Slower sales and increased competition in markets such as China, Russia and Europe put a strain on October results, says Nissan EVP of Global Sales Takao Katagiri. Highlights of the month, however, include the popularity of new models, an updated Nissan LEAF in Japan, and strong sales in Thailand.
Southern California gets its first look at the revolutionary Nissan DeltaWing racecar at the 2012 Los Angeles International Auto Show, which runs at the Los Angels Convention Center from Nov. 30th through Dec. 9th. The low-slung ground missile features half the weight, aerodynamic drag, tire wear and fuel consumption of normal endurance racing cars while remaining competitive on track.
Nissan announced today that effective January 1, 2013, Jose Roman will be named director of Nissan Latin America & the Caribbean (NLAC). He will report directly to Jose Muñoz, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing for the Latin American region and Customer Quality and Dealer Network Development for Nissan Americas.
Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, is taking his passion for speed and performance, and his desire to help others, and applying them to charity. A unique 2013 model year "Bolt Gold" GT-R will go to the highest bidder in a global online charity auction to be held on eBay from November 22 to December 2, 2012.