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‘The longer term is electrical, related and extra autonomous’

Vincent Wijnen, senior vp for Nissan in Asia & Oceania, not too long ago spoke with Analyse Asia’s Bernard Leong. In its 268th episode, the favored enterprise podcast targeted on the way forward for mobility in Asia. Take heed to the entire interview under: Learn extra about Nissan Futures in Asia & Oceania right here. On autonomous drive know-how, Wijnen mentioned: “There are a number of autonomous drive applied sciences already present in our vehicles as we speak, most with out the driving force even excited about them. The concept is to introduce an increasing number of of those applied sciences step by step in to the vehicles to create a protected, stress-free and stress-free drive. We’re making it a actuality via Nissan Clever Mobility. “Drivers select how a lot they wish to interact autonomous drive options so their driving expertise is strictly as they need it to be. So....




Nissan expands iconic Patrol Safari vary within the Center East

DUBAI, UAE – Nissan has expanded the long-lasting Patrol Safari vary with the introduction of three new editions. Designed solely for and obtainable to prospects within the Center East, these automobiles are impressed by and named after two of probably the most iconic animals to inhabit the desert sands and skies of the area: the majestic hovering Falcon and fleet-footed Gazelle. The Patrol Safari vary has a long-standing heritage within the Center East. With its rugged exterior and very good off-roading capabilities that may conquer any terrain, the automobile has gained legendary standing within the fashionable tradition of the area. The introduction of the three new editions – Patrol Falcon, Gazelle and Gazelle X – are set to proceed the automobile’s proud legacy. “The Center East impressed the very creation of the Patrol Safari vary, and it has a permanent recognition within the area, amongst Gulf nationals and expats alike,”....


Nissan earns 5 awards at 2018 Texas Truck Rodeo within the U.S.

AUSTIN, Tex. – Nissan shined on the 26th annual Texas Auto Writers Affiliation (TAWA) Texas Truck Rodeo within the U.S. Battling historic rainfall within the Austin space, testing circumstances this 12 months have been particularly difficult. Following two days of path and on-road evaluations within the hills of Austin, the all-new 2018 Kicks gained two awards, headlining 5 whole honors for Nissan. The whole record of awards consists of: All-new 2018 Nissan Kicks gained “Compact CUV of Texas” and “Finest Worth” in first-ever look at Texas Truck Rodeo 2018 Murano re-claimed “Mid-Dimension CUV of Texas” title 2019 TITAN XD Diesel Single Cab named “Business Automobile of Texas” for third straight 12 months 2019 TITAN collected runner-up honors in three classes “Making its debut look on the Texas Truck Rodeo, we’re thrilled to have the all-new Nissan Kicks named ‘Finest Worth’ and ‘Compact CUV of Texas’ – a class loaded with....




Nissan creates a brand new enterprise unit in Latin America

Ricardo Rodríguez is managing director of Nissan’s new Latin America enterprise unit. MEXICO CITY – Nissan has introduced the creation of a brand new enterprise unit in Latin America to raised meet the wants of native prospects in 34 international locations within the area. The brand new unit could have a crew of consultants working with industrial companions (importers) in every of those Latin American international locations to consolidate Nissan’s presence and make sure the supply of top of the range requirements for product, customer support and after gross sales service. Ricardo Rodríguez, who has 25 years of expertise in Nissan in numerous key capabilities on the regional degree, is the brand new managing director of this unit that can function just like Nissan’s associates in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru. “The creation of this new enterprise unit responds to our enterprise targets and the significance that the area represents....


Nissan e.dams Components E vehicles on monitor for the primary time

VALENCIA, Spain – Nissan has made its debut within the ABB FIA Components E championship with former collection champion Sebastien Buemi tasked with shaking down each vehicles immediately at Circuit Ricardo Tormo. Buemi was ninth quickest within the morning session and improved one spot within the afternoon to set the eighth quickest time of the day with a time of 1:18.100. The Components E victory, pole place, and quickest race lap document holder drove each vehicles immediately as Nissan e.dams formally debuted its “Gen 2” Components E automotive. The brand new Components E vehicles – which characteristic a brand new battery, powertrain, inverter, tires, gearbox and aerodynamics – proved to be considerably sooner than the earlier technology automotive. Buemi’s quickest time was three.722 seconds sooner than final 12 months’s quickest total time on the Valencia pre-season take a look at. As the primary Japanese firm to enter Components E, Nissan....




