Nissan announces Micra's return to Canada

Tonight, at a media event in Montreal, Christian Meunier, president of Nissan Canada, announced that the Nissan Micra will return to Canada this year. (CNW Group/Nissan Canada Inc.)

2015 Nissan Micra will mark a new era of unbeatable value in the Canadian market (CNW Group/Nissan Canada Inc.)

2015 Nissan Micra will mark a new era of unbeatable value in the Canadian market (CNW Group/Nissan Canada Inc.)

  • 2015 Nissan Micra will mark a new era of unbeatable value in the Canadian market
  • Official debut and more details to be announced at Montreal Auto Show

MONTREAL, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Tonight, at a media event in Montreal, Christian Meunier, president of Nissan Canada, announced that the Nissan Micra will return to Canada this year. Tailored specifically for Canadians and not available in the United States, the all-new Nissan Micra will feature an impressively low cost of ownership and will revolutionize what Canadian consumers expect from an entry-level car.

"After 21 years, the Nissan Micra is returning to Canada to change the automotive landscape," said Christian Meunier, President, Nissan Canada. "Micra will provide Canadians with the unbeatable value, Japanese quality, European bold styling and fun driving experience that they deserve in a small car."

More details will be provided at the upcoming Montreal Auto Show on January 16th.

Information, images and B-Roll of Nissan's full lineup are available at www.media.nissan.ca or upon request.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.9 million vehicles in 2012, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($US118.95 billion) in fiscal 2011. With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades, including the prestigious 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards. 

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Nissan Canada
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is the Canadian sales, marketing and distribution subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. With offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC), NCI directly employs 250 full-time staff. There are 184 independent Nissan dealerships, 33 Infiniti retailers and 44 Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealers across Canada. A pioneer in zero emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades including the prestigious 2011 European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year awards.

More information about Nissan in Canada and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.nissan.ca and www.infiniti.ca.

SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.

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For further information:

Media contacts:
Didier Marsaud 
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Nissan Canada
Tel: 905-629-6400
Email: didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com

Mark James
Cohn & Wolfe
Tel: 416-400-5263
Email: mark.james@cohnwolfe.ca