Shiro Nakamura

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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Infiniti readies dedicated design centers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Infiniti will open three design studios around the world in the coming weeks, all of them intended to separate its luxury-vehicle designers from the Nissan stylists next door....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Nissan design boss Nakamura expects Q30 to give Infiniti a big lift in Europe

Feb. 10, 2014 06:01 CET
Infiniti's Q30 will win sales in Europe by offering features not found in the crowded compact premium segment led by models such as the Audi A3, Nissan design boss Shiro Nakamura says....
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ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

Jan. 31, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, Feb. 3. This edition looks at Europe's 2013 winners and losers in terms of sales and features interviews with BMW development chief Herbert Diess and new Mercedes sales boss Ola Kaellenius....
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