Nissan http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53626/more en Nissan Murano - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/nissan-murano-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/nissan-murano-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/nissan-murano-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Nissan Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:47:00 +0000 1306721 at http://wardsauto.com VQ Engine Family Branches Out http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vq-engine-family-branches-out <div class="node-body article-body">Nissan’s VQ V-6, lauded since it came to the U.S. in 1994, has been heavily revised for the all-new Maxima sedan arriving now in showrooms. The automaker calls the VQ all-new as well, but many of the key specs carry over.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vq-engine-family-branches-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/vq-engine-family-branches-out#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan Nissan Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development Fuel Economy Nissan V-6 port fuel injection torque VQ Ward's 10 Best Engines Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1302401 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan&rsquo;s 3.5L VQ in new Maxima has fully redesigned cylinder head with new air intake ports.</strong></p> Jatco Grows Global Presence as CVT Standard Bearer http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer <div class="node-body article-body">Jatco and rival Aisin AW both look to grow their customer bases, Jatco will concentrate its major facilities investments in China and the U.S. over the next five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional China India U.S. Japan Aisin Maruti Mitsubishi Nissan Suppliers Suzuki Automatic Continuously Variable (CVT) Electric Vehicles Global Sources Globalization Hybrid Vehicles OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Production Transmission Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:11:00 +0000 1297331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Manufacturer&rsquo;s exhibit at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2015 featured model CVT.</strong></p> Kia, Hyundai Surpass Japanese Brands in Initial Quality http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Porsche again leads the closely watched study, which finds voice-recognition systems still the area most perplexing to vehicle owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. AB Volvo BMW Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Mazda Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Plants & Production Voice Activation Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:00 +0000 1300021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia&rsquo;s Kwangju plant building Soul best in Asia-Pacific.</strong></p> Kwid’s Modular Architecture Tailored to India Market http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kwid-s-modular-architecture-tailored-india-market <div class="node-body article-body">The alliance introduced its CFA architecture in 2013 with the all-new ’14 Nissan Rogue CUV. It and other CFA models are sold in developed markets, but CMF-A designates affordable vehicles destined for emerging markets such as India. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kwid-s-modular-architecture-tailored-india-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kwid-s-modular-architecture-tailored-india-market#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Nissan Renault Sales & Marketing Component Globalization Local Content Manufacturing Technology Product Development Tue, 09 Jun 2015 09:49:00 +0000 1294231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>High level of local parts sourcing helps keep Kwid price down.</strong></p> Ford Ranger New Zealand’s Top Seller in Flat May http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-ranger-new-zealand-s-top-seller-flat-may <div class="node-body article-body">Motor Industry Assn. CEO David Crawford says the four best-selling models in May were light-commercial vehicles, with the top-selling car, the Toyota Corolla, ranking fifth with 310.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-ranger-new-zealand-s-top-seller-flat-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-ranger-new-zealand-s-top-seller-flat-may#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific New Zealand Ford Mazda Nissan Toyota Sales Results Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1292711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Corolla only car among May&rsquo;s five best-sellers.</strong></p> Fighter Jets Inspired ’16 Nissan Maxima http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/fighter-jets-inspired-16-nissan-maxima <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As part of creating the eighth-generation sedan, a Nissan crew spent quality time with the Blue Angels jet-fighter air-show team.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/fighter-jets-inspired-16-nissan-maxima" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/fighter-jets-inspired-16-nissan-maxima#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Nissan Test Drives Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:01:00 +0000 1289051 at http://wardsauto.com '16 Nissan Maxima http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-nissan-maxima <div class="node-body gallery-body">As part of creating the eighth-generation sedan, a Nissan crew spent quality time with the Blue Angels jet-fighter air-show team.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-nissan-maxima" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-nissan-maxima#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Nissan Test Drives Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1289041 at http://wardsauto.com Spanish Companies Plan Homegrown Electric Vehicle http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/spanish-companies-plan-homegrown-electric-vehicle <div class="node-body article-body">The EV’s powertrain will be supplied by the electromobility division of Jofemar, a global leader in vending-machine production. The company likely will assemble the powertrain from components now on the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/spanish-companies-plan-homegrown-electric-vehicle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/spanish-companies-plan-homegrown-electric-vehicle#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Spain Nissan Tesla Politics Body Electric Vehicles Product Development Vehicle Assembly Mon, 01 Jun 2015 09:55:00 +0000 1289261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Prototype EV suggests designer&rsquo;s retro leanings.</strong></p> Nissan Maxima Competes in ‘Frankenstein Segment’ http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-maxima-competes-frankenstein-segment <div class="node-body article-body">The eighth-generation sedan goes up against a lot of competitors in various vehicle sectors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-maxima-competes-frankenstein-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/nissan-maxima-competes-frankenstein-segment#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Nissan Retail Sales & Marketing Fri, 29 May 2015 10:51:00 +0000 1288961 at http://wardsauto.com