2019 Vault Rankings
At a Glance
A well-known name with a strong line-up of vehicles
Tough competition from Japanese, European and American automakers.
Nissan has a lot going for it, including a large global footprint, but it also has plenty of challenges, especially yen valuation and formidable competitors.
About Nissan North America Inc
The company's vehicle assembly plant has an annual production capacity of 550,000 vehicles and represents a capital investment of $2.5 billion; the plant produces the Nissan Altima, Nissan Maxima, Nissan Xterra, Nissan Frontier, and Nissan Pathfinder, and Infiniti JX.
Nissan North America is based in Franklin, Tennessee. Nissan's three US production plants reside in Smyrna and Decherd, Tennessee; and Canton, Mississippi; it also has a plant in Mexico. The company serves customers in the US, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
Sales and Marketing
Through its Fleet Sales operations, Nissan North America sells its 11 different brands of Nissan vehicles through a network of 1,100 dealers in the US. The company's Canada-based operations have four regional offices and 148 Nissan and 22 Infiniti dealerships nationwide.
The deep pockets of the company's parent and its alliance with
One of the premiere projects for the Alliance is its 100% electric, zero-emission vehicle. Intent upon putting a dent in
Nissan North America in 2012 announced it would produce an all-new 2013 Nissan Sentra line of compact cars and a redesigned 2013 Pathfinder SUV. Also that year, it divulged plans to construct a $2 billion manufacturing facility in Aguascalientes, Mexico to support the company's growth strategy. The new facility, which fortifies Nissan's two existing Mexican manufacturing plants and was launched in late 2013.
Nissan North America was formed in 1990 to coordinate the company's US, Mexico, and Canada operations.
Production at Nissan's Smyrna Plant began in 1983.
ONE NISSAN WAY
Franklin, TN 37067-6367
Phone: 1 (615) 725-1000
Employer Type: Privately Owned
SVP Administration and Finance: Scott E. Becker
VP Information Systems: Steven R. Lambert
Chairman: José Muñoz
Employees (This Location): 2,500
Employees (All Locations): 13,000
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