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Nissan bolsters Sentra as gateway to the brand

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8
Nissan says it spent three times as much as usual to give its 2016 Sentra compact sedan a midcycle freshening. The goal is to give newcomers more reason to stay with the ...

For game day, Nissan changes the channel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 7
Nissan's new college sports marketing campaign is its top priority this year. And that meant no Super Bowl ad. ...

Volume sellers they are not, but two-door cars keep coming

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6
A wave of coupes is appearing in showrooms and at auto shows this year, even though the segment is declining in popularity. ...

Can Nissan breach Fortress Detroit?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1
Nissan wants to be king of the imports in Detroit, where it barely has a presence and imports barely matter. ...

Balise grows with car washes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1
Balise Auto Group has its own car washes to handle dealership needs, serve as a marketing tool to help wow car buyers and operate as a stand-alone profit center. ...

Honda makes moves, but will stay in California

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25
Honda is investing in its Los Angeles-area management location, even as Toyota prepares to follow Nissan's California exodus. ...

Product launches follow a faster cadence

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 23
New model launches are getting faster, more frequent and less certain. They also might be a lot farther away from home. A critical factor is increased speed -- what one e ...

Ghosn not keen on industry mergers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18
Ghosn says his Renault-Nissan Alliance has proven more effective than past industry mergers and acquisitions. ...

Nissan could join off-road battle

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 16
Just days after it began selling the redesigned 2016 Titan XD, Nissan suggested it may enter the small niche of performance off-road pickups with the Titan Warrior Concep ...

Infiniti Q30 hatch renamed to appease dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9
Dealers asked Infiniti to change the names of the Q30 and QX30 because the models looked so similar. ...

For small store, data makes big difference

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4
A small-town dealer analyzes the data and changes his inventory habits to increase used sales. ...

Nissan, Infiniti get a new shot at Manhattan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4
Nissan and Infiniti will return to New York's expensive auto row with new showcase dealerships. ...

Jay Rogers: Crowd-sourcing 3-D printed cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21
Jay Rogers of Local Motors wants to revolutionize the auto industry with 3-D-printed, crowdsourced cars. ...

Nissan share up -- but not enough to satisfy the boss

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 13
With combined Nissan and Infiniti market share stalled at 8.5 percent after 12 months of new model launches and aggressive marketing, Nissan changed its North American ma ...

Nissan imagines tomorrow's transportation

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30
In a small shared office not far from Venice Beach in Los Angeles, Nissan Motor Co. is gazing into the far-off future. And it looks more like one of those baseball bullpe ...

Infiniti's new San Diego design studio pens QX30 crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23
The QX30 compact cross-over that debuted at the auto show here is one of the early fruits of Infiniti's expanded global design team. ...

Titan gives Nissan dealers work-truck cred

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22
Nissan's U.S. dealers are undergoing training again to sell a big truck as output of the redesigned Nissan Titan begins in Mississippi. ...

Nissan sees Titan filling a niche for pickups

UPDATED: 11/16/15 4:27 pm ET -- corrected
Nissan hopes for a small but respectable piece of the full-size truck market as it prepares to launch a long-delayed second generation of its Titan. ...

Next-gen Leaf: More tech despite low sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16
Determined to maintain a lead role in electric vehicles, Nissan is working on new technologies to make the next Leaf more appealing. ...
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