Fantastic five sweep Nissan back into the game
intended to get Nissan on to many more Australian shopping lists.
The company aims to overtake Hyundai and Mazda to become the country’s favourite pure import brand.
‘‘ We will be putting eight new products into the market in the next 12 months. We have four on the Nissan side and four from Infiniti,’’ says Nissan Australia managing director Dan Thompson.
‘‘ There are also the regular updates across the other models like the 370Z. It’s all coming together within two years. It’s great.’’
Thompson is nearing the end of his time in Australia before taking up a promotion in Europe in April but is clearly still committed to a product update that’s easily the biggest since Nissan closed its local manufacturing operation.
‘‘ We’ve got a lot happening. Leaf is in June, that’s the next one to come,’’ he says, ‘‘ then Almera, then Patrol, then Pulsar.
‘‘ It’s all in the next 12 months. Probably the biggest challenge is prioritising
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