INFINITI Motor Company, Ltd. and Nest, a leading venture capital firm and innovation partner, have announced the launch of "INFINITI LAB, Smart Mobility" in Singapore, a unique program created to give founders the opportunity to achieve validation of their business over the course of eight weeks. Applications are open until February 12, 2017 and the program will culminate in June 2017.
INFINITI has announced the 2017 edition of the INFINITI Engineering Academy during a presentation at the Autosport International Show, with Tommaso Volpe, director, INFINITI Global Motorsport and Cyril Abiteboul, managing director, Renault Sport Formula One™ Team.
In his latest LinkedIn Influencer post, Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn describes what it's like to "drive" an autonomous drive car – in this case, an advanced prototype Infiniti Q50 sedan capable of handling complex city driving.
INFINITI is once again sponsoring the "INFINITI Coaches' Charity Challenge" as part of its partnership with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the NCAA® and ESPN. Now in its seventh year, the program consists of 48 NCAA® Division I men's basketball coaches competing for fan votes in a four-round contest that raises money for charities of the coaches' choice.
INFINITI achieved record sales in 2016 based on its product offensive, which continues next week when it reveals a new SUV concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. INFINITI sold over 230,000 vehicles in 2016, a 7 percent increase from the prior year. In December alone, INFINITI sold 27,200 vehicles, an 18 percent increase versus the prior year.
INFINITI today reported sales of 18, 198 vehicles in the U.S. during December, an increase of 21 percent, making this its all-time greatest sales month. For the year, INFINITI also reached a record level with 138,293 vehicles sold, an increase of four percent over 2015.
The INFINITI QX50 Concept, which will make its global premiere at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, showcases the brand's vision for a next-generation mid-size premium SUV. An evolution of the 2016 QX Sport Inspiration, the QX50 Concept shows how the design of its conceptual forebear could be adapted for a future production model in the world's fastest-growing vehicle segment.
As 2016 comes to a close, we take a look back on 16 empowering moments at INFINITI this year. Last month, we set global records and are on track for 2016 to be the best sales year in history. To name a few: We unveiled the all-new Q60. The first-ever QX30 arrived in showrooms. Q50 got some new engines, as well as an award for the 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6.