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Ford CEO: Self-Driving Cars Are Overhyped

Ford CEO tells everyone to settle down, more tit-for-tat tariffs (my favorite kind), a second appeal for Carlos Ghosn and more await you in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Read more...
Tags: Science, Ford, Tariffs, Infiniti, Lotus, Nissan, EVs, Boeing, Self Driving Cars, Carlos Ghosn, Geely


Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept is yet another tease of future electrified cars

The Infiniti Qs Inspiration sports sedan concept will debut at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show. Infiniti said it was designed for electrified powertrains, meaning hybrid or all-electric. The post Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept is yet another tease of future electrified cars appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Infiniti, Concept Cars, 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, Shanghai Auto Show Infiniti


2019 Infiniti QX50 Review – Owner of a Lonely Heart

Think of an occasion in which something really good appeared in a place where it was underappreciated. A fantastic steak at the downtown greasy spoon, perhaps? Beautiful new windows installed in a student rental house? My writing on this website? Wait, I wasn’t supposed to say that last one out loud… Buried in the mire […] The post 2019 Infiniti QX50 Review – Owner of a Lonely Heart appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reviews, Turbo, Autos, Awd, Infiniti, Nissan, Car Reviews, Crossover, News Blog, 2019, QX50, Variable Compression, 2019 Infiniti QX50, Vc-turbo


Infiniti Calls It Quits in Western Europe, Kills Off the QX30 for Everyone Else

Western Europe doesn’t like Infiniti very much, so the Japanese premium brand has decided to hit the road. The brand’s residency in the competitive region only lasted a decade, and middling consumer interest, coupled with increasingly stringent emissions regulations, is all the reason it needs to take a hike. In doing so, Nissan’s premium division […] The post Infiniti Calls It Quits in Western Europe, Kills Off the QX30 for Everyone Else appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, UK, Production, Autos, Infiniti, Nissan, Western Europe, News Blog, Product Planning, Infiniti QX30, Discontinuations


Acura, Infiniti, Lexus: How the Japanese luxury brands got started

Japanese cars first came to Canada and the US as tiny and tinny, but in the 1980s, they showed they could do luxury as well as anyone else. Which one came first? And did you know there were supposed to be four? Find out more in my "Rearview Mirror" column at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: US, Canada, Classic Cars, Lexus, Autos, Infiniti, Acura, Mazda, Jil McIntosh, Automotive History, Luxury Vehicles, Acura Infiniti Lexus


Infiniti QX Inspiration: The Potential of Empty Spaces & The Art of Origami

The QX Inspiration is Infiniti’s foray into the EV market. It has a pair of electric motors and an electric all-wheel drive system. The coach doors, cab-forward design, and other styling elements are inspired by Japanese culture. It’s hard to describe the Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept. After all, we’re talking about a concept car here. From the looks of it, the QX is a small and compact SUV on steroids. However, it does give the Lamborghini Urus and Maserati Levante a serious run for cash in...
Tags: Autos, Jaguar, Infiniti, Audi, Car Tech, Mercedes Benz GLC, Habib, Nissan Motor Company, Car News, Maserati Levante, Albaisa, Karim Habib, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd, Bianco Carrara, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR


QX-Gone: Infiniti Brass Suggests QX30 Headed to the Bin

The littlest member of the Infiniti crossover family appears ready to turn in its badge at the end of its product cycle. Infiniti’s bite-sized crossover, called the QX40 QX20 QX30 (thanks, Johann), and the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class are a set of twins resulting from a tawdry relationship between Mercedes-Benz and the Japanese brand. Based on remarks […] The post QX-Gone: Infiniti Brass Suggests QX30 Headed to the Bin appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, Crossover, GLA, Johann, News Blog, Infiniti QX30, QX30, Electrified


The graceful QX Inspiration Concept previews Infiniti’s electric lineup

Today at the North American International Auto Show held in Detroit, MI, Infiniti revealed its latest electric concept vehicle. Called the QX Inspiration Concept, this crossover is a preview of what’s to come from Infiniti. The concept is built on Infiniti’s upcoming EV platform that will reportedly be used in all of Infiniti’s initial electric vehicles. This concept is about the size of the BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLC and Infiniti’s QX50. And for good reason. That size is a proven winner with ...
Tags: Tech, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Jaguar, Infiniti, Audi, Detroit, Mercedes Benz GLC