Nissan Dream Classroom unveils ‘Clever Drive’ course in Yunnan

YUNNAN PROVINCE, China – Nissan Dream Classroom has opened at No.three Main College of Ludian County in Yunnan Province in China. The opening marks the 89th college the place Nissan Dream Classroom curriculums are supplied within the space. There will probably be 37,000 main faculties college students attending this system. Established in 2013, Nissan Dream Classroom was developed by Nissan (China) Funding Co., Ltd. (NCIC) to assist Nissan’s current social duty efforts. Following the STEAM (science, expertise, engineering, the humanities and arithmetic) training idea, it presents science and automotive information to main college college students in China. Nissan Dream Classroom in China now has six modules and consists of 17 programs that embody automotive design, historical past, manufacturing and the setting. This system offers college students a common overview of the automotive enterprise and lets college students be taught whereas deepening their understanding of the Nissan model. The “Clever Drive”....


NISMO prepared for Autopolis Tremendous GT race

HITA CITY, Japan – Nissan heads to Japan’s southernmost circuit for the subsequent spherical of the Tremendous GT championship subsequent weekend at Autopolis. Former GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough and Japanese teammate Daiki Sasaki will probably be in search of one other good outcome after dominant performances up to now two rounds. The duo scored their first podium collectively at Sugo, and had seemed set to win the spherical at Fuji solely to endure a late-race technical difficulty whereas main. In-built 1990, the circuit first held a Tremendous GT race in 2003 with Nissan taking its first win there in 2004 with Satoshi Motoyama and Richard Lyons victorious. Nissan has 5 Tremendous GT wins on the four.67 km circuit, together with 2006 with Motoyama and Benoit Treluyer, 2012 with Masataka Yanagida and Ronnie Quintarelli, 2014 with Yanagida and Motoyama and 2015 with Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda. The previous two wins....




Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission now on sale in China

HAINANA, China – On September 25, the 2018 Model Night time of Sylphy & Sylphy Zero Emission Launch occasion passed off in Hainan, the primary Chinese language province dedicated to having solely new vitality automobiles (NEV) on its roads by 2030. Some 670 authorities representatives, firm executives, sellers, automotive house owners and media attended the occasion, which marked the start of gross sales of the Sylphy Zero Emission EV in China. “Yesterday was the Moon Competition, which suggests household reunion in China,” mentioned Airton Cousseau, managing director of DFN. “As we speak, I am happy to have all of you right here to affix the household of Sylphy. Sylphy is likely one of the best-selling fashions within the Chinese language market, and in the present day’s launch of Sylphy Zero Emission will reinforce the brand new vitality car lineup for Nissan in China.” Sylphy Zero Emission is the primary strategic....


Nissan’s Method E journey begins in Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain – Nissan’s Method E journey begins tomorrow at Valencia in Spain when Sebastien Buemi and Alex Albon flip their first laps on the ABB FIA Method E pre-season take a look at. The championship begins its fifth season with the “Gen2” Method E automotive; the chassis, battery, powerplant and aerodynamics are all new. Method E can even characteristic a brand new race format that can exhibit the enhancements in battery expertise. “We can’t have the change of automobiles halfway by the race, which highlights the truth that the expertise within the batteries has been enhancing massively in only a few years,” stated Buemi. “The automotive seems to be very completely different. I feel it seems to be nice. It is also extra highly effective, and the vary is a lot better.” Swiss racer Buemi is wanting ahead to working together with his new teammate, British-based Thai driver, Alex....




Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign involves Nissan Crossing

  YOKOHAMA, Japan – The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign, the last word expression of the Nissan GT-R supercar, will probably be on show for a restricted time at Nissan Crossing in Tokyo’s Ginza district beginning in the present day. The prototype mannequin combines the GT-R’s legendary efficiency with bespoke Italian craftsmanship. Nissan collaborated with Turin-based Italdesign to create the mannequin, primarily based on the most recent Nissan GT-R NISMO, in commemoration of the 50th anniversaries of the GT-R in 2019 and Italdesign in 2018. The car is arriving at Nissan Crossing after appearances in Europe and the U.S., together with its world debut on the Goodwood Pageant of Pace in England in July. It will likely be on show at Nissan Crossing till Nov. 25. The Nissan GT-R50 is completed in particular Liquid Kinetic Grey with distinctive Energetic Sigma Gold accents. Its hand-built three.Eight-liter V6 VR38DETT engine, enhanced by NISMO....


Staff Wild Grace begins 2018 Rebelle Rally

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Sedona Blinson and Leah Heffelfinger have begun competing within the 2018 Rebelle Rally, a 10-day off-road journey with eight days of competitors in California. The occasion concludes Oct. 20 with a celebratory gala in San Diego. Blinson and Heffelfinger are competing as Staff Wild Grace in a Nissan Armada, the best automobile to navigate by the beautiful and difficult terrains of the Rebelle Rally. “The Armada attracts its heritage from the worldwide Nissan Patrol – an SUV identified around the globe as a King of the Desert – and is a pure match to achieve an off-roading problem just like the Rebelle Rally,” mentioned Tiago Castro, director of vehicles and SUVs, Nissan North America. “We’re excited to look at Leah and Sedona tackle the competitors and exhibit Armada’s genuine functionality as a companion in any journey.” Blinson is a veteran driver who has competed within....




