This week, Nissan revises its year-end forecast downward; the first NV200 taxi starts taking fares in NYC; and the Center of Design and Development for light commercial vehicles celebrates 10 years of growth.
This week, we discuss conditions in the European market, the presence of Nissan and Infiniti at the show, and what Frankfurt suggests about the EV market.
This week, problems for Israeli company Better Place, Ford plans to end production in Australia, and Chinese automaker FAW has big plans for Hongqi Red Flag sedans at home.
This week, localization bolsters sales of Nissan LEAF, Japanese automakers announce strong earnings for the fiscal year, and one company's bet on flying cars.
The last 12 months have been hugely eventful for Nissan Motor Company with a host of new vehicle launches, sporting successes on the track and expansion in fast-growing markets from India to Brazil.
This week on the Dashboard Nissan's Q3 results and the outlook for Japanese car companies. Plus Infiniti Red Bull Racing unveils the car that will defend the Formula One championships.
Joji Tagawa, Corporate Vice President in charge of Investor Relations, talks about Nissan's third quarter financial results and the outlook for the rest of the year.
As automobile executives gathered in Tokyo a new year event hosted by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Nissan COO Toshiyuki Shiga said he's expecting growth in 2013.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents this week's episode of The Dashboard, its program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships that are changing the industry.
Kurt Sanger, analyst at Deutsche Bank, joined me in the studio for a quick chat about industry expectations as we step into fiscal 2012. Sanger discussed the resilience of the Japanese car industry post 3/11, Infiniti in China and the most salient trends he envisions for the industry in the coming year.
After revealing Nissan's latest financial results today, Nissan Corporate Vice President Joji Tagawa stopped by the Global Media Center to discuss the company's performance.
Christopher Richter, Deputy Head of Research and Senior Analyst in the CLSAJapanese Equities Division (read: top auto analyst), joined me in the studio for a quick chat about industry expectations as we step into 2012. Richter discussed the impact of the strong yen on Japan’s auto industry, the growing trend of tie-ups and what three key trends he sees in the coming year.