NAIAS 2019: Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept Hints at the Dangers of an Electrified Future

Embracing the marque’s Japanese heritage, Infiniti today revealed the QX Inspiration concept SUV. The concept, a midsize crossover, looks towards an electrified future for the brand. Further, it introduces a new styling language that’s sure to influence future vehicles. Sadly, the 11:40 a.m. press conference and reveal came and went without the concept rolling across […] The post NAIAS 2019: Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept Hints at the Dangers of an Electrified Future appeared first on The Truth...
Tags: Features, Autos, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Detroit Auto Show, News Blog, NAIAS 2019, Infiniti QX Inspiration


TRADER Uses Data to Fuel Branded Content for INFINITI QX50 Campaign

TRADER Corporation in partnership with Alternator, OMD Canada and INFINITI Canada recently wrapped a cutting-edge content marketing program. The digital campaign highlighted the best in class design and functionality of the all-new 2019 INFINITI QX50 luxury crossover via immersive videos targeted to unique user groups.TRADER | INFINITI QX50 Campaign (CNW Group/TRADER Corporation)The TRADER team utilized data and analytic tools to examine cross-shopping behaviours, and developed audience personas...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Canada, Automotive, Infiniti, Infiniti Canada, Tracy Jones, TRADER Corporation, OMD Canada, CNW Group TRADER Corporation, Scott Smith Brand Marketing, INFINITI Canada Being, Omnicom Media Group Canada We, Stuart Staves, CorporationTRADER Corporation


Infiniti Prez Krueger Takes a Walk, Christian Meunier Steps In

Nissan’s Infiniti division has a new president. Announced Tuesday, Infiniti marketing and sales boss Christian Meunier will take the helm of the automaker’s luxury arm, replacing a departing Roland Krueger, who led the brand since 2015. The change at the top is effective immediately, as Kruger apparently left in quite a hurry “to pursue new opportunities,” Nissan […] The post Infiniti Prez Krueger Takes a Walk, Christian Meunier Steps In appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: People, Autos, Infiniti, Nissan, Kruger, News Blog, Christian Meunier, Roland krueger, Corporate Shakeup


Tesla breaks ground on Shanghai factory which will product Model 3 EVs for China

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company’s first overseas factory in Shanghai will focus on producing Model 3 vehicles for the Chinese market only. Musk is currently in China to break ground on the new factory today, which is being developed in partnership with the Shanghai government — an ally that is likely to be incredibly useful. The deal was announced by Tesla in July and it was followed quickly by the opening of Model 3 pre-orders for China-based customers in November. Initial...
Tags: Asia, Elon Musk, China, Cars, US, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ceo, Automotive, United States, Shanghai, Transport, Bmw, Infiniti, Hyperloop


Tesla breaks ground on Shanghai factory which will produce Model 3 EVs for China

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company’s first overseas factory in Shanghai will focus on producing Model 3 vehicles for the Chinese market only. Musk is currently in China to break ground on the new factory today, which is being developed in partnership with the Shanghai government — an ally that is likely to be incredibly useful. The deal was announced by Tesla in July and it was followed quickly by the opening of Model 3 pre-orders for China-based customers in November. Initial...
Tags: Asia, Elon Musk, China, Cars, US, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ceo, Automotive, United States, Shanghai, Transport, Bmw, Infiniti, Hyperloop


Byton has added yet another screen to its upcoming all-electric M-Byte SUV

Byton, the China-based electric car startup that made its debut at CES last year, is back to show what the finalized interior of its upcoming M-Byte SUV will look like. The giant 48-inch wraparound digital dashboard screen that received so much attention is staying. And so is the touchscreen drive tablet located at the center of the steering wheel — although its size and design has changed. No, Byton didn’t remove anything. It’s adding more. Byton is adding an 8-inch touch pad between the driver...
Tags: Transportation, China, Tech, Ces, Automotive, Automotive Industry, Las Vegas, Bmw, Infiniti, Consumer Electronics Show, Amazon Alexa, Carsten Breitfeld, Byton, Daniel Kirchert, BYTON Life, Kirchert


