All Nissan articles – Page 5

  • Lynk & Co 01

    El último eslabón de una cadena creciente


    Geely recurre a su marca Volvo para desarrollar y producir modelos Lynk & Co y ofrecer nuevos sistemas de venta y mantenimiento. Artículo de Ian HenryLa nueva marca china Lynk & Co ha creado una gran expectación muy rápidamente. Cuando el primero modelo 01 salió a la venta en China ...

  • Dongfeng Nissan’s first X-Trail rolls off the line in China

    X-Trail production begins in Xiangyang


    China - The first Nissan X-Trail has rolled off the production line at Dongfeng Nissan's Xiangyang plant, which is located in the northwestern part of Hubei province. At the same time, the facility, which was Dongfeng's first to be built back in 1983, recorded the milestone of making 1.6 million ...

  • VW Workshop e-mobility

    VW invests in solid state batteries


    Germany - The OEM has started a new joint venture with QuantumScape - a start-up based in San José, California, that holds around 200 patents and patent applications for solid state battery technology. VW has promised to invest US$100m in the Stanford spin-off, and the two companies will now work ...

  • Drive-E 4 cylinder Diesel Engine - D3/D2 Front

    Diesel – is the final curtain about to fall?


    Car companies across Europe are facing a serious problem with their diesel line-ups; whether it is the loss of consumer confidence following the VW crisis, or a rising environmental awareness among consumers, coupled with evident official policy moving against diesel, barely a week goes by without reports of declining diesel ...

  • Nissan Aguascalientes

    Nissan commits to steel


    Japan - The OEM has announced plans to make more cars with a new type of steel developed by Nissan and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation. The first vehicle to use the steel was the Infiniti QX50 with the front and rear side members.According to the companies, the steel ...

  • Renault Valladolid AMS janfeb2017

    Renault builds plant in Faisalabad


    Pakistan - The French OEM has revealed that it has bought an industrial plot of land on which it will build a "world-class facility" for the manufacturing and assembly of its vehicles. Production is expected to begin in 2020, with an initial annual capacity of around 50,000 units. Located in ...

  • Nissan Titan XD assembly in Canton

    Nissan's Canton plant turns 15


    Nissan Titan XD assembly in Canton US - The OEM has been making vehicles at its plant in Canton, Mississippi for 15 years. Covering an area of 4.7m sq.ft, it has an annual output capacity of 450,000 units, and currently houses the production of the Altima, Titan, NV, Frontier ...

  • Land Rover discovery Solihull

    JLR opts for EU over UK


    Uncertainties surrounding Brexit are causing some OEMs to move car production from the UK to Europe. Michael Nash investigatesIn November 2016, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said that it would make its all-new Discovery in the UK and Slovakia in order to meet soaring demand in the segment. But news that ...

  • ThyssenKrupp Steel USA, LLC

    Foreign policy friction


    Tariffs on steel imports, NAFTA renegotiation and the return to sanctions on Iran have been at the centre of recent policy actions by the US president; the implications for the auto industry are potentially severe but how things will develop are far from clear.The decision to impose tariffs on steel ...

  • EV disruptors Faraday Future

    Gente nova no pedaço


    Muitas empresas emergentes promissoras estão procurando entrar no segmento de veículos elétricos De todas as forças perturbadoras que ameaçam derrubar as montadoras estabelecidas, a ascensão da energia elétrica poderia ser a primeira a dar o seu golpe. Afinal de contas, esta é uma tecnologia comprovada que pode ser rapidamente adaptada, ...

  • EV disruptors Faraday Future

    Los nuevos chicos del barrio


    Muchas empresas emergentes intentan introducirse en el prometedor segmento de los vehículos eléctricos Las marcas automotrices se enfrentan siempre a las amenazas de las nuevas tecnologías, pero el auge de la energía eléctrica es ahora la principal. Se trata de una tecnología demostrada que cualquier nueva empresa puede adaptar, diseñar ...

  • Lynk & Co 01

    The newest link in a growing chain


    Geely intends to leverage its ownership of Volvo to develop and manufacture Lynk & Co models, and introduce a new approach to sales and service. Report by Ian HenryThe new Chinese brand Lynk & Co made a big splash very quickly. When its first model, the 01, went on sale ...

  • Geothermal system at the Audi site in Györ copy

    Economical alternative


    Andrew Williams looks at how automotive manufacturers are harnessing renewable energy sources and how benefiting their production operationsIn recent years, several of the world’s largest car makers have embarked on high profile initiatives to increase the amount of renewable energy generated at their production sites. One interesting recent example is ...

  • Electric Vehicles 2018 cover copy

    Out now: Electric Vehicles 2018


    As governments and vehicle-makers turn away from combustion engines, the time for EVs is now In this era of stricter regulations, commitment to the environment and energetic competition, alternatively-powered vehicles are central to every OEMs production strategy. While the take up of electrified vehicles over the past two decades has ...