Nissan's ProPilot keeps driver as co-pilotMon, 18, Jul 2016
Nissan unveiled a new technology that allows for hands-free highway driving as its next step toward self-driving cars but cautioned that automakers must be proactive in warning about safety following the recent crash of a self-driving Tesla.
Infiniti impresses mystery shoppersMon, 18, Jul 2016
Infiniti stores outperformed all brands in a study on prospect satisfaction, while Tesla lagged all brands.
Infiniti tops survey on satisfaction among sales prospectsMon, 11, Jul 2016
Infiniti stores outperformed all brands in an annual study on building rapport and satisfaction among potential car buyers. The 2016 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index is based on the treatment of mystery shoppers who visited 6,157 U.S. stores. Lexus and Mercedes-Benz stores tied for second; Toyota ranked third; Audi was fourth; and BMW rounded out the top five.
Nissan debuts ProPILOT auto drive system but warns on safetyWed, 13, Jul 2016
Nissan unveiled a new technology that allows for hands-free highway driving as its next step toward self-driving cars but cautioned that automakers must be proactive in warning about safety following the recent crash of a self-driving Tesla. ProPILOT will be offered in Japan this year and will come to the U.S. later.
Renault-Nissan ahead of plan on cost cutsMon, 11, Jul 2016
Nissan and Renault are running a year ahead of schedule cutting global costs through operating synergies. Nissan's proposed move on Mitsubishi could mean an even bigger savings target.
China auto sales growth accelerates on rising crossover, SUV demandFri, 08, Jul 2016
China’s passenger-vehicle sales expanded at a faster pace in the first half as rising demand for crossovers, SUVs and new-energy vehicles widened the nation’s lead as the world’s biggest auto market.
Honda drops compact CR-Z hybridFri, 08, Jul 2016
Honda is killing off the compact CR-Z hybrid, a slow-selling runabout whose performance struggled to live up to its hot-hatch looks. Production of the made-in-Japan car will end by December. Output for the U.S. market has already ended as Honda focuses on the re-engineered Accord Hybrid with its upgraded drivetrain.
Big midcycle changes for '17 Nissan PathfinderMon, 11, Jul 2016
Nissan is giving the Pathfinder a new front end, redesigned engine, more horsepower, torque and towing power, and more safety features for its 2017 freshening.
Nissan gives Pathfinder more power, freshening for 2017Thu, 07, Jul 2016
Nissan will have a significantly freshened Pathfinder crossover for 2017, with more engine power and torque, more safety features and more towing power. The changes represent one of the largest midcycle investments in a model in Nissan history, according to a company source.
Former N.Y. Nissan dealer to repay customers nearly $102,000 for illegal fees, fraudWed, 29, Jun 2016
A former New York dealer has agreed to pay $101,986 in restitution to 119 consumers for charging them illegal fees and employing deceptive sales and advertising tactics, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.
Brexit hits Toyota, Nissan as rising yen weighs on profit outlookWed, 06, Jul 2016
The yen's extended surge after UK's decision to exit the EU has turned put added pressure on Japan's automakers. Since the June 23 Brexit vote, the mean forecast for net income at Toyota has slid to $16.5 billion, with four analysts cutting their predictions by an average $2.3 billion for the fiscal year.
Nissan's Le Cost Killer stirs fear in Mitsubishi factory townTue, 05, Jul 2016
Investors cheered when Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced that the company would acquire a 34 percent stake in scandal-tainted Mitsubishi Motors as part of an expanded strategic partnership. The reaction has been far less buoyant in Mizushima, an industrial town in southern Japan that's home to Mitsubishi's flagship assembly plant.