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Carlos Ghosn, Chief Executive Officer, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, today unveiled the company's all new Micra, the fourth generation of the iconic city car, at the 80th International Geneva Motor Show. Micra Boasting breakthrough packaging and small-car engineering, the all-new, fourth generation Nissan Micra (known as March in Japan) is on course ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its production, sales and export figures for November, 2009. Production Nissan's global production in November increased 32.6% year-on-year to 294,638 units. ...
In the sixth round of the China Touring Car Championship in Guangdong Circuit, 2 Tiidas from the DongFeng Nissan Ghia Sports team took part in the 1600cc class race, finishing in 2nd and 7th places. Driver Lin Lifeng took 2nd, the same position his Dongfeng Nissan Ghia Sports Team took in the teams' division. ...
Japan's Nissan unveiled its "Leaf" electric car, a much-awaited "green" auto planned to hit highways next year.
Nissan's new Skyline is packed with automotive technology. The systems should help prevent accidents and make the car easier to park.
Nissan offers the first look at the upcoming 2009 370Z Coupe, which makes its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 19th. ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced the release of the new KIX mini sport utility vehicle (SUV), which went on sale today at Nissan dealers nationwide. KIX RX Marketed under the tagline of "SHIFT_Active," the ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (NML) today launched the all-new X-TRAIL. X-TRAIL is the fourth passenger vehicle to be launched this year in China from the partnership between Nissan and Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL). X-TRAIL will be marketed under the Chinese name "Qijun," which translates as a fast and tough horse and matches the vehicle's positioning ...
Murano, Rogue Crossovers are first vehicles available for customers - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (NML) announced the Nissan brand officially launches today in Korea. Leading the Nissan brand expansion into Korea are the Murano premium mid-size crossover and the Rogue compact crossover. The Nissan range will be available through four showrooms in Seoul, Gyeonggi and ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is proud that the NISSAN GT-R supercar has won the Most Advanced Technology Award, one of the highly coveted awards of Car of the Year Japan 2008-2009. NISSAN GT-R The final selection, conducted by the Car of the Year Japan Executive Committee, took place from November 10 - 11 at ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., will exhibit a quarter-scale model of its new Nissan GT-R as part of "Wa: The Spirit of Harmony and Japanese Design Today," a traveling European exhibition which will open at the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris this month. The Paris event will run from Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 to Saturday, ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of a new clean diesel X-TRAIL "20GT," which goes on sale September 18 at Nissan dealers nationwide. The new X-TRAIL 20GT has met Japan's stringent "Post New Long-term Regulations"*1 – the first vehicle in the world to do so*2. X-TRAIL 20GT SHIFT_challenging spirit. Setting New Standards The X-TRAIL ...
All-electric and original hybrid electric prototypes unveiled Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled all-electric and original hybrid electric prototype vehicles, both powered by advanced lithium-ion batteries. Under the NISSAN GT 2012 business plan, the company has committed to zero-emission vehicle leadership, and has announced plans to introduce an all-electric vehicle in 2010 and mass market ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Nissan Financial Services, Co., Ltd. (NFS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nissan, today announced the decision to separate its car rental business division – Nissan Rent-a-Car - currently under NFS and integrate it under Nissan Network Holdings Co., Ltd.,* by December 2008. In Japan, the car rental business is expected to ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it will showcase the X-TRAIL diesel prototype at the 2008 Integrated Exhibition of the Environment in Hokkaido*1 (June 19-21) as well at the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit’s International Media Center (July 7-9). Nissan’s participation supports the focus on environmental issues at the G8 Summit meetings. X-TRAIL Clean Diesel Prototype M9R ...
Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Limited (RNAIPL) today hosted the ground breaking ceremony for its new passenger vehicle plant in Chennai, India, expected to begin operations in 2010. The facility will have an annual production capacity of 400,000 and will produce vehicles for export and the local market for both Renault and Nissan. A 50:50 ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced that it will source an innovative all-new compact car from its Sunderland plant in the United Kingdom (UK), starting in 2010. Building on the success of the Qashqai, the all-new product will reinforce Sunderland’s role as manufacturer and exporter of high-value products. The decision was announced following a ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the sales launch of the fully redesigned Teana luxury sedan at dealers across Japan. With its modern styling, impressive ride comfort and thoughtful appointments for all passengers, the Teana has been designed and engineered to provide lasting value in a modern luxury sedan. Teana will be marketed under the ...
