From the Geneva show floor, find out what Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn has to say about the Nissan Sway Concept, plans to grow the Alliance into the world's third-largest automaker, the possibility of Apple developing an electric vehicle, and more from Geneva.
Atlanta is America's top market for sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF, and in an effort to encourage more EV sales and increase all-electric miles driven, Nissan is working with Georgia Power to make EV charging available at more workplaces in the region.
Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, met today with His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain, at the Albéniz Palace in Barcelona, where they discussed the state of today's global automotive market, as well as Renault's future prospects in Spain.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today awarded the 2015 Nissan Sentra a “Top Safety Pick” vehicle safety rating. The Institute’s “Top Safety Pick” award recognizes passenger vehicles that excel in protecting passengers in moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests and also achieve a “Good” or “Acceptable” rating in the small overlap frontal test. The 2015 Sentra scored “Good” in all five of the “Top Safety Pick” categories.
Nissan brand moved up five positions and achieved an above industry average ranking for vehicle dependability according to the 2015 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study. In this year’s J.D. Power study of model year 2012 vehicles, Nissan jumped to 13th among brands with 128 problems per hundred vehicles (PPH). Nissan recorded 19 fewer PPH than the industry average of 147.
Nissan’s best-selling Altima drove back into the headlines again when earlier this month Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com named the 2015 model one of the “10 Best Sedans Under $25,000.” KBB.com editors selected the Altima due to its standout fuel economy, notably comfortable front seats and “cool” Easy Fill Tire Alert system, among other features.
To be unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Sway is a glimpse at how a future generation of small Nissan models could look if the company's striking new design language was applied to a European hatchback.