Nissan to make official on-track Formulation E debut

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan will make its official on-track debut and start a brand new model partnership with Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the ABB FIA Formulation E championship phases its preseason check subsequent week. The Nissan e.dams crew will conduct three days of testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, alongside the opposite 10 groups competing within the upcoming season of the all-electric racing championship. As the primary Japanese firm to enter Formulation E, Nissan will draw on its observe report of promoting greater than 365,000 Nissan LEAF automobiles since introducing the mannequin in 2010. The corporate has used its expertise constructing electrical automobiles for the highway to develop the all-new powertrain for its Formulation E race automotive, which incorporates a bespoke electrical motor, inverter and gearbox.   “Formulation E represents the efficiency facet of Nissan Clever Mobility – our imaginative and prescient for altering how vehicles are....


Nissan acknowledged as LGBT-friendly office

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Oct. 12, 2018) Nissan has obtained a gold award for the second consecutive 12 months for its efforts to advertise an LGBT-friendly office. Work With Delight, a Japanese group that promotes LGBT-friendly human assets administration practices, cited Nissan’s coaching packages for workers and the corporate’s participation within the annual Tokyo Rainbow Delight pageant, Japan’s largest LGBT satisfaction occasion. Work With Delight charges firms on a “Delight Index” that takes into consideration company insurance policies, LGBT illustration, consciousness elevating, human assets techniques and packages, neighborhood work, and public relations. Nissan will proceed its efforts to create a office that helps variety and values every particular person worker. 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 fiscal 12 months 2017, the corporate offered 5.77 million automobiles globally, producing income of 11.9 trillion....




Alliance Ventures invests in Knowledge Ecosystem for shared transport companies

Alliance Ventures, the company enterprise capital fund of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s largest automotive group by unit gross sales, right now introduced that it led a $5 million Collection A funding in Coord, the US mobility knowledge platform. The newest funding by Alliance Ventures can also be supported by extra funding from Vehicles, City.Us, DB Ventures and Joshua Schachter. They be a part of Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs, a earlier investor in Coord. “We’re happy to be including Coord to our funding portfolio,” mentioned Francois Dossa, Alliance World Vice President, Ventures and Open Innovation. “This promising and fast-growing enterprise matches precisely with our purpose to help know-how start-ups and enterprise entrepreneurs targeted on next-generation mobility companies.” Initially targeted on reaching builders with their strong suite of APIs, Coord intend to make use of this new financing to scale geographic protection and construct a complete resolution to allow enterprise prospects to optimize their....


Nissan Qashqai named ‘Greatest British Constructed Automotive’

Embed this cinemagraph in your web site   LONDON – The category-defining Nissan Qashqai – the best-selling crossover within the UK – has been named Greatest British Constructed Automotive on the inaugural Information UK Motor Awards 2018. The Nissan Qashqai was honored in recognition of the mannequin’s vital contribution to the success of the British automobile trade since its introduction in 2007. “The Qashqai is the unique crossover, inventing the section as we all know it, and is probably the most profitable mannequin in Europe in Nissan’s historical past,” stated Alex Smith, managing director, Nissan Motor GB. “The truth that Qashqai is designed, engineered and made within the UK is one thing we’re immensely happy with. We want to prolong our honest due to the Information UK judges for recognizing Qashqai with this excellent award.” Refreshed in 2017 with an in depth vary of updates, the Nissan Qashqai has been....




Nissan brings pleasure to Egypt at Automech Method 2018

Embed this cinemagraph in your web site NEW CAIRO, Egypt – Nissan participated in “Automech Method 2018,” crucial occasion for the Egyptian automotive sector. The motor present, which additionally celebrated its 25th anniversary this yr, was held at Egypt’s Worldwide Exhibition Centre in New Cairo in September. This yr, Nissan unveiled the BladeGlider, which symbolizes Nissan’s method to know-how by combining zero emissions with superior Nissan Clever Mobility. Nissan additionally displayed its full vary lineup with its legendary SUV Qashqai and Patrol, and its regionally assembled automobiles Sunny and Sentra. The stand included a particular nook for the Nissan Sporty lineup with accessorized variations of Sunny, Sentra and Qashqai. “I’m excited to be right here right now at my first Cairo Motor Present,” mentioned Kohei Maeda, chairman and managing director of Nissan Motor Egypt. “Egypt is an important marketplace for us and we’ve plans to develop and strengthen our presence....


Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 in title competition in Blancpain Asia

NINGBO, China – The KCMG Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 staff enters the ultimate spherical of the Blancpain GT Collection Asia at Ningbo Worldwide Speedpark in China this weekend nonetheless within the title combat. The Ningbo circuit joins the championship for the primary time after opening in August final yr. With two races and 25 factors on supply for a race victory, Edoardo Liberati, Florian Strauss, and Yukinori Taniguchi stay in championship competition. Liberati and Strauss are in fifth place within the general standings (45 factors off the lead) and in addition fifth within the standings for Silver-rated drivers (29 factors off the lead). Taniguchi is barely 10 factors off the lead within the Professional-Am championship in second place. He’ll once more be joined this weekend by Alexandre Imperatori. KCMG can even be trying to cement its place in third place within the staff’s championship. Working the newly developed 2018-spec Nissan....




Nissan’s coolest metropolis automobile will get a radical makeover

ROSSLYN, South Africa – Nissan has teamed up with a world-renowned avenue artist to remodel the all-new Micra, which is engineered for the streets, right into a hanging instance of recent artwork at The Metropolis of Gold City Artwork Pageant happening from October 7-13, 2018 in Johannesburg. Established by graffiti and tattoo artist Rasty Knayles – who’s the founding father of Joburg’s solely gallery devoted to avenue artwork, the Grayscale Gallery – The Metropolis of Gold Pageant will take over Braamfontein for seven days and can see worldwide avenue artists be a part of their native counterparts to make our streets come alive with hundreds of thousands of colours. Nissan is pitching in to help the rising avenue artwork group by bringing Isaac Malakkai, a Spanish illustrator and avenue artist, who now lives in Denmark, to Joburg for the competition. Nissan may also present a fairly distinctive canvas for Malakkai....


DNAF president speaks at Auto Finance Summit Asia 2018

SHANGHAI, China – George Leondis, the president of Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance Firm (DNAF), a three way partnership between Nissan Motors and Dongfeng Motors, addressed the Auto Finance Summit Asia 2018 held in Shanghai in September. In his feedback, Leondis spoke extremely of the Chinese language auto business and pledged to proceed investing in the way forward for the Asian market. “We’re very assured about China, its financial system, the auto market, the aspiring folks and the federal government methods and insurance policies,” stated Leondis. “There may be a lot progress and alternative in China. It has nice potential for the younger technology to prosper, and DNAF is happy to be a part of the expansion of the market and enhancement of peoples’ lives.” With the theme of “Working Intently with OEM Companions to Extract Worth,” Leondis spoke to round 100 representatives – primarily executives from banks, leasing firms, auto....




Nissan Qashqai delivers a brand new stage of efficiency in Europe

BARCELONA, Spain – Nissan is offering a brand new stage of efficiency for drivers looking for the final word city crossover. The Qashqai, Europe’s best-selling crossover, is now extra interesting than ever with a brand new vary of extremely environment friendly fuel powertrains, plus an all-new infotainment system with considerably enhanced performance. All-new fuel powertrainsThe Nissan Qashqai is now on sale with an all-new 1.Three-litre fuel engine, obtainable in 140 PS and 160 PS outputs. It’s obtainable linked to a six-speed handbook transmission and an all-new seven-speed Twin Clutch Transmission (DCT), each of that are front-wheel drive. It is the primary time a DCT has appeared in a quantity Nissan mannequin, and gives prospects with a sporty and extra direct dynamic expertise and improved standing-start efficiency. In addition to offering diminished gasoline consumption and decrease CO2 emissions, this enhanced fuel powertrain lineup units a brand new customary for drivability within....


‘Welcome to our household, Aamir Khan,’ says Datsun India

NEW DELHI – Datsun introduced famous person Aamir Khan as its model ambassador in India. An completed movie star recognized for his versatility and risk-taking angle, Aamir Khan might be seen in Datsun India’s new model marketing campaign #ExperienceChange. “We’re delighted to have Aamir Khan be part of our Datsun household in India,” stated Thomas Kuehl, president, Nissan India Operations. “Aamir advocates the daring and fearless angle of the brand new technology who try for excellence and embodies the spirit of Datsun. We’re proud to have him onboard and be the face of our new marketing campaign, #ExperienceChange.” #ExperienceChange goals to focus on younger, optimistic, energetic and bold new technology of customers. The primary marketing campaign that includes Aamir Khan will give attention to driving change with Datsun vehicles constructed utilizing Japanese engineering and fashionable design aesthetics. Commenting on the affiliation, Aamir Khan stated: “I’m thrilled to be related to....




