Three millionth Qashqai built in UK as Nissan Europe sets sales record

ROLLE, Switzerland – Nissan Europe capped a record-breaking 2017 with the production of the three millionth Nissan Qashqai in the U.K., just over a decade after the category-defining vehicle made its debut. Read more

Nissan’s e-POWER technology wins environmental award

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Jan. 31, 2018) – Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain technology, which helped make the Nissan Note Japan’s best-selling compact car last year, has won a prestigious Japanese environmental award for its contributions to reducing CO2 emissions.

The Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ), an organization backed by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, awarded e-POWER its Chairman’s Prize as part of the Energy Conservation Grand Prize Awards for fiscal 2017. Read more

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi sells 10.6 million vehicles in 2017

  • – Combined sales by Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors rise 6.5% to 10,608,366 units in 2017 – one in nine passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold worldwide
  • – Zero-emission leadership maintained with cumulative sales of 540,623 electric vehicles since 2010

PARIS/YOKOHAMA/TOKYO (January 30, 2018) – Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s leading automotive Alliance, today announced that its member companies sold a combined total of 10,608,366 units in the 12 months to December 31, 2017. Read more

Nissan production, sales and exports for December 2017 and CY 2017

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Jan. 30, 2018) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced production, sales and export figures for December 2017 and calendar year 2017.

“2017 was our best-ever year for global sales and production,” said Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci, global head of marketing and sales. “The Rogue series set an annual sales record in the U.S. In China, we also delivered a record year of sales, bolstered by demand for both the Nissan and Venucia brands. We launched the new Nissan LEAF in October. Nissan will build on this momentum to bring Nissan Intelligent Mobility experiences to more customers globally.” Read more

Engine production at Nissan’s Resende plant in Brazil reaches 200,000

RESENDE, Brazil – A major milestone was achieved this week by Nissan's Resende Industrial Complex, in Rio de Janeiro State in Brazil. Less than four years since start of operations, Nissan's plant in Brazil has produced its 200,000th engine – a 1.6-liter, 16V four-cylinder unit. This extremely energy efficient engine powers three Nissans made in Resende: March, Versa and Kicks. The plant also manufactures the 1.0-liter, 12V engine that equips the Nissan March and Nissan Versa. Read more

A fast but unfortunate Rolex 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – While the Nissan-powered ESM team is disappointed to not finish this year's Rolex 24 at Daytona, the team displayed an impressive pace that proved the bright green prototypes will again be a strong contender in 2018. Read more

Nissan/Datsun legend Bob Sharp added to Sports Car Club of America Hall of Fame in the U.S.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan legend Bob Sharp has been added to the Sports Car Club of America's (SCCA) Hall of Fame as part of its 2018 class of inductees. Read more

Where tradition meets modernity – inspiration for the Nissan Xmotion concept

DETROIT – The Nissan Xmotion concept, which made its world debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show, signals the future direction of Nissan SUV design. Inspired by traditional Japanese craftsmanship, Xmotion stands out from other concept vehicles with design inspired by Nissan's Japanese heritage. Read more

Datsun marks important milestone of 300,000 Datsun cars sold

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Datsun has passed the milestone of 300,000 cars sold globally since the first Datsun car of the 21st century – the Datsun GO – was sold in India. Read more