Nissan Brand

Nissan applies chuckles to big pickup marketing

5:57 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2017

Nissan's newest Titan TV ad inserts a belly laugh into the solemn no-nonsense world of advertising big pickups.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: AAA finds distracting trend in new cars

8:15 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2017

AAA finds distracting trend in new cars; Nissan's Sentra-centric sales strategy; GM expands robo-fleet in Calif.; Mitsu offers peek at crossover concept; Equinox's fashion sense.... Read More »

Nissan to show electric concept, sporty Leaf in Tokyo

6:52 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2017

Nissan will tout its electric ambitions at this month's Tokyo Motor Show with a new concept car alongside a sporty version of its just-unveiled next-generation Leaf EV.... Read More »

Nissan looks to lift Leaf with infrastructure expansion

Oct. 2, 2017 16:14 CET

Nissan will expand its fast-charging infrastructure in Europe by 20 percent in the next 18 months. The automaker hopes that adding 1,000 quick chargers to its network of 4,600 charge points will help boost sales of the second-generation Leaf full-electric car.... Read More »

Nissan turns over new Leaf, hits 150 million

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

A futuristic second-generation Leaf electric vehicle that rolled off the line was also the 150 millionth vehicle produced by Nissan automaker since the company's start in 1933.... Read More »

Nissan boosts Leaf's range

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2017

The next-generation electric Nissan Leaf aims to ease range anxiety with battery improvements that include a performance edition. But better EV attributes are only part of the proposition.... Read More »

EV competitors stress performance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2017

Amid the ramp-up of Tesla Model 3 production, competing EV makers are stressing the performance characteristics of their latest models.... Read More »

Nissan positions Leaf as affordable EV choice

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2017

Nissan redesigns the Leaf for 2018 and reconceives the marketing strategy that launched it.... Read More »

Nissan sees falling EV costs, hints at a crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2017

Nissan says the next-generation Leaf will finally become a core nameplate in terms of volume. But in pricing, it concedes EVs will take almost another decade to go mainstream.... Read More »

Nissan chooses value over range with new Leaf

12:51 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2017

Nissan introduced its second generation Nissan Leaf electric vehicle with a range of 150 miles -- a 40 percent increase from its predecessor but still a far cry from competing EVs.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: A sleeker, longer-range Nissan Leaf

8:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2017

A sleeker, longer-range Nissan Leaf; Toyota, GM pickups get 'good' ratings in crash tests; FCA to part with parts?; Mazda future product.... Read More »

New Nissan Leaf pitched as high-tech showcase with 150-mile range

9:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2017

Nissan's Leaf may be the world's best-selling electric vehicle. But the automaker is pitching the second generation as all that and much more.... Read More »

AUTOWEEK REVIEW

2017 Nissan Titan Pro-4X quick take: The nonconformist's off-roader

8:41 am U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2017

Our Opinions: At its first-drive event last fall, Nissan executives conceded the Titan -- good as it is -- is unlikely to peel off many of the die-hard domestic truck buyers. They're among the most loyal bunch in the market. So why expend the capital to bring a full-size pickup into what's admittedly a limited market?
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Nissan's new Leaf introduces self-driving tech for the masses

Aug. 31, 2017 09:45 CET

Nissan will unveil its new Leaf EV next month, together with its new ProPilot self-driving technology, which aims to bring autonomous driving features to mass-market consumers.... Read More »

Relief for midsize sedans? Not much

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2017

The beleaguered midsize sedan segment is poised to get a boost from redesigns of its three top sellers, but a shakeout could leave just a few healthy competitors.... Read More »

What does Nissan's exit from battery business mean?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2017

Nissan's exit from battery-making stirs the pot on its new-gen Leaf, as well as on North American EV battery capacity.... Read More »

Nissan's next Altima slips out

5:39 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2017

The 2018 Nissan Altima, based on new spy images, will feature less rounded surfaces than the current sedan, and a more pronounced back side. Body sculpting appears to have traces of the Vmotion 2.0 concept car that Nissan introduced at this year's Detroit auto show.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2017 Nissan Versa

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2017

Suppliers listed include Elringklinger, Denso, Yokohama Rubber, Bosch and Magni Group.... Read More »

Nissan adds rear-seat reminder tech to 2018 Pathfinder

9:15 am U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2017

Nissan said it is installing software aimed at notifying parents to check the rear seat before walking away from a parked vehicle.... Read More »

Nissan adds push-button automatic-parking to next Leaf

2:25 pm U.S. ET | July 6, 2017

Nissan will feature push-button automatic-parking on the second-generation Leaf electric car as a new upgrade to its ProPilot autonomous driving system.... Read More »

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 »

 
Why PSA is axing jobs at Vauxhall's Astra plant

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

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Vauxhall and PSA have cited declining sales in the compact segment as a reason for cutting 400 jobs ...
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Auto industry cold on UK joining NAFTA post-Brexit

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18 2017

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The UK joining the North American Free Trade Agreement is an idea reportedly being floated as an alt ...
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Volvo's Polestar could become a credible BMW, Tesla rival

Luca Ciferri
4:24 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18 2017

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Volvo's Polestar brand claimed some world firsts while unveiling its debut model, the Polestar 1. ...
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No steering wheel? Not so fast, ZF CEO says

