Infiniti hints at F1-inspired high-performance car

By Norihiko Shirouzu BEIJING, Mar 3 : Infiniti, Nissan Motor Co’s premium brand, will display a concept car at next week’s Geneva motor show that will hint at a new “Formula One-inspired” high-performance model based on its Q60 coupe. Developing such a premium-sport grade car could help Infiniti stand out from the crowded luxury automobile […]

Nissan calls for government help to meet “Made in Britain” rule

By Elizabeth Piper and Michael Holden LONDON, Feb 28 : Nissan wants the British government to help it source more components in Britain to ensure the carmaker complies with “rules of origin” if the country leaves the European Union’s customs union. Nearly 60 percent of the parts in an average British-assembled car are made abroad […]

As Trump targets Toyota over Mexico, Nissan faces bigger risk

By Naomi Tajitsu TOKYO, Jan 6 : – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has threatened Toyota Motor Corp over its Mexican-built cars, but the biggest risk from a punitive tariff would be for its compatriot Nissan Motor Co, the largest automaker operating in the country. Trump has criticised U.S. companies like General Motors and Ford Motor […]

Nissan likely to send former tech chief to lead reform at Mitsubishi -sources

By Maki Shiraki TOKYO May 23 : Nissan Motor Co, which plans to spend $2.2 billion on a one-third controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp, aims to place its former global tech chief in charge of reform at its smaller rival, which is mired in a fuel economy data scandal. According to two individuals with […]

Nissan recalling 930,000 cars for hood latch problem

By David Shepardson Undated, Jan 29 : Nissan Motor Co said Friday it will recall nearly 930,000 Nissan cars worldwide for potentially faulty hood latches, marking the third time since 2014 the automaker has recalled vehicles to address the problem. The Japanese automaker said it is recalling the 2013-2015 Nissan Altima, because its secondary hood […]