Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported October U.S. sales of 79,685 units versus 82,346 units a year earlier, down 3.2 percent. Nissan Division sales decreased 6.0 percent for the month at 70,928 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were up 27.6 percent over the prior year, to 8,757 units.
Nissan North America will offer employee pricing and discounted financing on Nissan and Infiniti vehicles to eligible individuals in FEMA-designated disaster and emergency areas who need to replace vehicles lost to Hurricane Sandy.
Nissan today announced that Allen Childs will retire as president, Nissan Canada, following a distinguished career with the company. He will be replaced by Christian Meunier, currently president, Nissan Brazil, who will become president of Nissan's third largest market in the Americas. Both changes are effective January 1, 2013.
The final round of this year's SUPER GT series, the "Motegi GT 250km" took place on Sunday, October 28th at Twin Ring Motegi. After qualifying 7th, the #1 S Road REITO MOLA GT-R (Masataka Yanagida / Ronnie Qintarelli) made an excellent start and advanced throughout the race to finish 2nd, a mere hair's breadth away from the victors.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents the second edition of The Dashboard, our weekly program on the cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships changing the automotive industry, particularly here in Asia.
Teenagers of today may someday build robots designed for lunar colonization, planetary exploration, asteroid mining, or even automobile manufacturing. A group of 18 middle and high school teams got a head start at the annual Lipscomb/Nissan Music City BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition on Oct. 20 in Nashville, Tenn.