300 Click for offerNissan’s performance has degraded, he said, citing disappointing profits, unspecified quality issues and a drop in the share price. Nissan recalled 1.2 million vehicles from the Japanese market two years ago after regulators faulted it for allowing workers who lacked required credentials to certify the cars. The expressive qualities of her work caught the attention of a patron, the banker Louis Hagen, who owned a film company and was looking to invest in new talent. Hagen invited her and her team of producers and designers to use his studio in Potsdam, Germany, where they worked on “Prince Achmed,” their first feature-length film.
These days, automakers have been finding selling new sedans to be increasingly tough sledding. More and more consumers are defecting from traditional three-box four-doors in favor of crossover SUVs, regardless of size and price. At a time when companies such as Ford are abandoning many traditional passenger-car sales segments, Nissan appears to be doubling down on new sedan models like this Versa, as well as the aforementioned Altima and forthcoming Sentra replacement. Are you good at small talk? Or do you find yourself at a loss for words when trying to make conversation with strangers and acquaintances?XS M S
TYPE ::MOUNTAIN BIKEWALK AROUND If I’m going to a movie usually I’ll go to the Nitehawk or the Williamsburg Cinemas. If it’s a museum I really like the Whitney. If I don’t do either of those things, I’ll just go to Greenpoint and walk around. I love Greenpoint because it looks a lot like Pittsburgh, where I’m from. I’m also a bookstore fiend and they have Word bookstore there. If there is a deal, and if European Union leaders approve it, Mr. Johnson wants to rush it through Britain’s Parliament on Saturday.
BRAND ::SPORTS SCOTTYCompared to the first generation model, the new Volt improves its electric motor, its gasoline range extender and its battery pack's capacity. The exterior and interior design, as well as the MyLink connected cabin tech, also make quantum leaps forward for this generation. Mr. Trump called the inquiry into his efforts to pressure Ukraine to find dirt on his political rivals “a totally compromised kangaroo court,” and the White House intervened for the first time to block the testimony of a key witness.
With contribution from Stephen Beacham. If you missed it, Mr. Brown talked about why he’s teaming up with China to tackle climate change. [The New York Times]