Nissan Brand

VIDEO: First Shift: Nissan takes self-driving step

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13, 2016

Nissan takes self-driving step; Tesla stands by Autopilot; GM modifying dealer rating system in New York state; FCA to pay bounty to 'bug' hunters; JLR to test connected cars in England.... Read More »

Big midcycle changes for '17 Nissan Pathfinder

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 11, 2016

Nissan is giving the Pathfinder a new front end, redesigned engine, more horsepower, torque and towing power, and more safety features for its 2017 freshening.... Read More »

Honda drops compact CR-Z hybrid

6:00 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2016

Honda is killing off the compact CR-Z hybrid, a slow-selling runabout whose performance struggled to live up to its hot-hatch looks. Production of the made-in-Japan car will end by December. Output for the U.S. market has already ended as Honda focuses on the re-engineered Accord Hybrid with its upgraded drivetrain.... Read More »

Nissan gives Pathfinder more power, freshening for 2017

12:30 pm U.S. ET | July 7, 2016

Nissan will have a significantly freshened Pathfinder crossover for 2017, with more engine power and torque, more safety features and more towing power. The changes represent one of the largest midcycle investments in a model in Nissan history, according to a company source.... Read More »

How Nissan can keep its EV edge

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 27, 2016

By virtue of mass-marketing its Leaf electric vehicle in the U.S. for the past five years, Nissan is already in full compliance with the ZEV requirements for California and the 10 states in the Northeast that follow the California regulations.... Read More »

Why EVs flow to California

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 27, 2016

The 'travel provision' of California's automotive emissions rules allows electric vehicle sales in any of the 10 states following the rules to count in all 10 states.... Read More »

Nissan's to-do list: Range, autonomy

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2016

Nissan will introduce two new technologies this year to move the needle on CEO Carlo Ghosn's goal of making Nissan a leader in electric vehicles and self-driving cars.... Read More »

IIHS may broaden small-overlap rating

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2016

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said it may add passenger-side evaluations to its influential crashworthiness ratings program after it found that several small crossovers showed disparities in driver- and passenger-side protection in the group's tough small-overlap crash test.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: For Europe's small cars, it's war

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 17, 2016

Ford's other small-car battlefront; Why Smart's not planning SUV; Cruze hatchback price: $22,190; Canadian supplier chats with Google, Apple; Hyundai safety tech, in song.... Read More »

World changes, but Nissan's GT-R still screams

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 13, 2016

Sales of Nissan's GT-R are almost too small to bother with. But the automaker continues to invest in a new generation of its pricey sports car, and for good reason.... Read More »

2016 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Nissan gains from depressed steel price, purchasing boss says

June 9, 2016 11:26 CET

Nissan's manufacturing operations in the UK have saved a “significant sum” because of the depressed price of steel, the company's head of purchasing in Europe told the Automotive News Europe Congress.... Read More »

For Nissan ads, it's now product, product, product

7:00 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2016

Nissan's newly launched national advertising campaign will beat out a single message for at least the next two years: the product. No stars. No catchy jingles. No clever story lines. And not even any humor.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Loan market 'overheated,' execs say

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2016

Auto loan market overheated, bank execs say; Report: Ad firms pad bottom line; Canadian workers push for plant spending; Google car's big honking lesson; Nissan's spin on Donut Day.... Read More »

Nissan recalls 79,853 Pathfinders to fix brake light switch

10:17 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2016

Nissan is recalling 79,853 Pathfinder crossovers from the 2013 and 2014 model years because the brake lights can remain on even when the brake pedal is not being applied.... Read More »

High-performance Nissan Sentra to get sporty looks, more power

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 30, 2016

Nissan's compact Sentra sedan looks ready to get the Nismo treatment. Recent spy photos show a Sentra with a sporty body kit, spoiler and a more aggressive front end.... Read More »

Single-cab, full-size Titan breaks cover

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 30, 2016

Nissan has made clear that it intends to modify the redesigned Titan pickup for several market niches over the coming year.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: When car-making meets ride-hailing

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2016

Car-making meets ride-hailing: GM, Toyota, VW hop in; Back-seat dummies; Dodge's new ad agency; F-150 recall; Elkann: No FCA deal to sell stake; Nissan Sentra Nismo, Titan spy shots.... Read More »

Nissan's Nismo Sentra appears to be a go

11:30 am U.S. ET | May 24, 2016

Nissan's compact Sentra sedan is about to get the Nismo treatment. Recent spy photos show a Sentra with a sporty body kit, spoiler and a more aggressive front end.... Read More »

Supercharging a Facebook marketing drive

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2016

Quirky outreach can be fun and memorable for consumers, but Jack Ingram Nissan's aim went beyond entertainment.... Read More »

Nissan already back to GT-R drawing board

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 16, 2016

Even as Nissan prepares to market a substantially freshened GT-R sports car, stylists are at work on a full redesign with altered proportions and drivetrain changes.... Read More »

Nissan denies claims it faked emissions figures in S. Korea

4:51 am U.S. ET | May 16, 2016

Nissan denied South Korean claims that it faked emissions figures in its UK-built Qashqai SUV diesel models. The government's environment ministry said it would fine Nissan $279,920 and order a recall of the 814 new Qashqai vehicles sold in the country so far.... Read More »

Nissan quarterly operating profit surges 20% on N.A. gains

8:52 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2016

North America powered Nissan to a 20 percent surge in global operating profit in the latest quarter thanks to hot-selling crossovers.... Read More »

