Nissan Brand

Industry 'can't give up on EVs'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

With gasoline selling for less than $2 a gallon in some states, it's fair to ask whether the industry's investment in electric vehicles has been an expensive blunder....
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NISSAN

Up on practically every measure

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

The market will see how much Nissan has learned about wooing pickup buyers after 12 years of struggling with the Titan....
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Nissan sees record 2015 for Leaf EV in Europe

Dec. 23, 2014 06:01 CET

Nissan expects to increase European sales of the Leaf electric car by "double-digit" percentage points in 2015 following record sales this year....
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Nissan Titan goes big rig

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014

An all-new version of Nissan’s Titan full-size pickup will be shown at the Detroit auto show next month....
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Nissan Titan goes big rig

11:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2014

Despite lackluster sales, Nissan is giving the Titan another shot. An all-new version of the full-size pickup is scheduled to be shown in Detroit in January at the North American International Auto Show....
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YELLOW TAXI BLUES

How a billion-dollar deal is frustrating Nissan in New York

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014

In 2011, New York City awarded Nissan the exclusive contract to supply all of the taxis sold there for 10 years. So far, the contract has given Nissan little to celebrate....
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NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Nissan offers rare peek into battery making

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 12, 2014

A rare tour of Nissan's UK battery plant demonstrated how tricky it is to build the product. The factory produces battery for the Leaf electric car and the e-NV200 electric van....
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Nissan doubles output at Russian plant

Dec. 12, 2014 06:01 CET

Nissan is boosting production in Russia as the collapse in the ruble hits its profits. The company started production of its X-Trail SUV at its St. Petersburg factory this week and will add the Qashqai next year....
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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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Nissan returns to Super Bowl advertising after nearly two decades

10:26 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2014

Nissan is returning to Super Bowl advertising after nearly 20 years away. A Nissan spokesman declined to say when the 60-second spot would run but confirmed that it will appear in-game and not during halftime....
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Nissan Juke gets a little Jukier, adds features

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014

Nissan, surprised that one of its most polarizing cars has become one of its most successful, is turning up the Juke-iness of its Juke subcompact for 2015....
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EDITORIAL

A big production

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

Nissan's expanding its Mississippi plant is another sign that North American auto production is more competitive....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Tesla, BMW, Nissan help boost EV sales in Europe

Nov. 11, 2014 06:15 CET

Helped by new entries such as the BMW i3 and Tesla Model S, the market for electric cars in Europe may rise to 150,000 with a "high scenario" of 250,000 by 2020 in a total global market forecast to be 19.3 million, analysts LMC Automotive predicts....
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Nissan pushes quality initiatives for 'flawless' Murano launch

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

Nissan threw the switch last week to begin building its prestige vehicle in the United States for the first time, moving the Murano's global export base from Japan to its plant in Mississippi. Nissan has implemented new quality programs at Canton to make sure the Murano is glitch-free....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Nissan touts Pulsar's roominess

Nov. 9, 2014 06:01 CET

Nissan believes the sizeable rear-seat space of its new Pulsar compact hatchback will be the car's biggest selling point. The Pulsar is the same length as its rivals but has much more rear knee room, Nissan says....
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Nissan babies the new Murano -- but will Americans share it?

6:35 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2014

Nissan gave the global launch of its redesigned Murano the white-glove treatment to make sure the crossover makes the brand shine around the world....
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Nissan's Kicks concept is cool, but is it the next-gen Juke?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

The American enthusiast press was busy speculating last week that Nissan's eye-catching Kicks concept, a compact crossover unveiled at the Sao Paulo auto show, previews the next Juke. But does it really?...
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JESSE SNYDER

BLOG: Weep not for pickup makers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

October looked like a happy month for big pickups with sales rising 10 percent, outperforming a strong overall U.S. market. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find pickup manufacturers who are really, really, really happy....
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Nissan brand rolls to 13th record month

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

Rising Sentra, Versa and Rogue volumes gave Nissan Division its 13th consecutive record sales month in October. The brand sold 94,072 vehicles for the month, an increase of 15 percent over October 2013....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for November

Nov. 3, 2014 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why megaplatforms are a must-have for any automaker with global ambitions....
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No jolt out of normal-looking Focus Electric

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2014

After two years of paltry Focus Electric sales, the question is: Do customers want their battery-electric vehicles to look just like normal cars?...
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Fastback Maxima?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2014

Spy photos of the redesigned 2016 Maxima sedan suggest Nissan is going with the kind of fastback styling that mimics the four-door coupe body styles of several German cars....
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Nissan's 2016 Maxima drives back to roots

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2014

Nissan's redesigned Maxima sedan may be getting back to its “4DSC” roots. Recent spy photos show an early prototype of the 2016 Maxima. The 2016 Maxima's fastback styling mimics the four-door coupe body styles found on several German cars....
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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 repolishes Murano for grown-ups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2014

Nissan designers in southern California have reshaped the Murano for 2015 with curvier and more sensual body lines to stand out from the crowd as it did when originally introduced 12 years ago. The interior is more elegant, with fewer control buttons, roomier seating, heated ergonomic rear seats and a panoramic moonroof....
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