Nissan celebrates 60 years in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya – Nissan is celebrating six many years in Kenya, the hub of its East African operations, with the introduction of the all-new Nissan Navara double cab. “Kenya is one among Nissan’s oldest markets, and we’re proud to associate with the MOTUS Group in serving our prospects within the nation via Nissan Kenya,” mentioned Jim Dando, director for Gross sales and Operations for Nissan Group of Africa. “We now have additionally chosen Kenya for the top workplace of our East African hub, and it homes our regional staff that appears after all the surrounding markets.” The group displayed the all-new Navara alongside its vary of pickups, crossovers and vehicles at an unique media occasion close to its state-of-the-art gross sales and repair facility in Nairobi.After 60 years proudly serving the folks of Kenya and East Africa, Dando instructed authorities, enterprise and media leaders that Nissan is happy with

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches Alliance Clever Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Alliance Clever Cloud constructed on Microsoft Azure to energy the Alliance’s newest linked providers World’s main automotive alliance to make use of Alliance Clever Cloud for linked infrastructure in almost all 200 markets served by Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Alliance Clever Cloud to energy the linked providers within the all-new Renault Clio and the Nissan Leaf in Europe and Japan later this yr (Paris/Yokohama/Tokyo) Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s main automotive alliance, at present introduced the manufacturing launch of the Alliance Clever Cloud, a brand new platform that’s enabling Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors to ship linked providers in autos offered in almost all 200 markets served by the Alliance member firms.Culminating joint growth efforts between the Alliance and Microsoft, the auto trade’s first world and most formidable linked automobile program shall be deployed using cloud, synthetic intelligence (AI) and IoT applied sciences offered by Microsoft Azure. Azure offers the Alliance

Nissan e.dams brings Components E pleasure to China

SANYA, China – The ability and efficiency of Nissan Clever Mobility know-how will probably be on show in China this week when the ABB FIA Components E Championship collection involves the southern metropolis of Sanya. Nissan e.dams has been a powerful contender in latest rounds of the all-electric avenue racing championship. Former collection champion Sebastien Buemi began on pole in Santiago, Chile, in spherical three. His teammate, Oliver Rowland, topped his qualifying group previously two races and led the opening laps at the newest spherical in Hong Kong.China hosted the first-ever Components E race – in Beijing – and performs a key function for Nissan and the model’s electrification technique. Final April, Nissan launched the all-electric Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission passenger automotive. The mannequin combines the sturdiness, reliability and worth of the favored Nissan Sylphy sedan with the thrilling efficiency of a 100% electrical powertrain. “China is essential for

INFINITI-supported expedition wins Explorers Membership honor

NEW YORK – An expedition supported by INFINITI Motor Firm received one of the prestigious honors in international exploration on the 115th Explorers Membership Annual Dinner in New York. The award acknowledged the scientific breakthrough of an expedition to the Gobi desert in 2018 that, for the primary time, utilized NASA imaging know-how to enhance the science of discovering dinosaur fossils. The expedition, dubbed The Roy Chapman Andrews Centennial Expedition, was organized by the Membership’s Hong Kong Chapter and was awarded the Membership’s prestigious Quotation of Benefit in recognition of an impressive feat of exploration.The expedition yielded historic outcomes, together with the invention of many necessary fossils and new fossil areas, in addition to doubtlessly three or extra new species of dinosaur. Watch a preview of the forthcoming expedition documentary on the INFINITI Tales website right here. Roy Chapman Andrews famously discovered dinosaur eggs on the Flaming Cliffs within

Nissan Futures presents Asia & Oceania’s future mobility traits

HONG KONG – Nissan Futures in Hong Kong introduced ahead three mobility traits for the Asia and Oceania area: automobiles as power belongings, the human position in autonomous driving methods and the significance of security in mobility improvements. The seventh version of the worldwide occasion was held from March eight to 10 in Hong Kong. Beneath the theme “Rework the way in which we stay and drive,” it introduced collectively representatives from 13 international locations to debate how automobiles, cities and mobility infrastructures are evolving.Authorities representatives, business leaders and Nissan executives spoke on the way forward for mobility and the way forward for cities, figuring out three traits: Autos as cellular power models Panelists mentioned whether or not the uptake of electrical automobiles (EVs) may lie in reimagining utilization from only a mode of transportation, to a way to energy houses and return power to the grid. Nicholas Thomas,

