vehicles in 2017.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Infiniti going big on EVs

8:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2018

AN World Congress: Infiniti to go mostly electric, Cadillac boss on dealers and what 'annoys the blazes' out of him, Jackson on 'epic' time; Keeping Honda focused; Ford pays a price.... Read More »

Renault-Nissan will split up various management roles, Ghosn says

Jan. 17, 2018 15:08 CET

Renault-Nissan will split up management roles between those dealing with strategic matters and those handling more operational affairs, said Renault boss Carlos Ghosn.... Read More »

Infiniti will go mostly electric by 2021, Nissan CEO says

6:50 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 16, 2018

All new Infiniti models launched after 2021 will either be all-electric vehicles or will rely on Nissan's new range-extender electric motor-powered technology called ePower, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said.... Read More »

Alliance measures 'troops on ground'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2018

Carlos Ghosn uses a broad definition of autonomous technology to defend his claim that the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is at the front of the race.... Read More »

Infiniti concept signals roomier cabins

8:15 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2018

The Infiniti Q Inspiration foreshadows the next Q70 with a smaller engine compartment and a more luxurious cabin... Read More »

A little Japanese flair for the next Nissan Rogue?

10:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2018

Nissan's new design chief, Alfonso Albaisa, is really into Japanese design these days -- and the next Rogue crossover might show the results.... Read More »

VW, BMW, Nissan will use Mobileye tech in autonomous vehicles

Jan. 9, 2018 10:29 CET

VW, BMW and Nissan, will use autonomous vehicle technology from Intel's unit Mobileye to crowdsource data in 2 million vehicles, allowing them to build maps to enable self-driving capabilities.... Read More »

DETROIT AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Automakers have a waterfall of new products coming in '18

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

U.S. sales may be slipping but automakers are unleashing a wide spectrum of new concepts and redesigned models to stimulate the market in 2018.... Read More »

Detroit auto show preview: Maserati to Volvo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

A roundup of brands, from Maserati to Volkswagen, that will unveil new product at the Detroit auto show.... Read More »

Does Infiniti concept hint at electrified Q70?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

Infiniti started talking about an electric car in 2012. Six years later, the Detroit auto show will get telltale signs that one is on the way.... Read More »

LINDSAY CHAPPELL

Nissan's Rogue an ongoing surprise

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

Nissan's Rogue crossover was one of just two nonpickup nameplates to sell more than 400,000 units in 2017. It wasn't predicted a few years ago.... Read More »

Renault-Nissan set up $200 million fund to tap startups, report says

Jan. 6, 2018 06:01 CET

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is pooling $200 million in a new mobility tech fund, Reuters reported, in the latest move by automakers to adapt to rapid industry change by investing in startups.... Read More »

How Nissan aims to keep its EV advantage in Europe

Jan. 6, 2018 06:01 CET

Nissan took a big risk when it invested billions to become an early leader in Europe's fast-growing EV sector. Nissan Europe Chairman Paul Willcox outlined the automaker's electric plans during an interview with Automotive News Europe.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Renault, Nissan, Mitsu line up AV partners

8:15 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2018

Renault, Nissan, Mitsu lining up partners in robotaxi push; VW's crossover conquest move; Ex-CEO paring Uber stake?; New BMW China chief; AV startup ready to take on big players.... Read More »

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi seek robo-taxi deals with tech companies

Jan. 5, 2018 10:12 CET

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi are lining up potential partners for a push into shared driverless robo-taxis that could include technology companies already experimenting with self-driving cars such as Google and Uber.... Read More »

Infiniti redraws a Q sedan

1:55 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2018

With its shorter hood, Infiniti's upcoming Q Inspiration sedan concept hints of an electrified future Q70.... Read More »

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: How Nissan, NASA will help you park in the future

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2018

Nissan has turned to NASA to help it with what could be a challenging task in the future: remotely parking an autonomous vehicle after the driver has exited the car.... Read More »

NISSAN: A banner year despite soft finale

3:37 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2018

Sales of most Nissan and Infiniti nameplates declined in December, but the full year remained positive.... Read More »

Brain waves could make Nissan's car of the future a better ride

7:10 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2018

The world's biggest automakers and technology companies are spending billions of dollars to perfect your ability to drive without thinking. Nissan is taking a different direction — trying to "decode" your thinking so hands-on driving is more fun.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Nissan AV tech taps into brain waves

