Hiroto Saikawa has been recently promoted to CEO at Nissan Motor, Japan’s second-biggest automaker. The 63-year-old takes over in April from Carlos Ghosn, who engineered Nissan’s healing from years of losses and debt through broad cost-cutting and dismantling the generally close ties with providers – the informal keiretsu network once key to Japan Inc’s success.
South Korea has submitted a complaint against Nissan Motor‘s South Korean unit declaring that the Japanese automaker manipulated the fuel economy test results of its Infiniti Q50 sedan, a government official stated on Tuesday. The transport ministry is also examining BMW and Porsche on a comparable matter, the official, Koh Sung-woo, informed Reuters. The Seoul
Renault and alliance partner Nissan are ready to forge closer capital ties however will only do so if France sells its Renault stake, CEO Carlos Ghosn stated. The remarks are likely to deepen a power battle that spilled into public view in April 2015 when the government boosted its stake in the French automaker to
A South Korean court has ruled against Nissan Motor on Thursday in emissions case, siding with the government in its allegations that the automaker had used a defeat device in its Qashqai SUV. Nissan took legal action against South Korea’s environment ministry last year after the ministry stated Nissan cheated on emissions of the Qashqai
Foreign auto manufacturers reported neutral results in U.S showrooms in January. The consumers are floating in confidence due to easy credit option, increase in the stock market and relative decrease in gas price, followed by the presidential election. This has raised the number of sales in vehicle industry during the month of January. Since the
Nissan Motor has taken a draw back from gasoline hybrids having its Note e-Power model, which is expected by automaker to act as a gateway for drivers who will later switch to all-electric cars. This move will also reduce Nissan’s costs. Nissan’s Leaf, all-electric car launched in 2010 and is the world’s top-selling electric vehicle
When you’re driving a car and you see huge waves ahead of you, what are you going to do? For most of us, the answer is most likely to turn around and stay away from those waves. However, that was not seemingly an option for this man. While driving his Nissan pickup truck in California,
Nissan is developing a new Z that German competitors will find difficult to catch. A concept is due for upcoming months and it’ll go on sale in 2019. New Nissan Z-car is making a long-awaited return. At the Tokyo Motor Show in November 2017, Nissan will unveil a next-generation Z idea powered by a series
The 2017 Nissan Titan just recently went though testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and the results were less than outstanding. Although the Titan made the greatest possible score in four out of five crash tests, all of it broke down in the tough small overlap category. The 2017 Nissan Titan Crew
Renault-Nissan has sold over 400,000 electric cars worldwide and the leader in plug-in automobiles is preparing more investment to preserve its market lead, the CEO of auto alliance stated. Carlos Ghosn revealed the figure during an interview with Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. “We are going to increase investment,
Nissan is to start testing self-driving cars by next month in London. This will be the first time the car maker will be testing their self-driving cars in the United Kingdom. They will be using modified versions of their LEAF electric car to do the testing. Because of how difficult it is to drive in
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has called on Toyota Motor over its Mexican-built vehicles, however the biggest risk from a proposed tariff would be for its compatriot Nissan Motor, the biggest automaker operating in the nation. Trump has targeted U.S. automakers such as General Motors and Ford Motor which produce abroad, alleging them of costing U.S.
Microsoft Corp. is restarting its push to offer software for cars with a brand-new set of programs and services in a bid to stay up to date with competitors like Google and Apple that are broadening in car technology. “We’re not getting into self-driving cars ourselves however we can be an important element of it
South Korea has prohibited the sale of 10 models of Nissan, BMW and Porsche automobiles after the automakers were discovered to have fabricated certification files, in the most recent fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal. The federal government revealed in August that it would prohibit all 10 models after performing an investigation into whether foreign
Nissan Motor, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors will integrate their electric vehicle platforms in an effort to cut costs down to levels similar to traditional fuel automobiles, the Nikkei paper noted. The method comes as car giants Volkswagen and Toyota Motor are also wanting to mass-produce battery electric vehicles in the middle of tightening emissions and