On 18 January, chief of Nissan Motors' ADAS department Shigetoshi Tokuoka gave a lecture at Automotive World 2017 where he praised the lane-maintaining, self-driving technology known as ProPILOT included with the company's minivan the Selena, stating that "driving has become much easier."
On 9 January at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show, Infiniti, Nissan’s high class oversea brand, presented to the public for the first time the QX50 Concept. The QX50 Concept utilizes a next generation power train complete with a VC Turbo.
On 5 January at CES in Las Vegas, Nissan Motors announced their new technology, Seamless Autonomous Mobility (SAM) that the company hopes to utilize toward getting more autonomous driving cars on the road faster.
On December 8, Nissan North America announced that it was awarded the 2017 Top Safety Pick+―the highest honor for crash safety―by the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) for three of its models.
At 2016 Auto Guangzhou in late November, Dongfeng Nissan announced that it would start taking advanced orders for the new T90 SUV for its Venucia brand. Dongfeng Nissan is a joint venture between Nissan Motors and Dongfeng Motor Company.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance presented the latest information about gender diversity among its workforce to coincide the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society, which is being held in France from November 30 to December 2.