Johan Cruijff ArenA acknowledged on the prestigious T3 Awards 2018

LONDON – The Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam has been awarded The Eco Award on the prestigious T3 Awards 2018. Combining the equal of 148 Nissan LEAF batteries, four,200 photo voltaic panels and Eaton energy conversion items, the power storage system not solely permits a extra sustainable power system, it additionally creates a round economic system for electrical automobile batteries. Switched on in June 2018, the distinctive enviornment mission was the results of collaboration between Nissan, Eaton, BAM, The Mobility Home and the Johan Cruijff ArenA, supported by the Amsterdam Local weather and Vitality Fund (AKEF) and Interreg. The world now boasts Europe’s largest power storage system utilizing second-life and new electrical automobile batteries in a business constructing. The system gives a extra dependable and environment friendly power provide and utilization for the stadium, its guests, neighbors and the Dutch power grid. The system’s capability additionally implies that the power....


Nissan and the American Pink Cross mobilize the Final Service TITAN

MIAMI – When tragedy strikes, a TITAN responds. Few dwell this higher than the American Pink Cross. In order a part of the Calling All TITANs marketing campaign, Nissan and the Pink Cross collaborated to create the Final Service TITAN, a cell command heart and first support unit armed with provides wanted to assist conquer the weather within the face of catastrophe. The one-of-a-kind service automobile debuted to a bunch of media at this time on the Miami Seaside Fireplace Division. It is going to be on show on the Miami Auto Present via Oct. 13 after which formally donated to the Pink Cross in South Florida, the place it is going to be utilized to help first responders throughout vital occasions of want. “As we have seen time and time once more, sadly it isn’t a matter of ‘if’ catastrophe will strike, it’s ‘when,'” mentioned Jeremy Tucker, vice chairman,....




Nissan LEAF leads EV gross sales throughout Europe

PARIS – A 12 months since happening sale in Europe, the brand new Nissan LEAF is main the way in which for purchasers switching to electrical autos (EV), with 26,000 items already delivered to prospects and on European roads. The award-winning LEAF topped European EV gross sales for each one of many first eight months of 2018, with one unit bought each 10 minutes throughout the continent. Sturdy gross sales development has been a attribute for brand spanking new LEAF throughout Europe together with markets reminiscent of Austria, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. In Norway, the Nissan LEAF has risen via the gross sales charts to develop into the top-selling passenger automobile in 2018, outperforming all electrical and combustion-powered fashions alike. Like retail prospects, enterprise customers are additionally embracing electrification. Greater than eight,000 of the full have been delivered to company fleets all through Europe. “Because the curiosity....


Nissan Australia to impress a 3rd of its quantity

SYDNEY, Australia – Nissan has introduced that through the present mid-term plan, one third of its Australian quantity will embrace electrical expertise. Led by the launch of the brand new Nissan LEAF – which heralds a brand new period of electrification for the corporate – Nissan is making ready for the anticipated spike in electrification and electrical automobile curiosity and gross sales. At an electrification thought management occasion in Sydney, Nissan spoke in regards to the new Nissan LEAF and made this essential future-orientated announcement. “Electrified autos will characterize a 3rd of Nissan quantity in Australia throughout our mid-term plan,” mentioned Nissan Australia managing director, Stephen Lester. “By introducing extra electrical options on a number of of our key fashions, we are going to make mass market electrification a actuality. I’ve little question electrical autos can be successful right here, and earlier than many assume, and Nissan is planning for....




Hungarian esports racer wins Nissan GT Sport Cup

BARCELONA, Spain – Hungarian esports racer Patrick Blazsan is on his solution to the 2018 NISMO Competition for a once-in-a-lifetime expertise after profitable the Nissan GT Sport Cup European last in Barcelona. Blazsan – often called TRL_Fuvaros on PlayStation Community – was certainly one of 36 finalists who certified for the occasion after spectacular performances aboard a Nissan GT-R within the FIA-Licensed Gran Turismo Producer Collection. A further 12 players certified for the Sunday occasion by means of the last-chance wildcard openings on Saturday. After 4 heats and two semi-finals, the 20-year-old Blazsan certified third quickest for the esports last, which was staged over 12 laps at Fuji Worldwide Speedway – the identical venue as this 12 months’s NISMO Competition. He moved as much as second place on lap two after which took over the lead on lap 5 when pole winner Mikail Hizal (Germany) made his pit cease. Blazsan....


