Nissan Brand

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Quebec incentives cover used Nissan Leafs, including U.S. ones

10:25 am U.S. ET | May 30, 2017

Used Nissan Leafs from the U.S. could migrate north to take advantage of an incentive program offered by Canada's Quebec province and embraced by Nissan North America.... Read More »

Nissan execs hint at upcoming EV crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

Nissan is working on a concept vehicle that will showcase its ideas for intelligent mobility and foreshadow an all-electric crossover.... Read More »

Nissan's e-Power hybrids may go global

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 13, 2017

Nissan's hybrid hit is virtually unknown outside Japan. But the company is thinking about taking it overseas where it could challenge the Prius, just as it does at home.... Read More »

NEWS ANALYSIS

Nissan's radical strategy for the Titan pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 8, 2017

New models are supposed to burst onto the market, suddenly visible and available everywhere, in showrooms and ad campaigns and on the street. Not so for the Nissan Titan.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Making auctions safer places

2:45 pm U.S. ET | May 8, 2017

Making auctions safer places; Nissan Titan's four-city focus; Mercedes technology that hits home; Audi e-tron Sportback set for U.S.; What's Jeep got to hide?... Read More »

Brake malfunction investigation underway for 2009 Nissan Muranos

3:54 pm U.S. ET | May 5, 2017

U.S. safety regulators are conducting a preliminary investigation into complaints of faulty brakes in the 2009 Nissan Murano line.... Read More »

Nismo's global expansion could bring performance pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2017

Nissan's Nismo performance tuner sub-brand plans a massive global push over the next five years.... Read More »

Lynk & CO promises lifetime warranties, free connectivity as sedan concept debuts

6:47 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2017

Lynk & CO lifted the wraps on a new sedan concept ahead of the Shanghai auto show, saying the upstart brand will offer lifetime warranties and free connectivity as a standard feature.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Debating Tesla's true value

3:30 pm U.S. ET | April 14, 2017

Execs weigh in on Tesla's value surge; Apple gets permit to test autonomous cars; Nissan Titan's rise; Marchionne puts aside partner pursuit; Volvo at 90; One car, 1,360 horses.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Nissan, Porsche, Audi speedsters

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2017

Fast times in NY: Nissan, Porsche, Audi speedsters; Infiniti's bolder SUV styling; Volvo dealers are 'hot' for the XC60; No Mercedes-Benz diesel decision; China-built Volvo EV?... Read More »

Rogue leads crossovers' surge as cars continue fall

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 10, 2017

Crossovers now account for roughly one in every three vehicles sold since October 2016, with the Nissan Rogue driving to become the top-selling nonpickup in America.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Speedy rides to take stage in NY

2:30 pm U.S. ET | April 7, 2017

Putting some zip in NY auto show: Fast rides from Audi, Lexus, Nissan, Benz, Alfa, Dodge; Ex-Saab execs acquitted; Harder to buy a car?; Mexico's boom; Printing the future in 3-D.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Audi, Porsche to work together

3:45 pm U.S. ET | April 5, 2017

Audi, Porsche join forces on development; NADA predicts stable '17 sales, analysts recall 'triple threat'; Challenge of sharing an EV; Nissan's 370Z Heritage; 'Huge' Infiniti tease.... Read More »

Nissan's next Leaf bears family resemblance

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

The next-generation Nissan Leaf appears to get the brand's signature V-motion grille, among other changes.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Mercedes hits the gas on electric cars

8:15 am U.S. ET | March 29, 2017

Mercedes hits the gas on electric cars; Next-gen Nissan Leaf spied; Lexus teases refreshed NX; How Mitsubishi can help Renault; Porsche partners with Disney to train retail workers.... Read More »

Nissan's next-gen Leaf on deck

10:00 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2017

The next-generation Nissan Leaf has been spotted testing, and spy photos indicate that the electric vehicle's styling will line up with the rest of the brand.... Read More »

Classics of tomorrow for the right price today

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2017

Want to buy a reasonably priced car that stands a chance of becoming a classic? You start by acquiring something that is hot and sporty and not produced in the hundreds of thousands.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Chevy Equinox's design do-over

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2017

Chevy started over on Equinox to win over underwhelmed public; Supplier fire idles Audi plant; Nissan GT-R Track Edition peek; Time for speedy Honda?; Autonomous Ubers back in S.F.... Read More »

BEST PRACTICES

Custom Nissan Titans leave big impression

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2017

Tyler Slade, managing partner at Tim Dahle Nissan Southtowne in South Jordan, Utah, has made his store the place to buy highly customized and unique Nissan Titan pickups.... 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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