Nissan http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53626/more en Nissan: Sentra Competitive Against All-New Compacts http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-sentra-competitive-against-all-new-compacts <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While Nissan’s senior U.S. sales and marketing executive sees the Sentra standing strong against redesigned competitors, an analyst says the model may not be fuel-efficient enough for the competitive-but-stagnating compact class.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-sentra-competitive-against-all-new-compacts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-sentra-competitive-against-all-new-compacts#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Nissan 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:33:00 +0000 1404981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Diaz: Sentra has &ldquo;competitive advantage.&rdquo;</strong></p> Honda’s ‘It Exists’ Top Ad of Week http://wardsauto.com/industry/honda-s-it-exists-top-ad-week <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The week’s most engaging “auto” ad wasn’t about an automobile but the Honda Pioneer 1000, an all-terrain vehicle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/honda-s-it-exists-top-ad-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/honda-s-it-exists-top-ad-week#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Honda Mazda Nissan Advertising Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:11:00 +0000 1404931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan Sentra ad features Willie Nelson&rsquo;s &ldquo;Purge.&quot;</strong></p> Nissan Debuts Refreshed Sentra, Juke Stinger http://wardsauto.com/technology/nissan-debuts-refreshed-sentra-juke-stinger <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Updates to the compact sedan’s interior include a new steering wheel, with a design similar to the Nissan 370Z’s wheel, a revised center-cluster design, and new console, shifter knob and a higher-resolution LCD display.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/nissan-debuts-refreshed-sentra-juke-stinger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/nissan-debuts-refreshed-sentra-juke-stinger#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Nissan 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:30:00 +0000 1403041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;16 Sentra has similar look to Altima, Maxima.</strong></p> Shades of Green in Spotlight at Tokyo Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/shades-green-spotlight-tokyo-auto-show <div class="node-body article-body">The new Honda FCX Clarity has a range of 435 miles and takes three minutes to refuel, while Nissan’s new Leaf can run 175 miles on a single charge, up from the current model’s 142.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/shades-green-spotlight-tokyo-auto-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/shades-green-spotlight-tokyo-auto-show#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Japan Technology Miscellaneous Hino Honda Mazda Nissan Suzuki Toyota Sales & Marketing Electric Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion NiMH Tue, 17 Nov 2015 09:42:00 +0000 1402251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>FCX Clarity displayed at Tokyo show fetches 26% government subsidy.</strong></p> Growth Eyed As ’16 Altima Production Ramps Up http://wardsauto.com/industry/growth-eyed-16-altima-production-ramps <div class="node-body article-body">Product-planning chief Pierre Loing says Nissan invested four times as much money in the Altima refresh than it would on a conventional midcycle change in other models in its portfolio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/growth-eyed-16-altima-production-ramps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/growth-eyed-16-altima-production-ramps#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific North America Analysis Industry U.S. Japan Data & Insights Miscellaneous Nissan Product Development Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Tue, 10 Nov 2015 11:04:00 +0000 1395001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Refreshed Altima output launched Oct. 26 at Smyrna, TN.</strong></p> Nissan Hopes for 20% Take Rate With New Altima SR http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-hopes-20-take-rate-new-altima-sr <div class="node-body article-body">Sport grades are important in the midsize segment because they typically attract a younger buyer, some of them 10 years younger than those of traditional midsize-sedan grades, and buyers who also may be new to the model.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-hopes-20-take-rate-new-altima-sr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-hopes-20-take-rate-new-altima-sr#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Nissan Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Future Products Fri, 06 Nov 2015 11:35:00 +0000 1392361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Altima SR has larger wheels than other grades, spoiler.</strong></p> New-Gen Nissan Navara Reflects Better Times in Spain http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-gen-nissan-navara-reflects-better-times-spain <div class="node-body article-body">The Navara hits European showrooms this month and Middle Eastern markets in mid-2016. Production of Mercedes and Renault versions launch later. Nissan Europe executive Colin Lawther says the Navara platform will account for 120,000 of the 200,000 units of production scheduled for 2017.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-gen-nissan-navara-reflects-better-times-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-gen-nissan-navara-reflects-better-times-spain#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Engines Diesel Technology Spain Data & Insights Miscellaneous Nissan Capacity Utilization Diesel Emissions Production Vehicle Assembly Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1388851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Pickup plays to Nissan&rsquo;s strength in Europe.</strong></p> Japanese Big Three Set October Sales Records http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/japanese-big-three-set-october-sales-records <div class="node-body article-body">Deliveries of Acura’s RDX, Toyota’s RAV4 and Nissan’s Rogue all rose sharply in the month, illustrating the continued strength of smaller CUVs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/japanese-big-three-set-october-sales-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/japanese-big-three-set-october-sales-records#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Honda Nissan Toyota Sales Results Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:28:00 +0000 1390361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>RAV4 has best October, outsells Corolla.</strong></p> Nissan IDS Concept Theoretically Doubles Leaf Range http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-ids-concept-theoretically-doubles-leaf-range <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Tokyo Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Autonomous technology is a key element of the concept hatchback, whose cabin becomes more spacious in piloted drive as the steering wheel retracts into the instrument panel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-ids-concept-theoretically-doubles-leaf-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/nissan-ids-concept-theoretically-doubles-leaf-range#comments Public Auto Makers Industry Japan Nissan 2015 Tokyo Auto Show Wed, 28 Oct 2015 16:07:00 +0000 1384461 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Front, rear views of Nissan IDS concept.</strong></p> Mazda Parked in Top Ad Spot for Second Straight Week http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-parked-top-ad-spot-second-straight-week <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NFL football was the most popular choice for the week’s automotive advertisers, garnering over $42 million of the total spend among its various games.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-parked-top-ad-spot-second-straight-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mazda-parked-top-ad-spot-second-straight-week#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Kia Lincoln Mazda Nissan Advertising Thu, 22 Oct 2015 09:58:00 +0000 1377641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>CX3 featured in Mazda &ldquo;Garage&rdquo; ad.</strong></p>