The INFINITI Engineering Academy, now in its third year, is a one-of-a-kind global search for the world's best up-and-coming engineers. For 2016, seven placements have been made available with one winner chosen each from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe (including Russia), the United Arab Emirates, China and Asia–Pacific.
Earlier today, INFINITI Canada welcomed Canadian Renault Sport Formula One test driver Nicholas Latifi to its headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario for a meet-and-greet with employees, signaling a new partnership in Canada between the up-and-coming driver and the luxury brand.
INFINITI achieved the best September sales month in its 27-year history. Total sales of more than 19,900 were up 12 percent versus September last year. For the first three quarters of the year, INFINITI sold more than 164,600 vehicles, an increase of 7 percent compared to the same time last year. This also marks an all-time record for the company.
The INFINITI QX Sport Inspiration is an elegant and powerful expression of progressive SUV design. Laying down markers for future INFINITI QX models, the QX Sport Inspiration explores the brand's vision for a next-generation, premium mid-size SUV. The concept makes its European premiere at the 2016 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l'Automobile), and includes several new design elements.
INFINITI has enhanced the 2017 Q50 sports sedan with new exterior and interior design features and the adoption of new in-car technologies. The upgraded 2017 INFINITI Q50 will make its World debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l'Automobile) on 29 September 2016.
INFINITI today unveils the all-new 2.0-litre VC-Turbo (Variable Compression Turbo) gasoline engine, the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine. Shown for the first time at the 2016 Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, the four-cylinder VC-Turbo promises to be one of the most advanced internal combustion engines ever created.
Raoul Picello (53) has been appointed Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa for INFINITI Motor Company, effective Oct. 1, 2016. Picello, currently Vice President of Sales for Nissan in Europe, succeeds François Goupil de Bouille, who is leaving the company to pursue other interests.
Colour has always played a major part in car design. But just as the creases and curves of a car's outward form have evolved down the years, so too has the palette of colours adorning the metal. Much of this, of course, may be attributed to the transient nature of fashion and the constant evolution of taste.