#NISSAN

Design

Next-Gen Nissan Z Steps Out

Retro design cues mixed with modern touches make 50+ look like the new 1969

Production

Nissan Rounds Up $12.2 Billion to Buoy Turnaround

Trove will help pay for a four-year-long revival plan.

Mitsubishi Motors Ex-Chairman Dies at Age 71

Masuko strove to help revive Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.

Business

EV Owners Get Free Parking in Nissan V2G Demo

The Summer Olympics have been postponed a year. But that hasn’t stopped Nissan from opening its technology pavilion that features bidirectional EV charging stations.

Design

Toyota, Harley-Davidson Nab Top Lightweighting Awards

Electric motorcycles, free-standing seat frames, composite steering knuckles and tension leaf springs

Internet of Things

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?

Economics

A Tough Week for Carmakers

Lousy financial results but considerable optimism that the worst is over.

JLR Taps Ousted Renault Boss Bollore as New CEO

Speth to stay on as non-executive vice chairman

Sales

Mitsubishi Motors Calls It Quits in Europe

New strategy focuses on southeast Asia

Sales

Mitsubishi Updates Lineup, Adds Tech

Next-gen Outlander leads the way

Business

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech

Production

Nissan to Cut Production 30% through 2020?

Report says 1.1 million fewer units planned for April-December

Business

New Name in the Auto Industry: Stellantis

FCA, PSA reach for the stars with corporate identity

Batteries

Nissan Looks to the Future with Ariya EV

New look, more tech. The first in a wave of new models. 

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport V6 SEL Premium R-Line 4Motion

The most striking thing about the Atlas Cross Sport is how big it is.

Business

Tab for Ghosn’s Escape? At Least $862,500

Prosecutors cite payment linked to father-and-son pair

Economics

PSA Says COVID Makes FCA Merger More Critical

Tavares says promised savings and synergies gain value

Car/Ride Sharing

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts

Interiors

This Year’s Best Interiors: Quality at Any Price

WardsAuto’s annual list had plenty of variety

Propulsion

VW Arteon Advances

VW does an upgrade for its halo vehicle

Design

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year

Business

What Suppliers Look for from OEMs

What do suppliers think about their customers? Well, that answer—with a couple of exceptions—isn’t exactly a resounding hurrah.