Jose Munoz

Nissan adds muscle to U.S. field ops

1:23 pm U.S. ET | March 20, 2015

Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz continues to put more power into the rising brand's US field organization, adding personnel to react faster to local dealer requests....
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Nissan’s bullish U.S. forecast calls for overtaking Honda

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015

Nearly two years ago, Carlos Ghosn bemoaned Nissan Motor Corp.'s lackluster performance in North America as his biggest "disappointment." Now, the CEO's fix-it man, Jose Munoz says the U.S. is a "powerhouse" again and the comeback is gaining speed....
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Nissan expects to reach 10% U.S. share goal ahead of schedule

9:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015

Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz outlined a four-prong capacity expansion plan that could power Nissan to its 10 percent U.S. market share goal ahead of schedule. He also said he targets increased North American operating profit margin of at least 8 percent, thanks to an influx of high-margin nameplates such as the Murano crossover and Maxima sedan....
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Nissan needs more supply to hit U.S. goal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015

Nissan's growth in U.S. sales and market share will force it to squeeze more vehicles out of its North American factories or find factory space in Asia. Without added supply, the automaker's target of 10 percent U.S. market share will be hard to reach, says Jose Munoz, Nissan North America chairman....
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Nissan, amid sales gains, weighs options to boost car, truck supplies

4:04 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2015

Nissan's US sales and market share gains will force it to squeeze more vehicles out of its North American plants -- or find factory space elsewhere....
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Nissan targets improvements in dealer experience

4:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015

Nissan will roll out a nationwide program this spring intended to boost its middle-of-the-road customer satisfaction scores on dealership experience. The undertaking -- known internally as the Quality Growth Program -- will be a bonus program to reward dealers for meeting various targets to improve their satisfaction performance....
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Munoz: Titan can do better than 5% goal

8:22 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015

Nissan startled many last week when it said it envisioned its newly unveiled redesigned 2016 Titan capturing 5 percent of the full-size pickup market. But Nissan's U.S. boss, Jose Munoz, says 5 percent might be on the low side....
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Big sales goal for new Titan may be low, Nissan's Munoz says

10:45 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015

Nissan startled many auto industry observers last week when it said it envisioned the redesigned 2016 Titan capturing 5 percent of the U.S. full-size pickup market. But Nissan's U.S. boss, Jose Munoz, says 5 percent might be on the low side....
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Munoz says it's Infiniti's turn for incentive diet

9:18 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2015

Nissan's strategy of lowering incentives and lifting sales is working for the mass-market Nissan brand, and now it’s time to focus on Infiniti, a top executive said....
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Ghosn defectors mount as Nissan's Palmer joins Aston Martin

Sept. 3, 2014 10:18 CET

Nissan's loss of Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer to Aston Martin is fueling concern that the talent pool surrounding CEO Carlos Ghosn is drying up....
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N.A. is key Nissan profit center in quarter

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

Declining incentives, rising sales and added production at Nissan Motor Corp.'s North American operations fueled a 22 percent surge in operating profit in that region in the latest quarter....
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Nissan profit rises 37% on U.S., China demand

5:05 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2014

Nissan said net income rose 37 percent to $1.1 billion in the April-June quarter as deliveries rose in the United States and China, its two biggest markets....
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Mann trots the globe keeping Nissan on track

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014

Trevor Mann travels the world, often, to make sure Nissan's regional companies meet their targets on cost control and product launches. He recently traveled to China, Southeast Asia, the United States, Canada and Brazil. This month he'll jump from Japan to Europe to Africa to the Middle East to India. And he'll do it all over again next quarter as Nissan reaches for an 8 percent global operating-profit margin....
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JOSE MUNOZ, CHAIRMAN, NISSAN NORTH AMERICA

Nissan brand is prospering, but Munoz wants more

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014

Nissan brand's U.S. sales are increasing; market share is rising; Nissan outsold Honda for the first three months of the year; new products are being launched more smoothly; dealer profitability is up, and the factory has ironed out some of the prickly issues on factory sales incentive programs that have vexed dealers....
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