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.
Japanese ace Satoshi Motoyama will drive the Nissan ZEOD RC at Le Mans alongside GT Academy winners Lucas Ordóñez and Wolfgang Reip.
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.
This week, a special symbol of hope three years after the tsunami of 2011; NissanConnect Nismo Plus for the GT-R Nismo; and a look at Nissan's milestones of the past year.
This week, race car champion Masataka Yanagida delivers one of the first Nissan GT-R Nismo cars; a new concept for Auto China 2014; and Nismo TV goes behind the scenes with Jann Mardenborough.
The Nissan GT-R Nismo N-Attack Package brings the performance of Germany's Nurburgring to Japan's Fuji Speedway.
This week, the Nissan GT-R Nismo at the Tochigi Proving Ground, Nissan's Smart rearview mirror, and Belgian Wolfgang Ripe joins Nissan's driver line-up for Le Mans 24 Hours.
GT-R Nismo Chief Vehicle Engineer Noboru Kaneko explains to Chief Product Planning Officer Andy Palmer the story behind Nissan's latest hallmark of performance, innovation and excitement.
This week, Nissan partners with the Kingdom of Bhutan on a national EV strategy, and Datsun's redi-GO CONCEPT debuts in Delhi.
Pierre Taki, winner of Best Supporting Actor at the Mainichi Film Awards, has piloted a multi-media career filled with music, film and TV.
Nissan announced results for the first nine months showing operating profit of US$ 3.73 billion.
This week, we cover Nissan's celebration of the 100,000th Nissan LEAF sold globally with owner profiles, and truck fans redefine the Nissan Titan in Las Vegas.
This week, we head to NAIAS for Nissan's Sports Sedan Concept; CEO Carlos Ghosn on Nissan's growth in 2014; and Infiniti unveils its Q50 Eau Rouge concept, drawing inspiration from Formula One.
This week, we come to you from the Tokyo Auto Salon 2014, where more than 400 exhibitors showcased the best of tuning and customization in Japan for 300,000 visitors.
Nissan unveiled its new Sport Sedan Concept in Detroit, also promising to put earlier IDx concepts on the road.
Nissan, Nismo and Autech display the best in customized speed and style at Tokyo Auto Salon 2014.
This week, sourcing for Nissan LEAF production in the U.S. goes local; the Young Risers of Indonesia; and our top stories of 2013.
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.
The Tokyo Motor Show ended Sunday, but this Backstage Pass has all the before and after excitement at Nissan's booth.
World's strongest man Zydrunas Savickas sets a new Guinness world record, towing 12 Nissan Notes.
This week, we tour Tokyo Motor Show 2013 with Nissan's Francois Bancon; new NISMO models also premiere at the LA Auto Show; and Nissan's AD vehicle takes to a highway in Japan.
A tribute to the pioneering spirit of Yasuharu Namba and his contribution to Nissan over the decades.
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's autonomous drive vehicle chauffeurs Japan's Prime Minister; a glimpse of the Nissan BladeGlider; and six-second storytelling with Vine.
The new Nissan Qashqai is brought to life in a film by the people who created it.
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.
The next-generation Nissan Qashqai debuted in a thrilling 3D digital mapping show carried on social media, signaling the start of the second generation of crossovers.
The Nissan BladeGlider will debut at Tokyo Motor Show: Enjoy a sneak peek.
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, the ZEOD, RC racer debuts at Fuji Speedway; the Director of Motorsport Innovation on the electric challenge; and former GT1 Champion Michael Krumm discusses the ZEOD's first run.
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.
ZEOD RC begins its ascent towards Le Mans with a second run at Fuji Speedway.
Nissan Director of Motorsport Innovation Ben Bowlby explains the first seven months of ZEOD RC, the next generation of electric racing.
Highlights from Nissan's exhibit at the Motorsport Japan Festival held in Odaiba, Tokyo.
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's debuts its demo of autonomous driving; we catch up with the very first Nissan LEAF owner; and Nissan in Myanmar.
This week, Nissan sets its sights on Myanmar; Infiniti reveals runway-ready Q50s; and the first Nissan Art Award.
