Tag: Nissan Automobile

Nissan GT-R manufacturing tech brings bling to new Altima engine

DECHERD, Tennessee  – A particular manufacturing approach often reserved for supercars has discovered its method into the all-new 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5-liter engine. Contained in the 4 cylinders of the engine block is the place Nissan’s state-of-the-art mirror bore course of is used to scale back friction and enhance effectivity. The therapy, first used within the Nissan GT-R and utilized to different specialty fashions just like the Sentra NISMO, helps engines run easily by eliminating the necessity for cumbersome cylinder liners. Nissan’s Decherd meeting line within the U.S. added mirror bore tools for the launch of the Altima – making it the very best quantity utility of the know-how inside Nissan. The group in Decherd assembles an engine each 19 seconds and is able to constructing about 1.four million engines a yr. “Superior know-how just like the mirror bore course of solely is sensible for Nissan if we are able to....




Nissan manufacturing, gross sales and exports for March 2019 and April 2018-March 2019

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. right this moment introduced manufacturing, gross sales and export figures for March 2019 and for the 12 months ended March 31.   1. Manufacturing March 2019 Nissan’s international manufacturing in March declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing in Japan declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing outdoors Japan declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing in China surpassed year-earlier outcomes, setting a file for the month of March. April 2018-March 2019 World manufacturing for the April 2018-March 2019 interval declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing in Japan declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing outdoors Japan declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing in China surpassed year-earlier outcomes, setting a file for the April-March interval.   2. Gross sales March 2019 World gross sales in March declined from a yr earlier. Gross sales together with minivehicles in Japan declined from a yr earlier. Gross sales outdoors Japan....


Revision to full-year monetary outcomes forecasts for fiscal 12 months 2018

Nissan immediately introduced a downward revision to its February 12 forecasts for monetary outcomes for the complete fiscal 12 months ending March 31, 2019. The revision takes into consideration: – further bills arising from the implementation of a guaranty extension marketing campaign masking sure automobiles bought within the U.S. market; – the hostile working atmosphere dealing with the corporate in the course of the fourth quarter, and the affect of current company points on gross sales. Revised forecast for fiscal 12 months 2018 TSE report foundation – China JV fairness basis11 Yen in billions Earlier FY18 Forecast Revised FY18 Forecast Change in forecast Revenues 11,600 11,574 -26(-Zero.2%) Working revenue 450 318 132(-29.three%) Working margin % three.9% 2.7% -1.2 ppt Web earnings2 410 319 91(-22.2%)   On a administration professional forma foundation, which incorporates the proportionate consolidation of outcomes from Nissan’s three way partnership operation in China, the corporate forecasts an....




Nissan e.dams set to impress the “Metropolis of Mild”

PARIS, France – After a strong factors haul in Rome, the Nissan e.dams group heads to Paris this week with its sights set on difficult for victory within the “Metropolis of Mild.” Nissan e.dams took fifth and sixth place in Rome with Swiss former sequence champion Sebastien Buemi main house his British teammate Oliver Rowland. The group scored its first podium within the all-electric road racing championship on the earlier spherical in China, and now Buemi and Rowland need to add their title to the rising listing of Components E race winners in season 5. Remarkably seven totally different drivers and 7 totally different groups have claimed victory this season – highlighting the outstanding competitiveness of the championship. Nissan e.dams has turn out to be a constant performer over the previous two rounds with each Buemi and Rowland scoring factors in every race. Nissan is certainly one of solely two....


Nissan declares senior administration appointments

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. right this moment introduced senior administration appointments, efficient Could 16, 2019. The adjustments, permitted by the Nissan board of administrators right this moment, are based mostly on suggestions from the Particular Committee for Enhancing Governance obtained by the corporate on March 27, and are aimed to enhance and strengthen governance and stabilize operations by strengthening the administration group. Key adjustments Set up a construction that promotes bettering and strengthening of governance. New appointment of a chief working officer and a vice-chief working officer to strengthen each day operations. Add executives overseeing key markets for Nissan’s world operations (Japan, North America and China) to the Govt Committee, the corporate’s highest decision-making physique. Appoint an govt devoted to efficiency restoration efforts, as a precedence of stabilizing operations. Company officer appointments and adjustments to duty “*” denotes new member of the Govt Committee Title New Title....




Nissan to hitch LGBT pleasure celebration in Tokyo

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan will take part in Tokyo Rainbow Pleasure 2019, one in every of Asia’s largest LGBT pleasure celebrations, by internet hosting its personal sales space on the occasion for the primary time. Nissan is stepping up its presence on the annual competition, happening April 28-29 in Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park, after taking part collectively with the British Embassy in Japan for the previous two years. Guests to the Nissan sales space will be capable to be taught concerning the firm’s initiatives to strengthen range and inclusion, key drivers for Nissan’s enterprise competitiveness. At Nissan, it’s a companywide dedication to hunt options by the change of various opinions. By turning variations into strengths, the corporate goals to generate probably the most constructive and artistic concepts potential. Nissan’s initiatives to assist range within the office began with feminine expertise growth and have grown to incorporate race, nationality, tradition, age, gender....


Relating to additional violation of Japan’s Firms Act by former Nissan chairman

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has filed a legal grievance towards former Chairman Carlos Ghosn associated to an aggravated breach of belief beneath the Firms Act. Nissan filed the grievance after figuring out that funds made by Nissan to an abroad automobile gross sales firm by way of a subsidiary had been in reality directed by Ghosn for his private enrichment and weren’t vital from a enterprise standpoint. Such misconduct is totally unacceptable, and Nissan is requesting appropriately strict penalties. Nissan takes this unlucky state of affairs very critically and once more expresses honest remorse for any concern brought about to our valued stakeholders. ### Media contact Nicholas Maxfield +81-(zero)45-523-5552 nissan_japan_communications@mail.nissan.co.jp




Nissan to donate 100,000 euros for Notre-Dame de Paris restoration efforts

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will donate 100,000 euros for the restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris, which suffered main fireplace injury on April 15. With 20 years of partnership by means of its alliance with Renault, and with Nissan Europe headquarters in suburban Paris, Nissan has developed shut relationships with the Republic of France and its folks. Nissan needs to contribute to the internationally iconic cathedral’s restoration in recognition of and appreciation for Nissan Europe and Renault staff in addition to the folks of France. ###


Relating to April 19, 2019 Nikkei Shimbun article

On April 19, 2019 the Nikkei Shimbun printed a narrative speculating that Nissan had decreased its international manufacturing estimate for the present fiscal 12 months by 15% versus the earlier fiscal 12 months. The main points reported on this story are utterly incorrect, and Nissan has voiced its sturdy objection to the Nikkei. Nissan’s manufacturing plan for the present fiscal 12 months might be disclosed on Could 14, when the corporate declares its monetary outcomes for the earlier fiscal 12 months.




Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Version debuts in New York

NEW YORK – Few automobiles on the planet may be immediately recognized by simply three letters. However to motoring fans in all places, “GT-R” has turn out to be synonymous with pleasure, excessive efficiency and unparalleled refinement. Making its debut on the 2019 New York Worldwide Auto Present, the 2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Version takes the nameplate to a degree that was unimaginable when it was first launched 50 years in the past. To have a good time the half-century of the GT-R, engineers challenged themselves to seek out undiscovered efficiency potential whereas nonetheless ensuring the automobile may be loved by drivers at any degree. “A GT-R is about whole steadiness administration,” stated Hiroshi Tamura, chief product specialist for the GT-R. “It isn’t about chasing an influence figures, however creating a brand new GT-R, the place no side has been missed. That is acceptable to have a good time....


2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO strengthens grip on pace

Embed this cinemagraph in your web site   NEW YORK – The 2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO made its world debut at this time, with race car-inspired upgrades and tuning enhancements that maximize its exhilarating efficiency. The mannequin was showcased alongside the brand new 50th Anniversary Version as Nissan celebrated 50 years of GT-R heritage on the New York Worldwide Auto Present. “The 2020 GT-R NISMO has developed right into a balanced, but excessive, efficiency automobile,” stated Hiroshi Tamura, chief product specialist for the GT-R. “Pursuing driving pleasure is a very powerful idea behind GT-R, and the brand new NISMO’s efficiency recommend it’s a automobile that belongs on the race monitor – however can be at residence on the open highway.” Designed for a professional, constructed for everybody For the 2020 GT-R NISMO, Nissan engineers got down to take race-proven expertise and make it accessible and cozy for drivers of all....




Z particular version anniversary fashions: a glance again

NEW YORK – When the unique Datsun Z debuted in 1969, it was a revelation for the automotive world. An reasonably priced, dependable sports activities automobile with fashion and luxury that could possibly be used for day by day driving was unparalleled on the time. With a base value of US$three,626, the Z – generally known as the Datsun 240Z in North America – was a sports activities automobile that was accessible to anybody. In brief time, prospects around the globe have been having fun with their newfound freedom to discover their favourite winding roads in fashion. Gross sales jumped to greater than 40,000 globally in 1970. A legacy was born with the first-generation Z, whose worth, fashion and efficiency has continued to drive improvements in engineering and pleasure, maintaining the Z a section chief for many years. Over the following 5 a long time, Nissan launched a number of....


Nissan celebrates 50 years of the Z automobile with 2020 370Z

NEW YORK – The 2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Version, with a particular racing livery look, was unveiled to the world in the present day in New York – the identical metropolis the place the unique Datsun 240Z made its U.S. debut half a century in the past. Revealed simply earlier than this week’s New York Worldwide Auto Present, the particular version pays homage to the #46 BRE (Brock Racing Enterprises) Datsun 240Z that gained a number of SCCA Nationwide Championships with John Morton behind the wheel. “It is no secret that the Datsun 240Z began the ball rolling for Japanese sports activities automobiles within the U.S.,” mentioned Ivan Espinosa, Nissan’s company vp of worldwide product technique and planning. “Virtually as well-known in Z historical past is how Peter Brock’s competition-tuned 240Z modified the American motorsports panorama. After the BRE 240Z debuted in 1970, Nissan/Datsun grew to become one of....




INFINITI Qs Inspiration previews a future electrified INFINITI mannequin

Embed this cinemagraph in your web site   HONG KONG – The INFINITI Qs Inspiration is a sports activities sedan idea developed for the electrified period. Revealed for the primary time as we speak at Auto Shanghai 2019, it provides a brand new perspective on sports activities sedans with an elevated driving place and high-performance electrified all-wheel drive energy. Representing INFINITI’s need to problem custom, the Qs Inspiration previews a forthcoming manufacturing mannequin and hints on the firm’s electrified future, through which the model will provide electrical and e-POWER powertrains throughout its lineup. The idea’s versatile structure has been developed to accommodate high-performance electrified powertrains. It has additionally enabled INFINITI’s designers to reinterpret conventional “three-box” sedan design, with new exterior proportions and a spacious, lounge-like inside. With its creation led by a staff of designers working beneath Karim Habib, govt design director for INFINITI, the Qs Inspiration Idea confirms INFINITI’s....


All-new Nissan Sylphy unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2019

SHANGHAI – The all-new Nissan Sylphy was unveiled as we speak on the 2019 Shanghai Motor Present, sporting a brand new look and that includes the most recent Nissan Clever Mobility applied sciences to offer drivers elevated connectivity, consolation and confidence. With a brand new and extra fuel-efficient powertrain, a wider stance, a decrease heart of gravity, improved aerodynamics and a roomy, luxurious inside, the brand new Sylphy delivers even higher efficiency and an enhanced driving expertise. Seamless connectivity options and a full suite of energetic security applied sciences present assist for drivers. “The all-new Nissan Sylphy represents the total touchdown of Nissan Clever Mobility in China,” mentioned Daniele Schillaci, government vp of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. “With an much more trendy design and superior connectivity and security applied sciences, the all-new Nissan Sylphy offers clients a complete new stage of confidence and pleasure, befitting of a number one household....




All-new Sylphy, all-new design: Nissan program design director Shinichiro Irie

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Shinichiro Irie is a program design director on the Nissan International Design Middle. Irie talked in regards to the design of the brand new Sylphy.   Q1: What are essentially the most notable options of the brand new Sylphy’s design?Irie: We designed the brand new Sylphy to speak the concepts of “vigor and confidence” and “lean and dynamic.” We expressed these by larger-diameter tires and a low heart of gravity, together with a large, agency stance. We additionally use widespread Nissan design language extensively. The brand new grille, which made its China debut on the Nissan Altima on the 2018 Guangzhou Motor Present, presents a extra dynamic and strong V-motion by connecting the road from the underside of the bumper to the hood. This automobile additionally has signature boomerang-shaped lamps in the back and front, which distinguish it as a Nissan automotive at first look. The acquainted....


