The opening of the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in 2003 brought automotive production to Mississippi for the first time. Since then, the plant has become a force for economic development, creating thousands of well-paying jobs. For more than a decade, the Canton team has been assembling quality, award-winning cars, trucks, crossovers and SUVs. The […]
Health Holtz, senior vice president, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing, Nissan North America, Inc., has been named a 2018 Automotive News Rising Star.
Nissan honored for its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy management at its U.S. facilities NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan North America has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award, the highest honor given to organizations dedicated […]
The all-new 2019 Nissan Altima will be the third vehicle in Nissan’s U.S. lineup with available ProPILOT Assist as the automaker delivers on its mission to make advanced technology more accessible.
Nissan North America today celebrates production of 4 million vehicles at its Canton assembly plant, and announces the addition of a second shift that will create or retain 250 hourly jobs to support increasing demand for NV Commercial Vans.
Official exterior sketch reveals an expressive, sophisticated all-new Altima and hints at the future of Nissan’s sedan design language. The all-new sixth generation of the Altima to make its world debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) on March 28.
Thirty-nine teachers (K-2) in the Canton Public Schools system engaged in hands-on training with SAE International’s award-winning A World In Motion program on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Goodloe Elementary in Canton, Mississippi, from 8:30 a.m. – noon.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has reached a new milestone with 150 million vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years for Nissan to produce its first 100 million vehicles after the company was founded in 1933, and another 11 years to build the last 50 million.
Nissan today affirmed its commitment to manufacturing high-quality vehicles in Mississippi by announcing the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant will build the next-generation Nissan Frontier.
Nissan employees voted today to reject the United Auto Workers (UAW) effort to unionize the Canton plant by nearly a 2-to-1 margin.
On Saturday, Nissan partnered with Mississippi Robotics to host the second annual STEM/Robotics Competition at the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant.
Nissan is again donating $250,000 to seven local historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent.
Every year for more than a decade, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant has joined forces with Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area (HFHMCA) to build affordable, sustainable homes in the local community.
Partnering with 100 Black Men of America, Nissan North America hosted its fourth annual Resume Challenge for African American high school juniors and seniors from six U.S. cities including Jackson, Mississippi. The Resume Challenge is just one important way the automaker is recognizing Black History Month.
Nissan has donated $25,000 to the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute (MMEI) to support ongoing mentoring and academic training efforts of students across the state. Since 2013, Nissan has donated more than $85,000 to the organization.
The all-new TITAN half-ton pickup was announced today as the “Best Pickup Truck” category winner of the MotorWeek 2017 Drivers’ Choice Awards at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.
Nissan today revealed the new 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD King Cab models, completing the lineup of innovative new full-size pickups. The world debut announcement came during a media event at the Chicago Auto Show.
For the third year in a row, the Nissan Murano has been named a U.S. News & World Report “Best Car for the Money.” Murano was honored as “2017 Best 2-Row SUV for the Money.” The award was presented this week in conjunction with the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.
On Saturday, February 4, 2017, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant kicked off Black History Month 2017 with a free screening of the movie “Hidden Figures” for more than 200 girls in the Greater Jackson area. The event was in partnership with the Central Mississippi Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women and the Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi.
Nissan donates $20,000, conducts volunteer day for Mississippi Food Network’s BackPack Program
Today Nissan announced a $20,000 donation to the Mississippi Food Network as part of its ongoing support for Mississippi children in need.
Today Nissan and BankPlus will award 32 grants totaling $90,281 to fund creative educational projects taught by teachers in the Canton and Madison County school districts, which will each receive 16 grants. The Nissan/BankPlus Education Mini-Grant Program, administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Jackson, has awarded more than $650,000 to local schools since the program was created in 2007.
Nissan is proud to serve as the presenting sponsor for ¡LatinFest! 2016, which will be hosted by the Latin American Business Association in Canton this Saturday, October 15.
“Steel to Wheels” is a behind-the-scenes look at the manufacturing process of the Nissan TITAN XD, produced from raw steel to finished truck at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi plant.
Nissan has announced the inaugural recipients of the NissanTitans of Tomorrow Scholarship, awarding $2,500 grants to 10 Mississippi college students.
Nissan volunteers will add hard hats and tool belts to their work attire as they continue a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area (HFHMCA) that began nearly a decade ago.
Nissan North America, Inc., has earned a spot as one of DiversityInc Magazine’s 2016 Top 25 Noteworthy Companies list for the third year in a row, largely due to the continued growth of its employee resource groups.
