Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported January U.S. sales of 80,919 units versus 79,313 units a year earlier, up 2 percent. Nissan Division sales in January totaled 73,793, up 1.8 percent over the prior year making it the division's best January ever. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were 7,126, an increase of 4.9 percent over last January.
The Skyline 2000GT (S54) was launched two days before the second Japan Grand Prix in 1964. It was necessary to work round the clock to produce the 100-unit minimum required for GT approval in time for the race. The story of how the 2000GT had put up a brave fight against a Porsche soon spread around the country and the "Skyline legend" was born.
At the Washington Auto Show today, Nissan outlined its strategy for tripling the current electric vehicle quick-charging infrastructure in the United States with the addition of at least 500 quick-charging stations in the next 18 months, including the greater Washington D.C. area's first fast-charge network.
With the recent additions of the Infiniti JX and Nissan LEAF and the future addition of the Nissan Rogue to its vehicle assembly lines in Smyrna, Tenn., the company today announced the opening of its most advanced paint plant in the world, as a black 2013 Infiniti JX rolled off the line.
This year's World Economic Forum provided plenty of memorable and inspirational moments. We look back on the week in Davos, rounding up the most important views, ideas and announcements for the Alliance.
Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, explains why everyone at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos is buzzing about the BRICs - the high-growth economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is backing R20 (www.regions20.com), the climate action group founded by former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger, by becoming a partner of the Vienna R20 Conference (Jan 31-Feb. 1).