Electric car startup Byton on track to complete China factory by May

China-based electric vehicle startup Byton is on track to complete construction of its factory by May, company executives said Sunday at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The plant is being constructed in Nanjing, China and will have a capacity to produce 300,000 vehicles per year. The main body of the factory, which includes the stamping, painting, welding, assembly and battery, is currently under construction.  Manufacturing equipment in the factory will be supplied by  AIDA Engineering of Japan, and KUK...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Japan, China, Germany, Tech, Automotive, United States, Las Vegas, Bmw, Infiniti, Bosch, Nanjing, Faw, China Europe, Nanjing China


Infiniti Seeks Trademark for Confusing Model Names, Hints At Future EV Lineup

Of all the mainstream automakers on the planet, Infiniti’s alphanumeric naming scheme is arguably the worst. Luckily for no one, the addition of electric model ranges to various OEM portfolios will only make the situation worse, including at Nissan’s luxury division. (Mercedes-Benz and BMW also deserve honorable mentions in this naming crime.) That brings us […] The post Infiniti Seeks Trademark for Confusing Model Names, Hints At Future EV Lineup appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Bmw, Infiniti, Nissan, EVs, Trademarks, Mercedes Benz, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Elecgtric Vehicles, Infiniti IMQ, Infiniti IMS


Nissan Seeks Trademark for Confusing Model Names, Hints At Future EV Lineup

Luckily for no one, the addition of electric model ranges to various OEM portfolios will only make today’s alphanumeric naming situation worse, including at Nissan. Mercedes-Benz and BMW deserve honorable mentions in this naming crime, but it’s really an industry-wide problem. That brings us to this tidbit: the names IMQ and IMS, which just appeared […] The post Nissan Seeks Trademark for Confusing Model Names, Hints At Future EV Lineup appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Bmw, Infiniti, Nissan, EVs, Trademarks, Nissan Mercedes Benz, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Elecgtric Vehicles, Infiniti IMQ, Infiniti IMS, Nissan Seeks Trademark


Infiniti Teases Electric SUV Destined for Detroit Debut

Infiniti will unveil a new concept previewing its first electric car at the North American International Auto Show next month. On Friday, Nissan’s luxury division released a digitally shrouded image of the model to help build anticipation. While Infiniti spent much of the past year showcasing interesting concept vehicles, precious few have a snowball’s chance in […] The post Infiniti Teases Electric SUV Destined for Detroit Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Teasers, Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Nissan, EVs, North American International Auto Show, Naias, News Blog, Product Planning, NAIAS 2019, Detroit Debut


Infiniti previews its leap into one of the hottest industry segments

Infiniti has released a teaser image to preview a concept it will unveil at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. The yet-unnamed design study is an electric crossover shaped by Infiniti's newest design language. The post Infiniti previews its leap into one of the hottest industry segments appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Infiniti, Detroit Auto Show, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


Infiniti is using Formula One racing to hone its hybrid skills

Infiniti is partnering with the Renault Sport Formula One team, and not just to put sponsor stickers on the race cars. The luxury brand claims its engineers are working with their F1 counterparts to develop future hybrid tech. The post Infiniti is using Formula One racing to hone its hybrid skills appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Features, Racing, Formula One, Infiniti, Motorsports, Renault, Hybrid Cars, Renault Sport Formula One


Infiniti Project Black S: Godzilla Slayer?

The Infiniti Project Black S Prototype debuts at the Paris Motor Show, starting on October 4th. Infiniti worked the Renault Sport Formula One Team for the Project Black S Prototype.  The car serves as a “springboard” for high-performance engineering, according to the two companies.   Will Infiniti actually produce it? That’s not entirely clear . . .  For all intents and purposes, the Infiniti Project Black S Prototype reminds me of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe and its sleek profile. And similar t...
Tags: Paris, Autos, Infiniti, Nissan, Renault, Monza, Krueger, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Car News, Roland krueger, Renault Sport Formula One Team, Red Sport, Project Black S, Infiniti Project Black S, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd, Alvin Reyes


Back to Black: Infiniti’s New Concept Is All About What’s Under the Hood

Infiniti doesn’t want you to look at the Project Black S prototype and ooh and ah over its looks. It’s a Q60 with an aero makeover. No, Infiniti created the Project Black S as a technological showpiece, due to be revealed Monday in the periphery of the Paris auto show. Beneath its hood is what […] The post Back to Black: Infiniti’s New Concept Is All About What’s Under the Hood appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Green, Paris, Autos, Infiniti, Fuel Economy, Hybrid, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Infiniti Project Black S