Nissan e.dams kicks off European races with Rome factors haul

ROME, Italy – Nissan has begun the European leg of the all-electric ABB FIA System E road racing championship in Italy with a robust factors haul in Rome for Sebastien Buemi and Oliver Rowland. Swiss racer Buemi crossed the end line in fifth place with Rowland simply behind in sixth as Nissan scored factors with each drivers for the second race in a row. Nissan e.dams can also be considered one of solely two groups to have each vehicles end within the high ten immediately. System E is being utilized by Nissan to display the ability and efficiency of its electrical automobile expertise – a key a part of the corporate’s Nissan Clever Mobility imaginative and prescient. With the Nissan LEAF taking the crown as Europe’s best-selling electrical automobile in 2018 – Nissan Italy interacted with native followers immediately on the Rome E-Prix with the debut of the Nissan System....




The Alliance establishes Joint Innovation Hub in China to speed up know-how growth for brand spanking new mobility

  Renault and Nissan have established a brand new Analysis & Growth hub in China, complementing their joint innovation labs in Silicon Valley, USA and Tel Aviv, Israel The brand new lab in Shanghai is concentrated on growing know-how for autonomous drive, related and electrical autos The power will allow the businesses to leverage open innovation alternatives with Chinese language start-ups and different companions Applied sciences developed in Shanghai might be leveraged globally by Renault and Nissan   Renault and Nissan, the French and Japanese automotive alliance companions, at present introduced the institution of a brand new analysis and growth three way partnership in Shanghai, China, the Alliance Automotive Analysis and Growth (Shanghai), Ltd., which might be known as Alliance Innovation Lab Shanghai (AIL-SH). Renault and Nissan every maintain 50% of this new entity which is able to conduct analysis and growth specializing in autonomous drive, related autos and electrical....


INFINITI Qs Inspiration – a sports activities sedan for the electrified period

HONG KONG – INFINITI has revealed the primary picture of the Qs Inspiration, a sports activities sedan idea for the electrified period. Set for its international debut at subsequent week’s Auto Shanghai 2019, the Qs Inspiration provides a brand new perspective on the design and format of the sports activities sedan, with an elevated driving place and high-performance electrified all-wheel drive (e-AWD) energy. Representing INFINITI’s need to problem custom, the Qs Inspiration previews a forthcoming INFINITI manufacturing mannequin and hints on the firm’s electrified future, through which the model will provide electrical and e-POWER powertrains. The idea’s all-new versatile structure has been developed particularly to accommodate high-performance electrified powertrains, and allows a reinterpretation of conventional ‘three-box’ sedan design. INFINITI designers and engineers have been capable of adapt the mechanical format and bodily proportions of the automotive, participating drivers and holding them linked to the highway, whereas offering a way of....




Nissan LEAF earns J.D. Energy award for highest-rated car redesign

First Engineering awards from J.D. Energy introduced at SAE World Congress in Detroit DETROIT – J.D. Energy acknowledged the 2018 Nissan LEAF as the very best rated redesign for its inaugural J.D. Energy Engineering Awards, introduced on the Society of Automotive Engineers 2019 WCX World Congress Expertise. “This award is a credit score to a whole bunch of Nissan technical professionals right here within the U.S., in addition to in Japan,” mentioned Chris Reed, senior vice chairman of engineering at Nissan North America. “Any car redesign requires a large quantity of coordination throughout many practical groups, and I’m very pleased with the superb car this effort produced which has been acknowledged by J.D. Energy.” The J.D. Energy Engineering Awards have been introduced on the annual SAE Awards Ceremony held at Cobo Middle in Detroit on Tuesday, April 9. “Whereas J.D. Energy has develop into recognized for benchmarking high quality in....


Nissan to provide award-winning Navara pickup in South Africa

Main funding in plant, gear and coaching Rosslyn facility to broaden position as LCV export hub for Navara, NP200 and NP300 Vital job creation at plant and provide chain Full vary of Navara fashions to be produced on new, versatile manufacturing line Reference picture:Nissan Navara 2018 mannequin yr   PRETORIA, South Africa – Nissan has introduced a R3 billion funding in its facility in Rosslyn, Pretoria to organize the plant for manufacturing of the subsequent era Nissan Navara pickup. The transfer expands the position of the plant as a Mild Business Car manufacturing hub for Nissan. The Navara will be a part of the favored NP200 and NP300 fashions, that are already constructed at Rosslyn and offered within the home market, in addition to as much as 45 pan-African international locations. Manufacturing is anticipated to start out in 2020 and can create round 1,200 new jobs instantly on the facility....




Nissan e.dams kicks off European System E schedule

ROME, Italy – After scoring its first podium in China, the Nissan e.dams staff will kick off the primary of 5 System E races in Europe this weekend. The Rome E-Prix on April 13 shall be adopted by occasions in Paris; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Berlin; and Bern, Switzerland. The championship will conclude in New York in July. Oliver Rowland scored Nissan’s second System E pole and first podium with a second place within the final race, held in Sanya, China. He and teammate Sebastien Buemi will start the European leg of the all-electric avenue racing championship this Saturday on the 2.84-kilometer, 21-turn Circuito Cittadino dell’EUR – one of many longest circuits on the System E calendar. Nissan is the one model to have scored two pole positions thus far within the extremely aggressive season 5 of System E. The season has thus far featured six completely different pole sitters, and....


Nissan holds extraordinary shareholders assembly

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. held its Extraordinary Basic Assembly of Shareholders at this time on the Grand Prince Lodge New Takanawa in Tokyo. The assembly was attended by four,119 shareholders and ran for two hours and 57 minutes. On the assembly, shareholders authorized all of the resolutions: Merchandise 1: Discharge of director Carlos Ghosn Merchandise 2: Discharge of director Greg Kelly Merchandise three: Appointment of Jean-Dominique Senard as director, on the situation that Merchandise 1 is authorized Nissan sees constructing the very best company governance construction as an pressing process and is engaged on swift implementation of a 3 statutory-committee format (nomination, compensation and audit). As well as, Nissan is working with Alliance companions Renault and Mitsubishi Motors to stabilize the Alliance, and thru proactive leveraging of Alliance advantages, additional stabilize the corporate’s operations. Reference materials: Convocation letter for Extraordinary Basic Assembly of Shareholders (14/03/2019) # #....




Three shocking information about electrical automobile possession

BANGKOK – Electrical automobiles (EV) aren’t only for early adopters anymore. With greater than one-third of Southeast Asian customers contemplating EVs for his or her subsequent automobile buy*, the demand from folks in Asia and Oceania to find out about EV possession is growing. To assist, the fourth video of Nissan’s EV Training Collection addresses three information to elucidate the simplicity and benefits of EV possession: Battery-powered automobiles scale back spending on gas and upkeep EVs have the identical area as commonplace automobiles and might speed up like one too Homeowners of EVs are driving sustainably into the longer term Tim Jarvis, Australian explorer and environmental scientist, and Naya Ehrlich-Adam, founding father of sustainable meals enterprise Broccoli Revolution in Thailand, staff as much as bust a number of the frequent myths round proudly owning electrical automobiles.  By way of their first-hand expertise of the world’s best-selling EV – the Nissan....