This week, Chrysler's IPO; Apple partners with Nissan for iTunes Radio; and Honda's drive for drive-in theaters.
Nissan took delivery of Japan’s first license plate for a car equipped with highly-advanced driver assist systems, clearing the way for testing on Japan's public roads.
This week, the new models from Nissan unveiled around the world: Datsun Go+, third-generation X-Trail, and the 2014 Rogue.
Nissan Motor Company CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke to the Global Media Center in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on plans to build a plant with partner Tan Chong Group.
The Lime Truck and Dogzilla kept guests of Nissan 360 fueled on SoCal's finest food truck fixings in between high-speed test drives.
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.
Steve Doherty went from video gamer to endurance racer by winning the 2012 U.S. GT Academy. Doherty talks GT Academy and his first season in Europe with Blancpain.
Take a few hot laps in the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC with COO Toshiyuki Shiga at Nissan 360.
This week from Nissan 360, we talk with journalists about new safety technology from tier-one supplier Continental and vehicle self-checks.
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.
This week, a lookahead at what to expect at one of europe's biggest auto shows in Frankfurt; designers at Nissan 360 explains a unique Nissan approach; and an electric car that folds.
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, Tesla's Model S gets high marks for safety; Google ties up with Volkswagen for a new driving app on Android; and Dutch designers take hemp to the road.
This week, Nissan helps provide free books to children; autonomous driving research in Silicon Valley; and a look inside the Nissan Engine Museum.
This week, BMW's new i3 EV; a charging standard for Japan; and hackers take on cars.
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.
In this program we take a closer look at the master craftsmen who hand build GT-R engines, as well as visit the Nissan Engine Museum, home to 80 years of monozukuri heritage.
This week, we discuss bankruptcy for Detroit, a milestone in EV sales, and Bentley breaking into luxury SUVs.
In the building where manufacturing began for Nissan in 1934, a first-floor engine museum houses the engine highlights of the company's long history.
Join a rare on-board lap at the legendary Suzuka circuit in Japan with GT Academy champion and driver Lucas Ordoñez, ahead of an upcoming 1000-km race in Super GT.
This week, we focus on the launch of Datsun - Nissan's third marque - in New Delhi, India.
This week, a £19.6-million car sold at Goodwood; Daimler in hot water over a coolant in France; and what could be the transport tube of the future: Hyperloop.
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.
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.
Yokohama Marinos take on J-League leader Omiya, followed by a friendly against global powerhouse Manchester United.
This week, Formula One and the Pirelli tire controversy; GM and Honda agree to cooperate on fuel cells; and a robot prepares for space.
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.
Racing driver and NISMO brand ambassador Michael Krumm discusses the all-new Nissan 370Z NISMO, after a ride in the suburbs of the famed Nurburgring.
This week, the AvtoVAZ's Togliatti Plant in Russia; a smarter Nissan Sentra and Nismo takes to F1 in Texas.
This week, the tragic loss of a star driver at Le Mans; car camouflage; and Nigeria's Lady Mechanics.
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, Nissan rewards innovative thinkers; Nismo's CALSONIC IMPUL champions at the Sepang Circuit; and the world's fastest electric racing car unveiled for 2014 Le Mans.
This week, Tesla's Elon Musk demonstrates battery swapping; the U.S. Department of Energy calculates savings for EV owners; and look out for Rolls-Royce on the streets of Manila.
Nissan Motorsport takes away mixed memories from Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin.
This week, Interbrand's top five Best Global Green Brands 2013 reveal a changed auto industry. Nissan's anti-aging secrets, and New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow debuts this fall.
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.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced Nissan would return to Le Mans next year in Garage 56 with a car that focused on innovation and excitement, and a reveal is coming soon.
This week, Indian NGO says no honking please, Chrysler declines recall of Jeep models, and a "painful" race car.
In this Special Edition, we cover the making of the Nissan DAYZ timed to its sales launch, and look at where minicars are headed, as the evolution of Japan's kei-car market continues.
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.