Ordóñez, Buncombe honored for 10 years with Nissan

BARCELONA, Spain – GT Sport Motul Group RJN drivers Lucas Ordóñez and Alex Buncombe have been honored final weekend in Barcelona to rejoice their unbelievable Nissan careers. Ordóñez and Buncombe are each celebrating 10 years of Nissan competitors in 2018. Their success was celebrated in a presentation made by Nissan’s international motorsport director, Michael Carcamo, alongside all the GT Sport Motul Group RJN workforce. Stephane Ratel, SRO Chairman, was additionally available for the presentation. Ordóñez profession started with Nissan when he received the primary version of Nissan PlayStation GT Academy in 2008.  By the primary operating of the “gamer-to-racer” competitors, Ordóñez received a drive on the Dubai 24-hour aboard a Nissan 370Z. From there he moved to GT4 Cup the place he continued to impress for Nissan. He scored a podium on debut, took two victories in the course of the 12 months and completed the season as runner-up within....




INFINITI Undertaking Black S: The final word test-bed for motorsport tech

Undertaking Black S improvement prototype with world-first dual-hybrid powertrain Evolving collaboration between INFINITI and the Renault Sport Method One™ Workforce Impressed by Method One®, INFINITI is creating world-first dual-hybrid know-how particularly for the street Good power administration and supersport efficiency from an electrified, motorsport-inspired powertrain Efficiency-biased Undertaking Black S prototype a springboard for high-performance engineering and a motorsport-inspired inside Full media data accessible from www.INFINITIPressPacks.com PARIS – Primarily based on the INFINITI Q60 sports activities coupe, ‘Undertaking Black S’ is an engineering test-bed exploring how Renault Sport Method One™ Workforce-inspired dual-hybrid powertrain know-how might be deployed in a street automobile. The Q60 Undertaking Black S improvement prototype represents the utmost stage of efficiency, dynamic functionality, efficient aerodynamics and clever power administration supplied by INFINITI. Shifting on from the Geneva 2017 design examine of the identical identify, the Undertaking Black S prototype now boasts many developments. These embrace weight discount, a....


Nissan and Kondo Racing broaden partnership to coach mechanics

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Oct. 1, 2018) – Having already skilled greater than 10,000 younger mechanics, Nissan and Kondo Racing will broaden their partnership by competing in Germany’s 24 Hours Nurburgring race and Japan’s Tremendous GT sequence from subsequent 12 months. Kondo Racing, a buyer staff led by Japanese actor and singer Masahiko Kondo, will take part within the Nurburgring endurance race from 2019 with a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 mannequin, marking the staff’s first abroad competitors with the GT-R because the staff was based in 2000. Nissan will dispatch chosen technical workers from NISMO Efficiency Middle-certified dealerships to help the Kondo Racing staff as mechanics for the 2019-2021 seasons. Kondo Racing may even compete along with the Nissan Vehicle Technical School (NAMTC), which trains future mechanics for Nissan dealerships, within the Tremendous GT sequence from 2019. They may race within the sequence’ GT300 class, Japan’s high touring automobile class, additionally with....




INFINITI Prototype 9 and Prototype 10 on show at Petersen Automotive Museum

LOS ANGELES – The INFINITI Prototype 9 and Prototype 10 idea automobiles are making their Hollywood debuts on the Petersen Automotive Museum within the U.S. The automobiles, on show from Sept. 21 to Oct. 31, are on the second ground outdoors the Artwork Heart Design Room. The ideas symbolize INFINITI’s artistic and impressive plans for an electrified future and may now be celebrated by residents of and guests to an important electrical automobile market within the U.S., Los Angeles. PROTOTYPE 9 Prototype 9 is emblematic of INFINITI’s entrepreneurial spirit and keenness for beautiful design. From humble beginnings as a sketch, to the dynamic instance introduced on the 2017 Monterey Automotive Week, Prototype 9 has been delivered to life as an after-hours endeavor by a passionate and enterprising workforce of staff from throughout the corporate. The automotive is powered by a prototype electrical motor and battery from Nissan Motor Company’s Superior....


Nissan celebrates begin of Altima manufacturing within the U.S.

CANTON, Miss. – Nissan is celebrating the beginning of manufacturing of the all-new 2019 Nissan Altima at its Canton Automobile Meeting Plant. “This can be a nice day for Nissan and the Canton plant,” mentioned Philip Calhoun, vice chairman, Manufacturing, Nissan Canton Automobile Meeting Plant. “As we rejoice 15 years of producing in Mississippi, greater than 4 million automobiles produced, and now, the all-new Altima, we have now a lot to be enthusiastic about.” Constructing on 25 years of success and greater than 5.6 million gross sales thus far, the brand new Altima is bringing pleasure again to the mid-size sedan section with expressive styling, an uplifting inside and two new engines. Altima can also be the primary Nissan sedan within the U.S. out there with Clever All-Wheel Drive and superior Nissan Clever Mobility options, together with ProPILOT Help. “The thriving automotive business in Mississippi began with Nissan over 15....