Nissan strikes China design heart to Shanghai

SHANGHAI – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. at the moment introduced the relocation of its China design heart, one among 5 international hubs charged with designing the corporate’s autos, to Shanghai. Nissan Design China, beforehand based mostly in Beijing, will proceed its give attention to creating merchandise for international clients together with these in China, the world’s largest automotive market. The middle will probably be a necessary hub for utilizing design to higher join folks and communities with merchandise and applied sciences which can be making mobility safer, extra sustainable, extra thrilling and extra related. Nissan has operated a design workplace in Shanghai since 2005. Nissan Design China opened in 2011 in Beijing and was expanded in 2013. The middle now has about 50 inventive employees at its new dwelling in Shanghai and plans to extend the quantity to 80 by 2020. “Shanghai’s embrace of cultural variety attracts inventive expertise from....




INFINITI to disclose Qs Inspiration at Auto Shanghai 2019

HONG KONG – INFINITI will reveal a brand new sports activities sedan idea, based mostly on an all-new versatile structure developed particularly to accommodate electrified powertrains, at Auto Shanghai 2019. The idea gives a brand new perspective on the sports activities sedan format for the approaching period of electrification, and previews a forthcoming INFINITI manufacturing mannequin. Drawing on INFINITI’s DNA, the Qs Inspiration confirms INFINITI’s new type language for its future electrified automobiles impressed by the artwork and trendy structure of Japan. Inside, the minimalist cabin combines placing artistry and craftsmanship and options two distinct zones: a clutter-free cockpit designed to have interaction the motive force, and a relaxed passenger zone that profit from the beneficiant inside house. INFINITI revealed the technology-laden Q45 sedan in 1989 with groundbreaking design, engine and buyer expertise. Thirty years ahead, the model is delivering one other groundbreaking sedan. “Electrification creates a spread of latest....


Nissan supplies South African college with sustainable power

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nissan is supporting a South African boarding college close to Pretoria by putting in a sustainable power system that leverages the facility of Nissan Clever Mobility. As a part of its dedication to furthering the UN’s Sustainable Growth Targets, Nissan has been working with Filadelfia College to enhance its entry to dependable electrical energy and improve use of renewable power. Whereas the nationwide grid supplies power entry to 85% of the inhabitants, capability and connection constraints in South Africa imply the college commonly experiences unscheduled power blackouts. As a boarding college attended completely by over 400 disabled college students aged between 14-21, Filadelfia College is especially delicate to such disruptive occasions. Utilizing a mix of second-life batteries from Nissan LEAF automobiles and photo voltaic panels, the college now has a sustainable power system that helps mitigate the affect of electrical energy shortages on the college neighborhood.....




Are you the subsequent INFINITI Engineering Academy winner?

HONG KONG – INFINITI has introduced the launch of the 2019 version of the famend INFINITI Engineering Academy, its world seek for the highest engineering recruits on this planet. The 2019 version marks the sixth consecutive yr of the Academy, which is able to give seven world engineering college students the chance to work with INFINITI and Renault F1® Staff on a singular 12-month paid placement. Since 2014, the INFINITI Engineering Academy has supplied a singular leaping stone for extremely motivated engineering college students to enter the automotive and motorsport world. Since then, 50 p.c of all winners accelerated their careers by securing full-time roles at both INFINITI or in F1® following their placement. With some former winners nonetheless ending their research, this share is about to extend in 2019, as the choice course of for brand new engineers will get underway. This success is feasible due to the Alliance,....


All-new Nissan sedan to make world premiere at 2019 Shanghai Motor Present

The Nissan IMs idea automotive (left) and IMQ idea crossover will likely be on show on the 2019 Shanghai Motor Present. SHANGHAI – Nissan will unveil an all-new sedan and show two electrified idea autos at this 12 months’s Shanghai Worldwide Car Exhibition, exhibiting guests how the corporate’s applied sciences and design are altering the way forward for mobility. The all-new sedan options Nissan’s newest distinctive design cues and affords an array of applied sciences that embody Nissan Clever Mobility, the corporate’s imaginative and prescient for altering how vehicles are powered, pushed and built-in into society. First unveiled in January on the 2019 North American Worldwide Auto Present, the IMs defines a brand new car section – the elevated sports activities sedan. The car’s design takes benefit of its 100% electrical powertrain, with the battery situated below the physique. Together with an prolonged wheelbase, this ends in an elevated, spacious....




Nissan accelerates company governance enhancements

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.’s board of administrators determined right now to speed up the corporate’s transition to a 3 statutory-committee format. The format is without doubt one of the suggestions of the Particular Committee for Enhancing Governance delivered on March 27. Nissan sees constructing the absolute best company governance construction as an pressing activity and is engaged on swift implementation of a brand new group. The corporate is now making ready an inside system to allow transition by the tip of June, in expectation of receiving shareholder approval on the scheduled Annual Basic Assembly of Shareholders. To this finish, the board right now authorized the Provisional Nomination and Compensation Advisory Council to offer recommendation to the board of administrators. The council will choose director candidates for proposal to shareholders in June and advise the board concerning director compensation. Impartial exterior director Keiko Ihara chairs the council, which....


Nissan completes sale of battery enterprise to Envision Group

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has accomplished the beforehand introduced sale of its electrical battery operations and manufacturing amenities to Envision Group, a world-leading digital power firm. Marking the completion of the transaction, Nissan’s Chief Aggressive Officer Yasuhiro Yamauchi stated: “The brand new firm has the chance to develop as a battery firm with elevated competitiveness underneath Envision. Nissan will proceed to work with the brand new firm as an essential provider as we focus our power on creating and producing market-leading electrical autos.” The brand new battery firm is scheduled to begin operations on April 1, 2019. Reference: Nissan to Promote Electrical Battery Enterprise to Envision Group(2018/08/03 announcement)   Contact Koji Okuda or Nicholas Maxfield +81-(zero)45-523-5552 nissan_japan_communications@mail.nissan.co.jp For extra details about our merchandise, companies and dedication to sustainable mobility, go to nissan-global.com. You can too observe us on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our....




