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October, 2012

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Revving Up the Australian Supercar

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.

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The BEST and Brightest

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.

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Wound Up - Nissan Begins eMotor Trials at Decherd Tenn. Plant

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.

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Preaching to the Converted

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.

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Autech's Global Conversion

EVP Andy Palmer details the expanding role ahead for Nissan conversion king, Autech Japan.

Mission Accomplished: Petit Le Mans Top Five

Mission Accomplished!

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.

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DeltaWing Ready to Run

The DeltaWing team at Petit Le Mans have the car ready for Saturday's endurance race, less than 24 hours after a practice accident.

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DeltaWing Accident at Petit Le Mans

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.

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Driving IT Home

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.

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Game On for Juke-R

Today Juke-R doubters are silenced, as the production version #001 emerges from the pit garage - in both real and virtual worlds.

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Meet our Director of Excitement

Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man is now Nissan's Director of Excitement.

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Decherd at Alliance Crossroads

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.

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Driving Lightning

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.

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To the World

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.

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A Lightning Bolt in Japan

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.

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Fast and Furious

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.

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Charging CEATEC

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.

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A Matter of Principal

Red Bull Team Racing Principal Christian Horner details expectations for the weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix in Suzuka, Japan.

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Lining up the Logistics

Nissan's NV350 Caravan is providing logistical support to Red Bull Racing at this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.

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In the Driver's Seat

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.

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Hammers of Hope

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.

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A Stand-Up Garage

Comedian Jay Leno visits the Nissan Heritage Garage, taking a spin in the legendary Fairlady 240Z.

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