Nissan Brand

Nissan, burned on taxi deal, teases N.Y. with a prototype

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
First New York reneged on its contract to make the Nissan NV200 the city's official taxi last year. Now the cops want to write it a ticket.... Read More »

 

Nissan pins Europe growth hopes on new compact car

April 18, 2014 06:01 CET
Nissan expects its new compact hatchback will help it reach its 5 percent European market share target. The hatchback will fill a market niche that Nissan quit when it stopped European sales of the Almera eight years ago.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK SHOW

Nissan Maxima to follow Murano with show-car flair

3:33 pm U.S. ET | April 16, 2014
Nissan said the next redesigned Maxima sedan will reach showrooms looking almost identical to the flashy Sport Sedan Concept it unveiled in January in Detroit.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Chevy enters small crossover segment with the Trax

7:00 pm U.S. ET | April 15, 2014
Chevrolet is adding the Trax to its lineup in the United States, making it the latest brand to enter the budding market for petite crossovers. The 2015 Trax was unveiled Tuesday, on the eve of the New York auto show.... Read More »

 

Cost quandary hits Japan's advanced factories

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
It's a cruel paradox for Japan's manufacturers. Auto suppliers here have some of the world's most automated factories. But because they also serve as global mother plants for low-tech operations overseas, they sometimes have to dumb down lines, making output more costly and labor intense.... Read More »

 

FLAIR FIGHT

Nissan sees styling as the Altima's path to mid-sized sales leadership

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
With the redesigned Nissan Murano, which debuts at the New York auto show this week, Nissan Motor Corp. aims to replicate some of the design magic that worked wonders for rival Hyundai Motor Co.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Nissan banks on radical makeover of Murano crossover

9:30 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
Nissan's revamped Murano crossover will reach showrooms in the United States this year looking almost identical to the splashy auto show concept that teased it more than a year ago. Nissan released photos and details about the new Murano today and the formal unveiling is set for Wednesday at the New York auto show.... Read More »

 

As rivals swarm, Nissan hurries refreshed Versa

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
Nissan will hustle a refreshed 2015 subcompact Versa sedan into showrooms this month, just two years into the car's model cycle.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Honda, Nissan: A brand new battle

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2014
The auto industry is always full of head-to-head rivalries, and right now the battle between Honda and Nissan is one of the hottest.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Nissan preps refreshed Versa sedan for 2015

6:06 pm U.S. ET | April 10, 2014
Nissan will show its refreshed 2015 Versa sedan during New York Auto Show press days next week. The mid-cycle changes come just two years into the car's model cycle, spurred by changes to competitors like the Honda Fit.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Nissan Versa gets refresh amid cutthroat subcompact competition

4:47 pm U.S. ET | April 10, 2014
Nissan plans to show its refreshed 2015 Versa sedan during New York auto show press days next week. The mid-cycle changes come just two years into the car’s model cycle as the Honda Fit and other competitors look for more of the cutthroat subcompact segment.... Read More »

 

Airbag glitch spurs Nissan recall

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2014
A software problem that could deactivate airbags has prompted Nissan Motor Corp. to recall 989,701 vehicles in North America, including 2013-14 Altima sedans... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Nissan teases redesigned Murano ahead of N.Y. debut

11:30 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
Nissan released a teaser video for the redesigned 2015 Murano today, ahead of the vehicle's debut April 16 at the New York auto show.... Read More »

 

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Nissan moves Qashqai upmarket

March 17, 2014 06:01 CET
Nissan is so confident about the new Qashqai that its production capacity is three times that of the first-generation crossover.... Read More »

 

Truck veteran Diaz tinkered with Titan styling

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Fred Diaz, Nissan's top sales exec in North America, figured he knew a thing or two about full-sized pickups when he joined the company last April.... Read More »

 

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Segment shake-up seen on Qashqai, Evoque success

March 14, 2014 06:01 CET
The success of the segment-busting Nissan Qashqai and Range Rover Evoque was a wake-up call to automakers. Now they are ready to push the trend to a new level.... Read More »

 

KRISHNAN ANANTHARAMAN

All hail the New York City taxicab

9:21 am U.S. ET | March 9, 2014
Nissan's NV200 cabs began hitting the streets of New York last fall, two years after Nissan won a bid to design the Taxi of Tomorrow under a plan that would have made it the exclusive supplier to the city's taxi fleet. Presumably, if the NV200 could make it there, it could make it anywhere. But why presume?... Read More »

 

If everyone loves the Juke, Nissan's designers blew it

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 8, 2014
Nissan designers have retained one of the brand's most polarizing designs -- and want to keep it looking different in the future.... Read More »

 

If everyone loves the Juke, Nissan's designers blew it

March 8, 2014 06:01 CET
Nissan designers have retained one of the brand's most polarizing designs -- and want to keep it looking different in the future.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Top Nissan exec says automaker on track to pass Toyota in Europe by 2016

March 5, 2014 06:15 CET
Trevor Mann, Nissan's Europe chairman, is counting on the recently launched second-generation Qashqai and the automaker's forthcoming compact hatchback to help the automaker reclaim the title of top-selling Asian brand in Europe by 2016.... Read More »

 

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 »

 

Diaz: Nissan N.A. to gain 'profitable' share

4:45 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2014
U.S. sales boss Fred Diaz expects Nissan North America to continue gaining U.S. market share in 2014 as it rolls out more new models. After Nissan North America's volume jumped 9 percent in 2013, Diaz expects the company's growth to slow this year but still outperform the rest of the industry.... Read More »

 

Nissan adds Micra, cuts Versa sedan in Canada

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
The Nissan Micra subcompact is inexpensive, fuel efficient, styled for European tastes and poised to make its North American debut -- but only in Canada.... Read More »

 

Nissan recalls 16,838 Frontier trucks in North America to inspect, repair circuit breaker

12:25 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
Nissan is recalling 16,838 Frontier pickup trucks in North America to address an electrical issue that could cause a fire, according to documents filed with U.S. safety regulators.... Read More »

 

Nissan's Ghosn goes to edge of world for EV showcase

9:40 am U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2014
Carlos Ghosn, CEO of zero emissions pioneer Nissan, is going to the ends of the world -- quite literally -- to gain traction for his Leaf electric vehicle. Today he gave two Leafs to the Kingdom of Bhutan in honor of the king's birthday and pledged more EVs to help electrify the government fleet and taxi pool.... Read More »

 

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