Infiniti today reported U.S. sales of 7,844 vehicles for the month of April, an increase of 10.0 percent versus 7,129 units a year earlier. Calendar year-to-date sales for Infiniti are 35,220, up 5.6 percent from 33,349 units in 2012.
Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen today announced another high-profile addition to his leadership team. Effective May 1, Daniel Kirchert will become Infiniti's new Managing Director in China, succeeding Allen Lu who has been appointed Managing Director, Asia & Oceania operations (all countries in the region with the exception of China) for Infiniti.
In a move to drive further growth in Asia and Oceania, Infiniti today named Allen Lu the new Managing Director, Asia & Oceania Operations for Infiniti, effective May 1. Lu has been Managing Director of Infiniti China since 2010.
Infiniti announced that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has selected the Infiniti M luxury sedan for its "Top Safety Pick" designation, which recognizes passenger vehicles for excellent performance in four passenger safety tests.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing made another bit of F1 history after the team's win in Bahrain, when Electronic Support Group Leader Gill Jones became the first female member of an F1 team's technical staff to appear on the podium.