Nissan accuses store owned by ex-dealer council chair of fraud

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

Nissan is suing a California dealership and several of its employees, alleging that they filed 3.74 million in improper warranty claims. The store is owned by Don Forman, the 2011 chairman of Nissan’s dealer council and a supporter of factory programs.... Read More »

Infiniti's new San Diego design studio pens QX30 crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

The QX30 compact cross-over that debuted at the auto show here is one of the early fruits of Infiniti's expanded global design team.... Read More »

Nissan restyles Sentra

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

Nissan unveiled the 2016 Sentra last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The restyling gives the Sentra the same family looks as Nissan's Maxima large sedan and Murano midsize crossover.... Read More »

Titan gives Nissan dealers work-truck cred

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2015

Nissan's U.S. dealers are undergoing training again to sell a big truck as output of the redesigned Nissan Titan begins in Mississippi.... Read More »

Nissan spruces up compact Sentra as competition grows

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015

Nissan is giving the 2016 Sentra a major midcycle update to fan the compact sedan's sales growth. The changes come as the segment fills with more stylish cars from competitors and include a restyling to give the Sentra the same family looks as Nissan's Maxima large sedan and Murano midsize crossover.... Read More »

Infiniti goes global with QX30 debuts in L.A., China

7:19 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015

Infiniti is demonstrating its emerging global market outlook this week by publicly revealing its new QX30 compact crossover at the Los Angeles auto show, and then, 48 hours later, also at the auto show in Guangzhou, China.... Read More »

Infiniti foresees Europe, China sales boost from QX30 crossover

Nov. 18, 2015 09:33 CET

Infiniti today unveiled the QX30, a crossover variant from its new range of Mercedes-based compact cars. Nissan's premium brand hopes the QX30 will attract more younger buyers, especially in Europe and China where compact crossovers are popular.... Read More »

Nissan extends color customizing to Versa Note

11:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2015

Nissan soon will allow customers to color customize the Versa Note, much the way they can with the Juke. Dubbed the Nissan Color Studio, the program will be expanding to the 2016 Versa Note.... Read More »

TrueCar exec Dominique to leave at year's end

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

Larry Dominique, executive vice president of industry solutions at TrueCar, is leaving at the end of the year in the latest executive departure at the online shopping site.... Read More »

Nissan sees Titan filling a niche for pickups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

Nissan hopes for a small but respectable piece of the full-size truck market as it prepares to launch a long-delayed second generation of its Titan.... Read More »

Next-gen Leaf: More tech despite low sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

Determined to maintain a lead role in electric vehicles, Nissan is working on new technologies to make the next Leaf more appealing.... Read More »

Takata crisis hands rival Autoliv chance to go big in Japan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2015

Sweden's Autoliv could capitalize on the crisis engulfing its rival Takata by finally extending its global leadership to the one major auto hub it has been unable to dominate -- Japan. Autoliv is the world's top maker of equipment such as airbags and seat belts, but it has struggled to break ties between Japan's carmakers and Takata.... Read More »


BLOG: As Takata crashes, Japan's keiretsus lose some luster

4:10 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2015

Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Mazda have decided to stop using airbag components supplied by Takata. It's a split that wasn't supposed to happen in the cozy, family-relations corporate world of Japan's keiretsus.... Read More »


BLOG: Crash rarity adds challenge to autonomous push

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2015

Renault-Nissan's head of autonomous vehicle development is unsure whether it's a good thing or a bad thing that there have been no serious crashes while the automaker has tested its technology.... Read More »

France close to returning to 15% Renault stake, economy minister says

Nov. 10, 2015 11:15 CET

France is close to reducing its stake in Renault back to 15 percent and wants the governance structure in its alliance with Nissan to remain unchanged, Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said.... Read More »

Spreading the NFL sponsorship field

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Automotive brands and their dealer networks find numerous ways to connect with pro football fans, even if they can't be the NFL's official vehicle sponsor.... Read More »


TALK FROM THE TOP: Nissan's Ghosn confident of hitting 10% U.S. share

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

A Q&A with Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn -- Now 16 years into his leadership of Nissan Motor Co., CEO Carlos Ghosn continues to drive and evolve the automaker.... Read More »

Infiniti flagship plug-in hybrid in the works to battle S class

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Infiniti has begun development of a flagship plug-in hybrid, a source within the premium brand's parent company Nissan said.... Read More »

Infiniti re-engineers QX50 for 2016

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

The QX50 crossover is one of Infiniti's oldest and most overlooked models, first appearing under the nameplate EX35 in late 2007 and garnering little attention ever since.... Read More »

France opposes Renault-Nissan merger, French Prime Minister Valls says

Nov. 8, 2015 18:13 CET

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said his government does not want a merger between Renault and Nissan. The structure of the automakers' alliance has become a source of tension after the French government bought a bigger stake in Renault.... Read More »

Renault and Nissan will share technology for autonomous driving

Nov. 8, 2015 06:01 CET

Renault will benefit from the autonomous driving technology that Nissan is developing and vice versa. Renault plans to sell cars that can autonomously drive in traffic jams starting next year.... Read More »

Nissan joins Toyota, Honda in dropping Takata airbag inflators

12:24 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2015

Nissan joined Toyota and Honda in saying they won't use key components made by Takata, as more automakers distance themselves from the airbag supplier whose defective devices are behind the biggest ever automotive safety recall.... Read More »

Renault board agrees to further talks in French standoff over Nissan

Nov. 6, 2015 22:54 CET

Renault's board failed to resolve an escalating power struggle with the French state over the carmaker's alliance with Nissan, agreeing to back further talks in a bid to end the standoff.... Read More »

Nissan goes long on college sports marketing

7:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 6, 2015

Nissan is launching a four-year marketing campaign this weekend to sponsor a wide spectrum of sports at 100 colleges across the country.... Read More »

Renault directors defend support for Ghosn in power struggle with France

Nov. 5, 2015 10:56 CET

Renault's independent directors defended their support for CEO Carlos Ghosn in his standoff with the French government over the future of the carmaker and its alliance with Nissan.... Read More »

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