Nissan develops techniques to accelerate production of carbon fibre parts

Nissan IMQ Concept Geneva Motor Show 2019

Nissan Motor said on Thursday it has developed techniques that help accelerate production of automotive components made from carbon fibre reinforced plastics (CFRP). The techniques can slash the lead time to develop such parts by as much as half, and cycle time for molding by about 80%, compared with standard methods, the Japanese automaker said. […]

Nissan to use high-tech production system amid pressure to cut costs

2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO

Nissan Motor is bringing a new, higher-tech production system worldwide to try to increase efficiency as it looks to reverse a slide in profitability. The upgraded equipment and other technologies, which consist of increased automation for applying sealant and installing powertrains, will be presented starting with Nissan’s Tochigi factory from 2020 at a cost of […]

Nissan to make fewer vehicles in China in months ahead as demand reduces

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Nissan Motor will produce 30,000 fewer vehicles in the upcoming months in China compared to what it had planned, a person knowledgeable about the matter informed Reuters, as global automakers grapple with decreasing demand in the world’s biggest car market. After Ford Motor and Hyundai Motor, Nissan becomes the recent automaker to curb production in […]