Bo Andersson, president of Russian carmaker AVTOVAZ, is the first foreign chief of the nation's No.1, which is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance's ambitious plans for the market as a sales and production hub.
This week, the Datsun on-DO launches in Russia; the Nissan LEAF charges on the slopes of a Hawaiian volcano; and British Olympian Sir Chris Hoy trades cycling for racing in the 2014 British GT Championship.
Nissan announced results for the first nine months showing operating profit of US$ 3.73 billion.
This week, Tennessee school children and Nissan help families in need, the Teana VIP debuts at Auto Guangzhou; the Nismo festival; and the strongest man in the world.
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, the master craftsmen behind Nissan GT-R engines; production milestones in Mexico; Busan readies for the Rogue; and winning tips from racing driver Lucas Ordonez.
Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says the relaunch of Datsun in India will be a cornerstone to expansion in the country.
Datsun unveiled the Datsun GO at the brand's world premiere in India, which will be launched in 2014 in India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa.
The Dashboard this week takes a closer look at the return of Datsun next week in India, as well as a safety driving forum in the nation of 1.2 billion.
This week, Nissan celebrates its big 3-0 in the USA; the newest in Nismo's model lineup; a look at the 370Z Nismo; and Lada at the AvtoVAZ museum.
Enjoy a rare look at some classic LADA models at the AvtoVAZ Museum in Togliatti, Russia.
Take a visit to Togliatti, home to top Russian carmaker AvtoVAZ and a crossroads for the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
This week, the AvtoVAZ's Togliatti Plant in Russia; a smarter Nissan Sentra and Nismo takes to F1 in Texas.
Founded as an 18th Century fortress, Togliatti is Russia's Motor City, a crossroads from where the Renault-Nissan Alliance and top automaker AvtoVAZ look to expand market share.
This week, we take a look at the mood created by Renault's Twin'Z concept electric car, Apple's announcement of a new iOS for automakers, and one U.S. state's bid for electronic license plates.
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, 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.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing took first place in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, with world champion Sebastian Vettel taking the checkered flag.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says localization and lower costs will be key to Nissan's leadership in China's emerging electric car market.
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.
Week in Autos is a new program from the Global Media Center to provide commentary on the latest news stories from around the world.
This week on The Dashboard a trial of the New Mobility Concept vehicles and the LEAF working for the city of Sydney, Australia.
This week on The Dashboard, Mexico City goes electric with taxis, supercars in Australia, and the making of the Infiniti Red Bull RB9 Formula 1 racecar.
The Dashboard comes to you from Nissan's Oppama Plant, a pioneer in flexible manufacturing and the production site of the Nissan Juke, Sylphy, Cube and 100%-electric LEAF. We report on Oppama's 3-millionth visitor, a prestigious award for Nissan's Resonance concept crossover hybrid, and take a look at optical wireless technology for cars.
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.
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.
It seems that most people think an electric vehicle is a funny looking thing, a bit of an oddball. Electric vehicles specialists from Renault and Nissan say that's not the case.
Are electric vehicles still science fact or is the future now here? Electric vehicles specialists at Renault and Nissan explode some myths surrounding EVs.
Francois Bancon, in charge of product strategy and planning for Nissan, looks at the future for electric vehicles.
Hideaki Watanabe, Nissan corporate vice president and managing director for zero emission vehicles, brings us up to date on the story of Renault-Nissan electric vehicles.