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Nissan Terra: being late has its advantages

A few years ago, I had the chance to visit Nissan’s all-new factory worth $360 million in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. We were getting a preview of the all-new Nissan Navara pickup, and Nissan was boasting of not just their new gem, but the facility’s new technology center as well. Then Nissan Pilipinas president Toti Zara […]

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When Terra meets dirt and grit

  Nissan finally dips its feet into the highly competitive Philippine mid-size SUV market dominated by Toyota and Mitsubishi.   Not only is it the new baby in this segment, the New Nissan Terra (meaning: earth or land ) has the looks, muscle, and a whole load of advanced technology to rival the reigning kings […]

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Mecha-Godzilla lives!

Mecha-Godzilla lives!

The Nissan R35 GTR and I share a somewhat serendipitous story. I was one of Nissan’s guests at the official media unveiling of the Nissan R35 GTR in October 2007, on the eve of that year’s Tokyo Motor Show.

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Nissan opens Sumulong Highway dealership

Nissan opens Sumulong Highway dealership

Nissan Philippines fortified its dealer network on Jan. 25, 2019 with the opening of Nissan Sumulong, located along Sumulong Highway, Cainta.

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Tokyo court turns down Ghosn’s appeal of long detention

TOKYO — The appeal by the lawyers of Carlos Ghosn, Nissan’s former chairman, against his prolonged detention since his arrest Nov. 19 was rejected Wednesday by the Tokyo District Court. Ghosn’s lawyers filed the appeal a day earlier. Ghosn’s detention on suspicion of breach of trust had been approved through Friday, and likely will be […]

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Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn’s detention extended to Jan 11

TOKYO, Japan  — Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will be spending the beginning of 2019 behind bars after a Tokyo court on Monday extended his detention through to January 11. The move comes after Japanese prosecutors re-arrested Ghosn for fresh allegations on December 21, dashing his hopes of being home for Christmas. “The decision to extend […]

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Nissan to produce GT-R50 by Italdesign

Nissan has confirmed the production design of the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign – the ultimate expression of the GT-R – and has opened the official order books for the 50-vehicle limited run. The car’s exterior is virtually unchanged from the prototype first shown in July at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. Pricing of […]

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Nissan’s Ghosn indicted for underreporting pay

TOKYO — Prosecutors have charged Nissan Motor Co.’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, another executive and the automaker itself for allegedly underreporting income. The charges imposed Monday involve allegations Ghosn’s pay was underreported by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) in 2011-2015. The prosecutors said earlier that the allegations were the reason for Ghosn’s arrest on […]

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Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn denies allegations: media

TOKYO, Japan — Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn has denied allegations of financial misconduct, claiming he had no intention of making false reports, Japanese media said Sunday. The Brazil-born tycoon, who has not spoken publicly since he was arrested last Monday, told prosecutors he did not intend to understate his income on financial reports, public […]

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From cars to bars: The Japanese cell of Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn

TOKYO, Japan — A solitary cell, 30 minutes of daily exercise and two baths a week: Carlos Ghosn’s new routine is a world away from the private jets and lavish parties the millionaire tycoon once enjoyed. The 64-year-old auto industry titan stands accused of serious financial misconduct and is being questioned at a concrete 12-floor […]

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Feb 20, 2019

A few years ago, I had the chance to visit Nissan’s all-new factory worth $360 million in Samut Prakarn,

Feb 20, 2019

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Feb 13, 2019

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