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2018

At CES: Nissan AV tech taps into brain waves, Mercedes blends AI, infotainment, Honda's compassionate robot; Report: Fusion redesign canceled; Long and short of Infiniti concept.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for January

Jan. 2, 2018 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at why car executives are seeing signs of something new in Russia: slow, steady -- nearly predictable -- economic growth.... Read More »

Nissan ready to clear up its mobility message

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 1, 2018

Nissan will drive home the message of Intelligent Mobility at CES as new features hit the market... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

7 questions for Nissan Europe sales chief Philippe Saillard

Dec. 28, 2017 06:01 CET

Nissan Europe's sales & marketing chief, Philippe Saillard, spoke with Automotive News Europe about his outlook for the European market and shared his thoughts on the biggest challenges facing automakers in Europe in 2018.... Read More »

Renault exec to run Nissan N.A.

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

Nissan Motor Co. has tapped a Renault executive with a deep background in the European and Russian auto industry to take over as chairman of Nissan North America.... Read More »

 
BMW exec combines Silicon Valley innovation with corporate rigor

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17 2018

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German automotive companies have acknowledged that they need to foster a work culture more akin to S ...
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Will Mercedes' G class get juiced?

Amy Wilson
9:35 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14 2018

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Mercedes could make an electric variant of its iconic G-class SUV, Dieter Zetsche seemed to imply in ...
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PSA develops possible Renault Twizy rival

Peter Sigal
4:55 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12 2018

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PSA's latest effort in the field of mobility services is a plug-in hybrid three-wheeled scooter that ...
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PSA should sell UK Vauxhall plant to Jaguar Land Rover

Nick Gibbs
3:39 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11 2018

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A second round of job cuts shows PSA is struggling with the viability of its newly acquired Ellesmer ...
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Qoros' new owner plans to be China's Tesla

Yang Jian
5:13 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5 2018

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Dozens of Chinese EV startups have sought to become the Chinese answer to Tesla, but none of them ha ...
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How Nissan, NASA will help you park in the future

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3 2018

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Nissan has turned to NASA to help it with what could be a challenging task in the future: remotely p ...
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Supplier CEO who loves his front-row seat to industry's transformation

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29 2017

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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors CEO Johannes Roters is energized by the megatrends that are changing the industry because he remembers a time when things were a bit stagnant. ...
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Nissan tackles tech overload in autonomous car

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23 2017

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Nissan's latest test car for autonomous driving has 39 devices to achieve 360-degree sensing. The automaker knows that number needs to be slashed. ...
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Conti exec learns when art tops science

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22 2017

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Continental's head of startups got some excellent advice after he was put in charge of the supplier's new entrepreneurial unit. ...
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PSA got a bargain with Opel, former GM Europe boss says

