Jan 14, 2016

Nissan to adapt crash prevention for China's bad drivers

Call it driving with Chinese characteristics. Nissan Motor Co., which sells more automobiles in China than any other Japanese carmaker, has signed an agreement to work with the China Automotive Technology and Research Center to adapt safety features such as lane keeping and collision ...

Jan 14, 2016

Nissan shuts down websites after anti-whaling cyberattacks

Carmaker Nissan on Wednesday shut down its global websites after a cyberattack that may have been motivated by anger over Japan’s controversial whale and dolphin hunts. The country’s second largest automaker said its sites were being hit on Tuesday evening. “We take any potential ...

Japan's automakers achieve record U.S. sales in 2015

Jan 6, 2016

Japan's automakers achieve record U.S. sales in 2015

Japanese automakers logged record sales in the United States in 2015 as the overall market swelled to an unprecedented level, driven by the stronger economy and robust demand for sport utility vehicles and trucks, Autodata Corp. data showed Tuesday. Manufacturers sold 17.47 million cars ...

Nov 9, 2015

French PM says opposed to Renault, Nissan merger

Following a week of mounting tensions over the role of the state in automaker Renault, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday he is opposed to a full merger of Renault and Nissan, but wants to “preserve the alliance.” “What we want is to ...