Tag: Infiniti

U.S. Auto Sales Plummet Amid Coronavirus Pandemic – Mazda, Hyundai And VW Post March Declines Greater Than 40%

There was little doubt that U.S. auto sales would plummet because of the coronavirus and that has panned out as automaker after automaker has posted significant declines. Starting with GM, the company delivered 618,335 vehicles in the first quarter which is a drop of approximately 7% compared to last year. Much of that blame is being […]

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Infiniti Joins BMW, Nissan, Porsche And Others Switching From Monthly To Quarterly Sales Reports (Updated)

Infiniti is the latest to join an increasing number of manufacturers moving from monthly to quarterly sales results, with the first one for 2020 to be issued on April 1, just like it’s parent company Nissan. [Updated 1/31/2020] The BMW Group as well as Nissan have decided to join the likes of Porsche, GM, FCA […]

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Nissan Contemplates Cutting 4,300 White-Collar Jobs, Closing Two Plants

Tough times ahead for Nissan as the Japanese automaker reportedly plans aggressive cost cuts which will bring about more than 4,300 layoffs and the closures of two plants. According to four people familiar with the plans cited by Reuters, Nissan is forced to take these highly unpopular measures by the unexpected slump in sales and […]

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New Infiniti QX55 Crossover Coupe Delayed Five Months, Production Pushed To November 2020

Infiniti has big hopes for its upcoming QX55 coupe crossover but the automaker has been forced to delay the start of production by five months. Initially, the Infiniti QX55 was to enter production in June 2020 at the Aguascalientes plant in Mexico co-owned by Nissan and Daimler. However, in a letter dated January 13, Nissan […]

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Infiniti Details Their Dual Electrification Strategy, Announces Gas-Powered EV With Up To 429 HP

Infiniti is celebrating their 30th anniversary this week and the company is marking the occasion by revealing new details about their electrification plans. While a number of automakers are embracing electric vehicles, Infiniti isn’t putting all their eggs in one basket. Instead, the company will offer both electric vehicles and “gas-generated EV models.” The latter will […]

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