Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. today announced that Jonathan Adashek will be appointed to Global Vice President of Communications and Chief Communications Officer effective September 30. He will be based at the company's headquarters in Yokohama, Japan.
In 2008, Nissan and PlayStation® joined forces in Europe to create an experiment to see if a Gran Turismo® gamer could transfer their skills to become a real racing driver. Fast forward to 2015, and the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy has attracted over five million entrants and become an established route into top-level motorsport. Its talented alumni continue to deliver race wins and podiums for Nissan in a variety of championships across the globe.
Nissan pioneered the crossover sector with its amazingly successful JUKE, Qashqai and X-Trail ranges in Europe. With a combination of rugged 4x4 looks, hatchback running costs, luxury car rivaling technology and quality, more than 2.5 million have been sold across Europe.
Nissan today announced that it will delay its return to the LM P1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship and instead focus on technical issues that challenged its race team during the Le Mans 24 Hours.
"Today, Nissan is reporting solid financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 against a mixed backdrop for the global economy, and a varied performance in the different regions in which we operate."
Nissan’s Alex Buncombe (GB), Katsumasa Chiyo (JAP) and Wolfgang Reip (BEL) took a commanding victory in Saturday’s 1000km Blancpain Endurance Series race, which ran into the night at Paul Ricard in France. This was the first overall Blancpain Endurance Series win for Nissan and the best possible warm up for next month’s Spa 24 Hours for Nissan GT Academy Team RJN.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. made great strides in reducing CO2 emissions and improving sustainability in its global corporate activities in fiscal year 2014 while simultaneously increasing vehicle production and plant energy efficiency.