Rebecca Barker Vest, vice president, corporate development and social responsibility, for Nissan North America, Inc., today was named one of the winners of the Nashville Business Journal 2017 Women of Influence Awards. Now in its 11th year, the Women of Influence Awards honor women who are shaping their companies, improving Nashville communities and paving the way for the next generation of influential female leaders.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance delivered significant growth in 2016, with global sales of 9.96 million vehicles. The car group also reinforced its leadership in zero-emission vehicles with cumulative sales of nearly 425,000 electric vehicles since the introduction of the Nissan LEAF in 2010, followed by the Renault ZOE.
In winter, many truck enthusiasts take to the roads, on- and off-road, not letting a little snow, rain, sleet or ice slow them down. Others take to the parts and accessories catalogs – and garages – to configure and build modified versions of their existing rides. Nissan Motorsports chose to do both, creating a one-off TITAN half-ton truck just in time to hit the streets of Northern Illinois for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.
Just as the powerful all-new Nissan 2016 TITAN XD was about to go on sale in late 2015, a highly modified version made its debut at the SEMA show, the epicenter for automotive parts and accessories. Now, Nissan Motorsports is back at the parts and accessories bins again, creating another show worthy modified TITAN XD project in time for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. The new Motorsports TITAN XD will be on display at the auto show, February 11th – 20th, 2017 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
On Saturday, February 4, 2017, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant kicked off Black History Month 2017 with a free screening of the movie "Hidden Figures" for more than 200 girls in the Greater Jackson area.
One of five global brands that joined forces with Lucasfilm Ltd. for the extensive global promotional campaign in support of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," Nissan is bringing an immersive "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"-inspired experience for consumers visiting the Nissan display to the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.
Before the alliance between Renault and Nissan Motor, I had been to Japan only once in my life. It was in 1984, and I was still with Michelin. I had gone on a business trip to visit Komatsu, but my stay lasted for only two days – too short to get a real impression.
The Nissan NV Cargo X project vehicle, arguably the most extreme version of Nissan Commercial Vehicles’ flagship NV Cargo van ever created, will make its world auto show debut at the upcoming 2017 Chicago Auto Show. Built in partnership with legendary off-road builder Ian Johnson, the NV Cargo X stands over seven-and-a-half feet tall on 37-inch tires and is powered by a Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel transplanted from a Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup.