Norway, rich in petroleum, is also a global leader in renewable energy,and cleaner, more inexpensive electricity is helping to drive EVs into the mainstream market.
Nissan jumped nine places in Interbrand's Best Global Brands Study for 2014, ranking 56.
Nissan’s new Pulsar hatchback, built exclusively in Barcelona, is teaming up with one of Europe’s top footballers, Andrés Iniesta.
The Moscow International Automobile Salon featured key Russian premieres of brand models, in the only European market where Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun cars are sold.
Three years after a tremendous earthquake struck Japan, damage can still be found, but help came recently from Habitat for Humanity and Nissan volunteers.
Nissan became the official Automotive Partner of City Football Group Thursday, signing a five-year deal.
The first Datsun on-DO officially rolled off the production line at AvtoVAZ’s Togliatti plant, a keystone event for the brand in the Russian car market.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed wraps up with fun, fans and a record-breaking supercar ride in a Nissan GT-R Nismo.
The sound of speed echoes through qualifying sessions at the famed Circuit de la Sarthe, as the countdown to the 24 Hours of Le Mans has begun.
Nissan unveiled an all-new pickup model, the NP300, in Thailand Wednesday.
Venucia aims to increase sales by 50% this year in China, and launch sales of the all-electric e30 by September.
Nissan began production of its second all-electric vehicle - the e-NV200 - with a Barcelona ceremony attended by Spanish officials and Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer.
Nissan targets next stage in China, boosting the role of homegrown talent. The Lannia Concept - with its local design and execution - marks a first step.
Two new models and one game-changing technology were the big news for Nissan at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.
Nissan opened $1.5 billion industrial complex in Resende, Rio de Janeiro, one of the largest automotive investments by any manufacturer in Brazil.
The U.S. is getting its first up-close look at Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror at the 2014 New York International Auto show.
Nissan is licensing its patent on a nuts-and-bolts delivery technology to a Japanese firm in Kawasaki for use in factories, such as Tochigi.
Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says sales of Datsun could hit 100,000 in Russia within two years.
An enduring symbol of hope in Rikuzentaka, Iwate Prefecture, takes a new form through the craftsmanship of Japanese car manufacturers.
Nissan’s ZEOD RC prototype will feature two past winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, as Belgian driver Wolfgang Reip joins team.
Electric-power Nissan ZEOD RC will break ground at Le Mans, but its internal combustion engine will also revolutionize performance and efficiency.
British dentist Dr. Brett Garner is the 100,000th customer for the 100%-electric Nissan LEAF.
Nissan's "Project Titan" launched at the 2014 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas today.
Nissan is finding more and more ways to localize LEAF production in the U.S.
Nissan revealed the IDx concept cars at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show, along with the new GT-R NISMO and BladeGlider EV.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center about the appeal of Nissan’s new concept cars, the electrification of the industry, and the iconic GT-R, at the Tokyo Motor Show 2013.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides in Nissan's Autonomous Drive Car in First Public Road Test.
Heavy rain shortens the World Endurance Championship finale at Fuji Speedway.
For the launch of "New York Week" at Ginza's Matsuya Department store, we discover what three-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel and the new NV200 New York "Taxi of Tomorrow" have in common.
Nissan debuts its Autonomous Drive vehicle in Japan at CEATEC 2013, and wins top prize at the CEATEC Innovation Awards.
The inaugural Nissan Art Award and BankART Studio NYK exhibition recognize and support Japanese contemporary artists who inspire.
Nissan EVP Andy Palmer says Autonomous Drive vehicles will come to global markets by 2020.
Studies show that reading out loud to children is strongly related to academic achievement later in life.
Renault Samsung Motors takes on production of the Nissan Rogue - the first model built at the RSM Busan plant for U.S. export.
AvtoVAZ Director of Quality Laurent Fofana explains car production under the eyes of the Alliance Vehicle Evaluation System at the Togliatti factory.
AvtoVAZ President Igor Komarov discusses the changes at the Russian automaker since his arrival in 2009, working with the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and the road ahead.
New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow vision is about to be realized in just a few months, as this fall the all-new and completely redesigned taxis are due on city streets.
