#NISSAN

Sales

Nissan Phasing Out Commercial Van Operations in N.A.

Commercial sales will pivot to sedans and crossover vehicles.

Autonomous Vehicles

Nissan Readies Big Push into Semi-Robotic Driving

Aim is to collect usage data and cut system costs

Assembly

Nissan, Toyota Want U.K. to Pay for Higher Brexit Tariffs

"Hard" Brexit threatens demise of Britain's auto industry

Simulation

Nissan Speeds CFRP Process

Advanced simulation and improved compression molding could be the key to carbon fiber’s future

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.

Propulsion

2020 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SV

Compact cars may not sell like they used to, but the Sentra is one that would probably surprise those who don’t think about how well a compact sedan can be done

Mitsubishi Motors Ex-Chairman Dies at Age 71

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

Batteries

Polestar: How to Launch an EV Company

Polestar USA head Gregor Hembrough on the challenges of creating a new brand

Hybrid

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.

Aluminum

Toyota, Harley-Davidson Nab Top Lightweighting Awards

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

Automation/Robotics

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

Design

Mitsubishi Updates Lineup, Adds Tech

Next-gen Outlander leads the way

Car/Ride Sharing

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech

Sales

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

Hybrid

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