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U.S. sales at Nissan North America jumped 18 percent to 135,985 in November -- a record for the month -- behind a surge in light trucks and steady rise in car sales.
Infiniti expects its redesigned crossover, powered by what it calls a breakthrough engine technology, to finally make it a bigger player in a critical segment.
Automakers clearly expect the crossover boom to continue, with nearly a dozen crossovers making their world or U.S. debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Infiniti, already one of the fastest growing luxury brands, aims to give itself a bigger boost with a technology-laden crossover that one executive calls the most important vehicle in the brand's history.
If October's Tokyo auto show lacked any meaningful production debuts that consumers could bank on, this week's Los Angeles auto show will help fill the void.
Christian Meunier spent most of this year pursuing an aggressive agenda — no less than rewiring Nissan Division's U.S. marketing structure.
Nissan engineers have succeeded in commercializing variable compression engine technology for the new Infiniti QX50.
The next-generation Infiniti QX50 crossover will be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine introducing a technology never seen before in a regular production vehicle: variable compression.
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It's an evolutionary change in styling that tweaks the established design of the flagship QX80 SUV in the spirit of the QX80 Monograph concept unveiled earlier this year.
Nissan is recalling Infiniti vehicles because an electrical problem could cause airbags to deploy.
U.S. sales at Nissan North America rose 8.4 percent last month to an October record, including a 43 percent gain by the Rogue crossover.
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