Nissan http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53626/more en Spanish Auto Production Reaches 5-Year High in 2014 http://wardsauto.com/europe/spanish-auto-production-reaches-5-year-high-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">An 8.5% increase in exports and continued government subsidies contributed to the result, according to ANFAC, the Spanish automakers association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/spanish-auto-production-reaches-5-year-high-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/spanish-auto-production-reaches-5-year-high-2014#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Spain Nissan Employment Production Vehicle Assembly Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:20:00 +0000 1213191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>All-electric e-NV200 shares assembly line with three other models.</strong></p> Nissan Planning for Post-EV-Incentives World http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world <div class="node-body article-body">Renegotiating the quota for federal EV credits and making the Leaf more attractive are areas Nissan is exploring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-planning-post-ev-incentives-world#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Nissan Electric Vehicles credits Electric Vehicles EVs federal incentives Leaf Nissan Pierre Loing Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1197931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan Leaf EV.</strong></p> Thailand’s Auto Industry Looks to Rebound in 2015 http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-s-auto-industry-looks-rebound-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota Thailand President Kyoichi Tanada predicts the market will recover from last year’s 33.7% plunge with sales rising 4.3% to 920,000 units, including a 7.4% climb in car deliveries to 397,200 and CVs up 2.1% to 522,800.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-s-auto-industry-looks-rebound-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-s-auto-industry-looks-rebound-2015#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Ford General Motors Honda Isuzu Nissan Toyota Production Sales Results Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1206261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota retains 1-ton pickup lead despite 30.4% slump in 2014.</strong></p> Nissan Confident of Targets, Says Dealers Should Be Too http://wardsauto.com/nada/nissan-confident-targets-says-dealers-should-be-too <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new Titan fullsize pickup is considered the last piece in the automaker’s U.S. product-portfolio rebuilding effort, as it locks in on a 10% market-share objective.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/nissan-confident-targets-says-dealers-should-be-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/nissan-confident-targets-says-dealers-should-be-too#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing NADA North America U.S. Dealerships Nissan Dealership Management National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:33:00 +0000 1208361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Munoz: If interested in acquiring Nissan franchise, better act fast.</strong></p> GM Tooling Up CVT for Fuel-Economy Play http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-tooling-cvt-fuel-economy-play <div class="node-body article-body">Details on GM’s CVT are limited, but sources tell WardsAuto it will find its way into several “high-volume” products by 2019, including models in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-tooling-cvt-fuel-economy-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-tooling-cvt-fuel-economy-play#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Buick Cadillac Chevrolet GMC Nissan Opel/Vauxhall Continuously Variable (CVT) Dual Clutch (DCT) Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Product Development AutoForecast Chevrolet Spark GM Powertrain Honda Accord Hybrid Jatco Nissan Opel Vectra Tom Read Xtronic CVT Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1202411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Growth forecast for continuously variable transmissions, such as Nissan&rsquo;s Xtronic CVT.</strong></p> Nissan Capacity Expansion Defies Russian Slowdown http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/nissan-capacity-expansion-defies-russian-slowdown <div class="node-body article-body">Nissan last fall launched production of a hybrid version of its fourth-generation Pathfinder CUV at St. Petersburg, making the plant the first in Russia to build a hybrid engine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/nissan-capacity-expansion-defies-russian-slowdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/nissan-capacity-expansion-defies-russian-slowdown#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Russia Nissan Body Capacity Utilization Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Production Sales Results Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:47:00 +0000 1204781 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>X-Trail fourth Nissan model in production at St. Petersburg.</strong></p> Nissan’s Ghosn: 2015 Will Be Tough Year in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/nissan-s-ghosn-2015-will-be-tough-year-us <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stiff competition will make every sale a hard-fought battle, says the Japanese automaker’s chief.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/nissan-s-ghosn-2015-will-be-tough-year-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/nissan-s-ghosn-2015-will-be-tough-year-us#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Nissan Management & Strategy 2015 North American International Auto Show Electric Vehicles Brazil Carlos Ghosn China electric EV Japan Nissan Russia Tesla U.S. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1198311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with &#39;16 Titan.</strong></p> Nissan Unwraps Long-Awaited Titan Truck http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-unwraps-long-awaited-titan-truck <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The first model to go on sale late this year will be the Titan XD, which, depending on its configuration, classifies as medium-duty pickup per EPA standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-unwraps-long-awaited-titan-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-unwraps-long-awaited-titan-truck#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America U.S. Nissan 2015 North American International Auto Show Diesel Future Products Cummins Diesel Nissan North American International Auto Show Phil O'Connor pickup Rich Miller Titan Toyota Tundra truck turbodiesel Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:05:00 +0000 1196951 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Nissan Titan XD.</strong></p> Infiniti Gives Pre-Show Peek at Q60 Concept http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/infiniti-gives-pre-show-peek-q60-concept <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The car has a variety of human-centric touches, including filaments of LEDs in its headlamps, which mimic the “lines of the iris radiating from the pupil.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/infiniti-gives-pre-show-peek-q60-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/infiniti-gives-pre-show-peek-q60-concept#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Infiniti 2015 North American International Auto Show Future Products Coupe G37 Infiniti Q30 Q50 Q60 Q80 Sun, 11 Jan 2015 22:00:00 +0000 1197151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Infiniti Q60 Concept.</strong></p> Ford Leads Way as U.K. Auto Sales Hit 10-Year High http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-leads-way-uk-auto-sales-hit-10-year-high <div class="node-body article-body">The Ford Fiesta was the U.K.’s top seller in 2014 with 131,254 deliveries. The Ford Focus followed with 85,140, despite being outsold in December by the third-place Vauxhall Corsa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-leads-way-uk-auto-sales-hit-10-year-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-leads-way-uk-auto-sales-hit-10-year-high#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe United Kingdom Ford Hyundai Nissan Opel/Vauxhall Renault Sales Results Wed, 07 Jan 2015 18:49:00 +0000 1195321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Transit helps Ford grow share of CV market from 20.9% to to 23.5% in 2014.</strong></p>