This week, The Dashboard On The Road comes to you from the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show at Tokyo BIg Sight, where we experience the best and brightest of technological innovation among 180 automotive brands.
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.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing Champion Sebastian Vettel talks about his passion for driving, and what helped him become the dominant F1 driver that he is today.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel wins his fourth consecutive Drivers' Championship title at the Indian Grand Prix.
This week, Nissan reveals its all-electric ZEOD racer, Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel talks about the Suzuka Circuit; and Yokohama City launches a new EV-sharing program.
Ahead of his win at the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka, triple-time Formula One World Champion and Infiniti Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel and team principal Christian Horner discuss racing, the team and 2014.
Three-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel gives us his take on the Suzuka Circuit ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend.
This week, Nissan sets its sights on Myanmar; Infiniti reveals runway-ready Q50s; and the first Nissan Art Award.
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, we come to you from California at Nissan 360, a showcase of global products and technologies, featuring endurance racer Keiko Ihara and introducing a little device called NED.
Media from around the world are enjoying a 360-degree view of Nissan Motor Company in Southern California, Aug. 19 to Sept. 15.
This week, Nissan announces autonomous drive vehicles by 2020 and a boom in export markets by 2015.
This week, Google sees Uber potential; one more U.S. state says no handset while driving; and Vettel's fifth win of the season.
This week, 80 years of manufacture culminates in the showcase at Nissan 360; a more powerful Titan; and Nismo's global driver exchange program.
This week, the tragic loss of a star driver at Le Mans; car camouflage; and Nigeria's Lady Mechanics.
Infiniti Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took the checkered flag at the Canadian Grand Prix, while teammate Mark Webber finished fourth.
This week, Nissan throws a party to celebrate a decade of manufacturing in Canton, Mississippi; drifting in the Nissan GT-R and LEAF Nismo RC; and Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Mark Webber's own history of driving.
Infiniti Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber both earned a podium at the weekend Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monaco.
This week we see the first Infiniti Q50 roll off the production line at Tochigi in Japan, plus sprinter Usain Bolt receives a Gold GT-R to match his Olympic medals, and how Nissan is working to encourage motorists in India to buckle up.
This week on The Dashboard On the Road marks a milestone for Infiniti with the new Q50 luxury sports sedan, now offline and ready for roads.
Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn give their impressions on the new Q50, after test drives at the Tochigi Proving Ground and the launch of production.
This week, the greener highlights of the Shanghai Auto Show, GM's vision for growth in China, and Formula One's Sebastian Vettel as the first to tread the Russian Grand Prix circuit at Sochi.
Formula One Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel became the first driver to sample the new - yet unfinished - Russian Grand Prix venue in Sochi, Russia, in preparation for the 2014 F1 season.
Enjoy these highlights of the first days of Auto Shanghai 2013, featuring the booths and cars of Nissan, Infiniti and Dongfeng Nissan.
From the sidelines of Auto Shanghai 2013, Nissan Motor Company's Shiro Nakamura explains how collaboration between the company's global design centers helps to meet the needs of customers locally.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing took first place in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, with world champion Sebastian Vettel taking the checkered flag.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing earned a fourth place in Sunday's Grand Prix, as World Champion driver Sebastian Vettel moved up from a 9th starting position on the grid, while Mark Webber's car did not finish.
This week, we look at the late UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's impact on the auto industry; the weakening yen-dollar rate; and what three-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel cooks up prior to the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
F1 Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel began preparations for this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix, taking a break to enjoy the local culture of Shanghai.
This week Prime Minister David Cameron attends a ceremony to mark the UK production of the Nissan LEAF; we visit the New York motor show, and a new role at Infiniti for F1 champion Sebastian Vettel.
This week, 007 makes a cameo for the New York International Auto Show; Infiniti Red Bull Racing wins Malaysia 1-2, but controversy reigns; and Ford is in hot water in India over controversial ad mockups.
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 we look at how the LEAF plays a special role for employees at Evernote in California; the new LEAF in production in Sunderland, UK; and LCVs for Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
Infiniti Red Bull secured a first race victory of 2013 at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on Sunday, with the reigning world champion beating teammate Mark Webber to the checkered flag.