Round 3 of the 2008 SUPER GT took place on May 4th (Sunday) at Fuji Speedway (1 lap: 4.563kms), located in Oyama town, Shizuoka prefecture. All five NISSAN GT-R entries were saddled with added weight for the race in the form of a “Special Performance Adjustment”. The #12 CALSONIC IMPUL GT-R was the top ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced production, sales and export figures for March and the 12 months ended March 31, 2008. Production March Nissan’s global production in March increased 1.2% year-on-year to 312,449 units. Export models from Japan such as Rogue, X-Trail, Dualis and Tiida boosted domestic production to 139,420 units, ...
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., announced today that global sales of its CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) equipped vehicles topped one million with sales of 1,088,000*¹ in fiscal year 2007*², accomplishing the target set under the Nissan Green Program 2010 mid-term environmental plan. XTRONIC CVT The target of 1 million sales of CVT-equipped vehicles was announced under the Nissan Green ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today revealed the new Nissan Teana premium sedan at the 2008 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. Joining the global debut of the Teana in Beijing is the Infiniti EX luxury sport crossover, launching for the first time in China. Teana Infiniti EX35 "When we introduced Teana in 2004, it sent a clear ...
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., is announcing plans to enter the Russian light commercial vehicle (LCV) market in 2008. Nissan Motor Rus, will launch the NP300 pick up and the Cabstar light duty truck in September, this year. The range will be extended to six products by the end of 2011. The vehicles will be sold ...
The Nissan Advanced Technology Center(NATC), completed in May, 2007, has been awarded the highest “S” ranking under CASBEE*(Comprehensive Assessment System for Building Environmental Efficiency) by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, as sanctioned by IBEC (Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation), the certification body of CASBEE, on March 31, 2008. NATC is the first ...
Xanavi Informatics Corporation, and Sony Corporation were jointly awarded 2008 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence)Award (Product category) for the development and commercialization of the Around View Monitor. The prestigious PACE Awards recognize automotive suppliers for their innovation and technological achievements. In addition, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Awarded 2008 Automotive News PACE "Collaborator Award" ...
Chrysler LLC and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced two new agreements for the supply of products between both companies. In January, Nissan agreed to supply Chrysler with a new car based on the Nissan Versa sedan for limited distribution in South America on an Original Equipment Manufacture (OEM) basis in 2009. This new OEM ...
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced it is entering the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) business through a significant investment in North America. NNA, as part of a global commitment to the segment, has announced it will introduce to the North American market three light commercial vehicles in three years and forge partnerships with Cummins ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd (NML) today announced the release of the all-new Livina C-Gear (called the 'X-Gear' in other markets). The introduction of this model in China underscores the importance of what is now the third largest market for Nissan after the United States and Japan. "The Livina series is proving to be a valuable ...
Formula Renault UK Championship-- Brands Hatch Circuit, UK  Round 1 and 2 of the British Formula Renault Championship were held at Brands Hatch Circuit in Kent The 2008 season of Formula Renault UK got underway at Brands Hatch Circuit. 19 years old Ryuji Yamamoto, entered for the second season with Nissan NISMO Scholarship backing, started ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., announced today that cumulative sales of the Tiida compact car (North American name: Versa), topped one million in March 2008. This milestone comes just three and a half years after the Tiida was launched on September 30, 2004. Tiida – Japanese specifications The Tiida was initially launched in the Japanese market ...
s it celebrates its seventh anniversary, RNPO expands its scope and will cover 90% of the Alliance purchasing turnover. RNPO purchases will reach EUR60 billion (USD94.7 billion and JPY9.4 trillion) in 2008 compared to EUR58 billion (USD91.5 billion and JPY9.1 trillion) in 2007. From April 1, 2008, the Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organization expands its activities to ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced production, sales and export figures for February 2008. 1.Production Nissan’s global production grew 14.0% year-on-year to 322,257 units, marking an all-time record for the month of February. In Japan, the X-Trail, Rogue and new Infiniti EX contributed to increased production. Total domestic production rose 27.6% ...
Renault-Nissan and Project Better Place pursue their strategy of zero-emission vehicles in Denmark The Renault-Nissan Alliance actively supports the initiative of Project Better Place which announced today its second deployment in Denmark. Renault will provide Danish customers with 100% electric vehicles at European standards in 2011, providing zero emission mobility while at the same time offering ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will issue its Green Procurement Guidelines in April 2008, defining a set of environmental protocol to augment The Nissan-Renault Purchasing Way, which applies to all its global auto-parts and materials suppliers. The newly issued NissanGreen Procurement Guideline replaces the previous Green Procurement Standards issued in 2001. The new guidelines include the following ...