Infiniti’s Project Black S prototype sports Formula One hybrid tech

The Infiniti Project Black S is a Q60 luxury coupe enhanced with a Formula One-inspired hybrid powertrain. The 563-horsepower car can sprint from zero to 62 mph in under four seconds, according to Infiniti. The post Infiniti’s Project Black S prototype sports Formula One hybrid tech appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Formula One, Infiniti, Hybrids, Motorsports, Renault, Paris Motor Show, Infiniti Q60, Infiniti Project Black S


PE-backed InterVision Systems buys Infiniti Consulting Group

InterVision Systems, a portfolio company of Huron Capital, has acquired Folsom, California-based Infiniti Consulting Group, a provider of cloud services and IT consulting solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Detroit, MI – September 11, 2018 – Leading lower-middle-market private equity firm Huron Capital today announced its information technology solutions platform, InterVision Systems, has acquired Infiniti Consulting Group, an industry leader in cloud services and IT cons...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, M&a, Infiniti, North America, Detroit, Santa Clara California, John Gray, Scott Sanders, Folsom Calif, Folsom California, Huron Capital, Detroit Huron Capital, Intervision, InterVision Systems, Aaron Stone


Monterey Car Week 2018: Concept and Production Cars

Outlandish or sensible, futuristic or utilitarian, some of the most impressive new vehicles on show Follow the money. It’s an apt phrase these days, but here we mean something different. Carmakers long ago learned that one of the most highly regarded car shows in the world isn’t in some stale-aired convention center, but in the sun and fog of Monterey, California. From Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Porsche, Bmw, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Audi, Nissan, Mercedes-benz, Aston Martin, Pebble Beach, Bugatti, Car Shows, Monterey Car Week, The Quail


Infiniti's Car Designers Look to be Having a Helluva Lot of Fun

Last year Infiniti produced the Prototype 9, a retro-futuristic concept based on 1930s racecar designs. This year their creative team is again flexing their design muscles with the electric Prototype 10, which continues with the future-past theme, albeit advanced by several decades; this car takes its cues from 1960s roadsters. Introduced last week at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the Prototype 10 is the first project produced under the direction of Karim Habib, Infiniti's new Executi...
Tags: Japan, UK, Design, Cars, San Diego, Jaguar, Infiniti, Nissan, Habib, Pebble Beach Concours, Alfonso Albaisa, Roland krueger, Wayne Burgess, Karim Habib Infiniti


Infiniti Prototype 10 Revealed in Full, Looks Good

This year’s Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elagance sees the debut of a new Infiniti concept, as it does pretty much every year. It is called the Infiniti Prototype 10, and it follows last year’s Prototype 9 with a sleek and modern speedster design that is too cool and sweet for the real world.  Yep, again, this is not something they can or want to put into production. This is just Infiniti showing off what they could be making in a perfect world instead of excellent but boring family cars they ma...
Tags: Autos, Bmw, Infiniti, San Diego California, Japan UK, Karim Habib, Pebble Beach Concourse, Elagance


Infiniti Unveils New ‘Prototype’ Concept at Pebble Beach

Last summer, Infiniti revealed an open-wheeled racer that merged the sex appeal of yesteryear with the electric powertrain of tomorrow. It was called the the Prototype 9 and it was stunningly beautiful. This summer, the brand attempted to repeat that success with the Prototype 10. While the vintage maxim of “lightning never strikes the same […] The post Infiniti Unveils New ‘Prototype’ Concept at Pebble Beach appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Pebble Beach, News Blog, Automotive Design, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Infiniti Prototype 10


Infiniti Prototype 10 concept is inspired by classic race cars

The Infiniti Prototype 10 concept is the Nissan luxury brand's second retro-futuristic concept car, following the well-received Prototype 9 that debuted in 2017. The Prototype 10 features styling inspired by classic race cars. The post Infiniti Prototype 10 concept is inspired by classic race cars appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Infiniti, Nissan, The Prototype 10


Infiniti just revealed a new electric sports car concept and it's simply beautiful

Infiniti is revealing a new single-seat electric speedster car this afternoon at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Monterey, California. Infiniti's striking concept is a single-seat electric sports car designed to evoke the look of classic grand prix racers. The Prototype 10 is a bridge between early Californian speedster vehicles of the past and the new electric vehicles of the future.  Infiniti unveiled its stunning a new single-seat electric speedster car at the 2018 Pebble Beac...
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