Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says localization and lower costs will be key to Nissan's leadership in China's emerging electric car market. Ghosn, speaking at Kansai University amid a gathering of Nissan LEAF owners and students, told the Global Media Center that with China's 2 million electric car goal for 2020, Nissan will do everything possible to be the EV leader.
Miyagi Prefectural Assemblyman Takashi Abe attended an event at local Hamaichi Elementary School commemorating the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, and ongoing revival efforts.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its plan to expand the use of Advanced High Tensile Strength Steel (AHSS) in to up to 25 percent of the vehicle parts (measured by weight) installed in its new production models. Nissan will make use of advanced high tensile strength steel starting in 2017 as one of its initiatives to help reduce vehicle weight.
Nissan today announced it recorded market share growth in Europe in February 2013, increasing by 0.3 percentage points to 4.2%. This was spearheaded by strong fiscal year-to-date market share in 21 of Nissan's major European markets, contributing to the 49,114 units sold during the month.