Nissan Metropolis Hub makes its worldwide debut in France

PARIS – Nissan unveiled immediately its first Nissan Metropolis Hub – a revolutionary new convergence between e-commerce and an idea retailer – that’s making its grand debut a stone’s throw from Paris in Vélizy 2, a bustling purchasing heart. The Nissan Metropolis Hub will probably be absolutely devoted to an unique and immersive expertise that places customers on the coronary heart of Nissan’s imaginative and prescient for tomorrow’s mobility. “Nissan Metropolis Hub will put individuals on the coronary heart of our imaginative and prescient for tomorrow’s retail, all whereas they’re going about their regular purchasing,” stated Leon Dorssers, company vice chairman of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., International Gross sales and Retail. “Right this moment’s unveiling marks a brand new step ahead in our international industrial technique, utilizing e-commerce and new mobility applied sciences to boost the shopper expertise each on-line and offline.” The Nissan Metropolis Hub is a revolutionary new....


Nissan manufacturing, gross sales and exports for February 2019

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. at present introduced manufacturing, gross sales and export figures for February 2019.   1. Manufacturing Nissan’s world manufacturing in February declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing outdoors Japan declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing outdoors Japan declined from a yr earlier. Manufacturing in Mexico surpassed year-earlier outcomes.   2. Gross sales International gross sales in February declined from a yr earlier. Gross sales together with minivehicles in Japan declined from a yr earlier. Gross sales outdoors Japan declined from a yr earlier.   three. Exports from Japan Exports from Japan in February declined from a yr earlier.   Contact Koji Okuda or Nicholas Maxfield +81-(zero)45-523-5552 nissan_japan_communications@mail.nissan.co.jp For extra details about our merchandise, providers and dedication to sustainable mobility, go tonissan-global.com. It’s also possible to observe us on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our newest movies on YouTube.




New Nissan Dayz with ProPILOT know-how goes on sale

YOKOHAMA, Japan – The all-new Nissan Dayz, the primary minivehicle to supply ProPILOT semiautonomous driving help know-how1, goes on sale in Japan immediately. The fully refreshed mannequin makes an array of Nissan Clever Mobility applied sciences obtainable in a kei automobile for the primary time. Combining options such because the stress-reducing ProPILOT system with enhanced consolation and comfort, the all-new Nissan Dayz is designed to rework the expertise of driving a minivehicle.   Nissan Dayz Freeway STAR XProPILOT Version Nissan Dayz X   “The all-new Nissan Dayz will change the everyday notion of kei automobiles,” mentioned Asako Hoshino, senior vp of Nissan. “It is going to carry the efficiency, pleasure and safety-enhancing options of our most superior Nissan Clever Mobility applied sciences, resembling ProPILOT, to much more clients.” Nissan has offered about 430,000 Nissan Dayz for the reason that first-generation mannequin went on sale in 2013. Superior applied sciences The....


Nissan’s board receives governance enchancment suggestions

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan’s board of administrators has acquired the report from the Particular Committee for Enhancing Governance, which was established following the invention of administration misconduct led by the corporate’s former chairman. The report summarizes the committee’s proposals for governance enhancements and recommends a framework for the very best governance as a basis for Nissan enterprise operations sooner or later. The corporate’s board of administrators will assessment the committee’s proposals with the best consideration as quickly as attainable and can proceed with plans to enhance the governance construction.   To view the total report in PDF, please click on right here.




Nissan to have a good time 50 years of efficiency at NYIAS

NEW YORK – Come expertise a storage 50 years within the making – the Nissan Dream Storage on the 2019 New York Worldwide Auto Present. Contact Josh Clifton Nissan Product Communications 615-725-1767 josh.clifton@nissan-usa.com Kyle Torrens Nissan Product Communications 615-725-4019 Kyle.torrens@nissan-usa.com For extra details about our merchandise, providers and dedication to sustainable mobility, go tonissan-global.com. You can too comply with us on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our newest movies on YouTube. Get extra details about Nissan within the U.S. right here.


Nissan e.dams scores first Components E podium

SANYA, China – Nissan has scored its first podium within the all-electric ABB FIA Components E road racing championship with British racer Oliver Rowland ending second within the Sanya E-Prix in China. Rowland began from pole and led the primary 18 laps of the race en path to his and Nissan’s first podium end within the championship. The Nissan e.dams crew recorded its greatest factors end of the season with Rowland’s teammate Sebastien Buemi storming from the rear of the grid to cross the road in sixth. This weekend in China was the second time Nissan has had two automobiles within the Tremendous Pole session. The Japanese producer additionally grew to become the primary entrant to attain two pole positions in Components E season 5. Sebastien Buemi beforehand scored the highest spot in qualifying in Santiago. The rostrum result’s the primary for Nissan who joined the championship this season to reveal....




Nissan companions with esports groups FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan is coming into the world of aggressive esports and online game streaming by changing into the primary automaker to accomplice with two of the most important groups within the area – FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming. “For any firm making an attempt to succeed in the Gen Z and millennial-minded viewers, streaming and esports is a gigantic alternative,” mentioned Robert Cross, director, media and activation, Nissan North America, Inc. “We consider this partnership presents a brand new method in introducing ourselves and connecting with hundreds of thousands of followers via their favourite players.” In line with Newzoo’s 2019 International esports Market Report, the worldwide esports viewers will develop to 453.eight million worldwide in 2019. Moreover, in 2018, the YouTube and Twitch viewers for esports was bigger than the viewership of HBO, Netflix and ESPN mixed. Primarily based within the Hollywood Hills within the U.S., FaZe Clan....


Nissan LEAF wins 2019 AJAC Canadian Inexperienced Automobile of the 12 months award

Pictured is Al Watkins, common supervisor of the Western Area, Nissan Canada Inc., (left) accepting the 2019 CGCOTY award from Dan Heyman, AJAC director. VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Nissan LEAF, the world’s best-selling electrical automobile, was named the 2019 Canadian Inexperienced Automobile of the 12 months (CGCOTY) by the Vehicle Journalists Affiliation of Canada (AJAC) on the Vancouver Worldwide Auto Present. The Nissan LEAF has been reinvented for its second era that includes a 243-kilometer driving vary*, all-new engaging exterior design, roomy excessive tech inside and superior applied sciences together with ProPILOT Help and e-Pedal. “Because the pioneer of the world’s first, mass-market electrical automobile, we now have an obligation to supply Canadians an EV that gives extra, and continues to spearhead the development of the zero-emission phase,” mentioned Joni Paiva, president of Nissan Canada Inc. “Now we have achieved that with the brand new Nissan LEAF, which gives....




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....




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....


