These are some of the people whom we have met this year that made a difference to Nissan with their enthusiasm and professionalism, helping us keep the stories we tell interesting.
2012 has been yet another innovation-packed year for Nissan. Here are some highlights of the technology and design related stories we have covered.
Being Green is key in our path towards a sustainable mobile society, here are some highlights from our Eco and EV-related stories this year.
We're proud of our heritage and here are some of the stories produced this year that remind us why.
Some of the most exciting events this year were motorsports-related, not just on the race track but off as well. Here are some of the 2012 highlights from the racetrack.
Environmental experts say there is a hidden killer that could harm the very air we breathe. The killer is microscopic and often goes unnoticed, but in time, non-native forest pests are deadly.
The Best and Greenest were on display at the 14th Eco-Products event in Tokyo, as school kids in particular paved the road to the future.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center on keys for Japanese and global leadership, after a speech at the University of Tokyo.
Infiniti, Nissan Motor Company's premium car brand, will manufacture vehicles in Europe for the first time at the award-winning production base in Sunderland, UK.
Global Sales EVP Takao Katagiri explains the strategy behind Nissan's newly-launched sedans, record November sales in the U.S., and the market outlook ahead.
President of Infiniti, Johan de Nysschen, explains the rationale behind the brand's new nomenclature and what it signifies for its expansion strategy.
PrePost Data runs their entire mobile unit out of a Nissan NV 2500 High Roof.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Russian Technologies State Corporation created a joint venture for AVTOVAZ, Russia’s largest car company and owner of the LADA brand.
Nissan celebrated two years of LEAF sales with launch of the largest lithium-ion automotive battery plant in the US.
Nissan is on track to meet a slew of Nissan Green Plan 2016 targets and plans to introduce 15 hybrid models by the initiative's end.
The latest version of Nissan LEAF, introduced in Japan recently, has a new electric motor using 40% less of the rare-earth mineral dysprosium - without affecting performance.
An epic lap during the 1964 Japan Grand Prix sparked the imagination of motorsports fans across a nation and marked the birth of a legend.
The all-new Nissan Sylphy came home to Japan Wednesday, after launches in the U.S., China, Thailand and other countries.
It is an all-star line-up of innovation for Nissan at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show where the all-new 2013 Altima, Pathfinder and Sentra are sharing a stage for the first time at a major auto show.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn recently visited Nissan Mexicana headquarters in Mexico City.
Slower sales and increased competition in markets such as China, Russia and Europe put a strain on October results, says EVP of Global Sales Takao Katagiri
Nissan unveiled an updated version of the LEAF in Japan, with a variety of enhancements, and more sales outlets in the country with quick chargers for the world's No. 1 electric vehicle.
Usain Bolt is harnessing his passion for speed, performance and charity, in an auction of a unique 2013 “Bolt Gold” GT-R on eBay from November 22 to December 2, 2012.
Yokohama is pushing the future of electric transportation in Japan with a new zero-emission vehicle.
The Nissan Note held off rival Japanese automakers to be crowned 2013 Car of the Year by a leading panel of automotive journalists and researchers.
Increasing workforce diversity is of growing importance to global Japanese businesses that want to deliver local products tailored to consumers needs. At a recent event at Nissan's Technical Center in Atsugi, executives from Nissan, Toshiba and P&G addressed why, and how to make it work.
East Coast vehicle owners have struggled to find gasoline since super storm Sandy hit, but EVs like the Nissan LEAF have found the going easier.
Nissan released results for the first half of the financial year Tuesday, and the Global Media Center spoke with COO Toshiyuki Shiga on the numbers and the outlook ahead.
After 36 months of record global sales and market share gains, Nissan's deliveries dipped in September amid protests in China. EVP of Global Sales Takao Katagiri explains all to the Global Media Center.
Nissan announced first-half financial results Tuesday, posting an operating profit of 287 billion yen, or $3.61 billion, down 7.3% on year.
Kazutoshi Mizuno details the story behind the 2013 Nissan GT-R.
Nissan North America is making major changes to reduce energy use, committed to cutting overall energy consumption by 25% in ten years.
Nissan has wasted no time in getting its new V8 Supercar on the track with testing getting underway in Melbourne.
