Mumbai: The 2017 Nissan GT-R, Nissan Motor India's flagship sports car, was launched for the first time in India priced at Rs 1.99 crore (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
"The GT-R is a very special car for Nissan and we are delighted to add it to our Indian line-up for the first time in its history," Guillaume Sicard, President - Nissan India Operations was quoted as saying in a statement.
"It also continues our commitment to our Indian customers to offer an evolving range of dynamic and exciting new models. The GT-R will give a great boost to the Nissan brand in India and is guaranteed to turn many heads."
According to the company, 2017 Nissan GT-R is produced at Nissan`s state-of-the-art plant in Tochigi, Japan, and will be brought to India as a CBU (completely built-up unit).
Hong Kong/Tokyo, Dec 26 : Taxis are convenient daily transportation for the citizens in Hong Kong.
About 18,000 taxis operating in the city are sedan type vehicles having limited trunk space.
This makes it difficult for wheelchair users.
Nissan Motor recently unveiled a new generation taxi for Hong Kong.
It offers an innovative functional cabin that unites comfort with hospitality.
Shiro Nagai, a senior manager (Communications) with Nissan Global Co., Ltd., said, "This NV200 will make an important contribution to Hong Kong society, and providing mobility to all people in Hong Kong."
The new taxi offers barrier-free access to users realized by a universal design layout.
Washington, Aug 28 : Nissan has added a new feature to its upcoming cars that would allow users to send text messages while driving, without taking their eyes off the road.
The hands-free text messaging assistant is part of NissanConnect, which is free for three years and then costs about 20 dollars per year.
Users can reply to people via canned responses, or add their own custom messages. Users can also set a default reply for everyone who sends them any message.
New Delhi: Japanese car maker Nissan today reported over two-fold increase in sales at 5,021 units in India for the month of May.
The company had sold 2,080 vehicles in May 2013, Nissan Group of India said in a statement.
The newly launched brand Datsun GO contributed 1,992 units, it added. Commenting on the sales performance, Nissan Group of India President Kenichiro Yomura said: "Our sales performance has been encouraging since the start of FY'14 and our aim is to continue to remain progressive on our performance.
New Delhi, March 19 : Japan's Nissan Motor Company Wednesday launched its entry-level hatchback, Datsun GO, priced between Rs. 3.12 lakh and Rs. 3.69 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The launch marks the revival of the Datsun brand after 32 years. The entry-level hatchback which has been engineered and developed in India was first showcased last year.
The entry-level vehicle is powered by a 1.2 litre three-cylinder petrol engine and a fuel economy of about 20.63 km a litre. The engine is coupled with a five-speed manual transmission.
Chennai, Feb 4 - Japanese auto major Nissan Motor Company hopes to clock 50 percent of its sales volumes from its Datsun models in India, a senior company official said.
"Datsun will account for 50 percent of the total Nissan's sales in India," Toshiyuki Shiga, vice chairman, Nissan Motor Company said at a company function to commemorate the rolling out of the Datsun Go model near here.
He said the customers of Datsun want more value for money without compromising on vehicle features.
Chennai, Nov 26 : The Indian subsidiary of Japanese automobile company Nissan Motor Company will set up a separate distribution network for selling its Datsun GO cars to be launched next year, it said Tuesday.
A company spokesperson told IANS that the existing distribution arrangement with Hover Automotive India would continue for Nissan badged vehicles.
Currently, Hover Automotive is responsible for setting up a dealer network for Nissan Motor India.
Mumbai, Aug 20 : Japanese auto maker Nissan Tuesday showcased the new Terrano premium compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) all set to go on sale in October across the country.
Refusing to give any details on pricing, the company said that the starting price tag for the car would be below Rs. 10 lakh and that the bookings will commence Sep 1.
"Terrano marks our entry into the compact SUV segment, which is one of the fastest growing segments in the Indian market today," Kenichiro Yomura, president, Nissan India Operations, said.
Japanese automaker, Nissan has entered into a ten year agreement with the Ennore Port Limited for exporting its vehicles to other parts of the world.
The agreement includes special services for the company such as in wharf age up to 60,000 units, free parking space and priority in handling its automobile units. The company has already export a total of 2.5 lakh units of cars from Chennai.