Nissan LEAF first electrical automotive to move 400,000 gross sales

YOKOHAMA, Japan – The Nissan LEAF at present turned the primary electrical automotive in historical past to surpass 400,000 gross sales, solidifying the mannequin’s main function within the international shift towards extra sustainable mobility.   Launched in 2010 because the world’s first mass-market electrical automobile, the Nissan LEAF has led the way in which in making the joy and comfort of electrical driving accessible to non-luxury consumers. Lower than a decade in the past, electrical vehicles have been seen as a distinct segment product, and LEAF prospects have been principally “early adopters.” Immediately, a rising variety of shoppers say their subsequent automotive could also be electrical. Prospects are selecting the LEAF for its highly effective, agile efficiency and superior applied sciences, such because the ProPILOT semiautonomous driving system1, along with the advantages of sustainable mobility. “This milestone is a strong assertion that 400,000 prospects, and counting, worth the Nissan LEAF....




Nissan launches IMQ idea at 2019 Geneva Motor Present

Embed this cinemagraph in your web site   GENEVA, Switzerland – Nissan as we speak unveiled the all-new IMQ idea car, a sophisticated expertise and design showcase that alerts the route of the subsequent technology of crossovers. Unveiled on the Geneva Worldwide Motor Present, the IMQ seamlessly blends Japanese heritage with state-of-the-art, human-centric expertise. It incorporates the newest improvements that convey to life Nissan Clever Mobility, the model’s imaginative and prescient for the way forward for automotive transportation. Its styling displays Nissan’s function as a pioneer and chief in crossovers, with a placing look that pushes the boundaries of what a European crossover could be. On the coronary heart of the IMQ is the subsequent technology of e-POWER, a 100% electrical motor drive system that delivers prompt, linear acceleration. It has been additional developed from the e-POWER expertise at present accessible within the best-selling Nissan Word and Serena fashions in....


Nissan to introduce e-POWER fashions in Europe

Embed this cinemagraph in your web site GENEVA, Switzerland – Nissan right this moment unveiled the IMQ idea crossover, outfitted with its award-winning e-POWER system, and introduced it would launch the electrified powertrain expertise in Europe. The expertise will debut in European markets by 2022, Roel de Vries, Nissan company vice chairman, mentioned on the Geneva Worldwide Motor Present. e-POWER has been a success with shoppers in Japan, the place it is helped make the Nissan Observe the nation’s best-selling registered automobile. Combining 100% electrical motor drive with a gasoline engine that expenses the battery, e-POWER vehicles give clients on the spot, easy acceleration and wonderful gas effectivity. Introducing the expertise in Europe will reinforce Nissan’s management in electrified automobiles within the area, the place the Nissan LEAF is already the best-selling electrical automobile. Constructing on the success of LEAF, e-POWER might be amongst a collection of latest applied sciences....




Nissan e.dams prepared for Asian leg of Method E

HONG KONG – Nissan e.dams is ready to contest the primary of two ABB FIA Method E Championship races going down in Asia this season, when the sequence celebrates its 50th race this week in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong E-Prix might be adopted two weeks later by the return of the all-electric road racing sequence to China, with a race in Sanya on the southern tip of Hainan Island. Method E staged its first-ever race in 2014 in China, with the Beijing E-Prix. Nissan e.dams racer Sebastien Buemi gained the inaugural Hong Kong E-Prix in 2016. He and teammate Oliver Rowland might be trying to repeat the sturdy tempo they confirmed finally month’s Mexico Metropolis E-Prix. Nissan entered Method E at first of the present season, the championship’s fifth, that includes new “Gen2” vehicles with extra energy and vary than their predecessors. As the primary Japanese producer to compete....


Nissan Kicks Surf is the last word ally for a surfer’s life-style

SÃO PAULO – Impressed by champion surfers, Nissan right now launched the Nissan Kicks Surf, an idea automobile designed for these in the hunt for the proper wave. Based mostly on the award-winning Nissan Kicks compact crossover, the Kicks Surf is e quipped with roof crossbars for carrying boards, a rear deck for wetsuits and equipment, a altering sales space and a transportable bathe system. It additionally comes with a water resistant wrist band that can be utilized as a key to lock and unlock the doorways. To develop the Kicks Surf, designers at Nissan’s Latin American satellite tv for pc design studio interviewed brothers Alejo and Santiago Muniz – browsing champions who compete for Brazil and Argentina, respectively – and requested them what options they’d placed on their superb surf automobile. “We imagined it must be the proper ally for the life-style and desires of surfers,” mentioned John Sahs,....




Nissan manufacturing, gross sales and exports for January 2019

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. at this time introduced manufacturing, gross sales and export figures for January 2019.   1. Manufacturing Nissan’s international manufacturing in January declined from a 12 months earlier. Manufacturing in Japan surpassed year-earlier outcomes for the third consecutive month. Manufacturing exterior Japan declined from a 12 months earlier. Manufacturing in China surpassed year-earlier outcomes, setting a report for the month of January.   2. Gross sales World gross sales in January declined from a 12 months earlier. Gross sales together with minivehicles in Japan declined from a 12 months earlier. Gross sales exterior Japan declined from a 12 months earlier.   three. Exports from Japan Exports from Japan in January surpassed year-earlier outcomes for the second consecutive month. About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Nissan is a worldwide full-line automobile producer that sells greater than 60 fashions beneath the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun manufacturers. In....


Nissan unlocks options to remodel the way in which we reside and drive

HONG KONG – Nissan as soon as once more brings collectively business leaders, authorities officers, media and Nissan executives for the seventh version of Nissan Futures, held in Hong Kong from March eight to 10. The thought management occasion will collect key leaders to debate altering mobility wants and the way forward for cities in Asia and Oceania. Below the theme “Rework the way in which we drive and reside,” Nissan Futures will probably be held along side the HKT Hong Kong E-Prix race Method E race. “Asia Pacific is house to greater than 2.1 billion city residents – 60% of the world’s city inhabitants,” mentioned Yutaka Sanada, regional senior vice chairman for Nissan Asia & Oceania. “This brings elevated strain on the area’s cities and mobility programs. Occasions like Nissan Futures create the suitable platform to debate options for our area’s societies and mobility programs. Pushed by our Nissan....




Small companies imagine their fleets will likely be absolutely electrical inside 20 years

Sustainability is excessive precedence for small enterprise fleets The bigger the fleet and the upper the corporate turnover, the extra vital environmental sustainability seems to turn into Improved connectivity is the reply to logistical success, in accordance with small companies Two thirds (66%)1 of small companies predict their fleets will likely be absolutely electrical inside the subsequent 20 years, with 50%2 anticipating this to occur in half that point, international information exhibits. The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi LCV enterprise – which is a part of the Alliance, the world’s main automotive partnership – commissioned this survey to realize perception into 1000’s of small enterprise house owners and choice makers globally and located that the majority (93%) of enterprise house owners or decision-makers chargeable for 50 automobiles or extra, contemplate environmental sustainability of excessive significance.three This improvement comes at a time when automakers are dramatically growing their efforts to answer a rising buyer want....


