In the spring of 2008, six months before the financial markets would come crashing down, my instincts told me that the economy was about to go into a period of reassessment. But there was no clear indication, at least to those of us in the auto industry, that we were on the brink of economic collapse.
The INFINITI Q60 is a premium sports coupe that combines expressive design with exhilarating performance and dynamics. Following the arrival of the 2.0T that is currently available at INFINITI Partner's across the region, the Middle East now counts down to the arrival of the all-new powerful Q60 Red Sport 400.
In the U.S., Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for January 2017 of 112,319 units, an increase of 6 percent over the prior year and a January record. Nissan Division finished January with 100,761 sales, up 4 percent and also a January record. Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set a January record, up 22 percent. INFINITI reported sales of 11,558 vehicles in the U.S. during January, an increase of 36 percent, an all-time record January for the brand.
The new 2017 Nissan GT-R represents the company's pinnacle of engineering and Japanese automotive expertise, with only five master craftsmen certified to hand-build each GT-R engine. Nissan extends this bespoke approach to the care and servicing of every GT-R through its global network of specially trained "Nissan High Performance Centers" (NHPCs) – including two in South Africa.
What's life like as a global CEO? In this special multi-part series, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. CEO Carlos Ghosn shares his life story, offering personal insights and professional lessons on what it takes to succeed.
Retail giant Harvey Norman announced its support of Simona de Silvestro's No. 78 Nissan Altima in the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. The striking red livery of the Team Harvey Norman entry was officially unveiled at this year's Championship launch today at Adelaide Oval, with de Silvestro excited to get her season underway.
The Nissan Group of India today inaugurated a new dealership in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, amid ongoing initiatives to increase its customer touch points across India. The newly inaugurated dealership, Ganpati Nissan, is the 13th Nissan dealership in the state.
Nissan Motor Indonesia (NMI) recently reaffirmed the performance of the 1.2-liter, HR12DE Datsun GO+ and GO Panca engine through a media event called "Saseruan Sareng Datsun." During the event, media were invited to experience the acceleration of the car on various road conditions in Jakarta, Bandung and Subang. All of the participants drove the latest Datsun GO+ Panca and GO Panca Model Year 2016, which has several new features such as tumble seat and retractable seatbelt in the second row, outdoor antenna and silver painted C-cluster.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance delivered significant growth in 2016, with global sales of 9.96 million vehicles. The car group also reinforced its leadership in zero-emission vehicles with cumulative sales of nearly 425,000 electric vehicles since the introduction of the Nissan LEAF in 2010, followed by the Renault ZOE.
Two newly launched Nissan models, the Note and Serena, placed first and second in Japan’s January passenger car sales rankings (excluding minivehicles), achieving sales of 14,113 and 11,179 units respectively.
Before the alliance between Renault and Nissan Motor, I had been to Japan only once in my life. It was in 1984, and I was still with Michelin. I had gone on a business trip to visit Komatsu, but my stay lasted for only two days – too short to get a real impression.
INFINITI started the New Year with strong momentum, achieving the best January sales month in its history. This follows a record-breaking 2016 sales year of more than 230,000 vehicles, and the debut of INFINITI's QX50 concept crossover at the Detroit Motor Show last month.
Building an Electric Car at the Nissan Vehicle Assembly Plant in Tennessee Step onto the Nissan LEAF assembly line and watch the world's best-selling electric car go from parts to product. Find out more at Nissan-Smyrna.com.