The 2013 Nissan GT-R was unveiled at a northern Japan racetrack Friday, heading to showrooms in the country this month and in global markets from January.
Nissan unveils a special Altima at a launch event in Melbourne as the automaker prepares for entry in Australia's V8 Supercars Championship next season.
Middle and high school teams got a head start at the annual Lipscomb/Nissan Music City BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition in Nashville.
The eMotor that powers the Nissan LEAF is currently assembled in Japan. Soon, however, it will be produced in Decherd, Tenn., about 70 miles (110km) away from where the automaker will build the 2013 version of the electric car.
With more than 1 million vehicles in sales volume, Nissan's subsidiary Autech Japan is ramping up its conversion business overseas, with a little help from the NISMO brand.
EVP Andy Palmer details the expanding role ahead for Nissan conversion king, Autech Japan.
Nissan DeltaWing's goal entering its North American debut at Petit Le Mans - score a race finish. and the team not only completed the 1000 mile journey, but finished fifth.
The DeltaWing team at Petit Le Mans have the car ready for Saturday's endurance race, less than 24 hours after a practice accident.
The DeltaWing team says Wednesday's crash on the Road Atlanta track won't be a setback, as they gear up for Saturday's endurance race.
Nissan's test track south of its Yokohama headquarters is home to some of the latest advanced technology - the kind of things that could be in your next car.
Today Juke-R doubters are silenced, as the production version #001 emerges from the pit garage - in both real and virtual worlds.
Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man is now Nissan's Director of Excitement.
The partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler reached a milestone last May when Tennessee officials joined Nissan leadership to break ground on a new manufacturing facility in Decherd, Tennessee.
NISMO racing driver Michael Krumm sped around the GranDrive track with The Fastest Man in the World, Usain Bolt, later offering his take on the world-record holder's technique.
Jamaica's multiple gold medal winner Usain Bolt stopped at Nissan's GranDrive testing track and Yokohama headquarters, bringing his record speed and excitement to Japan and becoming Nissan's Director of Excitement.
World record holder and multiple gold medalist Usain Bolt arrived in Japan, meeting fans and media, as well as sharing a ride with Formula 1 driver Mark Webber.
Coming off of Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit, Red Bull Formula 1 driver Mark Webber spoke on his finish and outlook for the rest of the season, which continues next week in Korea.
Nissan has presented at CEATEC since 2007. But this year's attendance of three automakers at Japan's largest event showcasing electronics and IT, establishes cars as the newest - and biggest - of consumer electronics.
Red Bull Team Racing Principal Christian Horner details expectations for the weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix in Suzuka, Japan.
Nissan's NV350 Caravan is providing logistical support to Red Bull Racing at this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.
Two-time F1 champion and Infiniti Ambassador Sebastian Vettel is back in Japan ahead of the Suzuka Grand Prix, offering his outlook on the this weekend's race.
Habitat for Humanity Japan and Nissan are helping to improve living conditions for earthquake and tsunami survivors in temporary housing complexes in Ofunato, northern Japan.
Comedian Jay Leno visits the Nissan Heritage Garage, taking a spin in the legendary Fairlady 240Z.
Nissan’s deputy division general manager Francois Bancon, designer and keen industry observer, says as Europe struggles with the euro crisis it is premium car-makers who are innovating at the Paris motor show.
Infiniti Johan de Nysschen has said Infiniti will expand its product portfolio to cover the premium market. Speaking in front of the EMERG-E concept at the Paris motor show he said Infiniti is about cars drivers lust over.
The Nissan DeltaWing story continues with an appearance at the Paris motor show. After Le Mans success fans gather to see the innovative car before its next race in the United States.
Nissan has unveiled the TeRRA at the Paris motor show. The car is a show case for coming zero emissions technology.
The production version of the Juke Nismo is on display at the Paris motor show ahead of its forthcoming launch. The car is just the first in the Nissan line-up to get a sporty overhaul.
Speaking at the Paris motor show Nissan's CEO Carlos Ghosn said the global market for cars is still good despite the crisis in Europe. He added Nissan's priority in Europe is to gain market share.
