Mississippi

Miss. dealership devastated by tornado but open for business

3:56 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014
Dealer Bob Boyte hunkered down Monday evening as a tornado barreled toward his home in suburban Jackson, Miss. Boyte said he was happy that no one was hurt, but the job of fixing the dealership has just begun....
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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....
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NICK BUNKLEY

Nissan again the focus of protests by union organizers

3:29 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
A group of workers and union activists trying to organize Nissan North America's plant in Mississippi returned to the auto show for a second year, but without making much of a public spectacle....
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THE DEALER SPEAKS: MICHAEL CANNON, CANNON MOTOR CO., OXFORD, MISS.

Football star's journey from the gridiron to the showroom

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Michael Cannon, a Memphis State college football standout who dreamed of being a head coach, had just gotten his first big break when the death of his father, a small used-car dealer in Calhoun City, Miss., made him rethink his life's path....
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BOB KING'S FINAL BATTLE

UAW uses multifront push to organize imports

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Through a strategy of coalescing global unions, civil rights activists and political figures, UAW President Bob King has engineered a broad push into a decidedly hostile corner of the country. In addition to the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, the UAW is focusing on the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance, Ala., and the Nissan factory in Canton, Miss. Still, whether the union will succeed in King's final months as president -- or ever -- remains very much up in the air....
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Nissan's next supply wave: Mississippi

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
To make its big new assembly plant in Canton, Miss., feasible 10 years ago, Nissan Motor Co. had to recruit suppliers to the remote area....
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Nissan expands Mississippi operation to recruit suppliers

11:27 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2013
Nissan North America will add 1 million square feet of manufacturing space to its Mississippi assembly operation in a bid to bring more suppliers to the site....
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