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Nissan has unveiled the 2015 Nissan Versa (facelift) at the ongoing New York Auto Show. Indian readers will be aware that the Nissan Versa in the USA is the same as the Nissan Sunny in India. The changes to the 2015 Nissan Versa are also pretty much similar to that of the Nissan Sunny facelift shown at the Auto Expo 2014. Up front, the sedan gets larger headlamps and chrome border on the grille and...

The third-generation Nissan Murano has been officially unveiled at the Nissan stands in the New York Auto Show. The new Murano gets Nissan’s ‘V-motion’ front-end, LED boomerang headlamps and unique “floating” roof. The interior, Nissan says, has been done in such a way that it resembles a social lounge. Key changes include lowering the position of the instrument cluster,...

Nissan today officially opened its USD 1.5 billion industrial complex in Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The new facility started manufacturing the Micra facelift (known as Nissan March in Brazil) and the 1.6-liter flex-fuel engine. Other ‘V-Platform’ Nissan vehicles will enter production later on. An aerial view of Nissan’s new Brazilian factory. The complex houses one vehicle making...

The fact that the sub-4 meter sedan segment, otherwise known as the compact sedan segment, grew by nearly 30 percent last year while the rest of the automobile industry witnessed a de-growth is hard to ignore for manufacturers not present in this segment. Our artist’s rendering of a sub-4m VW based on the Polo’s platform. According to a report on the Economic Times, VW India has moved past...

Indian Autos Blog reported earlier this year that the Nissan Terrano could launch in the Russian market by the middle of this year. The Russian operations of Nissan had expressed interest in introducing the Terrano in their market, and an official in the Avtoframos manufacturing plant (where the Duster is made for Russia) neither confirmed nor denied this report. Trial production of the Terrano in...

Nissan has announced that it would unveil a new concept sedan at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show next month. The company has announced that the concept will carry over some of the features already shown in the ‘Friend-ME’ concept. The teaser for the new concept sedan shows minor similarities to the Friend-ME concept. LED boomerang headlamps and “V-Motion” movement – signature...

In a bid to achieve a total of at least €4.3 billion (Rs 36,591 crore) in annualized synergies by 2016, the Renault-Nissan alliance has confirmed a plan. The plan envisions convergence of four key areas with a joint management from both companies overseeing them. The Renault-Nissan alliance wishes to improve its annualised synergies to reach a level of €4.3 billion Euros by 2016. Convergence of...

In the MPV and SUV segment in India, Nissan seems a bit underrepresented with the Evalia and Terrano. The Evalia has been a sales disaster for the brand, with the model averaging a meagre 44 units/month (July-December 2013 period). While the Terrano quickly became a best-seller for Nissan in India since its launch in October last year, there is no product above or below it. The older model of the Qashqai...