Hinduja Group's Ashok Leyland Ltd recently introduced the world to its new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) called Stile, which has been developed by Ashok Leyland-Nissan Motor Co joint venture.
Scheduled to hit the roads later this year, the Ashok Leyland Stile will be rolled out of Nissan's Oragadam-based manufacturing facility.
The Stile will be available in Diesel as well as CNG versions. With seating options of 2 and 3 rows, the vehicle will target urban and rural areas, panel vans, hotel shuttles, taxi service, ambulance service and more.
Mexico City, June 6 - Japanese automaker Nissan said it would begin selling its Note model, which is being made in Mexico, in the middle of this month, targeting the US and Canadian markets.
The Note, a mini MPV launched in 2004, was being made at the plants in Kyushu, Japan, and Sunderland, England.
The automaker began manufacturing the model last month at its plant in Aguascalientes, a state in central Mexico.
Chennai, May 10 : Production of cars at the Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt Ltd (RNAIPL) will not be impacted due to the fire that gutted down the warehouse belonging to Yusen Logistics (India) Ltd, a senior official of Nissan Motor India Friday said.
Renault Nissan Automotive is a vehicle manufacturing joint venture between French group Renault and Japanese Nissan Motor Company. The 400,000 units per annum car plant, located at Oragadam near here, rolls out Nissan and Renault badged cars.
Japanese automaker, Nissan has recorded an increase of 2.3 per cent in its global revenues to 9.6 trillion during the year.
The company also said that its total net income rose marginally by 0.3 per cent to 342.45 billion yen or about $3.4 billion during the year. Nissan, which is partly owned by France's Renault, has said that it is expecting its net profit to rise 23 per cent to 420 billion yen during the current financial year.
Auto giant, Nissan has said that it is planning to organise the world premiere of the new Datsun at the Kingdom of Dreams in New Delhi on July 15.
The company is planning to revive the iconic Datsun brand after 32 years in countries including India, Russia, Indonesia and South Africa. Carlos Ghosn, global CEO of Renault-Nissan will showcase the new model of the car, which is expected to be a hatchback in the country.
Japan-based Nissan Motor Co on Tuesday reshuffled its senior management team for India operations.
Japanese auto maker Nissan today announced rejig of top management in India with Kenichiro Yomura being appointed as President.
The auto giant announced that it appointed Kenichiro Yomura as the new President of Nissan Motor India. Yomura, who was previously serving the company as MD and CEO, will now be responsible for the company's overall functioning in India.
Japanese auto makers are planning to recall three million vehicles worldwide due to an issue with the airbags on the passenger side.
It is believed that the inflator of airbags may burst and send various plastic pieces flying in the vehicles. Honda is planning to recall 1.1 million vehicles while Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles. Out of the total, Honda will recall more than 107,000 in Canada and Toyota will recall about 580,000 in North America. Nissan recalled 480,000 vehicles around the world including about 137,000 of them in Japan.
Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd enjoyed a year-on-year increase of 11 per cent in its domestic sales in the financial year ending March 31, 2013.
The Indian arm of Japan-based auto giant reported that it sold a total of 36,975 vehicles in the twelve months to March 31, as compared with 33,270 units in the previous twelve months.
Mid-size Nissan Sunny sedan accounted for the biggest share of the company's total sales at 24,011 units. The premium compact vehicle Micra sold 11,454 units, while urban-class utility vehicle Evalia sold a total of
In a desperate bid to increase sales, Indian car companies are offering heavy discounts on their various models.
The combination of economic slowdown, escalating fuel costs and high interest rates has taken a considerable toll on demand for cars in the country. Auto companies failed to allure customers even during the festive season of Dusshera and Diwali.
The sales in the US auto sector increased to its highest level in five years during the month of November as sales rebounded following the super storm Sandy.
The increased ahs caused industry officials to be optimistic about the coming year. Sales in November increased 15 per cent to 1.14 million vehicles, which is the highest level since
2007 when the financial crisis hit the American economy and pushed demand down in the sector.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 13,000 units of Nissan Motor's best-selling Altima sedans are being recalled in the US, due to some loosening issues with the bolts in the vehicle's steering system.