In electrification push, INFINITI to disclose Undertaking Black S Prototype

HONG KONG – As a part of its plan to impress its portfolio from 2021 onward, INFINITI will reveal a brand new Undertaking Black S prototype in Paris, showcasing how Formulation One® dual-hybrid electrical powertrain expertise might be deployed in a highway automotive. Following the 2017 INFINITI Undertaking Black S design examine, the brand new hybrid electrical prototype illustrates the model’s dedication to creating thrilling high-performance electrified powertrains, drawing on experience from throughout the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance. The Undertaking Black S fuses high-performance dual-hybrid expertise with INFINITI’s award-winning VR30 three.Zero-liter V6 twin-turbo engine. Its distinctive “vitality restoration system” (ERS) contributes to larger energy and torque than the engine upon which it’s primarily based. The twin-hybrid powertrain prototype generates 420 kW – equal to 563 hp or 571 ps, whereas the standard VR30 engine produces 298 kW (400 hp / 405 ps). The facility to weight ratio is estimated to be 235W/kg,....


Nissan manufacturing, gross sales and export outcomes for August 2018

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Sept. 27, 2018) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. in the present day introduced manufacturing, gross sales and export figures for August 2018.   1. Manufacturing   Nissan’s international manufacturing in August declined from a 12 months earlier. Manufacturing in Japan declined from a 12 months earlier. Manufacturing outdoors Japan declined from a 12 months earlier. Manufacturing in China surpassed year-earlier outcomes, setting a document for the month of August.   2. Gross sales   World gross sales in August surpassed year-earlier outcomes for the primary time in two months, setting a document for the month of August. Gross sales together with minivehicles in Japan surpassed year-earlier outcomes for the primary time in seven months. Gross sales outdoors Japan surpassed year-earlier outcomes for the primary time in two months, setting a document for the month of August. Gross sales in Europe surpassed year-earlier outcomes, setting a document for the....




Moore wins British GT Championship Silver Cup

LEICESTERSHIRE, England – Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 driver Struan Moore has gained the British GT Championship Silver Cup after the ultimate spherical of the championship at Donington Park. Moore’s RJN Motorsport staff had its sights set on a championship double with Kelvin Fletcher and Martin Plowman in competition for the GT4 Professional-Am Championship, however dangerous luck struck the duo aboard their Nissan 370z GT4. Fletcher and Plowman’s championship regarded safe when their rivals went off on the primary lap, however the Nissan suffered an oil leak after hitting particles on a dramatic opening lap. An extended go to to the pits for repairs sadly pressured the Ultratek Racing entry out of competition. Teamed with Chris Buncombe, brother of Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 common Alex Buncombe, Moore had regarded set to assert a top-five end earlier than a late-race penalty. The Brit was one in every of three vehicles to earn....


Concerning measures to handle misconduct in pattern testing inside ultimate automobile inspections in Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Sep. 26, 2018) —Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. at the moment submitted an in depth investigation report back to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) on misconduct in pattern testing inside the ultimate automobile inspection course of (kanken) at vegetation in Japan.   On July 9, Nissan reported the next two areas of misconduct in exhaust emissions and gas economic system pattern testing found because of voluntary inside checks: 1) deviations from the check atmosphere; 2) rewriting of measurement values.   The report was submitted at the moment in step with MLIT’s path to take action after establishing devoted groups to conduct a full and complete investigation of latest information and contemplating acceptable countermeasures following affirmation of some other potential nonconformities within the kanken course of.   Along with conducting a collection of impartial investigations, Nissan retained the Japanese regulation agency Nishimura and Asahi to....




Nissan launches Notice e-POWER NISMO S in Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Sept. 25, 2018) – The Nissan Notice e-POWER NISMO S goes on sale in Japan at present, providing consumers of the nation’s best-selling automobile much more energy and sportiness. The Nissan Notice e-POWER NISMO S goes on sale in Japan at present.   With a most energy of 100 kilowatts and 320 Nm of torque, the mannequin is a higher-spec model of the Nissan Notice e-POWER NISMO, launched in December 2016. Sharing the identical customized structural enhancements and customized suspension, the Notice e-POWER NISMO S provides customized tuning for its inverter and car management module, elevated electrical output and an improved discount drive. The result’s 25% better energy and torque in contrast with the Notice e-POWER NISMO. The automobile’s NISMO tuning creates a sophisticated driving sensation that takes full benefit of its e-POWER drive system. Fashionable with prospects for its thrilling acceleration and tranquility, the modern e-POWER system....


