NISMO athlete Harry Tincknell claimed the 2016 European Le Mans Series championship with a stunning win alongside Simon Dolan and Giedo van der Garde aboard the Nissan-powered JOTA Sport operated G-Drive Racing Gibson 015S.
The INFINITI Engineering Academy, now in its third year, is a one-of-a-kind global search for the world's best up-and-coming engineers. For 2016, seven placements have been made available with one winner chosen each from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe (including Russia), the United Arab Emirates, China and Asia–Pacific.
Nissan today announced it will make its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) 2017 held in Las Vegas. Nissan chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn will deliver a keynote on January 5, 2017 at Westgate Theater.
Nissan Group in the U.S. announced total U.S. sales for September 2016 of 127,797 units, an increase of 5 percent over the prior year and a September record. Nissan division sales set a September record with sales 116,384, up 4 percent. Infiniti reported sales of 11,413 vehicles in the U.S. during September, an increase of 11.7 percent versus prior year for its best September ever.
Under the smoke and lights of Irwindale Speedway in California, Chris Forsberg became the first three-time Formula Drift World Champion. This achievement comes after a record-setting season, with Forsberg taking six consecutive podiums in his Nissan 370Z.
For 2016, Nissan's GT Academy competition includes Mexico, Indonesia, Australia, North Africa (Algeria, Egypt and Morocco), Thailand and the Philippines. Together these regions form Nissan GT Academy 2016.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance, world leader in zero-emission mobility,* will provide a fleet of 50 all-electric vehicles as the official passenger-car provider for the United Nation's COP22 Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco. The fully electric fleet will shuttle delegates.
For the fifth straight year, Nissan has been recognized as one of the world's most valuable brands according to the prestigious Best Global Brands Study by Interbrand, the world-leading brand consultancy. This year, Nissan was ranked as the 43rd most valuable brand in the world – an increase over last year's ranking of 49th. Nissan now has a brand value of over $11 billion. This year's ranking puts Nissan as the 4th fastest growing brand in the world.
NISMO and Nissan Athletes are set for one of the biggest race weekends of the season with the Super GT Championship headed to Thailand, the annual Bathurst 1000 Supercars classic taking place at Mount Panorama in Australia, and the final round of the Pirelli World Challenge held at Laguna Seca in the U.S.
Infiniti achieved the best September sales month in its 27-year history. Total sales of more than 19,900 were up 12 percent versus September last year. For the first three quarters of the year, Infiniti sold more than 164,600 vehicles, an increase of 7 percent compared to the same time last year. This also marks an all-time record for the company.
Nissan GT Academy Team RJN concluded the 2016 Blancpain GT Series at Barcelona with some impressive pace and a barnstorming race start by Alex Buncombe. After qualifying 20th at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya aboard the No.23 GT-R, Buncombe charged up to 12th in the early stages of the qualifying race before handing over to Japanese driver Mitsunori Takaboshi.
The strategic partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG is maturing as it enters its seventh year in 2016, the companies’ leaders said today in their annual media update during the Paris International Motor Show.