Nissan DeltaWing is coming back to finish what it started, preparing to compete at Petit Le Mans later this month.
Usain Bolt will visit the Nissan Global Headquarters in October, as the world's fastest man brings his speed and excitement to Japan.
Global Sales EVP Takao Katagiri explains August sales and market share results in the context of slowdowns in China and Europe and strong growth in key developing markets, such as Russia and Brazil.
Few cities in the motor show calendar can match the glitz and glamour of Paris. The 2012 Mondial de l'Automobile promises to be spectacular.
EV owners across the U.S. enjoyed the second annual National Plug In Day on Sunday. with the Nissan LEAF leading the charge.
It's not just any yellow. Nissan designers pick icon-worthy color for New York's Taxi of Tomorrow.
Calsonic Kansei produces designs for a variety of components, for major auto manufacturers, including Nissan, Honda, Mazda, BMW and Renault, with sales expected to hit over $12.7 billion.
Shannon and Christin Monroe of Orlando, Fla., decided to go electric, in a Nissan LEAF, 18 months ago. They since have logged nearly 24,000 commuting miles traveling to work, running errands and driving around town.
At the R&D Center and headquarters of supplier Calsonic Kansei, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn expressed confidence in the company's growth and cost leadership, as the two work in tandem to keep production in Japan in check, from Nissan GT-Rs to EVs.
After being unceremoniously shoved out of the famous Le Mans 24 Hours in June, the fans' favorite will return to finish what it started at the event's little brother, Petit Le Mans.
Thanks to a personal passion for sustainable living, Coral Kanies, manager of electric motor production at Nissan USA, pledges zero-waste both at home and work.
With the yen near record-high levels against rival currencies, Japan's automakers are boosting efficiency in Japan by shifting output from traditional strongholds.
The art and science of car photography: Tips from photographer Bruce Benedict on how to take the perfect picture.
Nissan has celebrated the production start of the all-new Sentra compact car at its Aguascalientes 1 manufacturing plant in Mexico.
Racing fans filled the stands of Suzuka to mark the 50th anniversary of Japan's legendary circuit, with historic cars including the 1964 Skyline GT.
In terms of global volume and market share for July, EVP of Global Sales Takao Katagiri explains that Nissan again reaches record highs, despite slowdowns in some parts of the globe.
Nissan’s march toward 8% market share gained yards this weekend in Dallas, Texas, where media and fans got a first look at the all-new 2013 Nissan Sentra.
Russian consumer preferences, road and weather conditions, as well as rising standards of living all factor into Nissan's country-specific design and engineering. Global Chief Marketability Engineer Jerry Hardcastle has the back story.
The Moscow International Motor Show kicks off, and Nissan eyes becoming Russia's top foreign automaker.
New Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen speaks with the Global Media Center at the Moscow International Motor Show on plans for Russia.
Nissan marked the start of Japan production of the all-new Note at a ceremony in Kyushu on Tuesday, a few days ahead of the hatchback’s sales debut.
Nissan's St. Petersburg factory is part of a major ramp up in the automaker's top European market.
Change is coming to Nissan. Long-time employees at Nissan's Smyrna vehicle assembly plant see it as both a beginning and an end, the final frontier.
Second City Communications partnered with Nissan and invited fans to “An Improv-tastic Road Trip,” featuring musical improv using the next-generation Nissan Pathfinder as the central element.
The new head of Infiniti Global, Johan de Nysschen, discusses plans to grow the Infiniti brand, at the 62nd Annual Pebble Concours d’Elegance.
Traveling the Pacific Coast Highway to Pebble Beach is a famed drive filled with picturesque curves.
For big families, it is time to celebrate. It used to be that “get in the back (row)” was an order saved for the youngest, and often smallest, passengers in a caravan. Being nimble didn’t hurt either.
Nissan introduced the first class of Nissan Miss Fairladys in 1963 when it launched a new gallery in the heart of Tokyo. Nearly 50 years later, they remain symbols of the brand in Japan.
Nissan has unveiled a bold new vision for the future of the London 'black cab' and its 300,000 daily users - the Nissan NV200 London Taxi.