In recent years, Nissan has made strategic investments in its U.S. operations to ensure the company is able to continue to build quality vehicles that meet the growing needs of U.S. consumers.
Today Nissan announced the donation of $250,000 to six local Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to promote science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent. To date, Nissan has invested more than $1 million in local HBCUs – half of which supports STEM-specific curriculums.
Nissan today previewed the upcoming TITAN Crew Cab half-ton pickup, which arrives at Nissan dealers nationwide this summer, at the 2016 New York International Auto Show.
Today at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, Nissan officially unveiled the standard bearer of its family of TITAN pickups – the 2017 TITAN Crew Cab, powered by Nissan’s 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 gasoline engine.
Nissan today announced pricing for 2016 TITAN XD models powered by the new 5.6-liter Endurance V8 gasoline engine.
Now that the all-new flagship XD model of Nissan’s reimagined TITAN family of pickups is on dealer lots, Nissan is turning its attention to the upcoming “standard” (half-ton) version of TITAN at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show with a special photography release.
Nissan’s Steve Marsh, vice president, Manufacturing, Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant, Nissan North America, Inc., has been named to Mississippi Business Journal’s 2016 list of Mississippi’s Top CEOs. Steve was honored at the publication’s celebration at Old Capitol Inn Thursday in Jackson, Mississippi.
Nissan announced today that a new 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 gasoline engine, assembled in Decherd, Tennessee, will be available in the all-new TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickup trucks, completing the first phase of the “American TITAN” story.
Nissan today officially launched production of its all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup with Job One ceremonies at its Canton, Mississippi assembly facility.
Today, Nissan North America celebrated the production of its 3-millionth vehicle at the Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant located in Canton, Mississippi.
Today Nissan and BankPlus will award 34 grants totaling $89,360 to fund creative educational projects taught by teachers in the Canton and Madison County school districts.
The all-new 2015 Nissan Murano, which was introduced to near universal acclaim in December 2014, has added another prestigious award to its trophy case – a “Best Crossover” in theParents magazine and Edmunds.com annual listing of the “10 Best Family Cars.”
The 2015 Nissan Murano crossover has been named the “Best in Class SUV/Crossover $28,000 – $40,000” by the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA).
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today awarded the completely redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano a “Top Safety Pick Plus” vehicle safety rating, which is the group’s highest available ranking.
In recognition of Nissan’s thoughtful approach to diversity in the workplace and in the community, DiversityInc Magazine has named the company to its 2015 Top 25 Noteworthy Companies list for the second year in a row.
Nissan has donated $500,000 to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to support ongoing construction efforts and future exhibits at the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
Nearly a year after it was officially unveiled, good news continues to roll in for the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano.
Nissan is one of the fastest-growing automakers in America, and a recent study now shows that it is also one of the best places to work in America. Nissan ranked 42nd on a list of “America’s Best Employers” according to a survey published by Forbes.
Today Nissan announced the donation of $250,000 to six local Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to promote STEM initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent.
Already the U.S. News Best “2-Row SUV for the Money,” the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano adds another title to its growing list of accolades.
MotorWeek, television’s original automotive magazine and one of the nation’s leading sources for car and truck reviews, has named the 2015 Nissan Murano Best Small Utility in its highly-coveted Drivers’ Choice Awards.
Nissan North America recently said “bon voyage” to its one-millionth U.S.-built export.
As the Washington Auto Show kicks off this week, Nissan celebrates its largest U.S. presence since the company sold its first automobile in America in 1958.
Nissan today debuted the all-new Nissan TITAN full-size pickup to a standing room-only crowd of international media at the 2015 North American International Auto Show.
The new Nissan TITAN is designed to be a warrior for “warriors” – both in look and in performance.
Since 2003, Nissan and our dedicated employees at the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant have contributed more than $11 million as part of our commitment to Central Mississippi.
Nissan has proudly proclaimed that “TITAN is back!” with the world debut of the next-generation Nissan TITAN full-size pickup at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Mississippi pride and vehicles are flowing out of Nissan’s assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi. This week marked start-of-production in the plant for the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano.
Nissan’s Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant has gone global as the company rolls the first all-new 2015 Nissan Murano off the line today, marking the first time the model has been produced in the U.S. Nissan Canton is now the company’s worldwide hub for Murano production, expanding export opportunities from the plant to more than 100 markets.
Air is free, right? Tell that to the Nissan Energy Management Team who combed through countless miles of tubing in the compressed air system in U.S. manufacturing facilities and repaired enough leaks to save 11,300 megawatt hours of energy last year.
The Nissan Murano is on the move to the company’s manufacturing facility in Canton, Mississippi. Nissan has been building vehicles at this plant for more than a decade.
