MARSEILLE, France – Future Infiniti models will be designed with a concern for passing European crash tests, the first concrete step toward introducing the brand in Western Europe. However, a big obstacle remains: Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. has not yet figured out how to distribute the cars profitably. "You can't go to (Nissan and Renault SA CEO) Carlos Ghosn and tell him that in 10 years we will be profitable," says Pierre Loing, the head of product planning and strategy for Nissan Europe. ...

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