Nissan signs partnership agreement Keiko Ihara, the only Japanese female driver in the World Endurance Championship, to promote electric vehicles.
New minicars from Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors rolled off the production line Monday, soon to compete in a category that accounts for 40% of Japan's car market.
Nissan is Mexico's top automaker, with a 25.5% market share, and the Global Media Center spoke with top regional executives about growth ahead.
Nissan will make the replacement for the current Micra at a Renault plant in France from 2016, using available Alliance capacity.
Asia's biggest auto show highlights the best and brightest models for China, as well as how crowded the word's No.1 car market has become.
Nissan showcases its global motorshow booth design for the first time in Asia at Auto Shanghai 2013.
Clay modeling mixes design, sculpting and engineering, taking automotive sketches from drawing boards to customized reality.
In a wide-ranging interview at the New York International Auto Show, CEO Carlos Ghosn backed the company's EV strategy and said 'smart discipline' is key to Nissan's success.
The Nissan restoration team's Masahiko Isobe explains the unique characteristics of the Tama electric vehicle, which helped to pave the way for Nissan's lineup of zero-emission vehicles.
Nissan's innovations debuting at the New York International Auto Show are all about accessibility for everyone, from the easy-access third row of the new Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid to the NV200 Mobility Taxi.
Making its world debut ahead of the 2013 New York International Auto Show is the Gibson NV200 Mobile Repair & Restoration Van.
LEAF owners shared their experiences in Osaka, paving the way for discussion of new EV developments, from new markets to new technologies.
Jennifer Hill is a former Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators cheerleader, and also a process engineer and manager at Nissan Motor Company.
The Super GT Series kicks off next month and drivers say they're ready for the 2013 season.
Two years ago Nissan won a bid to redesign and supply New York City’s Taxi of Tomorrow. Since then the company has been focused on perfecting the vehicle for passengers, drivers, medallion holders and fleets.
Nissan's New Mobility Concept vehicle - a 100%-electric two-seater - comes a step closer to being on Japan's roads with a trial in Yokohama.
Supporting the 67th Mainichi Film Awards, Nissan gave its own prize to award-winning actor Isao Natsuyagi: a 100% electric LEAF.
Nissan announced third quarter financial results Friday, posting a net profit of 54.1 billion yen, or $670 million, down 35% from the same period last year.
Nissan is moving its “Innovation for Endurance” campaign through new waters, as the latest athlete involved is swimmer and five-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte.
Helper robots, made by Aichikikai Techno System, carry a load and carry a tune at car factories worldwide.
The Global Media Center takes a look at production behind the scenes at Nissan's Oppama Plant, where everyday the Nissan Juke, Cube, Sylphy and 100%-electric LEAF roll off the lines and onto roads.
An Eco-Drive caravan of the all-new Nissan Note drove from Yokohama to Nagoya and back, proving that the supercharger engine under the hood is Note-worthy for exceptional fuel-economy.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on the yen, Japan-China ties, and the outlook for 2013.
The Nissan booth at the North American International Auto Show has all the sights, sounds and scents of Innovation and excitement.
The North American International Auto Show is set to raise expectations of better global growth ahead, as carmakers put all their sights, sounds and scents on display in Detroit.
The next-generation Nissan Murano is on the move to the U.S. where it will be assembled by workers at Nissan’s Canton Manufacturing and Assembly Plant beginning in 2014.
Expectations are high for Japan's new Prime Minister to get Japan's economy back on track and deliver a competitive yen rate for manufacturers.
2012 has been yet another innovation-packed year for Nissan. Here are some highlights of the technology and design related stories we have covered.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nissan North America is making major changes to reduce energy use, committed to cutting overall energy consumption by 25% in ten years.
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.
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.
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 says Wednesday's crash on the Road Atlanta track won't be a setback, as they gear up for Saturday's endurance race.
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.
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.
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 DeltaWing is coming back to finish what it started, preparing to compete at Petit Le Mans later this month.
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.
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.
The Moscow International Motor Show kicks off, and Nissan eyes becoming Russia's top foreign automaker.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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.