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.
To celebrate Datsun's entry into the dynamic Russian automotive market, the brand has released a sketch and an animated video of the exciting new model.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Week in Autos is a new program from the Global Media Center to provide commentary on the latest news stories from around the world.
Tune in to this link from the North American International Auto Show to watch a livestream of the Infiniti Q50 debut Monday in Detroit.
The Lada brand has been dominant in Russia for decades, and manufacturer AvtoVAZ is aiming to use its Renault-Nissan ties to shore up its position and product line up, showcasing its XRay concept at the recent Moscow Automotive Salon.
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.
Nissan's St. Petersburg Plant chief talks about his factory's brief three-year history and the Russian ramp up coming ahead.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks at a press conference in Yokohama, taking questions on the return of the Datsun brand.