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Report: Nissan considered shutting down Infiniti


Although the Infiniti brand is 24-years-old it hasn't been enjoying a success similar to Toyota's Lexus brand. According to Nissan executive vice president, Infiniti's parent company judged its sales depending on volumes and paid little attention to develop products similar to those of German rivals. Sales were mediocre, and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn considered at one time killing the luxury brand. “Very ...
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Infiniti to launch at least four new vehicles over the next four years
Infiniti will introduce at least four additional vehicles with new engines and transmissions over the next four years, said the company's CEO. Johan de Nysschen told Automotive News that the company ...
Infiniti revises downwards its European sales targets
Infiniti has revised downwards its sales targets for Europe as the region is undergoing an economic crisis. Nissan's luxury brand admitted it will likely take longer than 2016 to meet its ...
Infiniti Emerg-E won’t be produced
Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti has recently announced that the Emerg-E won’t hit the production line but it will still inspire future model’s made b the company. According to the new Infiniti ...
Report: Next-gen Infinitis to drop V8 engines
The next generations of Infiniti vehicles will no longer use V8 engines, according to a report from motoring.com.au. The Japanese luxury brand owned by Nissan will give up on V8 power ...
Former Head of Audi Becomes Infiniti’s Vice President
Johan de Nysschen, former head of Audi of America, has been named senior vice president for Nissan Motor Co.'s Infiniti luxury brand. De Nysschen will report to Andy Palmer, Nissan's executive ...

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