Founded in 1999, the Alliance, with its new partner Mitsubishi Motors, is the longest-lasting cross-cultural combination among major carmakers. This unique partnership is a pragmatic, flexible business tool that can expand to accommodate new projects and partners worldwide.
At the recommendation of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn, the Nissan Board of Directors has decided that as of April 1, 2017, Hiroto Saikawa will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ghosn will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and he will seek a renewal of his mandate at the company’s general shareholders meeting in June 2017.
Nissan today announced its association with country music superstar Blake Shelton and the 13-stop Blake Shelton “Doing It To Country Songs” Tour. The partnership extends to 14 additional festival dates where Shelton is to appear.
Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan's new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by racing the carmaker's radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight.
In December 2016, Nissan celebrated another successful motorsports season by saying thanks to the Nissan/NISMO fans – both in Japan and across the world – at NISMO Festival at Fuji Speedway in Japan. More than 30,000 fans attended the event, which brought together the stars and cars of Nissan's past and present motorsport activities from around the world.
Nissan has donated $25,000 to the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute (MMEI) to support ongoing mentoring and academic training efforts of students across the state. Since 2013, Nissan has donated more than $85,000 to the organization.
The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder has been named one of the "12 Best Family Cars of 2017" by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. It is the fourth consecutive year that Pathfinder has been included on the website's annual evaluation and selection of vehicles that "best meet the needs of today's families."
At the end of the fiscal year in March, Nissan Motor will close the book on Nissan Power 88, our current medium-term business plan. The two eights in the title refer to our goal for operating margin and our target for global market share at the end of the plan (to be measured in fiscal 2017).