Nissan and Mitsubishi have had a cooperative agreement for some time, resulting most recently in the new Nissan Dayz and Mitsubishi eK vehicles that entered the Japanese market this year.
Nissan has applied for a permit to add 59,551 square feet to the back of its 5.9 million square feet of plant space in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Although Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn has set aggressive expansion targets for Nissan, world markets are not cooperating with the "8 percent by 2016" plan.
Nissan has reported its October sales numbers, which are up 14.2 percent over this same month last year. Total sales for October were 91,018 in the U.S. compared to 79,865 in October 2012.
One of the biggest model unveils for the 2014 model year from Nissan is the high-selling Rogue.
In nearly every market, production levels at Nissan were up year-on-year.
The first Nissan NV200T - also known as the Taxi of Tomorrow - has been sold to a 12-year cab-driving veteran named Ranjit Singh (medallion #7F20) in New York.
In the United Kingdom, Nissan produces and sells a crossover called the Qashqai, a crossover similar to the Rogue here in the U.S. and the X-TRAIL in Europe.
The 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid is on sale now in dealerships nationally and has a starting MSRP of $35,110, plus destination.
Nissan has issued a voluntary recall on about 188,000 vehicles, including the 2013-14 Pathfinder, 2013 Infiniti JX35 and 2014 Infiniti QX60 worldwide for braking problems associated with the anti-l
Nissan has confirmed that the 2014 Juke NISMO RS will debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month, but has given little detail as to what, exactly, the "RS" package will be.
The 2014 Juke has changed little from the 2012 and 2013 models, but this year will offer two additional colors: Red Alert and Bordeaux Black.