Infiniti had a record-breaking year with global sales of more than 186,200 vehicles, up 13.5% from the previous year. December 2014 was the best ever month in Infiniti’s history with almost 19,700 vehicles sold. This is a 7.5% increase compared to December a year ago. Overall, Infiniti reached all-time high results in 19 markets around the world in calendar year 2014.
Infiniti announced today that its 2015 Q50 sport sedan and 2015 Q70 luxury performance sedan models equipped with Forward Emergency Braking (FEB) have earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) highest safety award, TOP SAFETY PICK+, and the QX60 has achieved IIHS’ Top Safety Pick award.
Infiniti starts local production in China today in Xiangyang, Hubei Province, as the first Infiniti Q50L officially rolls off the assembly line. The long-wheelbase version of the Q50 premium sports sedan is Infiniti's first localized model in China dedicated to Chinese consumers.
Infiniti opened its new automotive design facility in London today. With a mission to make cars look and feel romantic again, Infiniti Design London, based in the iconic Battleship Building at Paddington Basin, is the first of a network of global design studios for the company as it gears up for a new-model offensive over the next five years, including an all-new model to be manufactured in the UK. Infiniti plans to expand its premium model range by 60 percent by the end of the decade.