LOS ANGELES – At a time when sales of registered cars in Japan are at a 25-year low, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. likely will have to pare its future domestic lineup. So says Thomas Lane, corporate vice president-product planning and strategy, during an interview with Ward's here. “For Nissan, with one sales channel, 25 models probably are too many, so I think you’ll probably see some rationalization of our domestic lineup going forward,” Lane says. Many of Nissan’s Japanese models are ...

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