Nissan's newest model coming to dealer showrooms soon is the all-new, completely re-imagined Pathfinder. It was revealed in New York City this week to offer consumers, and media, an up close look at the new SUV, inside and out.
Nissan executives learn from the events, crowds and activities of Team Brazil in London, as they prepare for Nissan's exclusive automotive sponsorship of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Research and Development Executive Vice President Mitsuhiko Yamashita shares the latest in auto industry technology with the Global Media Center.
Nissan's global sales and market share hit records in June, with the Juke a key contributor.
Nissan posted an operating profit of 120.7 billion yen , or about $1.5 billion, in the first quarter, as vehicle sales climbed 14.6% to 1.21 million.
Nissan Corporate Vice President Joji Tagawa explains the first-quarter financial results.
Japanese industry and households will face electricity rate hikes, meaning costs for manufacturers, like summer temperatures, are heading higher.
The Embassy suites hotel in Nashville, Tennessee needed a new way to shuttle guests, committed to luxury and going green, so they helped create a Nissan LEAF limo.
Executive Vice President Andy explains why Nissan expects the new Note to be one of its key global growth models following its launch in Yokohama on Monday.
Nissan held the global premiere of its all-new Note in Yokohama, with sales of the fuel-efficient hatchback to begin in Japan this fall.
Nissan Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura gives the story behind the new Nissan Note, debuting in Japan on Monday.
Takayuki Kimura, President of Nissan Motor Asia Pacific and Nissan Motor Thailand discusses growth in the Asean region, the importance of localization and addressing the needs of each specific market.
In a ceremony that fused Japanese and Mexican traditions, Nissan celebrated a historic milestone by setting the first stone of its new manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes.
Nissan Corporate Vice President Joji Tagawa discusses the recent credit rating upgrade by Moody's Investors Service.
Another summer of tight energy supplies is sparking plans for power-saving measures in western Japan, and the Nissan LEAF has become part of the solution with 250 Nissan available free for public and private use in Osaka.
Nissan is adding 1,000 news jobs and three new vehicles, including the next generation Sentra, at its plant in Canton, Mississippi
EVP for Global Sales Takao Katagiri discusses the reasons for Nissan's record highs in market share and sales in May, including Qashqai's success in China and Russia.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn reflected on a solid start to the Power 88 midterm plan, outlining progress at the company’s annual shareholder meeting.
Dr. V. Sumantran, Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland, joined the Global Media Center's Dan Sloan to discuss growth in India, collaboration between Nissan and Ashok Leyland on the Dost and LCVs and more to come.
GT-R owners revved up to the Monticello Motor Club in New York for the third ever GT-R Experience.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn tackled tough questions from the best and brightest students at Japan's Keio Business School on Tuesday, sharing his experiences leading two global automakers.
Le Mans 24 Hours concluded Sunday, with the world's oldest endurance race seeing a few historical firsts and many technological advances.
Nissan DeltaWing was called an answer in search of a question, but at Le Mans 2012 that query seems to be What If?
The Nissan DeltaWing and LMP2 teams make last minute checks and preparations amid wet morning conditions on Saturday, just hours before the 24-hour endurance race is to begin.
Jerry Hardcastle, Global Chief Marketability Engineer, explains the techs and specs of the Juke NISMO in its debut at Le Mans, as well as the Nissan Juke-R, Nissan DeltaWing, and Nissan Leaf NISMO RC, all on display at the 24-hour endurance race.
Nissan signified its growing commitment to light-commercial vehicles on Friday with the launch of the all-new NV350 Caravan.
Norihiko Yagi, chief product specialist in charge of the NV350 Caravan explains the van's role among Nissan's award-winning line-up of light-commercial vehicles.
Ryoichi Kuraoka, chief designer of Nissan's new NV350 Caravan, explains how the twin aims of stability and modernity underpin Nissan's newest light-commercial vehicle.
Nissan and Infiniti recently opened their largest U.S. training facility, a brand new 31,000-sq. foot center in New Jersey that will serve dealerships in the Northeast region.
Nissan will ramp up production of the new 2013 Altima at its Smyrna and Canton plants to satisfy growing demand in major markets, including Mexico, Canada and the Middle East.
