Altima

Nissan expands recall to address Altima hoods that may fly open

9:28 am U.S. ET | March 6, 2015

Nissan expanded the North American recall of its top-selling Altima sedan to about 878,000 vehicles because a secondary hood latch may fail and cause the hood to fly up while the car is in motion, according to a company filing with federal safety regulators....
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Nissan to go big on Altima midcycle change

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015

Nissan's volume-leading Altima sedan is to get substantial midcycle changes for the 2016 model year. The company will not tip its hand on the details, but Nissan's North American product planner describes the planned freshening as "significant."...
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Nissan slips as older models change over

3:00 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2014

Nissan Division sales dropped slightly in November as phase-outs began for several older models and the brand reduced incentives and fleet sales....
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For 15 years, Nakamura has redrawn Nissan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2014

Fifteen years after taking over Nissan's global design leadership, Shiro Nakamura has come full circle. Nissan will launch its third-generation Murano crossover late this year. In 2002, the Murano was the first Nissan nameplate that fully showcased Nakamura's creative touch. It also tops off a long list of edgy designs for Nakamura, who has begun to slip the word "retirement" into his conversations, as though testing the water. He turned 64 on Oct. 17....
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Nissan recalls 238,000 2013 Altima sedans on hood latch issue

9:59 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2014

Nissan is recalling about 238,000 Altima sedans from the 2013 model year because a secondary hood latch may not hold, increasing the risk of a crash, federal safety regulators and the company said today....
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2014 MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS

Nissan taking more time to hire new N.A. ad boss

2:31 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2014

Nissan is taking its time to hire its next North American advertising chief, and it will not necessarily be someone from the auto industry who takes the job....
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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....
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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....
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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...
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