Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the 12 months to March 31, 2016. The company delivered increased full-year revenues and profitability. Rising demand for new products in North America, Western Europe and China offset the impact of negative foreign exchange movements and slowing or declining sales in emerging markets.
Nissan announced today European sales for April of 52,596 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.2 percent. Calendar year sales to date total 258,987 units with a market share of 3.9 percent.
The new 2017 Nissan GT-R, with its fresh new look inside and out, as well as major driving performance enhancements, makes its West Coast public premiere on Saturday, May 14 at the 2016 Z-Bash. Held this year at the Angel Stadium parking lot in Anaheim, Calif., the Z-Bash promises to be one of the largest gatherings of Nissan performance cars this year – including Datsun 510s and Datsun Roadsters to Z® cars and GT-Rs of all ages and modifications.
Olympic cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy heads to Imola this weekend for round two of the European Le Mans Series – his next step on the road to his 24 Hours of Le Mans debut. After winning the inaugural LM P3 championship last year in the European Le Mans Series, Hoy has graduated to LM P2 with Algarve Pro Racing and will make his Le Mans debut this June.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today the appointment of its first chief sustainability officer, senior vice president Hitoshi Kawaguchi. As chief sustainability officer, Kawaguchi's responsibilities include representing the company on global sustainability issues.
Nissan Motorsport has recorded a strong finish to the V8 Supercar Perth Supersprint at Barbagallo Raceway, with Rick Kelly and Michael Caruso both finishing inside the Top 10. The No.15 Sengled Altima started the 83-lap race in seventh place, following a strong qualifying effort earlier in the day.
Nissan GT Academy Team RJN may not have been outright contenders at Brands Hatch this weekend in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, but the team enters next weekend's Endurance Cup round at Silverstone in a confident frame of mind.
After an exciting 2015 entrance to the world of Canadian motorsport, the Nissan Micra Cup will kick off its second season this weekend, May 14-15, with a myriad of drivers on the Calabogie track, located southwest of Ottawa, Ontario. Two races are scheduled, one on Saturday and another on Sunday.
With the UEFA Champions League finalists determined this week (Real Madrid will play Atlético Madrid on May 28 in Milan), Nissan, the Official Global Automotive Sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, has revealed the scientific formula for excitement in soccer. In partnership with sports science experts at Loughborough University in Leicestershire, England, the Nissan Excitement Index uses data gathered through physiological reactions of soccer fans watching UEFA Champions League matches.