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, imports on the rise in the Japan's car market, endurance race car driver Keiko Ihara is the new face of electric vehicles, and Honda's new light jet prepares to take off.
This week, we highlight the new Nissan DAYZ at the Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima Plant. The new kei car model and DAYZ Highway STAR join Mitsubishi's eK Wagon and eK Custom as the newest minicars to compete in a category that comprises 40% of Japan's auto sales.
The Nissan DAYZ minicar is now a reality after two years of collaboration with Mitsubishi, and Nissan COO Toshiyuki Shiga say the partnership is an advantage for Nissan.
The legendary 24-hour race at Nürburgring produced a host of memories for the GT-R GT3 car, piloted by Michael Krumm, Michael and Tobias Schulze, and Kazunori Yamauchi.
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, localization bolsters sales of Nissan LEAF, Japanese automakers announce strong earnings for the fiscal year, and one company's bet on flying cars.
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.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents The Dashboard On the Road: Auto Shanghai 2013, featuring a special look at the cars and trends driving the world's biggest market.
Auto Shanghai 2013 features 1,300 exhibitors, and to check out what's trending at some, Nissan's Francois Bancon takes a walk around the huge halls of the Expo Center.
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.
Watch Nissan's full press conference at Auto Shanghai 2013, including the debut of the Friend-ME concept car.
China's one-child families have the auto industry tailoring products for the 240-million strong generation, with Nissan's Friend-ME concept debuting in Shanghai.
This week, the GT-R breaks speed records on ice, Oslo as the European EV capital, and Nismo's podium finish at the start of the Super GT season.
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.
Russian race driver Roman Rusinov and journalist Andrey Leontjev took the Nissan GT-R to a new national ice speed record for a production car on a frozen Lake Baikal.
This week, we take a look at clay modeling, a history of the Tama electric car, and a blessing for Nismo to start the Super GT season.
Nissan's 2013 GT-R is a monster on pavement, but how does it handle on snow? At the Nissan testing ground in Rikubetsu, northern Japan, we find out.
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.
This week the Dashboard On the Road visits northern Japan, where we look at the state of recovery two years after an earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster hit the region.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says localization and lower costs will be key to Nissan's leadership in China's emerging electric car market.
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.
This week, CLSA's senior analyst Christopher Richter joins us to talk about the business of Formula One, EVs in China and the crux of marketing cars to younger buyers.
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.
This week we come to you from on the water at the 2013 Japan International Boat Show, where we take the pulse of the industry and tour the show with Nissan Marine.
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.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn tours the NISMO HQ and factory in Tsurumi, Japan.
The all-electric Nissan Leaf recently passed a sales landmark of 50,000 cars, but Nissan Vice President Billy Hayes says the company wants to build and sell more.
This week's episode comes from the new Nismo headquarters, where we talk to Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Super GT racing driver Michael Krumm.
Nissan EVP Andy Palmer talks about the importance of the all-new Teana for China and expectations for the world's biggest auto market.
This week's coverage comes in two parts from the new NISMO headquarters in Japan, where executives and stars of the track launch Nismo's new strategy, as it takes control of Nissan's global motorsports.
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.
Rick Kelly and James Moffat on track at the V8 Supercars Championship test day in at the Sydney Motorsport Park, New South Wales, 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.
Nissan Motorsport has stepped out in style at the team’s launch, unveiling its Altima V8 Supercars in 2013 race colours, and driver line-up at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
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.
Usain Bolt, the “world’s fastest man” and Olympic sprint champion, is on a Nissan billboard at Dubai International Airport that Guinness has recognized as the world's largest.
Nissan is bringing its performance heritage to the road in Europe for the first time, with media there getting a closer view of the Juke Nismo.
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.
Follow the production line from steel rolls to shipping vessel, a five-hour process that ultimately will take vehicles from Kyushu to all over Japan and the world.
Nissan Americas Product Planning Chief Pierre Loing offers the latest on what's trending at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Enjoy this time-lapse record of the building of Nissan's interactive stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen details the new products and technologies changing the game for the premium brand.