The Dashboard Digest this week highlights a breakthrough in high-tensile steel, the one millionth visitor this year to Nissan's Gallery and EV lessons from the dawn of the petrol era.
The Infiniti Red Bull Formula One team looks back on the Australian GP, which netted three-time world champion Sebastian Vettel a podium third result and Mark Webber a sixth.
This week, Volvo's external airbags, F1's Infiniti Red Bull Racing team in Australia, and the EVs of Tesla and Tony Stark.
The Dashboard Digest this week highlights the Geneva Motor Show, the Taxi of Tomorrow, and the upcoming Super GT season.
The Dashboard’s Week in Autos is a new program from the Global Media Center to provide commentary on the latest news stories from around the world.
Watch how the Infiniti Red Bull Racing RB9 is made in this behind-the-scenes video taken at the team HQ in Milton Keynes, UK.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents the first episode of The Dashboard in 2013, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.
Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen details the new products and technologies changing the game for the premium brand.
Tune in to this link from the North American International Auto Show to watch a livestream of the Infiniti Q50 debut Monday in Detroit.
This week we look at Infiniti and Red Bull Racing deepening their relationship after a successful F1 season, the challenges ahead in China, growth prospects in Mexico and how Nissan helped a couple celebrate their wedding anniversary with an all-singing all-dancing Happy Surprise".
Infiniti capped a strong weekend at the Brazilian F1 Grand Prix, announcing an extended sponsorship deal Red Bull as Sebastian Vettel won his third drivers' championship.
A conventional steering system directs tire movements by transmitting steering inputs to the tires via a mechanical link. Nissan's next-generation steering technology reads the driver's intentions from steering inputs and controls the vehicle's tire movements via electronic signals.
Ahead of the Indian F1 Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing's Mark Webber gives a track guide to the Buddh International Circuit.
The Nissan Global Media Center launches The Dashboard, its first program on the cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships that are changing the industry.
Two-time F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel stars in a music video with double Grammy-winning R&B artist, Melania Fiona, in the latest installment of Infiniti's Inspired Performers series.
Russia is Nissan's top market and Moscow home to its biggest dealership, as the nation's growing economic clout allows it to sidestep much of the continent's woes.
It was almost the best result that Infiniti and Red Bull Racing could have hoped for at the British Grand Prix on July 8. A stellar performance by Mark Webber at Silverstone marked the team’s first double podium finish of this Formula One season.
The Nissan LEAF will attempt to complete the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood Festival of Speed hill-climb course as fast as possible... but in reverse.
Infiniti's EMERG-E sports car concept debuts at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel's FX Vettel Edition also graces the driveway ahead of next year's deliveries.
Infiniti held a launch event for the new, long-wheelbase version of its M sedan in Shanghai on June 8.
Watch Red Bull racing driver Mark Webber complete a high-speed lap while professional skydiver and stuntman Jon DeVore leaps from a helicopter to see who can complete the distance the fastest.
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.
Riders from the professional RadioShack Nissan Trek cycling team, in town for the Amgen Tour of California, swung by the newly-opened Nissan of San Francisco, owned and operated by another ‘racing’ great, Roger Penske.
Following in the footsteps of Japan Post, FedEx and British Gas, Japanese supermarket chain Aeon took delivery of an e-NV200, the all-electric version of Nissan’s popular van.
The first of Infiniti's 'Inspired Performances' series introduces a kung-fu-fighting Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel.
Infiniti Helps Charities Score Big with $1 Million in College Basketball Sponsorship-related Donations
Francois Bancon, Nissan's upstream planning division general manager, takes the Global Media Center on a walkabout at Beijing, the world's largest auto show, highlighting cars from Infiniti, Renault, Geely, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and BYD.
Infintii unveiled its long-wheel base M model at the Beijing auto show on Monday, and Nissan Moto Executive Vice President Andy Palmer spoke with the Global Media Center on plans ahead for China, including the production of two models in the nation from 2014.
Senior Vice President Design and Chief Creative Officer Nakamura on why the EMERG-E is a true Infiniti vehicle.
RSVP for a live streaming Cirque du Soleil performance inspired by the Infiniti JX