Venucia’s D50 model drives growth for Dongfeng Nissan in China, with initial sales expanding the brand’s footprint to higher-growth domestic markets.
Venucia's first production model, the D50, is leading the charge for Dongfeng Motor Co. in China, President Kimiyasu Nakamura tells the Nissan Global Media Center.
Johan de Nysschen, a 19-year veteran of Volkswagen AG’s Audi division, is the new chief of Infiniti.
Triple Olympic gold-medalist and GT-R-owner Usain Bolt – a.k.a. the World’s Fastest Man – teams with Nissan to sprint into the new “WHAT IF_” global brand campaign.
Nissan is partnering with Usain Bolt, Olympic and world record holder and world's fastest man, to launch a new global brand campaign.
Often it is a feature that is not thought about until it is needed, but windshield wiper function matters to drivers, especially in rainy and cold climates.
Nissan’s Taxi of Tomorrow, New York City’s next-generation cab, visited the Yokohama headquarters Tuesday, taking Japanese media for a spin.
EVP for Global Sales Takao Katagiri discusses the major drivers of Nissan's record growth in April - and the top markets worldwide - with the Global Media Center.
A Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors-led consortium met in Tokyo this week to put a spark into their CHAdeMo high-speed charging roll out plans, with global customers updating on infrastructure.
Nurburging hosted the No.23 Nissan GT-R Club Track Edition with Michael Krumm, Toshio Suzuki, Kazuki Hoshino and Tetsuya Tanaka, and the No. 123 Nissan GT-R Club Track Edition, with Lucas Ordonez, Kazunori Yamauchi, Yasukichi Yamamoto and Tobias Schulze, which finished first in the SP8T class.
A new federal study shows under-inflated tires triple drivers risk of an accident, so Nissan recently introduced the “Easy Fill Tire Alert” system as a standard on its 2013 Altima, a way to help motorists maintain optimum tire pressure.
The all-electric e-NV200 will be produced at Nissan's Barcelona facility from 2013, creating 700 new jobs and giving a timely boost to the Spanish economy.
Infiniti, the luxury arm of Nissan Motor Co., officially opened its new global headquarters in Hong Kong on Tuesday, signaling the rising importance of Asia for high-end automakers.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn discusses Infiniti’s new global headquarters and his outlook for the Chinese auto market.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn met with customers and staff at a Tokyo dealership and accentuated the importance of a stronger global showroom network ahead.
The 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles (EVS26) is a show completely dedicated to electric vehicles in the newest shapes, colors, and sizes.
The newest Nissan Altima rolled off the line in Smyrna, Tenn. Tuesday, some 20 years and 4.4 million Altimas since the original model.
Nissan posts operating profit of 545.8 billion yen, as record global sales push results beyond FY11 forecast.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn discusses his take on the company's fiscal year 2011 financial results with Dan Sloan in the Global Media Center studio.
Infiniti, the luxury vehicle brand of the Nissan Motor Company, has signed a memo of understanding with Magna Steyr for the assembly of a future luxury compact vehicle.
The partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler reached a milestone with groundbreaking on a new manufacturing facility in Decherd, Tenn., which will produce Mercedes-Benz engines for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz models.
The new generation Nissan Sylphy and Infiniti's M long-wheel base win awards at the 2012 Beijing auto show.
Nissan and Infiniti have expanded into a key-sales market known for a strong interest in leading-edge technology and environmentally-smart products with two new dealerships in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
At the 2012 SAE World Congress, about 12,000 engineers from around the globe were in Detroit to talk about where the auto industry is going and how it is getting connected.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville celebrated its 500th home build with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, a new home owner and sponsor-partner Nissan.
The new Nissan Sylphy and Venucia’s D50 look set to speed Dongfeng Nissan towards its 1 million unit annual target sales goal.
Infiniti is shifting its global headquarters to Hong Kong, launching car production in China, and increasing mainland dealerships, on the road to becoming Asia's luxury brand.
Auto China 2012 kicked off in Beijing, with automakers showcasing their best and latest at the nation's biggest auto show.
On the eve of China's biggest motor show, the world's top car market expects strong industry and consumer interest, as Beijing hosts the world's top carmakers and suppliers.
