July, 2012


June Sales, Share at Records

Nissan's global sales and market share hit records in June, with the Juke a key contributor.


Nissan posts $1.5 bln Q1 operating profit, vehicle sales climb

Nissan posted an operating profit of 120.7 billion yen , or about $1.5 billion, in the first quarter, as vehicle sales climbed 14.6% to 1.21 million.


Behind the Q1 Numbers: Nissan CVP Joji Tagawa

Nissan Corporate Vice President Joji Tagawa explains the first-quarter financial results.

Naomi Hirose, President, Tokyo Electric Power Co.

Japan's Power Gap

Japanese industry and households will face electricity rate hikes, meaning costs for manufacturers, like summer temperatures, are heading higher.


LEAF Limo Stretches Zero-Emission Ride

The Embassy suites hotel in Nashville, Tennessee needed a new way to shuttle guests, committed to luxury and going green, so they helped create a Nissan LEAF limo.

EVP Andy Palmer sits in the New Nissan Note unveiled in Yokohama.

Notable Entry: EVP Andy Palmer on the new Nissan Note

Executive Vice President Andy explains why Nissan expects the new Note to be one of its key global growth models following its launch in Yokohama on Monday.

The New Nissan Note unveiled in Yokohama.

Nissan’s all-new Note makes a splash at global launch party

Nissan held the global premiere of its all-new Note in Yokohama, with sales of the fuel-efficient hatchback to begin in Japan this fall.

CCO Shiro Nakamura stands next to the New Nissan Note unveiled in Yokohama.

Striking the Right Note: Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura

Nissan Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura gives the story behind the new Nissan Note, debuting in Japan on Monday.


Asean Spice

Takayuki Kimura, President of Nissan Motor Asia Pacific and Nissan Motor Thailand discusses growth in the Asean region, the importance of localization and addressing the needs of each specific market.


First Stone for Mexico's New Plant

In a ceremony that fused Japanese and Mexican traditions, Nissan celebrated a historic milestone by setting the first stone of its new manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes.


Nissan on Moody's Credit Rating Upgrade

Nissan Corporate Vice President Joji Tagawa discusses the recent credit rating upgrade by Moody's Investors Service.


LEAF Unlocks Power Grid

Another summer of tight energy supplies is sparking plans for power-saving measures in western Japan, and the Nissan LEAF has become part of the solution with 250 Nissan available free for public and private use in Osaka.

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