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News Automotive General
May 28, 2020  

Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology

Shared technology will include electric cars and autonomous driving

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 28, 2019  

Nissan invests in production to prepare for electric age

Changes involve robotics and sensors to decrease physical stress on assembly-line workers.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
February 5, 2019  

British economy ‘stalling’ amid intensified Brexit worries

Purchasing managers’ survey shows companies increasingly risk averse and eager to reduce overheads.

News Automotive General
December 17, 2018  

Nissan board meets but no chairman picked to replace Ghosn

Ghosn and another board member Greg Kelly were formally charged last week with falsifying financial reports.

News Automotive General
December 13, 2018  

Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup

Japanese media and some analysts have raised the possibility that the charges against Carlos Ghosn were engineered to sideline him.

News Automotive General
December 11, 2018  

Detention of Nissan’s Ghosn extended through Dec. 20

Ghosn and fellow Nissan executive Greg Kelly were charged Dec. 10.

News General
November 22, 2018  

Nissan Motor board fires Ghosn as chairman following arrest

The company’s board of directors voted unanimously to dismiss Ghosn as chairman and as a representative director.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 19, 2018  

Nissan chairman Ghosn to be dismissed for misconduct

Allegations also concern a representative director, unreported income combined is $44 million.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 23, 2018  

Feds widen safety probes of Ford, VW and Nissan vehicles

NHTSA investigators found more consumer complaints about airbag and brake problems.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 12, 2017  

Nissan seeks dramatic jumps ahead in innovation

Goal is kakushin over kaizen, to deliver change that’s a multiple of the previous.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 9, 2017  

Nissan to pay $97.7M in proposed Takata settlement

Settlement would pay for a new outreach program to ensure Takata air bags are removed from 4.4 million affected Nissan vehicles.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 8, 2017  

UAW defiant in Mississippi loss as union opponents celebrate

Union alleges Nissan broke federal labour law and intimidated workers into voting “no.”

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General
July 12, 2017  

Rally starts union push at Mississippi Nissan plant

Nissan management opposes a union, although it says workers are free to choose whether they’d like to be represented or not.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 11, 2017  

Union files for vote by workers at Mississippi Nissan plant

Pro-union campaign seeks to link support with civil rights for African-Americans.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
May 3, 2017  

US auto sales tumble in what could be first annual drop since 2009

Of major automakers, only Hyundai and Volkswagen reported increases.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
April 5, 2017  

Quebec cottage region emerges as electric car capital of Canada

The region of Lanaudiere, north of Montreal, has the highest per capita electric car ownership in Quebec.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 5, 2016  

Nissan testing autonomous vehicles at Japanese plant

Automaker thinks the technology will eventually save costs and boost efficiency.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
October 25, 2016  

Nissan adding 300 jobs to develop common connected car technology

Automaker is also seeking out technology partnerships with companies such as Microsoft.

News Manufacturing General
August 31, 2016  

More Mitsubishi models in Japan with inflated mileage

Automaker acknowledged in April it systematically falsified mileage data on minicars.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
June 22, 2016  

Mitsubishi expects $1.4B loss after mileage cheating

Sales have plummeted, especially in Japan, where the automaker expects a 41% drop.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
May 18, 2016  

Mitsubishi Motors president resigning over mileage scandal

Automaker admits rigging goes back 25 years, and includes discontinued models.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 12, 2016  

Nissan takes 34% stake in scandal hit Mitsubishi Motors

Investing $2.2 billion, will share platforms, purchasing and technology.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 21, 2016  

Mitsubishi Motors finds falsified fuel mileage tests

Inaccurate tests involved 625,000 low-mileage minicars that began production in 2013.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
November 24, 2015  

Ford stops using Takata air bag inflators in future vehicles

Automaker joins Honda, Toyota and Nissan in deciding against putting the troubled inflators in their cars.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 27, 2015  

Nissan expands recall to 59,000 sedans worldwide

Japanese automaker to fix possible fuel leaks in Altimas and Maximas.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 14, 2015  

More Honda recalls for Takata air bag inflators

Also recalled 47,800 Acura and other models for a defect in the radar system.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 13, 2015  

More recalls for problem Takata air bag inflators

Nearly 5 million addition vehicles worldwide, 18,000 in Canada.

News Manufacturing General
May 12, 2015  

Only three SUVs perform well in front crash tests

Nissan Murano and Jeep Wrangler get tops marks from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 23, 2015  

Nissan launches production of redesigned Maxima

More aggressive exterior and interior design, sportier handling and a 300 hp engine.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
February 23, 2015  

Auto worker protest at Miss. plant could open new UAW push

Is the union preparing to launch another salvo in the US deep south?

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
February 19, 2015  

Magna opens chassis production facility in Mexico

130,000 square-foot facility will produce welded structural assemblies for global automakers, including Nissan.

News Automotive Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
February 17, 2015  

Is Apple building an electric car?

Wall Street Journal report says the electronics giant has hired hundreds of people to develop a mini van-like EV.