Nissan is taking actions to protect and inform employees and customers following an intrusion into the company's global network systems.
Working with Adopt a Charger to accelerate the widespread acceptance of electric vehicles to address environmental concerns, Nissan North America has “adopted” 15 electric vehicle chargers in California.
With the clock ticking ahead of the return of the much-loved Datsun brand, CEO Carlos Ghosn stopped by the company’s Zama heritage warehouse, home to almost 80 years of automotive history.
Nissan's Zama plant sets quality and efficiency standards, leading EV battery production expansion to the UK and the U.S., ahead of LEAF manufacture.
Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel started his Chinese Grand Prix weekend in unusual fashion in Shanghai, starring in a martial arts short film alongside Hollywood actress, model and martial arts expert Celina Jade.
For the first time, Infiniti invited Chinese automotive media to the United States for a hands-on orientation of a new Infiniti model - the all-new JX.
Nissan’s EVP Takao Katagiri spoke with the Global Media Center about the record market share in fiscal 2011.
British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Nissan’s headquarters Tuesday as production of a new hatchback at the company’s Sunderland factory in 2014 is confirmed.
The Infiniti LE Concept makes its world debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show, a near-production version of the performance luxury brand's first zero emission luxury sedan.
Nissan debuts its next-generation connected car system, NissanConnect, with the new Altima at the New York Auto Show, while the reveal of the zero-emission Infiniti LE highlights the dual-display concept, a technology developed with Intel.
The New York International Auto Show opened Wednesday, as Nissan unveiled its new Altima sedan.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled on Tuesday the Taxi of Tomorrow, the next generation transport for the Big Apple.
The Media Center interviewed Masaki Kobayashi, president of Nissan Prince Miyagi, three months after the 3/11 earthquake and tsunami devastated much of the Tohoku region. This week Kobayashi gave another interview, discussing progress made a year after the twin disasters.
Since January, the Shanti Volunteer Association has used a converted Nissan Atlas as a bookmobile for Iwate residents in areas hit by the March 2011 tsunami.
Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai keeps focus on Tohoku recovery efforts one year after the twin disasters of March 2011, looking to build a sustainable future for northeast Japan.
A little more than a year after the tragic events of March 11 in Japan, CEO Carlos Ghosn returns to Nissan's Iwaki factory to commemorate the Fukushima plant's recovery.
Nissan’s DeltaWing experimental racecar made its track debut last week at the 12 Hours of Sebring and has been turning out test laps at the Sebring Racetrack since.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a ramp up of investment in Indonesia, adding $400 million to increase production capacity to 250,000 by 2014.
On the heels of the 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan being awarded a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Nissan’s Bob Yakushi spoke with the Media Center about the future of product safety.
At Europe’s top auto show, Nissan shows it is primed for growth amidst strong competition.
JATCO makes almost half of all global CVTs, while the top transmission supplier plans production boost.
70 brands from 260 exhibitors will draw media and the public when doors officially open to the Geneva Show on March 6.
With its global headquarters in Yokohama as command central, Nissan conducted its annual emergency response drills Monday with crisis simulation exercises.
Amsterdam’s newest taxi company, TAXI-E, has the polluting industry turning over new LEAFs with its sustainable business.
The Nissan LEAF breaks new ground in Tennesse, bringing music to one of the largest underground caves in the U.S. while keeping the unique natural environment intact.
Takao Katagiri, executive vice president for global sales, provides all the details on Nissan’s January sales results.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the the Global Media Center on location in Atsugi, discussing the continued importance of the company's global R&D and design hub.
Located in Atsugi, NTC has been the center of Nissan’s design, development and engineering excellence since the early 1980s, its establishment coinciding with Japanese automakers rise to global prominence.
Okinawa sees EVs as integral to its plans for greater sustainability, building one of the deeper eco-infrastructures in Japan.
Nissan North America steps up its commitment to professional cycling, becoming co-title sponsor of a team of 30 riders.
The first Infiniti JX built at Nissan's manufacturing facility in Smyrna rolls off the production line, marking a new milestone for the plant and the first ever luxury vehicle to be built in Tennessee.
