2016 PARIS AUTO SHOWSun, 25, Sep 2016
Germany's automakers will use the Paris auto show to highlight their latest battery technologies as they seek to recapture ground from Tesla Motors.
Infiniti sticks to old-school clay modelingSat, 24, Sep 2016
In a world of digital design, old-school clay models may seem an anachronism that will someday fade away. But Infiniti's top designer says the iconic modeling medium is here to stay.
Nissan returns to Japan's most exclusive addressFri, 23, Sep 2016
Nissan's flagship showroom has returned to Japan's most exclusive, priciest address -- Tokyo's glitzy Ginza district, flush with department stores and geisha clubs. A sleek new two-story showroom sits at the shopping district's main neon-soaked intersection.
Toyota replaces Nissan as auto sponsor of 'The Voice'Tue, 20, Sep 2016
Toyota has signed on to be the exclusive auto sponsor of NBC's "The Voice" for the next two seasons. The automaker replaces Nissan, who was the official auto partner for four seasons of the reality singing competition. Kia was also an early sponsor of "The Voice."
Nissan's ProPilot system lightens the load of drivingMon, 19, Sep 2016
Nissan's ProPilot can steer around curves and slow down for traffic, but it requires some driver input to keep it going.
Renault, Nissan buy French tech firm to develop mobility servicesTue, 20, Sep 2016
Renault and alliance partner Nissan said today they would buy French software development company Sylpheo as they compete with rival automakers and tech firms to develop new services including ride hailing and car sharing.
Japan industry head says U.S. market was 'overheated'Fri, 16, Sep 2016
Japan's auto industry is unfazed by the plateauing of the U.S. market, despite nearly across-the-board sales declines in what is for many makers their most important market. The drop in August sales represents a return to normal, but still healthy, volume for a market that was “overheated,” the head of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association says.
Munoz banks on trucks to lift Nissan shareMon, 19, Sep 2016
Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz says Nissan's biggest growth opportunity is on the truck and crossover side.
Nissan Sentra gets a Juke turboSat, 10, Sep 2016
Nissan will join a growing field of automakers with turbocharged affordable compact sedans by offering a direct-injection turbo Sentra for 2017. Nissan unveiled its new Sentra SR Turbo variant Saturday during the Miami auto show, saying it will reach showrooms in mid-October.
Automakers clamor for NFL game advertisingMon, 12, Sep 2016
For automakers and other major marketers, the cost of buying commercial spots in live NFL broadcasts is pricier than it has ever been, and yet available in-game inventory all but flew off the shelves in the run-up to the 2016-17 season. The auto industry last season was by far the NFL's No. 1 client for advertising.
Nissan adds Rogue hybrid as part of refreshed model lineFri, 09, Sep 2016
Nissan will launch a hybrid version of its newly freshened 2017 compact Rogue crossover this fall in hopes of broadening the nameplate's market.
Altima sales fall; exec cites fleetsMon, 12, Sep 2016
Nissan Altima sales dropped 39 percent in August from a year earlier mostly because of a big drop in fleet sales, and also because Nissan was trying to avoid a “price war” in the struggling midsize car segment, a Nissan executive said.