Nissan Job Cuts Go Deeper Than Expected

Nissan Job Cuts Go Deeper Than Expected

Nissan will slash 12,500 jobs worldwide, significantly more than earlier reports from Japan had indicated. The company also plans to reduce its production capacity by 10% over the next three years, while eliminating 10% of its current model mix. “Our situation right...
U.S. New Vehicle Sales Tick Upward in May

U.S. New Vehicle Sales Tick Upward in May

With Fiat Chrysler and Toyota leading the way, automakers surprised on the upside in May, posting modest sales increases for the month. FCA, where overall sales increased 2%, reported setting three records in May, led by the Ram brand which notched its 12th...
From Minicars to $4M Hypercars, Something for Everyone

From Minicars to $4M Hypercars, Something for Everyone

There’s been plenty of talk about the end of the auto show era, and we’ve certainly seen a lot of manufacturers step back from the lavish previews that were the norm in decades past. That said, this year’s New York International Auto Show looks to be a major event,...
Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition Bound for NYIAS

Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition Bound for NYIAS

The sedan is dead. Long live the sedan. While SUVs and CUVs may be taking over the U.S. market at a rapid pace, there’s still a sizable market for classic, three-box models like the Infiniti Q50. Nissan’s luxury brand is betting it can increase the sedan’s appeal by...
Infiniti Set to Abandon Western European Market

Infiniti Set to Abandon Western European Market

Infiniti has come to recognize there are limits to its global growth plans, the Nissan luxury brand announcing it will pull out of Western Europe by early next year. Going forward, the brand will limit its scope to just two markets: the U.S. and China. Along with...