Companies want smarter tech of their fleets to outlive e-commerce growth

Small companies with fleets want smarter expertise to enhance supply efficiencies Improved connectivity is taken into account most key to logistical success Greater than half of small companies (55%) imagine fleets will probably be absolutely autonomous inside 20 years1, by which level 66%2 predict they can even be absolutely electrical Nearly a fifth (18%)three of small enterprise leaders say the sheer tempo of the fast-moving world of e-commerce and the rising demand for deliveries is the largest enterprise problem they face logistically, intently adopted by the power to maintain up with regulation modifications (17%)four. Small companies surveyed throughout the globe additionally highlighted altering buyer expectations for supply occasions (12%)5 and concrete visitors and congestion (11%)6 as key issues. Whereas 40% of small companies really feel effectively arrange for the growing calls for of e-commerce7, analysis commissioned by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi LCV enterprise – which is a part of the Alliance, the....




Nissan to disclose IMQ idea at Geneva Worldwide Motor Present

    Be a part of Nissan on the 2019 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present for the reveal of the IMQ idea crossover, an all-new automobile that embodies the way forward for Nissan Clever Mobility and provides a sneak peek as to what is perhaps in your future driveway. Watch the livestream of the Nissan press convention on March 5 at 12:15 p.m. CET right here on the Nissan World YouTube channel or observe us on Twitter@NissanMotor *The 2019 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present is held at Palexpo and is open to the general public from March 7- 17.   Contact Dan PasseCommon Supervisor, World Product Communications +81-(zero)45-523-5549 dan-passe@mail.nissan.co.jp Koji OkudaDeputy Common Supervisor, Japan Communications +81-(zero)45-523-5552 nissan_japan_communications@mail.nissan.co.jp For extra details about our merchandise, providers and dedication to sustainable mobility, go to nissan-global.com. You can even observe us on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our newest movies on YouTube.  


New Altima makes its Center East debut

DUBAI – Nissan within the Center East immediately unveiled the all-new Altima, creating a brand new customary of design, driving enjoyment and know-how inside the mid-size sedan phase. The automotive options expressive styling, an uplifting inside, two new powertrains and superior Nissan Clever Mobility options. The two.5L 2019 Altima goes on sale within the Center East in February, adopted by the two.0L turbo in the summertime. The sixth era of Nissan’s best-selling sedan made its world debut on the 2018 New York Worldwide Auto Present, alongside the primary North American displaying of Nissan’s System E race automotive. “The all-new Altima builds on 25 years of heritage,” mentioned Kalyana Sivagnanam, regional vice chairman, Advertising and marketing and Gross sales for Nissan within the Africa, Center East and India (AMI) area. “It’s an extremely well-liked mannequin within the Center East, and we’re assured that the developments made within the sixth era of....




Second-life EV batteries energy ‘off-grid’ adventures

LONDON  – Nissan Power and OPUS Campers have collaborated on a sensible tenting idea that makes use of second-life Nissan electrical automobile batteries to ship as much as per week’s value of distant energy for “off-grid” adventures. The Nissan x OPUS idea integrates the just lately unveiled Nissan Power ROAM, a conveyable, all-in-one, weatherproof energy pack harnessing Nissan’s EV battery expertise for handy, emission-free and silent energy on the go. With a storage capability of 700Wh and an influence output of 1kW, the ROAM’s lithium-ion cells are recovered from first-generation Nissan electrical automobiles, guaranteeing a sustainable second-life for the batteries. Mounted in a particular compartment on the entrance of the OPUS, the Nissan Power ROAM unit offers an influence provide to each the 230v circuit and the 12v circuit (through recharging of the on-board leisure battery which powers the 12v system). This helps help sufficient vitality autonomy for round seven days....


Nissan e.dams places each automobiles on the entrance of the System E pack

MEXICO CITY – Nissan showcased the efficiency facet of Nissan Clever Mobility within the ABB FIA System E Championship in Mexico Metropolis this weekend. Mexico’s best-selling automotive model showcased the second-generation Nissan LEAF to followers and media on the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in entrance of a sell-out crowd. Nissan had a formidable presence within the System E E-village and welcomed company and media to showcase Nissan Clever Mobility – the model’s imaginative and prescient for altering how automobiles are pushed, powered and built-in into society. The fourth spherical of the sequence will likely be remembered for Nissan e.dams rookie driver Oliver Rowland’s beautiful efficiency and emergence as a System E front-runner. The British ace recorded the quickest trip of all of the 22 System E drivers in group qualifying earlier than going fourth quickest in his first Tremendous Pole session. Rowland backed that up with an unbelievable begin the place he....




Alliance Ventures invests in PowerShare to advance charging options and providers for electrical autos

Alliance Ventures, the strategic enterprise capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, at the moment introduced a brand new funding in PowerShare, an electrical car (EV) charging platform startup primarily based in China. PowerShare supplies a web-based platform that connects EV drivers, cost level operators and energy suppliers to streamline the charging expertise. It presents a cloud-based system, enabling suppliers to observe the demand from autos with the availability capability of the grid and drivers to seek out accessible charging stations. PowerShare is the newest addition to the Alliance Ventures portfolio within the area of early-stage growth and entrepreneurs on the reducing fringe of next-generation programs for the automotive . François Dossa, Alliance International Vice President, Ventures and Open Innovation, stated: “PowerShare’s experience matches with the Alliance’s goal to keep up our management in car electrification. A strong infrastructure community have to be established to speed up the deployment of EV and new....


Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign debuts within the Center East

DUBAI– The Dubai Autodrome is the most recent venue on the world tour for the beautiful Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign, as the last word expression of the GT-R nameplate debuts within the Center East. “Persevering with our lengthy and proud motorsport heritage within the Center East, we’re thrilled to deliver the all-exclusive GT-R50 to prospects and followers within the area,” stated Kalyana Sivagnanam, regional vice chairman, Advertising and marketing and Gross sales, Nissan AMI and president of Nissan Center East. “The Nissan GT-R is likely one of the world’s most iconic supercars. The GT-R50 by Italdesign is the GT-R taken to the subsequent degree, with no compromise in efficiency, styling or craftsmanship. The GT-R50 is the right embodiment of the Nissan model and an ultra-limited collector’s version for true fanatics who need to personal the perfect Nissan has to supply.” The GT-R50 prototype made its first look on the Goodwood....




