Posts Tagged ‘Nissan’

Nissan puts off LCVs until 2011

by Clay Chandler Published: July 9,2010

Tags: Automotive, Canton Mississippi, ight commercial vehicles, LCV, Nissan

  Canton spokesperson says company did not want to rush production   The Nissan plant in Canton will not start producing light commercial vehicles (LCVs) this fall as the company originally planned. Instead, a Nissan spokesman said last Thursday morning that the first LCV would not come off the line until some time in the […] [...]

Nissan plants to resume production

by Associated Press Published: April 21,2010

Tags: automakers, automobile industry, Nissan, volcano

TOKYO — Nissan Motor Co. says two vehicle plants that halted production because of a delay in part shipments from Europe will operate Thursday while plans for Friday are undecided. Nissan spokesman Toshitake Inoshita said today that Japan’s No. 3 automaker will resume output at the two Japanese plants by using auto parts in the […] [...]

Nissan puts price tag on electric car

by Associated Press Published: March 30,2010

Tags: automakers, automobile industry, electric car, Nissan

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Nissan Motor Co. said its new electric car, the LEAF, will be sold for 3.76 million yen ($40,000) in Japan, less expensive than other zero-emission vehicles but still out of reach for many drivers who may also balk at its limited range. The U.S. sale price for the LEAF was to be […] [...]

Nissan-Canton unveils $118M expansion

by Associated Press Published: March 24,2010

Tags: automaker, autombile industry, expansion, Nissan

CANTON — Nissan officials say the company has completed a $118 million expansion and modification of its Mississippi plant and will begin production trials on its new commercial vans within weeks. The vans, introduced last month at the Work Truck Show in St. Louis, represent a new North American endeavor for the auto manufacturer. Nissan […] [...]

Nissan Unveils New Vehicle

by Stephen McDill Published: March 24,2010

Tags: 2011 NV, Canton, Dan Bednarzyk, Mississippi, new commercial vehicle, Nissan

March 24, 2010 – MBJ-TV takes a look at the 2011 NV, a new commercial vehicle being manufactured at Nissan North America’s Canton, Miss. facility. [...]

Nissan unveils new commercial vehicle

by Wally Northway Published: March 11,2010

Tags: automakers, automobile industry, commercial vehicles, Nissan, product rollout

CANTON — Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) yesterday unveiled the all-new Nissan NV, the first entry in the company’s new Nissan Commercial Vehicle lineup in North America, at the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) annual Work Truck Show. The new vehicles will be manufactured at NNA’s plant in Canton. During the press conference and live […] [...]

Nissan on track

by Clay Chandler Published: March 7,2010

Tags: Canton, CVs, MS, Nissan, NV2500

New commercial vehicle on target to roll off assembly line for 2011 Nissan announced last March that it was spending $118 million to expand and retool parts of its facility in Canton so that it could produce commercial vehicles (CVs). The company said then that it hoped to start production in time for the 2011 […] [...]

Nissan getting $1.4B loan

by Associated Press Published: January 29,2010

Tags: automobile industry, automomaker, federal agency, federal government, Nissan

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced yesterday that the Department of Energy has closed its $1.4-billion loan agreement with Nissan North America,Inc. to retool its Smyrna, Tenn., factory to build advanced electric automobiles and an advanced battery manufacturing facility. The two projects are expected to create up to 1,300 American jobs and […] [...]

Is GreenTech the real deal?

by Clay Chandler Published: October 9,2009

Tags: automakers, bailout, General motors, GreenTech, Mississippi, Nissan, recession, TARP, Toyota

Tuesday in Tunica, a Chinese businessman made the biggest economic development announcement in Mississippi in almost three years, and Gov. Haley Barbour was nowhere in sight. Xiaolin “Charles” Wang said his automotive manufacturing facility would produce 150,000 hybrid vehicles annually and employ 1,500 people directly, and the Mississippi Development Authority’s executive director was out of […] [...]

Six and counting

by Tacy Rayburn Published: July 20,2009

Tags: Automotive, Canton, Mississippi, Nissan

Nissan helps Mississippi become major player Six years ago, the first vehicle at Canton’s Nissan plant rolled off the assembly line and started a drive toward Mississippi becoming a major player in the southeastern automotive manufacturing industry.   May 2003 marked the culmination of years of effort by government and economic development officials to lure […] [...]

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