Infiniti

Infiniti drops midsize QX70

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 24, 2017

Infiniti has killed its QX70 midsize crossover, effective immediately, as it prepares to shift more attention to other crossovers.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Focus gets new look, bigger footprint

8:30 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2017

Ford Focus gets new look, bigger footprint for '19; Tesla starts making Model 3; Infiniti tops in mystery-shopper ranking; VW disclosure delay?; FCA design ace marks 25th year.... Read More »

Nissan, Infiniti shuffle finance unit executives

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

Mark Kaczynski, after six years as president of Nissan Motor Acceptance, is leaving his post to become vice president of administration and finance for Infiniti.... Read More »

NISSAN: Rogue, Titan, Armada lead monthly gain

3:05 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2017

Nissan sold fewer cars and more light trucks in June, while Infiniti sold fewer trucks and more cars.... Read More »

Aston scales back RapidE

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

Aston Martin has cut production plans for its its Tesla-fighting RapidE electric model. The result, though, may be an even more exclusive car.
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Nick Saban chases another title: Auto dealer

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2017

Nick Saban is popular enough to do just about anything he wants in college football-crazy Alabama. And what he wants to do now is sell cars.... Read More »

Infiniti courts NBA champ Stephen Curry to endorse Q50

7:26 am U.S. ET | June 28, 2017

NBA star Stephen Curry will be featured in advertisements for the redesigned Infiniti Q50 sport sedan, due for a launch around the world from August.... Read More »

Nissan, Infiniti shuffle finance unit executives

7:52 pm U.S. ET | June 28, 2017

Mark Kaczynski, after six years as president of Nissan Motor Acceptance, is leaving his post to become vice president of administration and finance for Infiniti.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: NBA's Curry to pitch Infiniti Q50

8:30 am U.S. ET | June 28, 2017

NBA's Curry to pitch Infiniti Q50; Takata name to fade away; Florida enacts dealer protection law; Ford shared bikes start rolling in S.F.; Why body-on-frame keeps on truckin.'... 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 »

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 »

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 »

NISSAN: Rogue gains can't counter overall dip

2:00 pm U.S. ET | May 2, 2017

Another month of booming Rogue sales failed to shield Nissan from the industry's downturn in April.... 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 »

Infiniti QX80 Monograph heralds new SUV styling

5:30 pm U.S. ET | April 11, 2017

Infiniti is extending the expressive, confident styling of its recent QX50 concept and Q60 coupe to its full-size QX80 SUV. The QX80 is a key piece of Infiniti's sales, generating high transaction prices but also drawing a younger, high-end clientele than a typical full-size premium SUV normally attracts, the company says.... 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 »

JAKE LINGEMAN

BLOG: Infiniti preps QX80 Monograph concept for New York

9:30 am U.S. ET | April 4, 2017

Days after hinting of a big reveal at the New York auto show, Infiniti said it will introduce the QX80 Monograph concept to signal the brand's efforts to advance its standing in the large-SUV market.... Read More »

NISSAN: A big lift from light trucks

2:00 pm U.S. ET | April 3, 2017

U.S. sales of crossovers and pickups in March gave Nissan and Infiniti brands their best sales months ever.... Read More »

Infiniti names former BMW exec Habib as design chief

March 14, 2017 11:16 CET

Infiniti, Nissan's premium brand, named Karim Habib, former global design chief for BMW, as the brand's new chief designer.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Nissan's design master stepping down

8:30 am U.S. ET | March 14, 2017

Nissan's design master stepping down, ex-BMW design chief joins Infiniti; Leadership changes at Mitsu; VW upbeat on '17; Subprime bubble just a myth?; U.S. recalls hit record high.... Read More »

GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Infiniti taps Renault racing tech for concept

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

Infiniti's newest performance concept comes not from its parent company Nissan but from its stepparent - Renault.... Read More »

Premium brands jump into mobile madness

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

The March Madness Live app and its growing contingent of viewers continue to be an increasingly important outlet for brands chasing viewers who aren't watching on TV.... Read More »

Infiniti to serve as alliance's tech showcase

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

Infiniti will burnish its high-tech cred at next week's Geneva motor show. The brand will begin receiving the best of both Nissan and Renault technology.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: GM-PSA deal approved, report says

3:30 pm U.S. ET | March 3, 2017

GM-PSA deal approved, report says; Mercedes fire risk; Mobility matters: Infiniti loads Q50 with autonomy tech, GM's Maven offers monthly reservations, Where drones meet flying cars.... Read More »

2017 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Infiniti preps freshened Q50, sporty hybrid

8:58 pm U.S. ET | March 2, 2017

Infiniti aims to burnish its high-tech cred at the Geneva motor show with two cars showcasing its latest autonomous driving and steer-by-wire systems and a sporty hybrid system derived from Formula One.... Read More »

 
German industry fears image blow over cartel probe


4:16 am U.S. ET | July 25 2017

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Audi copies Silicon Valley risk-taking culture with self-driving A8

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 24 2017

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Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been studying Silicon Valley's risk-taking culture and with the brand's ...
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How the iPhone has changed our industry

Krishnan M. Anantharaman
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14 2017

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We won't gush over the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, but on this occasion at least, we ought to ac ...
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Bentley Bentayga plug-in taps VW Group parts bin

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13 2017

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A prototype of Bentley's Bentayga plug-in hybrid has been testing with the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybri ...
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Dissecting Europe's automotive numbers

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

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The latest Automobile Industry Pocket Guide from the European association ACEA, reveals some interesting, and often unexpected, trends from the region's auto industry. ...
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Renault design boss knows which line matters most

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 11 2017

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When discussing automotive design, the word “line” gets used often. Renault design chief ...
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Volvo sends message to suppliers

Douglas A. Bolduc
8:40 am U.S. ET | July 5 2017

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Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says that the automaker's decision to electrify all its future powertrains provides a clear message to suppliers. ...
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Ghosn knows what it means to be No. 1

Lindsay Chappell
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 5 2017

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The biggest volumes earn the attention of suppliers, technology innovators, deal-makers and governments. ...
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Continental's speaker-less solution slashes weight, satisfies the ear

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30 2017

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Continental's speaker-less car audio solution reduces weight by up to 90 percent compared with today ...
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Britain's unofficial auto show is a classy affair

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 28 2017

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Forget auto shows held in huge trade fair grounds in cities such as Frankfurt, Paris and Beijing, th ...
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