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11 2017

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If you're not ready to trust a computer-driven vehicle that has no steering wheel you're not alone. ...
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How Mercedes turned a 'crazy' idea into gold

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6 2017

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A little more than 20 years ago, the Mercedes W163 rolled off the assembly line at the company's U.S ...
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Why Renault predicts big profits from EVs

Luca Ciferri
6:38 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6 2017

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Renault's investment in electric vehicles is already paying dividends and the automaker said today that its profits from EVs will rise significantly in the next five years,... ...
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Why Marchionne thinks EVs threaten the planet

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3 2017

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne believes that a widespread move to electric vehicles ...
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Industry shifts blame, again, for diesel woes

Christiaan Hetzner
4:37 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3 2017

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The industry's favorite tactic since the diesel has come under attack in Europe for excessive emissi ...
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Renault Alaskan shows how Europe's pickup segment is going upscale

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29 2017

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In many parts of Europe, you're as likely to see a high-end sports car like a Porsche Carrera as a p ...
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Opel's loss of key executives makes turnaround much harder

Christiaan Hetzner
11:02 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25 2017 UPDATED: Sept. 26 18:15 CET - adds no replacement

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Opel faces a tough task replacing the automaker's award-winning marketing chief, Tina Mueller, who i ...
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Europe sales drop 2% as Brexit concerns hit UK demand
European new-car sales fell 2 percent in September as concerns about Brexit among UK consumers offse ...
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Ford, Kia among winners as Russia sales rose 18% in Sept.
Russia's car market is expected to grow by 11 percent this year after sales rose 18 percent last mon ...
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German sales fall 3% in Sept. on diesel worries
German new-car sales fell 3.3 percent in September as uncertainty over the future of diesel-powered ...
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Germany's 2017 sales to beat expectations, group says
Germany's new-car sales will be stronger than expected this year, helped by incentives for older die ...
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Spain sales rise 4% in Sept. on fleet demand
Spanish new-car sales rose 4.6 percent in September as sales to companies continued to outpace slugg ...
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Italy's September sales increase 8%
Italy's new-car sales rose 8 percent in September to 166,956 units, which was the highest volume the ...
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French sales rise 1% in September
New-car sales rose 1.1 percent in France in September, as the fall selling season began with mixed r ...
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Sales of gasoline cars overtake diesels in Europe
Diesel's European market share fell to 46.3 percent of new-car registrations in the first half, the ...
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European sales rose 6% in August
European new-car sales rose nearly 6 percent in August with Nissan, Renault, Toyota and VW Group's S ...
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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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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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Uber's European policy chief quits to join Chargepoint
Uber's head of policy for Europe, Christopher Burghardt, is quitting to join the electric vehicle ch ...
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GM appoints Chevy Bolt's top engineer as EV programs chief
GM promoted Pamela Fletcher to the new position of vice president of global electric vehicle program ...
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Opel's Mueller to head German cosmetics company
Opel's marketing chief, Tina Mueller, will join German cosmetics retailer Douglas as CEO on Nov. 1. ...
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Hyundai recruits BMW exec as Europe marketing chief
Hyundai named former BMW executive Andreas-Christoph Hofmann as its new marketing chief in Europe. ...
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Kia hires ex-BMW designer as styling chief
Kia has hired former BMW and Great Wall designer Pierre Leclercq as its head of styling, in a move e ...
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Nissan manufacturing veteran Martin gets global alliance role
Irishman John Martin is tasked with accelerating the integration of manufacturing and supply strateg ...
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Bentley's new manufacturing boss is VW veteran
Bentley named Peter Bosch, a veteran VW Group executive, as its new manufacturing chief. ...
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Ford recruits industry veteran Vignon as France head
Ford named industry veteran Louis-Carl Vignon to head its France operations. Vignon returns to Ford ...
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Hyundai names new China boss after supplier disputes
Hyundai has appointed Tao Hung Tan as its new chief of China operations. ...
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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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Renault moves Koleos upscale for Europe
Renault is counting on high-end features to make its new Koleos SUV more successful in Europe than t ...
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Ford expands Fiesta family
Ford expects buyers of its new Fiesta subcompact to fall into two categories – previous Fiesta ...
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Mazda makes CX-5 an even better drive
Mazda hopes to boost demand for its CX-5, the brand's top-selling model in Europe, with a new genera ...
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Kia Picanto adds tech but stays small
Kia has bucked the trend that cars grow larger with every new generation by increasing the new Pican ...
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Volvo seeks to match XC60's magic
Volvo hopes that by making its new XC60 bigger, safer and more technologically advanced it will be a ...
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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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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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Suppliers to the new Peugeot 3008
Assembly of the second-generation Peugeot 3008 began in June 2016 at PSA's factory in Sochaux, Franc ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Stelvio
Assembly of the first-generation Alfa Romeo Stelvio began in January at the automaker's factory in C ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel Ampera-e
Assembly of the all-new Opel Ampera-e full-electric car began in October 2016 at parent General Moto ...
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Suppliers to the new BMW 5 series
Assembly of the seventh-generation BMW 5 series began in November 2016 at the automaker's factory in ...
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