Nissan, pledging to maintain its leadership in electric vehicles, outlined plans to launch eight new EVs and hit annual sales of one million electrified vehicles by 2022.
Nissan North American has elevated several of its top U.S. sales executives to new posts as part of a larger refresh of its North American management ranks. The changes affect the chain of command in Canada.
Former Nissan and Chrysler executive Fred Diaz will be put in charge of Mitsubishi's North American operations, the latest step in the Renault Nissan Alliance's plan to revive the small Japanese brand. Diaz, 52, will become North American president and CEO, succeeding Ryujiro Kobashi, who will return to Mitsubishi's headquarters in Japan.
Nissan's compact Kicks crossover will make its Canadian debut at the Montreal International Auto Show on Jan. 18 and will arrive in showrooms in June. It will target young couples and empty-nesters
Nissan Canada Finance is notifying more 1.13 million customers of a data breach that saw personal information accessed by an unauthorized person or people. NCF is offering free credit monitoring.
Nissan tapped Denis Le Vot of Renault to serve as chairman of Nissan North America. He will succeed Jose Munoz as Nissan's top North American leader, effective Jan. 16. But Le Vot will report to Munoz, who also serves as Nissan's global chief performance officer.
The base model 2018 Leaf S starts at $37,998, including destination charge. That's a $2,000 increase over the MSRP of the outgoing 2017 model. Its range is also up 40 per cent over the last model.
Nissan Canada President Joni Paiva says the company listens to the Canadian market, which is why some vehicles and options differ from those south of the border.
Much like fans, Nissan can't seem to get enough of Star Wars. The automaker has partnered again with Walt Disney's Lucasfilm Ltd. for an out-of-this-world marketing campaign in Canada and the U.S.
Nissan, looking to further capitalize on the crossover craze, is adding the Kicks as a gateway to the brand's light truck lineup. With the Kicks, Nissan will join Fiat with two entries in the subcompact crossover segment.
Carlos Ghosn has big visions for the growth of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. And to make it happen, he knows he must lean on parts suppliers like never before.
When the next-generation Infiniti QX50 crossover arrives next year as a 2019 model, it will be powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine introducing a technology never seen before in a regular production vehicle: variable compression.