Rich Miller here, Director of Product Planning for trucks and SUVs at Nissan North America. I've been involved with Nissan's truck program since 1995 when I was first hired by the company's Arizona Technical Center to handle durability testing and Vehicle Evaluation and Quality.
Nissan's Canadian sales have consistently outperformed the industry in 2014 – up 28.5 per cent CYTD through June. And though led by the all-new Micra and recently redesigned Altima, Rogue, Sentra and Pathfinder, other models such as LEAF (+86.3%), Versa Note (+14.4%), Frontier (+20.5%) and NV200 (+244.3%) are also showing strong results month after month. This gives the Nissan lineup great momentum heading into the 2015 model year.
Nissan's full-size Titan pickup will become the automaker's next crowd-sourced project vehicle. Nissan made the announcement today during a special media event at the 2014 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show and Conference in Las Vegas.
Nissan is in the development phase of its next-generation Titan full-size pickup, and the automaker is talking to the people who know trucks well – people who can provide the latest insight into what truck buyers want.
Herding cattle, mending fences, hunting and fishing. These are the memories of summer for Nissan’s Rich Miller. A 10,000-acre ranch south of Boise, Idaho, was his playground. It was also the perfect spot to bring his colleagues who are working on bringing the next-generation Nissan Titan to market.
At the kickoff of Nissan 360, an industry showcase of Nissan's global product and technology portfolio, the company announced it will offer a newly-developed Cummins V8 turbo diesel in its next-generation full-size pickup.
Following a banner 2013 model year that saw the introduction of all-new generations of the Nissan Altima, Nissan Sentra and Nissan Pathfinder, the parade of innovative all-new designs continues for 2014. Leading the way is the stylish entry-level Nissan Versa Note hatchback and the right-sized Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo commercial van (on sale now) with more to come. Here is a top-line overview of the changes, followed by more complete “Fast Facts” product information.