In a speech to the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. president and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced the Japanese carmaker's launch timetable for the latest vehicle automation technologies. Following is the transcript of his remarks.
OAK Racing’s Gustavo Yacaman completed a dominant racing weekend by driving his Nissan-powered Morgan prototype to a trifecta of fastest qualifying lap, fastest race lap and, along with co-driver Olivier Pla, a comfortable race win at the Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsports in Bowmanville, Ontario.
Sir Chris Hoy put his off-track excursion at Goodwood far behind him today with an outstanding performance at Spa in round eight of the 2014 British GT Championship. Along with his Nissan teammate, 2012 GT Academy Europe winner Wolfgang Reip, he took a second place podium finish at one of the world’s toughest race tracks.
After finishing third at Detroit and second at Watkins Glen International in the two most recent TUDOR United SportsCar Championship races, OAK Racing came to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park looking to step up to the top of the victory podium.
Nissan has again risen in the ranks of the world's greenest brands. The company improved its position to fourth place in Interbrand's Best Global Green Brands report, up from fifth last year. The survey cited Nissan's leadership in electric vehicles, ambitious EV infrastructure plan and its support for the sustainability goals of governments.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. shareholders today confirmed support for the company's CEO and board of directors with near-unanimous approval of management's three proposals during the 115th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn and Chief Competitive Officer (CCO) Hiroto Saikawa reviewed the company's performance during the past fiscal year and the outlook for the year ahead.