This week on the Dashboard Digest we hear from CEO Carlos Ghosn on Nissan's full-year financial results, Nissan shows off NISMO performance cars at the Nashville Superspeedway, and EV infrastructure takes shape in Latin America.
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.
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.