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    Nissan Canada takes stair-step in the right direction, dealers say

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    TORONTO — Nissan North American executives have signalled that the era of aggressive sales targets could be coming to an end. That’s welcome news to dealers in Canada and the United States, who have blamed programs such as Nissan’s stair-step incentives for low morale and concerns about profitability. “Our intent is to attract and retain […] More

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    Nissan recalls 1.36 million vehicles in 4 countries over noncompliant camera displays

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    CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story understated the number of vehicles recalled globally. It is 1.36 million. Nissan is recalling 1.36 million vehicles in four countries, including Canada, for noncompliant rear visibility camera display systems. The recall, submitted Sept. 12, affects certain 2018 and 2019 Nissan Altima, Frontier, Kicks, Leaf, Maxima, Murano, NV, NV200, […] More

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    Nissan tweaks Titan, pitch

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    Nissan has used the backdrop of the State Fair of Texas to unveil a freshened 2020 Nissan Titan pitched less as a workhorse and more as a utility vehicle for weekend warriors. The update, unveiled Thursday, gives the full-size pickup crossover-quality safety features and technology along with a utility-grade powertrain. The 2020 Titan will be offered […] More

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    Nissan appoints Uchida as next CEO

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    TOKYO – Nissan Motor Co. has tapped Makoto Uchida, head of its important China division, to be its next president and CEO, helping the scandal-tainted automaker begin a new chapter after the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn and last month’s resignation of former CEO Hiroto Saikawa.  A Nissan executive with experience in joint purchasing […] More

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    Nissan sees opportunities in sedans

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    Industrywide, sedan sales in the U.S. tumbled 11 per cent through the first nine months of the year. Total car sales in Canada are down 15.4 per cent to 469,537 units through September. Even so, Nissan executives contend that lower-cost small cars remain relevant, especially for price-conscious first-time car buyers. Nissan sees opportunity in the […] More

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    Nissan Canada fleeing from fleet sales, president says

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    Nissan Canada President Steve Milette says a move away from fleet sales is behind the brand’s deeper-than-average decline in Canadian sales volume over the past few months. While light vehicle sales are down 3.8 per cent year-over-year in Canada through the end of October, Nissan is down 8.5 per cent in Canada over the same […] More

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    Nissan eyes sedan market growth

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    LOS ANGELES — Nissan’s hopes of shedding its bargain-brand reputation and regaining market share hinge on a raft of product reboots, Nissan executives said on the sidelines of the Los Angeles Auto Show. The product revival started with the unveiling of the redesigned 2020 Sentra, and it will encompass 10 new and freshened vehicles by […] More

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    Nissan hikes price, safety of Qashqai for 2020 model year

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    Nissan Canada for the 2020 model year has upped the starting price of the compact Qashqai utility vehicle, which happens to be one of the brands best-sellers. The 2020 Qashqai S with manual transmission will start at $23,448, including shipping. That’s an increase of $1,300 when compared with the entry-level 2019 model. For that additional […] More

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