Nissan Motor stated on Thursday it was recalling almost 320,000 vehicles in Japan to repair defective coating in an electronic power unit that could trigger a short circuit and fire in the worst-case situation. The recall covers 6 models consisting of the Serena minivan in addition to minivans and vans made for Suzuki Motor and
Facing an excess of late-model 2017 vehicles and rising customer discounts by rivals, Nissan Motor will continue to target a “fair share of the pie” with huge discounts of its own, the automaker’s U.S. sales chief stated on Monday. “It would be terrific if everybody got their incentive spending under control. That would be a
Nissan Motor’s sales of domestic passenger cars dropped by practically half in November – its second straight month of slides following the compliance scandal and its first since it resumed production of vehicles for the home market. Discoveries that Nissan failed to follow correct final inspection treatments for its domestic market vehicles have led to
Nissan Motor has started international arbitration against India to seek over $770 million in a dispute concerning overdue state incentives, according to an individual knowledgeable about the matter and files examined by Reuters. In a legal notice sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi two years ago, Nissan looked for payment of incentives due from the
Nissan Motor will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send out a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They’re not dead yet. Shinichi Kiga, head of Nissan’s gasoline engine task group, informed Reuters the automaker is resolved to keep enhancing internal combustion innovation to prolong its effectiveness for decades to come. A new Infiniti
Nissan Motor stated on Friday that an investigation into inappropriate tests found that its automobile plants in Japan had a shortage of inspectors, and outlined prepared improvements including increasing the amount of trained personnel. Last month, the automaker recalled 1.2 million vehicles, consisting of all passenger cars it produced in Japan during the past 3
Nissan prepares to resume production of automobiles for its house market at five of its domestic plants from Tuesday as Japan’s transport ministry authorized changes to the inappropriate final-inspection treatments that forced a significant vehicle recall. The automaker had suspended domestic production of all passenger cars it produces its home market on October 19 after
Nissan Motor stated Japan sales of new passenger vehicles probably dropped by half in October from a year ago following the discovery of improper final evaluation procedures at its domestic plants led it to suspend some production. The Japanese automaker discovered last month that uncertified professionals had been performing final evaluations of vehicles for years.
Nissan Motor has received over 9,000 orders for its new Leaf electric-vehicle (EV) model in Japan, a senior executive stated on Wednesday. The orders for the brand-new Leaf are above the automaker’s expectations, Asako Hoshino, senior vice president and head of Japan operations, informed reporters at the Tokyo Motor Show, which opened to media on
Improper evaluation practices at Nissan Motor had been going for at least 20 years, Japanese national broadcaster NHK reported. Nissan stated late on Thursday it was suspending domestic production of cars for the Japanese market for at least 2 weeks to deal with misconduct in its last assessment procedures, which it first revealed last month.
Nissan Motor is suspending domestic production of vehicles for the home market for a minimum of two weeks to resolve misconduct in its last inspection procedures that resulted in a significant recall, it stated on Thursday. The concern has stained Nissan’s brand in Japan, and together with a data falsification scandal at compatriot Kobe Steel
Japan’s transport ministry on Friday stated assessments at 5 of 6 plants making Nissan Motor cars found stamps of certified professionals on documents signing off checks by non-certified specialists on vehicles for the domestic market. The remark comes as Japan’s second-biggest automaker the very same day recalled all 1.2 million vehicles sold locally over the
Japan’s transport ministry stated on Wednesday it had performed spot examinations at 2 plants producing Nissan Motor vehicles as part of an investigation into final checks, days after abnormalities forced the company to 1.2 million cars in the country. The two inspections on Tuesday followed examinations at four more factories last week, the ministry stated.
Nissan Motor prepares to recall 1.2 million cars in Japan after it found final vehicle evaluations were not performed by authorized professionals, it stated on Monday. Japan’s second-biggest car maker said the recall would cost it around 25 billion yen ($222 million) to re-inspect vehicles produced for the domestic market from October 2014 to September
Nissan Motor is targeting yearly global sales of over 90,000 units for its new Leaf electric vehicle, the company stated. Nissan new Leaf, is the latest version of the world’s top selling electric vehicle. The battery supplier for the reinnovated Leaf is Automotive Energy Supply, the same as for the earlier Leaf. CEO Carlos Ghosn