Andy Palmer

2014 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW

Nissan stays edgy with refreshed Juke

6:43 pm U.S. ET | March 4, 2014
Four years after introducing a small crossover with a polarizing design, Nissan plans to change as little as possible on the 2015 Juke. Except to make it a bit more polarizing.... Read More »

 

Fiat's UK-style revival plan faces Italian hurdles

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne plans to use sporty new Alfa Romeos and sleek Maseratis in a bid to repeat in Italy what British brands like Mini and Jaguar have achieved under foreign ownership.... Read More »

 

Fiat's UK-style revival plan faces Italian hurdles

March 1, 2014 10:35 CET
Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne plans to use sporty new Alfa Romeos and sleek Maseratis in a bid to repeat in Italy what British brands like Mini and Jaguar have achieved under foreign ownership.... Read More »

 

Nissan's Palmer pursues the right formula

Jan. 30, 2014 06:01 CET
Andy Palmer, a British high school dropout who is Nissan's global No. 3 executive, believes a mathematical truth: Brand matters. Therefore, his plan to remake the carmaker's middling image will rely heavily on massaging fickle public opinion.... Read More »

 

Nissan's Palmer pursues the right formula

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
To Andy Palmer, a British high school dropout who was anointed Nissan's global No. 3 executive on Nov. 1, it's an immutable mathematical truth: Brand matters. Therefore, his plan to remake the carmaker's middling image will rely heavily on massaging fickle public opinion.... Read More »

 

2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Nissan sends mixed signals on IDx

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Nissan's top global product strategist is bullish about the possibility of building the IDx concept car.... Read More »

 

Nissan's redesigned taxi readies for battle with London's iconic black cabs

Jan. 7, 2014 12:24 CET
Nissan Motor Co. has unveiled a redesigned version of a taxi the carmaker is building for London after local authorities said they wanted the model to look more like the city's traditional black cabs.... Read More »

 

Tight race for top job at Chrysler-Fiat

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
As the CEO succession spotlight turns to Chrysler-Fiat it is still anybody's guess who will replace Sergio Marchionne, and what kind of management structure the company will install when the indefatigable Italian steps down.... Read More »

 

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Nissan increases reliance on UK execs, Sunderland plant

Dec. 4, 2013 06:15 CET
British executives have increased their global importance within Nissan as the UK becomes an increasingly crucial production location for the automaker, which aims to topple Toyota as Europe's top-selling Asian brand by 2016.... Read More »

 

Ghosn wants Japanese successor at Nissan

Nov. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has been the carmaker's foreign face for 14 years. Now, after sidelining his Japanese No. 2 and reshuffling the company's top management, he wants a Japanese national to succeed him at the helm.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Nissan IDx evokes an old Datsun to reach teenagers

11:19 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
One hundred teenagers from around the world have consulted with Nissan designers to create a potential rear-wheel-drive sports coupe to woo young customers. Two possibilities, unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show, are the IDx Freeflow and motorsports-flavored IDx Nismo.... Read More »

 

Nissan promotes Europe boss to chief performance officer

Nov. 1, 2013 09:53 CET
Nissan's Europe boss, Trevor Mann, has been promoted to chief performance officer of the automaker as part of a sweeping management overhaul executed by CEO Carlos Ghosn.... Read More »

 

Nissan appoints Munoz new N. America head

2:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2013
Nissan, in a wide-ranging management shuffle, has appointed Jose Munoz its new chief of North America. He replaces Colin Dodge, who will be assigned to special projects and report directly to CEO Carlos Ghosn.... Read More »

 

Infiniti ponders 4-door coupe like Panamera

Oct. 19, 2013 06:01 CET
Infiniti is considering a sporty four-door coupe flagship in the mold of the Porsche Panamera.... Read More »

 

Infiniti ponders 4-door coupe like Panamera

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19, 2013
Infiniti is considering a sporty four-door coupe flagship in the mold of the Porsche Panamera.... Read More »

 

Automobile marketers get people talking

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
Forbes' second annual CMO Influence Study, which purports to name the world's most influential chief marketing officers, is dominated by auto execs.... Read More »

 

Ghosn seeks lead in self-guided cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
Nissan Motor Co. CEO Carlos Ghosn says the company's push into self-guided vehicles will give it a leadership position in the same way that its embrace of electric vehicles did.... Read More »

 

NICK GIBBS

Germany will help EV sales take off, Nissan's Palmer says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 13, 2013
Nissan Executive Vice President Andy Palmer believes a growing interest in electric cars among Germany's carmakers is good for the industry and good for his company.... Read More »

 

Automakers and suppliers work toward driverless future

Aug. 31, 2013 06:01 CET
Automakers and suppliers are rolling out systems that take over the wheel from the driver. Mercedes, BMW, Nissan and Volvo, along with suppliers Bosch and Continental, are among companies working on autonomous driving technology.... Read More »

 

ANOTHER MOONSHOT

Nissan follows bold EV moves with vow of self-driving cars by 2020

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2013
Nissan's startling announcement last week that it will have self-driving cars ready for dealerships in 2020 thrusts the company into the forefront of an emerging and controversial new technology. And that's deja vu all over again.... Read More »

 

Infiniti EV delayed to await new technology, exec says

2:05 pm U.S. ET | July 17, 2013
Production of Infiniti's electric car has been delayed in hopes of implementing more sophisticated technology into the vehicle, an executive said earlier this month.... Read More »

 

Infiniti EV delayed to add better tech, Nissan exec says

July 5, 2013 06:01 CET
The head of Nissan global planning says Infiniti's electric car has been delayed because the premium automaker wants to incorporate more advanced charging and battery technology into the vehicle. Andy Palmer denied speculation the delay indicated that Infiniti and parent Nissan were losing interest in electric cars.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Nissan plans potentially polarizing changes to top-selling Qashqai

May 14, 2013 06:01 CET
Nissan promises an innovative new look for the next Qashqai – the automaker's top-selling model in Europe – when the replacement debuts early next year.... Read More »

 

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