Bell and McMurren’s Navara takes eighth at Dubai Worldwide Baja

DUBAI – Sabertooth Motoring Journey’s T1 Nissan Navara positioned a formidable eighth within the Dubai worldwide Baja that concluded final weekend within the Al Qudra desert close to Dubai. The Navara, constructed by Nissan’s South Africa-based advertising accomplice Purple-Lined Motoring Journey, was pushed by Thomas Bell and Patrick McMurren. Happening below the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, the Dubai Worldwide Baja powered by Nissan and AW Rostamani noticed 34 automobiles and buggies and 39 bikes and quads set off from the rally base at Dubai Autodrome.“Apart from taking a tire off a rim on day two the place we misplaced a while altering the wheel, we had a very good clear run the place our T1 Nissan Navara by no means missed a beat,” stated Bell. “We now sit up for taking our present kind into the Abu

Nissan and Mitsubishi to launch new kei vehicles as collaboration expands

KURASHIKI, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Motors Company will introduce 4 new minivehicles in Japan by way of their three way partnership, as the businesses proceed to broaden their collaboration. Manufacturing of the all-new Nissan Dayz, Nissan Dayz Freeway Star, Mitsubishi eK wagon and Mitsubishi eK X started as we speak at Mitsubishi’s Mizushima Plant in Kurashiki, Japan. For the primary time, the fashions might be provided with semiautonomous driving know-how, designed for single-lane use on highways.NMKV, a three way partnership of the 2 firms, built-in Nissan’s superior applied sciences and Mitsubishi’s intensive expertise in minivehicle manufacturing into the tall wagon-type vehicles. The businesses launched the primary era of the fashions in 2013 and have elevated their collaboration since turning into Alliance companions in 2016. Final month, the all-new Nissan Livina, which shares a platform with the Mitsubishi Xpander, went on sale in Indonesia. The brand

Nissan broadcasts common senior administration appointments

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. at this time introduced senior administration appointments, efficient April 1, 2019. The appointments cowl the positions of senior vice chairman (SVP), company vice chairman (CVP) and vice chairman (VP), and embody adjustments to areas of accountability. Additional adjustments are deliberate for separate announcement following consideration of suggestions made by the Particular Committee for Enhancing Governance. Company officer appointments and areas of accountability Identify New Title PresentTitle New duties Present duties Jose Luis Valls (No change) SVP ・MC NA, chairman・Nissan North America, Inc., president ・MC LATAM, chairman・MC NA, vice chairman  Yusuke Takahashi SVP CVP International HR, Group Growth, Secretariat International HR Planning and Japan HR, Secretariat Kent O’Hara SVP CVP (No change) International Aftersales Seiji Honda SVP CVP (No change) Manufacturing Operations Christian Meunier* CVP IMLPresident (No change) ・MC Infiniti, chairman・Infiniti Motor Firm, Ltd., president Kazuhiko Murata* CVP VP ・Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering・Alliance International VP

Bristol Avenue Sheffield Completes Its £1.5-million Showroom Refurbishment

Bristol Avenue Sheffield Completes Its £1.5-million Showroom RefurbishmentBRISTOL Avenue Sheffield Nissan has began 2019 in an enormous means in additional methods than one with the transformation of its showroom. The dealership, positioned on town’s Attercliffe Street, has simply accomplished the ultimate touches to its totally refurbished showroom – the works representing a large £1.5 million funding by its guardian firm, Bristol Avenue Motors, and almost doubling its measurement. Along with rising its facility, Sheffield Nissan can also be seeking to enlarge its group in 2019.With the rise in measurement of each its gross sales and workshop services, Sheffield Nissan is anticipating to tackle additional technicians and gross sales executives within the months forward. Such is the scale of the totally refurbished showroom that it’s now one of many largest standalone Nissan dealerships within the north of England. Beginning in June 2018, the refurbishment has seen the Nissan showroom prolonged into one other a part of the

Nissan and DOCOMO check I2V expertise utilizing 5G in transferring automobile

Nissan and DOCOMO check I2V expertise utilizing 5G in transferring automobileNISSAN and NTT DOCOMO, INC. are placing Nissan’s Invisible-to-Seen expertise by means of its area check in a transferring automobile, utilizing DOCOMO’s fifth-generation cell communications connectivity. The expertise, first revealed on the CES commerce present in Las Vegas in January, is being examined at Grandrive, Nissan’s proving floor in Yokosuka, Japan. Invisible-to-Seen, or I2V, is a future Nissan Clever Mobility expertise that merges the true and digital worlds. By combining info from sensors inside and outside the automobile with information from the cloud, it helps drivers “see the invisible” – comparable to what’s farther down the street, behind a constructing or across the nook.I2V additionally connects drivers and passengers to the Metaverse, a digital world the place individuals can work together by means of avatars. Household, buddies or others in a distant location can seem contained in the automotive as three-dimensional, augmented-reality avatars to supply firm or help. For

