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    Report: Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge to cost over $100,000?
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    Enthusiasts have been clamouring for Infiniti to build a car like the Q50 Eau Rouge for years. In concept form, it employs the GT-R's much-loved 3.8-litre twin-turbo V6, tuned to produce 560 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque, with the whole works slid underneath fetching luxury sedan ...

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    Report: 800k car names trademarked globally, suddenly alphanumerics seem reasonable
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    What's in a name? This cliched phrase probably gets tossed out at every marketing meeting that happens when a new car gets its nomenclature. We know the answer, though: everything. The name of a car has all the potential to make or break it with fickle customers that are more conscious than ever ...

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    Featured: Infiniti gets boiled down to four P's: Performance, passion, precision, provocation
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    We met Andreas Sigl, the global director of Infiniti's Formula One involvement (that's him above on the right), at the US Grand Prix in Austin last year, and our questions to him were aimed at understanding what Infiniti was doing and where it intended to go. In spite of regard for its products ...

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    Report: Infiniti boss ices plan for EV
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    Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen has postponed plans for an electric vehicle in order to focus on high-volume models. Automotive News reports de Nysschen is attempting to be realistic about Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn's goal of nearly tripling Infiniti global sales from 170,000 units last year to ...

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    Report: How and why Nissan nearly killed off Infiniti
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    Launched in 1990, Infiniti was expected to be Japan's answer to BMW (Lexus would end up chasing Mercedes-Benz). Yet things went awry almost right out of the gate. Overlooking the fledgling automaker's now infamous early marketing campaign, its product line over the past twenty-four years has been ...

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    Report: Infiniti boss De Nysschen confirms next Q60 Coupe, ponders high-performance variants
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    We've known since mid-December that Infiniti's new global model naming convention would turn the current-generation G37 Coupe into the Q60 Coupe starting next year, but we haven't been clear on whether the model-range-formerly-known-as-G would get a successor, especially as its volume has ...

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    Opinion: Analyzing De Nyscchen's 25-year comeback plan for Infiniti
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    "It took us 25 years to bring Audi back in the US. This kind of thing takes a long time." When Johan De Nysschen left his post at Audi of America last year to take the seemingly thankless job of leading Infiniti's global operations, it seemed like a familiar scenario. Like Michael Dukakis ...

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    Spy Shots: Infiniti confirms all-new sports sedan will debut at Detroit Auto Show
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    While the automotive world may currently be focused on the Los Angeles Auto Show, those looking to stay ahead of the curve have their sights set farther down the road. One such automaker is Infiniti. On the first of the LA press days, the Japanese luxury brand has announced an all-new model to ...

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    Report: Former Audi CEO taken in by Nissan; will run Infiniti
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    After abruptly resigning on Friday after 19 years at Audi, former CEO Johan de Nysschen's future has come more clearly into focus today. Nissan has announced that de Nysschen will be joining the company effective July 1. His official title will be Senior Vice President of Nissan Motor Company in ...

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    Video: Audi goes extra mile to make up for customer's bad auto show experience [w/video]
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    One privileged Audi fan got to experience the Chicago Auto Show in his own garage recently, according to QuattroWorld. After driving three hours to Chicago and being denied the chance to sit in the 2013 Audi RS5 at the show, Joshua Smith wrote a letter to the company complaining about the way he ...

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