Nissan today announced executive changes in the company's North American region (NNA) as it completes a record-setting 2016 fiscal year, the final year of the company's "Power 88" mid-term business plan.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is creating a light commercial vehicle business unit to expand its global presence in this growing segment. By unleashing the full potential of Renault's van expertise and Nissan's truck know-how in key markets, the Alliance intends to grow its light commercial vehicle sales worldwide.
Nissan today was announced as the "Best Environmental Performance Brand" for 2017 by the Automotive Science Group (ASG), a lifecycle data-driven research group founded by environmental policy consultancy Eco-innovations, LLC. ASG's annual study also found Nissan "to embody exceptional environmental integrity along its production and distribution chains, as well as in the Nissan products themselves." In addition to the overall brand award, four Nissan models finished among the top vehicles in their categories in ASG's 2017 Automotive Performance Index (API).
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As part of its commitment to creating a zero-emission, zero-fatality future for mobility, Nissan today showed to the media its real-world testing of next generation autonomous drive prototype vehicles taking place in the east of London.
Founded in 1999, the Alliance, with its new partner Mitsubishi Motors, is the longest-lasting cross-cultural combination among major carmakers. This unique partnership is a pragmatic, flexible business tool that can expand to accommodate new projects and partners worldwide.
At the recommendation of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn, the Nissan Board of Directors has decided that as of April 1, 2017, Hiroto Saikawa will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ghosn will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and he will seek a renewal of his mandate at the company’s general shareholders meeting in June 2017.