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June, 2012

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Canton Can

Nissan is adding 1,000 news jobs and three new vehicles, including the next generation Sentra, at its plant in Canton, Mississippi

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Record Sales in May - Again

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.

113th Ordinary Shareholders Meeting in Yokohama

Taking Stock

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn reflected on a solid start to the Power 88 midterm plan, outlining progress at the company’s annual shareholder meeting.

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Partners Nissan and Ashok Leyland Gear up for Growth in India

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.

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Owner Energy Fuels GT-R Experience

GT-R owners revved up to the Monticello Motor Club in New York for the third ever GT-R Experience.

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Carlos Ghosn's CEO School

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.

Nissan at 24 Hours of Le Mans

The Checkered Flag

Le Mans 24 Hours concluded Sunday, with the world's oldest endurance race seeing a few historical firsts and many technological advances.

Satoshi Motoyama, Nissan DeltaWing driver.

DeltaWing in the Mirror

Nissan DeltaWing was called an answer in search of a question, but at Le Mans 2012 that query seems to be What If?

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Le Mans Race Day Warm Up

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.

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In the Winner's Circle

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.

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Nissan Loads LCV Line-up with new NV350 Caravan

Nissan signified its growing commitment to light-commercial vehicles on Friday with the launch of the all-new NV350 Caravan.

The NV350 Caravan's ample luggage space

NV350 Chief's Lowdown on Nissan's Newest Van

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.

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NV350 Interview: Designing a Caravan

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.

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Jersey Facility Shores Up Nissan, Infiniti Dealer Tech Training

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.

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Nissan Pumps Up the Volume with 2013 Altima

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.

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Venucia’s D50 leads expansion for Dongfeng Nissan in China.

Venucia’s D50 model drives growth for Dongfeng Nissan in China, with initial sales expanding the brand’s footprint to higher-growth domestic markets.

Kimiyasu Nakamura, President, Dongfeng Motor Group.

Venucia Transit

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 will join Infiniti on July 1

De Nysschen Named New Infiniti Chief

Johan de Nysschen, a 19-year veteran of Volkswagen AG’s Audi division, is the new chief of Infiniti.

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Nissan Launches Global Brand Campaign with World’s Fastest Man

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.

Join Usain Bolt at Nissan's Global Headquarters gallery on Oct 11

A Bolt for the Brand

Nissan is partnering with Usain Bolt, Olympic and world record holder and world's fastest man, to launch a new global brand campaign.

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