Production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall means 500 new jobs for Nissan’s Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi.
The all-new 2015 Nissan Murano will become the first Murano and the ninth vehicle assembled at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi plant.
Nissan today revealed an early peek at the 2015 Murano, which makes its world debut on April 16 at the New York International Auto Show.
Since 2003, Nissan and our dedicated employees have contributed $8.8 million as part of our commitment to Central Mississippi.
Media from around the world are enjoying a 360-degree view of Nissan Motor Company in Southern California, Aug. 19 to Sept. 15.
With significantly increasing production capacity in the United States, Nissan projects its U.S. plants will nearly double the number of export markets it will be able to serve by 2015.
By early 2014, Nissan’s production capacity will eclipse two million units in the Americas, driven by recently added capacity at its U.S. plants, as well as new facilities in Mexico and Brazil.
Nissan expanded its U.S. manufacturing footprint today with Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant joining Nissan employees to break ground on a new supplier park at the company’s Canton, Miss. vehicle assembly plant.
Studies show that reading out loud to children is strongly related to academic achievement later in life.
Through a $400,000 kick-start grant, Nissan is working with United Way of the Capital Area to provide free books every month to 35,000 eligible Mississippi preschoolers
Ten years ago, Nissan Motor Company brought auto manufacturing to Canton, Miss., creating jobs and opportunities for thousands of residents from the area’s surrounding communities.
On Saturday, May 25, Nissan celebrates 10 years of manufacturing vehicles in Canton and invites the community – a major contributor to its success – to come out to the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson and enjoy a special musical performance by Grammy-winning R&B band Kool & the Gang.
Nissan today announced that Dan Bednarzyk, currently vice president of the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Mississippi, is named to the newly created position of vice president, Total Delivered Cost, effective May 13.
Nissan is donating $500,000 to public elementary schools in Canton, Miss. The funding is intended to help children who are not keeping pace with their curriculum.
A $500,000 education grant announced today by Nissan will strengthen academic support programs for elementary students who are not making sufficient progress in their school curriculum.
Students in the Advanced Technologies program at Alcorn State University will have two new classmates this summer as the school receives a pair of high-tech robots from Nissan’s Canton, Miss. vehicle assembly plant.
Nissan and employees at its Canton vehicle assembly plant have pledged to contribute $354,400 to United Way in 2013, beginning with a $25,000 contribution to United Way of the Capital Area.
As the full-size truck segment, representing more than 1.6 million sales per year, heats up with new models from key competitors over the next 24 months, Nissan is preparing to field an all-new model of its own.
The next-generation Nissan Murano is on the move to the U.S. where it will be assembled by workers at Nissan’s Canton Manufacturing and Assembly Plant beginning in 2014.
Nissan today announced its Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant has earned the sourcing contract to build the next-generation Murano crossover, which comes as Nissan begins celebrating 10 years of manufacturing in Mississippi.
Nissan Canton is bringing a little joy to the less fortunate this holiday season through its annual “Christmas from the Heart” community giving campaign.
With more than 2 million vehicles produced, nearly $2 billion in payroll generated and a decade after the first vehicle rolled off the line in Mississippi, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant is preparing to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2013.
Today, as part of its fifth annual Ministers Day, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant hosted faith leaders from throughout the Metro Jackson region to provide updates on the plant’s operations during the past year and an outlook on community-based activities in the months ahead.
Today the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant donated $20,000 and vehicle support to a local faith-based effort to provide relief to victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Nissan continues its support of the Madison County, Mississippi community as the company donates a Titan truck to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.
Nissan North America, in conjunction with BankPlus, recently awarded educational grants totaling more than $77,000 to local schools in Mississippi.
Change is coming to Nissan. Long-time employees at Nissan’s Smyrna vehicle assembly plant see it as both a beginning and an end, the final frontier.
The Mississippi Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, announced today that Nissan North America and Arree Williams, manager of product quality assurance at Nissan’s Canton, Miss. vehicle assembly plant, were honored with the Patriot Award in recognition of Nissan’s extraordinary support for employees who serve in the Mississippi National Guard and Reserve.
Amid news reports of tepid growth in the U.S. economy, today Nissan Americas announced it will add production of the all-new 2013 Nissan Sentra compact car to its Canton plant in Mississippi.
Nissan Americas today announced it will add production of the all-new 2013 Nissan Sentra compact car to its Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant beginning in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Nissan North America’s facility in Canton, Miss., is the first vehicle assembly plant to receive the coveted 2009 ENERGY STAR® from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).