Nissan and Groupe Hasnaoui to construct new automotive plant in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Groupe Hasnaoui will make investments a complete of $160 million in a brand new Nissan automobile plant in Algeria to satisfy rising buyer demand within the nation and throughout Africa. The 2 corporations will arrange a three way partnership in coming weeks, having acquired approval by the Algerian authorities on Dec. 6, 2018. The plant may have the capability to construct 63,500 passenger vehicles and lightweight industrial autos yearly, and can produce a number of fashions. Particulars of the lineup shall be introduced at a later date. Nissan goals to double its presence within the Africa, Center East and India area over the course of the corporate’s Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022 midterm plan. Increasing industrial operations into new markets, like Algeria, is a part of the expansion technique. The transfer into the market follows Nissan’s announcement final yr that it’ll begin making....


New Nissan Qashqai manufacturing begins in Russia

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia – Nissan has celebrated the beginning of manufacturing of the Nissan Qashqai at its plant in Saint Petersburg, Russia, because it brings the most recent model of its best-selling crossover to the Russian market. The announcement comes simply months after the brand new X-Path was launched for manufacturing on the plant in October 2018. The brand new Nissan Qashqai contains a vary of necessary upgrades to each the outside and inside, providing enhanced performance and Nissan Clever Mobility applied sciences. These embody Ahead Emergency Braking (FEB) and Rear Cross Visitors Alert (RCTA), each of which assist to keep away from the chance of collisions and supply added security and peace of thoughts for the motive force. Different upgrades embody a extra fashionable exterior design and new inside trims. Inbuilt Russia for the Russian market, engineers on the Russian subdivision of Nissan Technical Middle Europe (NTCE) have additionally....




Nissan e.dams brings its Components E tempo to Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Nissan e.dams is taking its Components E problem to new heights – actually – after a powerful spherical in Chile, the place the group began on pole and led two-thirds of the race. This weekend’s competitors at Mexico Metropolis’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez is the best on the ABB FIA Components E Championship calendar, at 2.2 kilometers above sea stage. The low air strain and oxygen ranges current new challenges for the group: The decrease the air strain, the tougher it’s to chill the powertrain and battery of the group’s all-electric Components E race vehicles. Whereas that is Nissan’s first Components E season, the corporate already has a strong observe report with regard to electrical vehicles in Mexico. The Nissan LEAF, the world’s best-selling electrical car, went on sale within the nation in 2014. Nissan lately launched the second technology of the LEAF, which is the primary car....


Nissan studies third-quarter outcomes for fiscal yr 2018

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. immediately introduced monetary outcomes for the three-month interval to Dec. 31, 2018. For the quarter, Nissan generated an working revenue of 103.three billion yen on internet revenues of three.05 trillion yen, equal to an working margin of three.four%. General operations continued to enhance within the third quarter, regardless of constantly difficult market circumstances: In Japan, China, Thailand, the Philippines and Latin America the corporate’s automobile gross sales outperformed the market. Whereas gross sales decreased within the U.S., high quality of gross sales improved. The corporate’s outcomes for the complete fiscal yr additionally mirror 9.2 billion yen that had not been booked in prior fiscal years.   TSE report foundation – China JV fairness foundation1 Yen in billions FY17 Q3 FY18 Q3 % change yr on yr Revenues 2,875.5 three,Zero45.7 +5.9 Working revenue 82.four 103.three +25.four Internet revenue2 301.6 70.four -76.7   Taking the....




Nissan and NISMO announce 2019 motorsports applications

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Components E and Tremendous GT racing will probably be among the many highlights of Nissan and NISMO’s 2019 motorsports actions, together with the GT3 competitors and the provision of engines to prototype sports activities vehicles. Nissan and Nissan Motorsports Worldwide Co., Ltd. introduced the plans at present at an occasion in Yokohama. The occasion additionally featured a possibility for followers to satisfy this season’s Tremendous GT driver lineup. Components E The continuing season 5 of the ABB FIA Components E Championship is Nissan’s first. Nissan can also be the primary Japanese firm to affix the all-electric road racing sequence. The corporate is utilizing Components E to showcase the efficiency aspect of Nissan Clever Mobility, its imaginative and prescient for altering the best way vehicles are pushed, powered and built-in into society. Nissan has used its years of expertise growing and manufacturing the Nissan LEAF – the world’s....


World’s greatest cricket expertise named Nissan Model Ambassadors

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nissan will proceed its relationship with prime cricket expertise after naming primary take a look at bowler on the planet, Kagiso Rabada,and former South African captain and cricket legend Shaun Pollock, as model ambassadors. The transfer additional leverages Nissan’s international sponsorship take care of the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC). Rabada enters his third 12 months as Nissan model ambassador following a massively profitable 2018 each on and off the sphere with Nissan. The 23-year-old not solely heads up the official ICC Take a look at bowling rankings, but in addition at present ranks fourth on the ODI bowling rankings. “I am thrilled to be partnering with Nissan for a 3rd 12 months,” mentioned Rabada. “We have accomplished some nice stuff collectively and I am trying ahead to larger and higher issues in 2019. Nissan is an progressive model that I actually take pleasure in being part....




Materials Wealth: Handcrafting the cabin of the INFINITI QX50

HONG KONG – Whether or not creating ukiyo-e woodblock prints, embroidering a silk obi sash, and even designing the cabin of a brand new automotive, Japanese handcraft is topic to 2 distinctive approaches to design: “mitate” (pronounced “mee-ta-teh”) and “shitate” (“shee-ta-teh”). These strategies complement each other, encouraging and enabling craftspeople to imbue their work with an elevated sense of artistry. These philosophies served because the inspiration for INFINITI’s design method of the QX50’s inside. “Mitate” pertains to the follow of curating and bringing collectively the absolute best choice of supplies. That is the method by which artists and artisans fastidiously think about a variety of various supplies to work with, deciding on these which elevate the character of different supplies in use by contrasting or complementing them. In flip, “shitate” is the execution, the well-made, the will to deliver out the easiest qualities of the chosen mixture of supplies. By....


Nissan asks #HaveYouClickedToday India?

MUMBAI, India – Nissan India at the moment introduced the launch of Nissan Seat Belt Shirt (SBS) as a part of #HaveYouClickedToday public service and CSR initiative. This system relies on insights from a survey launched earlier this 12 months known as “Rear Seat Belt Utilization and Baby Street Security in India,” which was commissioned by Nissan India and SaveLIFE Basis. The survey discovered that over one-fifth of all Indians select to not put on rear seat belts of their automobiles as a consequence of discomfort, danger of creasing or ruining their garments. Primarily based on this perception, and with an purpose to boost consciousness across the utilization of rear seat belts in India, Nissan India partnered with Bollywood’s high designer, Kunal Rawal, to co-create the Nissan Seat Belt Shirt. “Nissan’s Rear Seat Belt survey revealed that one out 5 Indians are keen to place their lives in danger to....