Nissan Motor Co

Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors holds media briefing; CEOs to attend

The Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced on Thursday that a joint news conference together with Nissan Motor Co. will happen with Mitsubishi Chairman and President Osamu Masuko and Nissan Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn on the side.

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Nissan Introduces Armada 2017 Full Size SUV

Nissan has introduced the all new Armada 2017 full size SUV on Wednesday. The second generation flagship SUV completes Nissan’s transformation of its SUV and crossover lineup that started three years ago. The SUV will be available with three trim levels in both two-wheel and four-wheel drive- SV, SL and Platinum.

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Japanese auto majors may post encouraging quarterly results

The second quarter for Japanese automobile majors is expected to be positive as the sales surged in the US market. Toyota Motor Corp, Nissan Motor Co and Honda Motor Co. registered a rise in sales volume in the North American market during July to September. Investors are closely monitoring the forecasts about vehicle sales to ascertain the possible outcome from the third quarter results. The US and China markets account for one-third of global sales for the top three Japanese automobile companies. The rise in US sales and weaker Yen may add to profits for the Japanese automobile majors during the quarter.

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Here's a quick drive to the Tokyo Motor Show 2015 highlights

The 44th Tokyo Motor Show is open to the public from October 30 to November 8. This is where the car manufacturers, especially Japanese ones, reveal new car concepts and designs.

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Ghosn says Renault-Nissan can compete without new partners

French automaker Renault SA and its Japanese partner Nissan Motor Co continue to increase savings through synergies and can meet longer-term goals without expanding its current alliances, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Japan's three top carmakers to expand Takata air bag recalls by millions

Japan's three biggest carmakers said on Wednesday they would expand a huge global recall triggered by potentially fatal air bags made by Takata Corp, saying they were taking back millions of vehicles worldwide for investigation.

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China consumer show targets Volkswagen, Nissan, Mercedes

Car makers, including Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE), Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) and Daimler AG's (DAIGn.DE) Mercedes Benz, said they are probing allegations aired late on Sunday by Chinese state TV that the firms oversold repairs and spare parts to drivers.

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Mazda bets on diesel-only car for Japan launch of key 2015 model

Japan's Mazda Motor Corp (7261.T) will sell only diesel-powered cars in the domestic launch of its key model for 2015, gambling it can convince the country's army of hybrid petrol-electric drivers that the days of sooty, noisy diesels are long gone.

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Japan automakers hit production snags as U.S. port dispute drags on

Japanese automakers are being forced to ship some car parts to U.S. plants by expensive air cargo and tweak production processes as a protracted labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports shows no signs of letting up.

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GM and China’s SAIC to push into Indonesia with no-frills vans

General Motors (GM.N) and Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp (600104.SS) will soon announce a joint push into Indonesia, using their no-frills Wuling brand to establish a beachhead in Southeast Asia’s biggest market and from there tackle other markets in the region.

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GM develops contingency plans in case Takata recalls widen

General Motors Co (GM.N) has developed contingency plans in case recalls of potentially lethal Takata-made air bag inflators widens, forcing the U.S. automaker to repair millions of vehicles, the company said on Friday.

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Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android - sources

Google Inc (GOOGL.O) is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in their smartphones.

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Takata discloses air bags with a new flaw were made from 2008-2014

Takata Corp disclosed for the first time that it began making air bags with a recently discovered flaw as early as 2008, in a report to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the agency released on Saturday.

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Nissan recalls 238,000 2013 Altima sedans on hood latch issue

Nissan Motor Co is recalling about 238,000 Altima sedans from the 2013 model year because a secondary hood latch may not hold, increasing the risk of a crash, U.S safety regulators and the company said on Friday.

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Carmakers, others fund research toward cars that talk to each other

A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said on Friday.

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