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 »


New capacity helps Nissan roll to records

2:32 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
New North American factory capacity for Sentra sedans and Rogue crossovers boosted the Nissan brand to record December and full-year sales.... Read More »


Old Rogue, new Sentra lift Nissan 16 percent

1:56 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2013
One model at the tail end of its life cycle and another at the start led the Nissan brand to a 15 percent sales increase in October. The Rogue crossover -- only days away from being displaced by a redesigned 2014 Rogue -- posted 12,919 sales in October, a 53 percent gain over October 2012.... Read More »


Nissan sees Rogue, Sentra gains in October

10:11 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2013
Nissan says sales of its Rogue compact crossover will show a big increase in the United States when October sales close this week, even as the automaker prepares to roll out a redesigned version.... Read More »


Nissan Motor: Small cars, crossovers to drive Nissan brand U.S. sales in August

6:43 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 29, 2013
Nissan North America, helped by demand for small cars and crossovers, expects to report a jump in U.S. sales of the Nissan brand when its August sales are tallied next week. The automaker says sales of its Versa subcompact are running 25 percent ahead of a year ago, thanks to the summer launch of the Versa Note hatchback, and Sentra sales are tracking 15 percent over August 2012 levels.... Read More »


Honda Civic still best among compacts on new IIHS crash test

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2013
The Honda Civic is still the only small car to get the top rating on a new test that simulates a severe front-end crash, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says. Many popular and entry-level small cars struggled in a new round of "small overlap" crash tests, which replicates an accident in which the front corner of a car clips another car, a pole or a tree at 40 mph.... Read More »


New metal gives Nissan a 16% boost

2:07 pm U.S. ET | July 2, 2013
New models ruled, old models drooled in Nissan brand's double-digit June sales increase.... Read More »


Nissan adding 900 jobs at Smyrna, Tenn., plant

1:54 pm U.S. ET | June 27, 2013
Nissan, aiming to boost its U.S. market share and increase North American production, plans to add 900 workers at its assembly operations in Smyrna, Tenn. The plant added 810 employees last fall. The next increase will put the plant at well over 7,000 workers, according to the company.... Read More »


Nissan brand sales rise 25% amid shift to retail

3:38 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2013
Redesigned core models gave Nissan a boost in U.S. sales in April, pushing the brand 25 percent ahead of April 2012. Nissan Division posted sales of 80,003 for the month, pumped by its restyled Altima, Sentra and Pathfinder.... Read More »


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