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.
The Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 concluded Sunday, and here's a before-and-after look at what went into the Nissan and NISMO events at the show during the salon's three-day run.
Tune in to this link from the North American International Auto Show to watch a livestream of the Infiniti Q50 debut Monday in Detroit.
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.
On the eve of the Nissan LEAF's second birthday, some overseas owners visited Japanese factories to see where the batteries and electric vehicles were produced.
The largest gathering of EV owners in Japanese history was a perfect chance to speak with Nissan's s Corporate Vice President of Zero Emissions Hideaki Watanabe.
Nissan COO Toshiyuki Shiga talks about the new 2013 Nissan Sylphy and how it gives the carmaker an edge in the crowded and highly-competitive global C-segment market.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents The Dashboard, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.
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".
A video event for a Nissan Serena owner in Japan goes viral with a family "Monster Dance".
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.
Keiko Ihara has made the career shift from race queen to World Endurance Championship driver, pushing the envelope for women in motorsports.
Nissan Technical College and Kondo Racing form a partnership to take the checkered flag.
Test laps in the 2013 GT-R with former Daytona champ Toshio Suzuki leave one amazed and the wheels of the new supercar smoking.
Things are cooking in Brazil for Nissan - from auto shows with concept cars to new manufacturing plants, as market share grows.
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.
The Nissan Global Media Center's Shotaro Ogawa takes a turn in the pit lane at the Motorsports Japan Festival 2012, held in Odaiba, Tokyo.
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.
Driver Gunnar Jeannette offers details on the Nissan DeltaWing crash in Wednesday's practice, ahead of Petit Le Mans endurance race.
A unique Nissan program tests child car seats for fit, and helps parents with child safety.
Comedian Jay Leno took a GT-R for a Tokyo night drive, as well as visited the Japanese factory producing the supercar's engines.
The Moscow auto salon reflects the nation's rising economic fortunes, and Nissan's Francois Bancon offers insights on what it means for Russia ahead.
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.
On a recent trip to Osaka for a ‘LEAF to Home’ event, a team from the Nissan Global Media Center in Yokohama thought the best way for the 530 kilometers drive was with the star of the show – the Nissan LEAF.
Hidetaka Aoki, an MBA candidate at Keio Business School, had a 1-on-1 executive tutorial with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn following Ghosn's talk at the university.
The Greaves Motorsport LMP2 car finished its Le Mans race, but nothing made driving legend and father Martin Brundle happier than his son Alex's performance.
Father's Day at Le Mans 2012, and racing legend Martin Brundle and son Alex are keeping Greaves Motorsport all in the family.
Nissan DeltaWing driver Satoshi Motoyama tries to revive the car at Le Mans, before its eventual retirement.
Nissan is sponsoring "Dinner in the Sky" at Le Mans, a chance to see the famed French circuit and its cars, including the DeltaWing, from a height of 25 meters.
Fans gather at the Nissan Gallery in Yokohama for a late night public viewing of the Le Mans 24 Hours live on the big screen this weekend.
Nissan DeltaWing during the first four hours of the legendary endurance race.
Three days of peace, love and racing await a quarter of a million of fans at Le Mans 24 Hours in its 80th anniversary year.
Two GT Academy winners, Lucas Ordonez and Jordan Tresson, are game for success at Le Mans 24 Hours, looking to punctuate a meteoric racing rise from PlayStation to podium.
After months of preparation, the Nissan DeltaWing team made final preparations Thursday, just days before the car's Le Mans debut, and the Global Media Center spoke with drivers Satoshi Motoyama, Michael Krumm, and Marino Franchitti in France on their expectations for the historic weekend ahead.
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.
Driver Satoshi Motoyama spoke with the Global Media Center in Malaysia ahead of traveling to Le Mans 24 Hours and a turn at the wheel of the Nissan DeltaWing.
Driver Michael Krumm spoke with the Global Media Center in Malaysia on his way to Le Mans 24 Hours and a turn at the wheel of the Nissan DeltaWing.
