Nissan’s growth achieved partly by offering buying incentives well above the industry’s 2014 average. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Nissan Motor has nudged up its profit forecast for what is already set to be the automaker’s best year since 2008, saying a surge in the dollar is pus(...)

The 2016 Audi AG Q7 sports utility vehicle. European car sales rose 4.9 per cent in December from a year earlier

European car sales in 2014 rose for the first time in seven years on demand for low-cost motors from Renault and Volkswagen. The gradual revival from (...)

Made from high-strength caron-reinforced polymer, the F015 is a little lower, shorter and wider than a current S-Class but around 40 per cent lighter 2:06

Mercedes’ new autonomous driving concept, which features a lounge-like interior with facing seats, has taken the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CE(...)

I live in a three-bed semi-detached house. Why do I tell you this? Because I bet that, on the basis of statistical likelihood, you do too. Many of us (...)

A self-driving vehicle prototype made by Google. The company has grown more optimistic about reaching its goal of a fully autonomous vehicle. Photograph: Google via The New York Times

The self-driving car, embraced as a stress-reducing convenience for harried drivers and a potential advance in road safety, could also prove to be a l(...)

A Nissan Motor Company Datsun Go vehicle on display at the company’s booth during the Indonesia International Motor Show in Jakarta, Indonesia, in September

Nissan is coming under increasing criticism following independent crash testing of its new low-cost Datsun Go model which was awarded no stars by Glo(...)

Andy Palmer: led cooperation between Infiniti and Daimler, which has a 4 per cent stake in Aston Martin. Photograph: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

Nissan turned down proposals by senior executive Andy Palmer to invest in Aston Martin before Palmer jumped ship to lead the British sportscar maker, (...)

A Google self-driving car on show at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Photograph: Eric Risberg/AP

Cars that drive themselves could be on the roads four years from now, provided red tape does not get in the way, Carlos Ghosn, head of the Renault-Nis(...)

 The world’s fourth-biggest car grouping by sales has already been jointly purchasing some components and developing common vehicle architectures to cut costs, but it must boost economies of scale to compete with giants like Volkswagen. Photograph: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann

Carmakers Renault and Nissan announced moves yesterday to combine key operations under a new team of managers, the boldest step yet taken in (...)

Renault has been Nissan’s partner in sales and production since 1999 and owns 43 per cent of the Japanese manufacturer, which in turn holds a 15 per cent stake in the French carmaker

Renault and Nissan Motor raised their goal for combined savings by 7.5 per cent as the 15 year-old alliance accelerates co-operation efforts. The carm(...)