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19 2017

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PSA got a "good deal" when it bought General Motors' European operations, Opel/Vauxhall, says Nick R ...
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European sales fall 5% in December with Fiat, Nissan and Skoda among biggest losers
European new-car sales fell nearly 5 percent in December, hurt by extra days off for Christmas versu ...
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Kia, VW are winners as Russia sales rise 12% in 2017
Kia and VW brand were the top gainers in Russia last year as the country's new-car market rebounded ...
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Western European registrations fell 5% in December
Western European registrations fell 5 percent in December, which had two fewer selling days than a y ...
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UK sales drop most since recession on Brexit, diesel fears
UK registrations fell nearly 6 percent in 2017 in their biggest annual slide since the global recess ...
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Spain's 2017 sales get big boost from discounting
Spanish new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent last year, although dealers said the increase was helped ...
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German sales rose nearly 3% in 2017 as diesel demand plunged
German new-car sales rose nearly 3 percent last year but fell 1 percent in December on fewer selling ...
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Renault, Lada, Hyundai-Kia poised to gain from Russia's new stability
Russia's strengthening auto market is good news for automakers such as Renault-Nissan and its Russia ...
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Incentives push Italy's 2017 sales to eight-year high
Italian new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent in 2017 as incentives helped push demand to its highest ...
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EVs and hybrids accounted for more than half of Norway's new-car sales in 2017
Sales of electrified cars exceeded half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by ge ...
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French 2017 sales rise nearly 5% but diesel share falls below 50%
French registrations rose by nearly 5 percent in 2017, led by increases of more than 10 percent at S ...
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VW, Peugeot, Seat propel compact SUV sector toward new record
Strong demand for new entries from VW, Peugeot and Seat helped to increase European sales in the com ...
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Premium midsize SUVs overtake sedans, wagons in key European segment
Last year for the first time premium SUV models such as the Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and BMW X3 were more ...
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Renault, Mercedes, Fiat give new life to pickup segment
Renault, Fiat, Mercedes, and soon PSA, are all launching pickup trucks to take on market leader Ford ...
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Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers ...
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Small SUVs in focus as Citroen, Hyundai, Kia and Seat ready challengers
Europe's small SUV segment is about to get a lot more crowded as automakers including VW, Hyundai, K ...
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EVs are Europe's fastest growing segment
The EV segment was Europe's fastest growing sector in the first half as sales jumped 56 percent. ...
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Mercedes, Mini, help reverse Europe's cabriolet slump
Europe's premium convertible segment is on the rise as new models from Mercedes, Mini and Porsche he ...
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SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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Schaeffler names former BMW exec as new e-mobility chief
Schaeffler has appointed Jochen Schroeder, a former BMW executive, to lead the group's newly establi ...
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Rolls-Royce sales chief Knight leaves automaker
Rolls-Royce said its sales and marketing director, Fintan Knight, has left the company to pursue oth ...
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Industry veteran Norman tasked with Vauxhall turnaround
PSA named industry veteran Stephen Norman to lead its UK Vauxhall brand, just days after the automak ...
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PSA promotes Germany boss Chopelin to lead global sales and marketing
PSA promoted its Germany boss, Alberic Chopelin, to head global sales and marketing operations, incl ...
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VW brand accelerates push to be EV leader with new e-mobility division
VW brand is creating an e-mobility division as it seeks to be the leader in mass-market electric car ...
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VW taps Skoda's UK boss to lead U.S. sales
VW of America has tapped Skoda's UK boss Duncan Movassaghi to take over sales operations for the VW brand in the U.S. ...
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VW brand loses U.S. sales chief amid sales decline
Ron Stach, who has headed U.S. sales for the VW brand for nearly two years, has left the automaker. ...
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BMW names former Mini boss Goller as new China chief
BMW named former Mini boss Jochen Goller as its new head of China operations. ...
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PSA replaces China chief amid sales slump
PSA named new chiefs for its China and Latin America regions as part of a management shuffle. The mo ...
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Gestamp elevates CFO Pena to CEO
Spanish metal parts supplier Gestamp said it named Francisco Lopez Pena as CEO. ...
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Hyundai gives Kona off-road capabilities to broaden small SUV's appeal
Hyundai hopes a sharp design, advanced connectivity features and off-road capability will help win c ...
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Citroen sees C3 Aircross luring minivan loyalists
Citroen says the C3 Aircross will stand out from rivals in the subcompact SUV segment with its expre ...
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VW seeks youth appeal with T-Roc
VW believes the T-Roc's high-tech connectivity features, expressive design and fashionable color opt ...
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Seat Arona tackles the 'urban jungle'
Seat is aiming its Arona subcompact crossover at inhabitants of "the urban jungle" who don't need of ...
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BMW sticks to X3's winning formula
BMW has stuck to its winning formula for its X3, one of the automaker's highest volume models, givin ...
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Renault touts Alaskan's comfort features
Renault is seeking to capture a share of Europe's small-but-growing pickup segment with the Alaskan, ...
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Mercedes pickup aims to mimic success of brand's SUVs
Daimler hopes the Mercedes X class will be a game-changer for its light commercial vehicles division ...
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Opel Grandland X plugs key gap in SUV lineup
Opel's Grandland X crossover is expected to give the automaker a strong foothold in Europe's popular ...
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Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker
Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who rema ...
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'Chic' VW Polo targets younger buyers
VW is repositioning the Polo subcompact to appeal to younger buyers, abandoning an approach in which ...
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Suppliers to the new Aston Martin DB11
Assembly of the all-new Aston Martin DB11 began in May 2016 in at the supercar maker's plant in Gayd ...
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Suppliers to the new Audi Q2
Assembly of the all-new Audi Q2 began in July 2016 at Audi's plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. ...
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