At a recent CHAdeMO event, Nissan Senior Manager Junichi Kobayashi of the EV Component Development Group, EV System Engineering Department and EV Technology Development Division, spoke with Media Center's Dan Sloan about the rapid pace of development of CHAdeMO's quick-charging technology.
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.
Kondo Racing and Nissan Automobile Technical College put Japanese students training to become mechanics into the fast lane at Twin Ring Motegi. Nissan Global Media Center spoke with the college's principal Atsushi Tanaka, and Masahiko Kondo, team director of Kondo Racing, as well as the students, on the project that looks to take the classroom to the speedway.
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.
Musician and actor Ryuichi Sakamoto discusses with the Global Media Center driving and owning a Nissan LEAF in New York City.
CEO Carlos Ghosn takes a spin in a 1938 Datsun 17 Phaeton during a recent visit to the Zama heritage garage, home to about 400 autos.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center about EV batteries and development of energy storage solutions on a recent trip to the Zama plant in Kanagawa prefecture.
Following UK Prime Minister Cameron's visit to Nissan's Yokohama headquarters, Nissan EVP Andy Palmer updated the Media Center on Nissan's investments in Sunderland - including the new hatchback - and Europe.
On the floor of the New York International Auto Show, the Media Center discussed some of the big themes of this year's event with Dutch Mandel, Autoweek's associate publisher and editorial director.
A Closer Look at the NYC’s Taxi of Tomorrow
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn unveiled the new Altima sedan Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show.
A team from the Nissan Global Media Center heads north in a LEAF to Nissan's Iwaki Engine Plant, to commemorate more than a year of recovery following the disasters of March 11, 2011.
Now more than a year after 3/11, CEO Ghosn reflects on the tremendous recovery managers and employees achieved at the hard hit Iwaki Plant, now a symbol of strength for Nissan - and for Japan.
Infiniti's luxury electric sportscar concept, EMERG-E, debuted at the Geneva Motor Show and Jerry Hardcastle - Vice President of Vehicle Design & Development, Nissan Technical Centre Europe - explained NTCE's role in bringing the right mix of engineering and innovation together to make the racy Concept a much-anticipated reality.
Composer, actor and soon-to-be Nissan LEAF owner Ryuichi Sakamoto joined 140 drivers of the groundbreaking electric vehicle at a first owners’ event Sunday in Tokyo’s Daiba district. During the event, the Academy Award winner took time out to speak with the Global Media Center about the growing role of EVs.
Francois Bancon, deputy division general manager for product strategy and planning, took the Global Media Center for a walk around the stands at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Highlights included the Ford B-Max, Peugeot 208, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Fiat 500L, and the Audi A3.
At the Geneva Motor Show Wednesday, clear evidence that global car makers recognize the need – and consumer demand – for low-emission technologies was on hand, but the approach appears to avoid a single technology.
Toward the end of the first press day of the Geneva Motor Show, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center on growth for Nissan in Russia, the future for EVs, and the ever volatile yen.
On December 7, the 5th Japan Web Grandprix took place in Suntory Hall in Tokyo, an event that began in 2007 to support further development of Japanese websites. This year a total of 122 websites from 44 companies applied, the largest turnout ever. Awards consist of 16 category Grandprix and three special awards. Each company [...]
October 7, 2011 Sawasdee-ka from Bangkok! The Global Media Center team is on location in Thailand for the launch of Nissan’s new Almera “sedan eco-car”, the first of its type in the market. Credited for pioneering the development of the eco-car segment in Thailand with the introduction of the March in 2010, more than 47,000 [...]
Coming from Singapore, which has a PM (Prime Minister), a ESM (Emeritus Senior Minister) and a MM (Minister Mentor), a public transport system called the MRT and roads paved with ERPs – I’m no stranger to the world of acronyms, so it feels quite natural to slip into another world that is just as fond [...]
Welcome to the Nissan Global Media Center, a concept that grew from idea to innovation in only a half year. Joining the corporate narrative as Nissan and all Japan climbed back from the disasters of March, the Media Center team consists of former journalists and company veterans from across the globe. Construction of the Media [...]