The pandemic has been particularly difficult for Nissan, which was already grappling with falling sales and a deteriorating cash position.
Hyundai has appointed Jose Munoz as global chief operating officer and Americas chief, tapping a man formerly considered an ally and potential successor of Nissan's ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
The Millennium Falcon-inspired Rogue is the most extensive Star Wars-themed Nissan custom show vehicle build to date.
The country's second-largest automaker said it would stop production of domestic market vehicles at all six of its Japanese assembly plants to consolidate their inspection lines.
Of the 17.5 million vehicles sold in America over the last 12 months, 6.7 million were crossovers or SUVs and 2.7 million pickups.
The new Chevrolet Equinox will come with two new petrol engine options and a diesel engine variant.