First and Second Place for Nissan at SUPER GT Opening Race at Suzuka – The XANAVI NISMO GT-R (#23), starting from the second on the grid and driven by Satoshi Motoyama and Benoit Treluyer, won the first race of the 2008 Super GT series in Japan in front of more than 32,000 spectators. Michael ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd. (NISMO) today announced that the NISSAN GT-R will become the official safety car of the SUPER GT 2008 series, which kicks off this March 16. A handover of the safety car will be held during the opening of the SUPER GT series (Suzuka Circuit in ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today launched its first crossover vehicle in China – the Qashqai. Qashqai is manufactured at the Huadu plant of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL), Nissan's local partner in China. “XIAOKE,” Qashqai’s Chinese name, means “nomad” and is consistent with the positioning of Qashqai as an “urban nomad.” Nissan expects to create ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced production, sales and export figures for January 2008. 1.Production Nissan’s global production grew 13.8% year-on-year to 316,172 units, making an all-time record for the month of January. In Japan, the new X-Trail, Tiida, new export model Rogue (launched in September in North America) and new ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced its 2008 sales target for China of 500,000 units, this includes both passenger and light commercial vehicles. Nissan will launch three new models under the Nissan brand for the Chinese market this year. The first new model will be the Qashqai (Chinese name: Xiaoke). The first vehicle was produced ...
Nissan unveils the Frontier Navara Single Cab in Thailand -New version strengthens Nissan’s global model range- Siam Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. (SNA) today announced the introduction of the single-cab version of the Frontier Navara pickup truck, one of the 28 new models planned for introduction during the Nissan Value-Up business plan. Frontier Navara Single Cab Same ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it will begin bio-ethanol trials through its participation in the Tokachi E10 project. The project, the first of its kind in Japan, aims to test the feasibility of E10 fuel, which contains 10% bio-ethanol mix. Early trials will be conducted in the Tokachi region of Hokkaido, beginning April*1. Nissan ...
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the sales launch of the new Tiida 5-door hatchback and Tiida Latio 4-door sedan at dealers across Japan. Since their debut in 2004, the Tiida and Tiida Latio have exceeded customer expectations for compact vehicles – offering a premium-quality, roomy interior and outstanding fuel economy and performance. For 2008, both ...
Nissan and Chrysler have reached a deal to have Nissan supply cars to Chrysler for sale in South America starting next year, the automakers said Friday. The model, based on the Nissan Versa sedan, will be supplied under what is called an OEM, or ``original equipment manufacture,'' agreement in the auto industry. That means Japanese automaker ...
Nissan North America Inc. will build a midsize pickup truck for Suzuki Motor Corp. at Nissan's plant in Smyrna, starting in 2008, the companies announced Tuesday. The pickup will be based on Nissan's Frontier midsize pickup and will be solely marketed by Suzuki in North America. Preparations are underway to retrofit the Smyrna plant. In 2006, ...
Nissan's ball-shaped electric vehicle can squeeze into tight spots without backing up because its wheels turn 90 degrees and the cabin part of the car can rotate in a complete circle. The Pivo 2, being shown at the Tokyo auto show later this month, is a three-seat ecological commuter car that's fully working but ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Nissan is recalling more than 140,000 of its popular Altima sedans to replace air filters that could catch fire, company officials said. The voluntary recall affects 2007 Altimas with four-cylinder, 2.5-litre engines produced between September 2006 and May 2007 at Nissan's Smyrna plant and between October 2006 and May 2007 at ...
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) _ Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said Wednesday his company is working hard to develop the next generation of smaller, lighter auto batteries _ a technology that holds promise for electric cars as well as for hybrids. He also said Nissan and its French partner Renault SA are moving ahead with studies on ...
TOKYO (AP) _ Nissan Motor Co. said Thursday it is recalling about 113,000 minivans over an exhaust pipe problem. Nissan is recalling Serena minivans produced between April 2005 and August 2006, according to a company report sent to Japan's Transport Ministry and posted on the ministry's website. Welded parts of ...
DETROIT (AP) _ Japanese automakers are driving North Americans toward a cleaner environment, while their U.S. counterparts are producing cars and trucks ranked among the worst when it comes to smog emissions and global warming, according to a report released Tuesday by an environmental group. Honda and Toyota lead the ...
TOKYO (AP) _ Nissan Motor Co. said Friday it was recalling more than one million vehicles because of problems with the gas tanks. The recall affects 1,015,306 units of the company's March and Cube subcompacts that were manufactured between 1991 and 2000, spokeswoman Pauline Kee said. The vehicles can have ...

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