Olivier Bédard wins 2018 Micra Cup championship

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada – This weekend, the Nissan Micra Cup hosted its closing races of the 2018 season as a part of the Fall Basic at Circuit Mont-Tremblant. The grand finale occasion noticed Olivier Bédard bag a victory on Saturday, and he made a daring transfer to assert the 2018 Championship title by incomes pole place forward of Normand Boyer, Jake Exton, Kevin King, Fadi Mourad and Valérie Limoges. Jake Exton additionally concluded his season with a victory on Sunday – all witnessed by an exuberant crowd of spectators. Earlier than the race, roughly 50 Nissan Micra and Z house owners got the chance to drive the Circuit Mont-Tremblant observe as a part of a parade. After the Nissan LEAF tempo automobile accomplished the 2 formation laps and subsequently launched the peloton of Micra’s, Bédard solidified his lead over the drivers to earn his seventh victory of the season. Behind....




Nissan LEAF powers marathon throughout Europe

PARIS – Nissan is partnering with the Electrical Marathon by offering a 100% electrical Nissan LEAF to every of the six college groups rallying from Tallinn, Estonia, to Monte Carlo. Within the 2018 version, the Nissan LEAF is the one mass-market electrical car to compete in its personal class. The format of the marathon has modified in comparison with the previous couple of years. “This 12 months, competitions are held in two classes – between universities from six completely different international locations which all use equivalent new Nissan LEAF 40 kWh, and within the so-called ‘open’ class with a vast variety of several types of electrical autos,” mentioned Jüri Tamm, Honorary Consul of the Principality of Monaco and head of the organizing committee. “All EV drivers are welcome to take part. It’s attainable to take part in your entire marathon, or in every stage individually, and the winners shall be....


Nissan drives new UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour

PARIS – Nissan, the “Engineers of Pleasure,” will mark the beginning of its fifth season as a number one UEFA Champions League accomplice by introducing the brand new and progressive UEFA Champions League Trophy tour to followers throughout the continent. Central to Nissan’s journey throughout Europe would be the “Soccer Lab’ – a, 140 square-meter construction that may go to seven main UEFA Champions League cities, throughout 5 nations over the following three months. The Nissan “Soccer Lab” lab will first go to Dortmund in Germany. The tour will then progress to different soccer hotbeds: London, Lyon, Paris, Turin, Barcelona and eventually Madrid, which is the host metropolis for this season’s UEFA Champions League last in June 2019. “The UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour is a singular alternative for followers throughout Europe to be a part of the competitors,” mentioned Man-Laurent Epstein, UEFA Occasions SA Advertising and marketing Director. “We’re....




Suja Chandy named managing director for Nissan Digital Hub

Suja Chandy NEW DELHI – Nissan has appointed Suja Chandy as managing director for Nissan Digital India. Chandy can be answerable for operations of Nissan’s first International Digital Hub in India. The hub will give attention to constructing new-age digital capabilities to boost buyer experiences, product growth, connectivity and safety for autonomous, linked and electrical automobiles. “Having Suja lead our International Digital Hub in India beneath Swami, our chief digital officer, will assist make sure that it drives enterprise outcomes for Nissan,” mentioned Tony Thomas, company vp and chief info officer at Nissan. “Below Suja’s management, our Digital Hub in Kerala will function an vital engine to energy Nissan’s international digital transformation.” Suja brings practically twenty years of wealthy worldwide and home administration consulting expertise, spanning key international markets and industries. In her final position, Suja was vp and total head of sectoral funding promotion and facilitation and innovation for....


Nissan e.dams indicators Buemi and Albon for System E debut

­YOKOHAMA, Japan – Swiss racer Sebastien Buemi and U.Okay.-based Alex Albon will drive for Nissan when the worldwide electrical automobile gross sales chief makes its debut within the ABB FIA System E Championship in December. Nissan’s System E program will present a brand new “efficiency aspect” of Nissan Clever Mobility – the corporate’s imaginative and prescient for altering how automobiles are powered, pushed and built-in into society. As the primary Japanese firm to affix the electrical racing championship collection, Nissan will draw on its confirmed expertise because the all-time world chief in electrical automobiles – having offered greater than 350,000 Nissan LEAF autos since introducing the mannequin in 2010. Buemi, 29, spent the previous 4 seasons as a driver with e.dams, Nissan’s System E racing accomplice. He’ll debut in Nissan colours aboard the corporate’s new Gen2 System E automobile at subsequent month’s collection open take a look at in Valencia,....




Nissan declares govt administration change

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. right now introduced the next govt appointment, efficient instantly. Stephen Ma is appointed company vice chairman of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. On this function, he will likely be answerable for accounting as world controller and can report back to Chief Monetary Officer Hiroshi Karube. Ma joined Nissan North America in 1996. In 2012, he was appointed CFO, VP, Finance and IS at Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd.   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 too can observe us on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our newest movies on YouTube.