All Nissan articles – Page 4

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    Toyota top, Nissan bottom in North American supplier relations index

    2017-05-17T17:59:03Z

    Toyota has beaten Honda to the top spot in the latest update of an index measuring working relations between North American OEMs and their suppliers. It’s the seventh time in a row Toyota has held first position. Nissan was at the opposite end of the ranking, meanwhile.The 17th annual North ...

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    Mitsubishi becomes top exporter in Thailand

    2017-05-03T10:41:26Z

    Mitsubishi Motors has become the largest vehicle exporter in Thailand for the first time, according to results for the year ending March 31 st . The carmaker’s total export volume during the year was 309,915. The Laem Chabang factory – one of four plants it has in Thailand – ...

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    EV supply chains: Shifting currents

    2017-04-28T16:32:55Z

    Mass-market electric vehicles are coming. Global plug-in sales grew 42% in 2016, reaching to 773,600 units. Today, electric vehicles account for only about 0.1% of the global vehicle stock and less than 1% of sales; volume growth in SUVs and trucks, while lower in percentage terms, has had a bigger ...

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    WWL implements RFID at Nissan's Mississippi plant

    2017-03-10T15:16:05Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has teamed up with technology company, Surgere, to implement a radio-frequency identification (RFID) project for managing finished vehicle stock at Nissan's assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi. Work on the Canton study has already begun, according to John Felitto, president of WWL Vehicle Services Americas, which operates ...

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    Under PSA, Brexit and imported parts could put Vauxhall plants at risk

    2017-03-07T03:28:37Z

    The long-term fate of Vauxhall post-Brexit, and as a part of French carmaker PSA Group, has become less clear because of uncertainties over how trade barriers could impact its supply chain and its role in the combined PSA-Opel production network. PSA's €1.3 billion ($1.47 billion) acquisition from GM agreed ...

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    Nissan outlines UK supply chain and Brexit concerns

    2017-03-01T16:49:40Z

    In a wide-ranging discussion with UK lawmakers, Nissan Europe’s head of supply chain spoke of the company’s preferred outcomes post-Brexit, as well as warning of the need to increase domestic supply Colin Lawther, Nissan’s senior vice-president for manufacturing, supply chain management and purchasing in Europe warned UK lawmakers in London ...

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    Ghosn relinquishes Nissan CEO role, replaced by Saikawa

    2017-02-23T16:58:50Z

    After 16 years as CEO of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn will be replaced by Hiroto Saikawa (pictured) on April 1st this year. Ghosn will remain as chair of the Nissan board, and continue as CEO and chairman of Renault Group, as well as the Alliance entity, which includes the two companies ...

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    Nissan closes Fukushima engine plant following ‘aftershock’

    2016-11-23T10:28:58Z

    Following Tuesday’s 7.4-magnitude earthquake on Japan’s northeast coast Nissan took the precaution of temporarily closing its Iwaki engine plant in Fukushima prefecture. A spokesperson for the carmaker said that there had been no reports of injuries and “only minimal damage” at the plant following the earthquake. “Due to precautionary safety ...

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    KKR offers $4.5 billion for Calsonic Kansei after agreeing to buy Nissan’s stake

    2016-11-22T12:16:47Z

    American private equity group KKR has agreed to purchase Nissan’s 41% in Calsonic Kansei and, at the same time, offered to buy the remaining shares in the Tokyo-listed parts manufacturer, valuing it at almost ¥500 billion ($4.5 billion). Nissan will receive about $1.85 billion for its interest and KKR’s offer ...

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    The High Tide Foundation launches automotive programme for students

    2016-09-12T10:37:50Z

    The Hide Tide Foundation, a UK charity based on Teeside in the northeast of England, has launched an ‘Automotive Cadetship’ programme aimed at supporting young local people looking for career opportunities in the region. The foundation was set up by PD Ports and Casper Shipping in 2012. The afterschool scheme, ...

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    Nissan says UK investment plans depend on Brexit deal

    2016-08-09T21:14:55Z

    Nissan's CEO, Carlos Ghosn, has said the company's future investment plans in the UK are on hold and will depend on the outcome of discussions between the UK and the European Union on how they will continue to trade in the wake of June's Brexit result. Those discussions are unlikely ...

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    Simpson takes over Nissan SCM role in Europe as Holtz moves to production position in US

    2016-07-06T13:38:33Z

    Heath Holtz is taking up a new role at Nissan's Smyrna plant as deputy managing director Nissan has appointed Michael Simpson as it vice-president of supply chain management for Europe replacing Heath Holtz, who has moved to a new role at Nissan North America as deputy managing director at ...

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    Nissan unfazed by OEM plant closures in Australia

    2016-04-28T17:31:50Z

    Nissan Australia has said it is unconcerned by the imminent shutdown of Australia’s last remaining vehicle manufacturing facilities and that its castings operation there will not be affected by the looming closure of the Ford, Toyota and GM-Holden plants. Speaking to Automotive Logistics recently, Nissan Australia spokesman Peter Fadeyev ...

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    Vantec opens second warehouse for Nissan in Sunderland

    2016-04-22T16:59:35Z

    Left to right: Fumio Komamura of Hitachi Transport System; Irene Lucas, chief executive of Sunderland City Council; Yokinobu Kodama, president of Vantec Corporation; and Martin Kendall, managing director of Vantec Europe UK-based logistics provider Vantec Europe has opened a 40,500 sq.m warehouse at Hillthorn Business Park in Sunderland, following ...

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    Toyota to start production of RAV4 at St Petersburg plant

    2016-03-16T15:12:35Z

    Japanese carmaker Toyota has shown some rare evidence of confidence in the Russian market with the announcement that it will begin production of its RAV4 SUV there from August this year. It will be made alongside the Camry, which Toyota has been making at its plant in St Petersburg since ...

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    Video interview: Chris Styles, senior director of logistics, Nissan North America

    2016-02-12T11:02:02Z

    At the 2016 Automotive Logistics Mexico conference in Mexico City, Chris Styles, senior director of logistics, Nissan North America, talks to Christopher Ludwig, editor of the Automotive Logistics Group, about Nissan's logistics plans in Mexico.