Nissan North America Inc. posted one of the biggest sales and market-share increases in the U.S. in the year’s first four months. “It wasn’t a surprise to me,” Al Castignetti, vice president and general manager-Nissan Div., NNA, tells Ward’s in an interview. “We’re a pretty safe choice. We offer quality, reliability, dependability and we have for many, many years.” Castignetti credits the results in part to quality woes at Japanese rival, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. “The 800-lb. ...

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