Alfonso Albaisa is executive design director, Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. and also a corporate vice president. A graduate of the Pratt Institute — a top American university in the areas of industrial design and architecture based in the New...
Renault Sport Formula One Team's British Grand Prix came to a frustrating end with a double retirement. Jolyon Palmer and Kevin Magnussen stopped on lap 38 and 50 respectively both with suspected gearbox problems. The mixed track conditions presented scant opportunity for advancement from their P18 and P16 starting positions, with both Jolyon and Kevin caught in traffic before their retirements.
Infiniti finished the first half of 2016 with a new sales record. The company sold more than 110,200 vehicles, an increase of 7 percent over the same period last year. In the month of June, more than 19,300 vehicles were sold, up 15 percent versus June 2015, and in the second quarter of the year (April-June), Infiniti set a new record with almost 53,000 vehicles sold representing an increase of 4 percent.
This year's 24 Hours of Le Mans will bring together alliance partners Nissan, Renault and Infiniti in a unique programme which will not only assist cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy's Le Mans debut, but will further boost a young motorsport engineer's career. University of Nottingham student Daniel Sanham has been "living the dream" as the 2015 Infiniti Engineering Academy winner for Europe.
Last night, over 100 engineering students attended an event at McGill University to learn just what it takes to compete in the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. For the first time in the program's three years, Canadian students have the chance to compete to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime in Formula One™ and automotive engineering, with a factory F1® team and Infiniti.
Infiniti continues its strong momentum, setting a new global sales record in May. The brand sold approximately 18,000 vehicles around the world last month, an increase of 3 percent over May 2015 and representing the best-ever May sales performance in Infiniti’s history. Year-to-date, Infiniti sold about 91,000 vehicles globally, up 5 percent compared to the same period last year, setting another sales record for the company.