Nissan LEAF rent-a-cars in Okinawa create unique experiences in island eco-tourism while helping to build up local EV infrastructure.
Infiniti eyes growth in the U.S. with all-new, high-volume products.
In the second chapter of the Global Media Center’s Heritage Series, “Daytona Dream”, we tell the story of the 1992 debut victory of the Nissan No.23 team in the legendary 24 hours endurance race.
The Media Center takes a closer look at Nissan's Huadu manufacturing facility, awarded best performing plant in the Renault-Nissan Alliance in 2011.
Entertainer Penn Jillette makes a bet on Nissan LEAF in his hometown, making CO2 emissions magically disappear.
Nissan's “Project 370Z” was launched at a special blogger media day at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show where enthusiasts can vote on modifications and follow construction online through Facebook.
More than a dozen production and concept vehicles are making world or North American debuts at the Chicago Auto Show, with Nissan highlights including the revised 2013 370Z and NV200 compact van.
Nissan CFO Joe Peter describes the impact of yen strengthening — and what Nissan is doing about it.
Nissan's encouraging financial results to date for fiscal 2011 show global sales off-setting strong headwinds.
The Nissan LEAF is already leading the way in reducing carbon emissions in cities, but with the e-NV200, Nissan is now extending this development into commercial vehicles in cities such as London.
Following Nissan's best ever monthly sales in India in January, the Alliance's Chennai plant will open a second line in March, doubling the facility's capacity.
Brian Carolin, Nissan North America’s senior vice president for sales and marketing, spoke with the Media Center about January U.S. sales, which rose 10.4% from a year earlier.
Sustainable mobility takes to the open water, as Nissan launches its first energy-efficient, coastal car carrier, the Nichioh Maru.
What were the key sales points of December and the record 2011 year? Executive Vice President for Global Sales Takao Katagiri has all the details.
Nissan Mexicana President Jose Munoz discusses achievements in 2011 and plans for 2012, including construction of a new manufacturing plant in Aguascalientes that will complement two existing Mexican factories from late 2013.
Nissan Americas Vice Chairman Bill Krueger spoke with the Global Media Center, discussing the outlook for plants in Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. and 2012 growth plans.
Japan journalists brave Hokkaido snow and freezing temperatures to test drive the Nissan LEAF.
Brian Carolin, Nissan North America’s senior vice president for sales and marketing, spoke with the Global Media Center, discussing plans to raise customer satisfaction, new products and the year ahead.
Dongfeng Nissan marks eight years of stellar growth in mainland China with a month-long ‘Innovation Tour’, a roadshow of the best of today and tomorrow.
Nissan debuts March Nismo Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon, revealing a modified version of its popular compact.
Executive Vice President Andy Palmer spoke with the Global Media Center at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, discussing the importance of storytelling, electric vehicles and the new Pathfinder Concept.
Shiro Nakamura, Nissan’s chief creative officer, spoke with the Global Media Center at the Delhi Auto Expo, discussing the challenge of combining practicality with innovative designs.
Nissan has extended its partnership with the Heisman Trust to 2016, hosting a tailgate party during the North American International Auto Show featuring Heisman Trophy winner and Hall of Fame pro player Barry Sanders.
Francois Bancon, deputy division general manager for product strategy and product planning, discusses the challenges of designing a sports car featuring an alternative propulsion system.
Nissan unveiled its Pathfinder Concept and the e-NV200 Concept at the North American International Auto Show Monday, the first in a wave of new models planned over the next two years.
Nissan's CEO says the carmaker is on the offensive, with another record year for the industry seen in 2012.
The Pathfinder Concept is leading Nissan's new product charge at the Detroit auto show, and Nissan North America Vice President Al Castignetti calls the new car a game-changer.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn visits Nissan’s manufacturing facility in Canton, Mississippi, and speaks to the Global Media Center about the importance of the plant for Nissan’s business expansion in the United States.
Nissan made a first-ever appearance at the Delhi Auto Expo this week amid rapid sales growth in the world's second most populous nation.
The Global Media Center spoke with Ren Yong, vice president of Dongfeng Nissan, on plans to achieve 1 million sales target this year, and the launch of the new Venucia brand in China.