Jean-Dominique Senard, Chairman of Renault, Hiroto Saikawa, CEO of Nissan, Thierry Bollore, CEO of Renault and Osamu Masuko, CEO of Mitsubishi Motors, announce the intention to create a brand new Alliance working board

Jean-Dominique Senard will act as Chairman of this new working board of the Alliance, with the CEOs of Nissan, Renault, and Mitsubishi Motors additionally becoming a member of the board. The brand new Alliance working board will drive the operational cooperation between Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors and search for new methods to generate worth for its respective shareholders and staff. As a way to proceed to strengthen the Alliance in addition to lay the foundations of its future successes, Jean-Dominique Senard, Hiroto Saikawa, Thierry Bollore and Osamu Masuko are at this time saying the intention to create an Alliance working board for Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors.The brand new Alliance Board would be the sole physique overseeing the operations and governance within the Alliance amongst Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi, in lieu of RNBV and NMBV. As such, it will likely be the face and first driver of the

Nissan and DOCOMO take a look at I2V know-how utilizing 5G in transferring car

YOKOSUKA, Japan – Nissan and NTT DOCOMO, INC. are placing Nissan’s Invisible-to-Seen know-how by its subject take a look at in a transferring car, utilizing DOCOMO’s fifth-generation cell communications connectivity. The know-how, first revealed on the CES commerce present in Las Vegas in January, is being examined at Grandrive, Nissan’s proving floor in Yokosuka, Japan. Invisible-to-Seen, or I2V, is a future Nissan Clever Mobility know-how that merges the actual and digital worlds. By combining info from sensors inside and outside the car with knowledge from the cloud, it helps drivers “see the invisible” – similar to what’s farther down the street, behind a constructing or across the nook.I2V additionally connects drivers and passengers to the Metaverse, a digital world the place folks can work together by avatars. Household, pals or others in a distant location can seem contained in the automotive as three-dimensional, augmented-reality avatars to supply firm or

E-Prix and Nissan Futures spotlight the way forward for automobile electrification

HONG KONG – The way forward for electrical mobility was showcased in Hong Kong this weekend with the all-electric ABB FIA Formulation E road racing championship and seventh version of Nissan Futures – Nissan’s thought management occasion which focuses on altering world mobility wants. In its debut season as the primary Japanese model to enter Formulation E, Nissan is utilizing the championship to show the efficiency aspect of Nissan Clever Mobility – the model’s imaginative and prescient for altering how vehicles are pushed, powered and built-in into society To coincide with the championship’s 50th race, Nissan Futures introduced collectively key leaders and media to debate altering mobility wants and the way forward for cities within the Asia and Oceania area.Whereas the Nissan e.dams workforce did battle on the monitor in Hong Kong and led a Formulation E race for the second time in the present day, Nissan introduced its

Nissan to affect one fourth of its gross sales quantity in Asia and Oceania

HONG KONG – The brand new Nissan LEAF will go on sale in Indonesia and the Philippines by 2020, underscoring Nissan’s dedication to drive electrification within the area. The expanded availability of the world’s best-selling electrical automobile is a vital a part of Nissan’s objective to affect one fourth of its gross sales quantity underneath its midterm plan, Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022. The acceleration plan additionally consists of meeting and localization of electrification elements in key Southeast Asian markets.Nissan regional senior vice chairman and head of Asia & Oceania Yutaka Sanada stated the corporate is working to make secure, good and sustainable mobility out there to as many individuals as doable. “Nissan is taking management to drive consciousness and embracing of electrified mobility in Asia and Oceania,” stated Sanada. “We’re creating pleasure by bringing the brand new Nissan LEAF to extra markets within the area and introducing in Indonesia

Nissan pronounces winners of 35th kids’s guide competitors

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. at the moment introduced the winners of the 35th Nissan Kids’s Storybook and Image E-book Grand Prix, organized by the Worldwide Institute for Kids’s Literature, Osaka. Kumiko Minagi received the Storybook Grand Prize for “Kujira Sukui” (“Whale Scooping”). Kou Matsuoka received the Image E-book Grand Prize for “Kogarashi no Hiwa” (“On a Windy Winter Day”). The competitors, a part of Nissan’s company citizenship actions, attracted 2,788 entries from beginner authors and illustrators.“Kujira Sukui” tells the story of a boy who wins a reside whale at a pageant and brings it house. Together with the weird title and idea, the writer’s detailed descriptions assist draw the reader into the story. In “Kogarashi no Hiwa,” a woman finds a freezing kitten on a chilly, windy day. The guide has distinctive imagery, that includes comfortable coloring and daring format, and sudden story developments. As well

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