|INFINITI SALES INCREASE 56.8 PERCENT IN JULY|
|Luxury automaker's best July since 2005, Infiniti G Sedan sets new July record while all-new Infiniti JX luxury crossover continues strong sales -
FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 1, 2012 - Infiniti today reported U.S. sales of 11,619 units for July, an increase of 56.8 percent versus 7,410 units a year earlier. Calendar year-to-date Infiniti sales of 65,996 are up 20.7 percent compared to the 54,678 units sold during the same period last year.
Highlights of Infiniti's sales for July 2012 include:
•The Infiniti G Sedan, with sales of 6,078, had an increase of 88.8 percent versus last year, making it the best July in the sport sedan's history.
•The brand's all-new 7-passenger luxury crossover, the Infiniti JX, saw sales of 1,999 in July and a total of 9,724 units since it went on sale in late March.
|MODEL YEAR 2015: NEW GOLF FAMILY, REDESIGNED JETTA, AND NEW TDI® CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE HEAD THE CHANGESIn a busy year, Volkswagen will also add a new Golf SportWagen, an all-new Golf R, a redesigned Touareg SUV, and the company's first U.S.-market EV, the e-Golf|
• All-new Golf is bigger, lighter, and more fuel-efficient than the previous model, seats five, and has a larger trunk than any midsize sedan
• New Golf GTI has 210-horsepower engine, with improved fuel efficiency and performance
• e-Golf is Volkswagen's first full Battery Electric Vehicle for sale in the U.S.
• Redesigned Jett....
|NISSAN NAMES MARK STOUT HEAD, GLOBAL TALENT MANAGEMENT; ANDREW TAVI TO ADD RESPONSIBILITY FOR HR IN THE AMERICASNASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan has appointed Mark Stout, currently Vice President of Human Resources (HR) in the Americas, to the role of Divisional General Manager, Global Talent Management at Nissan's global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan. Andrew Tavi, currently Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs, and General Counsel Americas, will take on additional responsibility for HR across the Americas region and become Vice President, Legal, Government Affairs and HR, and General Counsel, A....|
|Automobiles with Exceptional Provenance Highlight Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach AuctionsSANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 10, 2014) – Gooding & Company, celebrated for its world-class automotive auctions and record-breaking results, will begin its second decade as the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® on August 17 and 18. Gooding & Company is pleased to share a hand selected group of consignments from our Pebble Beach Auctions with exceptional provenance. Exciting entries include an extremely rare 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Cabriolet with spectacular one....|
|Looks, Rarity, Performance: The Ultimate Connoisseur's Ferrari at RM Monterey...LOOKS, RARITY, PERFORMANCE: THE ULTIMATE CONNOISSEUR'S FERRARI, 275 GTB/C SPECIALE HEADLINES RM AUCTIONS' FLAGSHIP MONTEREY SALE|
• RM Auctions offers the first of only three 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciales, chassis 06701, at its flagship Monterey, California sale, August 15-16
• With its two sibling cars unlikely to ever become available, 06701's offering is a historic and unrepeatable opportunity to acquire one of the world's most important automobiles
• Exceptional 275 GTB/C Speci....
|CARLOS GHOSN OUTLINES LAUNCH TIMETABLE FOR AUTONOMOUS DRIVE TECHNOLOGIES• Nissan Vows to Seize Market Opportunities Created by Rise of Mega-Cities and Changing Demographic Trends|
YOKOHAMA, Japan — Carlos Ghosn, president and CEO of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced the Japanese carmaker's launch timetable for the latest vehicle automation technologies aimed at accelerating consumer adoption of Autonomous Drive systems.
The Nissan CEO said new technologies including automated lane controls and highway traffic management systems, to be introd....
|NISSAN ANNOUNCES TWO-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION– Nissan named Exclusive Automotive Partner for 2014 and 2015 –|
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced that it has become the Exclusive Automotive Partner of the Americana Music Association for 2014 and 2015, tapping into the longstanding relationship between great music and great vehicles. The partnership, viewed as an extension of Nissan's Nashville Proud initiative, boosts the company's efforts to support Nashville organizations that maintain a local, national and internat....