Nissan gives Leaf batteries a 'second life' as home energy storage units

May 10, 2016 18:45 CET

Nissan plans to give the battery packs from its Leaf electric car a 'second life' as home energy storage units.... Read More »

Nissan recalls 108,503 Rogues for potential liftgate corrosion

12:35 pm U.S. ET | May 5, 2016

Nissan is recalling 108,503 Rogue crossovers for potential corrosion in the rear liftgate support device.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Tesla goal: 500,000 cars by 2018

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2016

Tesla revs goal to 500,000 units by '18, EV-maker buoyed by Model 3 orders; Honda: Two more deaths linked to Takata inflators; Nissan recalls Rogues; Ford banks on Russia comeback.... Read More »

 
PSA bravely reveals industry's dirty secret

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7 2016

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Give credit to PSA for being bold enough to reveal in great detail something none of its rivals woul ...
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How to push self-driving tech to the limits without the risks

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6 2016

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There's a risk-free way to push autonomous cars to their limits. A simulator in the UK is going to d ...
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Volvo defies gravity

Luca Ciferri
8:33 am U.S. ET | July 5 2016

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Volvo doesn't consider itself a true global player in the premium segment. ...
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BMW CEO scores first big win with Intel, Mobileye deal

Christiaan Hetzner
10:40 am U.S. ET | July 2 2016

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Led by CEO Harald Krueger, BMW's strong push into autonomous driving with Intel and Mobileye could b ...
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Why Europe's car buyer categories need a shake-up

Douglas A. Bolduc
4:49 am U.S. ET | July 1 2016

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Johnson Controls says current car buyer categories aren't telling the full story. ...
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Nissan struggles to make sense of Sunderland shocker

Nick Gibbs
5:42 am U.S. ET | June 28 2016

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Nissan's team in the UK is “shell-shocked” by the decision of the country's voters to leave the EU, a person close to the company told me. ...
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Goodbye to the Europe I knew

Bradford Wernle
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 27 2016

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I am deeply shocked and disappointed by the decision of British voters to leave the European Union. ...
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Recapping Toyota's traumatic loss at Le Mans

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23 2016

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Toyota was reminded of how cruel motorsports can be when it lost the 24 Hours of Le Mans to Porsche ...
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VW's long day as shareholders quiz management

Christiaan Hetzner
6:40 am U.S. ET | June 22 2016

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As Volkswagen's 56th annual shareholder meeting began there were still long lines of people waiting ...
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Probe overshadows VW's annual meeting

Christiaan Hetzner
7:01 am U.S. ET | June 21 2016

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When VW shareholders gather for their annual meeting it is sure to be a turbulent event, not least b ...
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Russia car sales fall 13% in June
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UK's June car sales fall; gov't asked for support
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W. Europe car sales up 6% in June despite UK decline
Western European car registrations increased nearly 6 percent in June as demand rose last month in G ...
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VW Group sales rise nearly 2% in May, helped by Audi, Skoda gains
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VW brand sales stable as Europe, China demand offsets drops in U.S., Brazil
Volkswagen brand sales slipped 0.7 percent last month with gains in Europe and China offsetting decl ...
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Russia car sales fall 15% in May
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Western Europe car sales rise 14% in May
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Mercedes SUVs help boost U.S. sales lead over Lexus, BMW
Mercedes outsold its luxury auto competitors in the U.S. in May, building its lead in a down month t ...
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VW sales in U.S. fall 17% for worst May since 2010
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Daimler promotes Turkish unit boss Seeger to Mercedes sales and marketing chief
Daimler named Britta Seeger as global sales and marketing head of Mercedes cars. ...
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BMW names former F1 exec Duesmann as new purchasing chief
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Fiat Chrysler creates post to oversee global regulatory compliance
Fiat Chrysler as appointed longtime engineering executive Mark Chernoby to a new role as the automaker's global chief technical compliance officer. ...
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VW's Seat recruits new sales boss from Audi
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Daimler lures exec from Citroen to lead digital sales unit at Mercedes
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FCA's U.S. communications chief Ranieri returns to Italy
Gualberto Ranieri, the senior vice president for communications for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' subsidiary, FCA US, has returned to Italy, seven years after arriving to work... ...
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Former Audi, Mercedes exec named new Cadillac Europe boss
GM has appointed former Audi and Mercedes executive Felix Weller as head of Cadillac Europe as it tr ...
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VW veteran Powels faces tough task in South America
VW brand named David Powels as head of its South American operations. Powels faces a tough challenge ...
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Faraday names Ferrari exec Mattiacci global brand chief
Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future appointed longtime Ferrari executive Marco Mattiacci to the post of global chief brand and commercial officer. ...
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GM names Boler-Davis head of global manufacturing
General Motors named Alicia Boler-Davis as its head of global manufacturing and labor relations, the ...
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Cadillac XT5 price undercuts rivals in Europe
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Honda hopes NSX halo effect will give automaker a boost in Europe
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Alfa touts Giulia's driving dynamics
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Suzuki Baleno is company's first model in Europe with fuel-saving mild hybrid
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MG aims first SUV at budget buyers
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Maserati expects first SUV to become its best-seller
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McLaren aims cozy 570GT at new audience
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VW Tiguan offers more room, less weight
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Audi SQ7's electric compressor banishes turbo lag
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Suppliers to the new Audi A4
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Suppliers to the new Skoda Superb
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Suppliers to the new Ford S-Max
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