Hall of Fame: Andy Palmer

Hall of Fame: Andy Palmer

Why he won...

Andy Palmer might not be a household name, but the cars he’s played a major part in bringing to market can be found on driveways around the world.

Andy’s job at Nissan can be summed up by his business card – it’s busy, with his titles rolling on to five lines. In short, he’s in charge of Nissan product development worldwide – everything from the all-electric Leaf to the electrifying GT-R. Pet projects have included the outrageous Juke-R and Nissan’s new take on the New York Taxi Cab.

He’s also responsible for Nissan’s fast-growing Infiniti luxury brand (and the link with F1 world champion Red Bull). As if all that isn’t enough, he’s in charge of all of Nissan’s marketing and communications activity. Oh, and he likes a bit of punk rock, too...

Recommended

Large SUV of the Year 2021: SEAT Tarraco
SEAT Tarraco - header
SEAT Tarraco SUV

Large SUV of the Year 2021: SEAT Tarraco

The SEAT Tarraco is the Auto Express 2021 Large SUV of the Year with the Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe commended
7 Jul 2021

Most Popular

New 2021 Audi RS 3: 395bhp mega hatch priced from £50,900
Audi RS 3 Sportback - front
Audi RS3

New 2021 Audi RS 3: 395bhp mega hatch priced from £50,900

Full exterior and interior reveal for Audi RS 3, with aggressive styling and racy cabin to match strong performance
19 Jul 2021
New 2021 Kia EV6 boasts up to 328 miles of range
Kia EV6 - front
Kia EV6

New 2021 Kia EV6 boasts up to 328 miles of range

Kia reveals more specs for its bespoke electric car, with the EV6 offering long range and an 18-minute 80 per cent rapid recharge time
21 Jul 2021
New MG 5 EV 2021 review
MG 5 EV - front
MG MG5 Hatchback

New MG 5 EV 2021 review

The MG 5 EV has been updated with a bigger battery, meaning it now boasts a 250-mile range
21 Jul 2021