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The manmade island of Yumeshima in Osaka is now home to the world’s first large-scale energy storage system, a project that also highlights the potential to reuse electric vehicle batteries.
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.
The Murano is making its world debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, and here's the story behind Nissan's newest entry into the crossover market.
Nissan Motor Corporation is on the comeback trail in the Philippines with two new flagship global models and a new, unified national sales company.
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.
Shoko Ohara receives one of the first deliveries of the GT-R NISMO.
Fostering enthusiasm in young girls for careers in science and technology was the focus for DigiGirlz 2014.
Nissan’s ZEOD RC prototype will feature two past winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, as Belgian driver Wolfgang Reip joins team.
The first Datsun GO rolled off the production line at the Renault Nissan Alliance plant near Chennai on Tuesday, heralding the introduction of the brand to the Indian market.
Scott Fisher is a man on a mission – to reconnect with his 1967 Datsun Fairlady Roadster and discover the wide-open spaces of North America.
British dentist Dr. Brett Garner is the 100,000th customer for the 100%-electric Nissan LEAF.
Anyo-in Temple's Chief Priest Wasei Hirai was one of the first persons in Japan to take home a Nissan LEAF electric car, and reflects on EV ownership as global sales reach 100,000.
Nissan's "Project Titan" launched at the 2014 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas today.
GT-R enthusiast Dino Dalle Carbonare picks his favorite tuned GT-Rs at this year's Tokyo Auto Salon.
Nissan gave the world a look at its vision for the future of sport sedan design at the Detroit auto show.
Nissan unveiled the new face of its Taxi for London, re-designed to make it instantly recognizable as one of the capital’s iconic black cabs.
Nissan is finding more and more ways to localize LEAF production in the U.S.
The return of Datsun didn't start with what cars to launch, but with the people. The Nissan Global Motor Center caught up with a group of Risers in Jakarta ahead of sales debut in 2014.
Nissan's Autonomous Drive makes a first on Japan's highways.
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.
Nissan unveiled its new Nissan GT-R Nismo Tuesday, announcing the vehicle achieved a record lap time for a volume production car at Germany's famed Nürburgring in late September.
CEO Carlos Ghosn introduced the 2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo on Tuesday and the 2014 Nissan GT-R, the latest iterations of the company's legendary sports car.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides in Nissan's Autonomous Drive Car in First Public Road Test.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced H1 results showing a rise in net revenues and income, but revised its full-year forecast lower due to sluggish conditions in Europe, higher-than-expected recall costs and volatile demand in several key emerging markets.
Nissan ZEOD's Garage 56 Status at Le Mans creates a tech laboratory for both the automaker and tire developer Michelin.
Heavy rain shortens the World Endurance Championship finale at Fuji Speedway.
Drivers at the World Endurance Championship at Fuji Speedway eye a podium Sunday.
Nissan ZEOD RC made its Fuji Speedway debut with former GT1 Champ Michael Krumm at the wheel.
Nissan ZEOD RC was unveiled at Nismo headquarters, after eight months of development, design and construction, the first step in bringing EVs to the track.
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.
Infiniti Red Bull F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel eyes the Suzuka race and potentially his fourth straight Drivers' title.
Nissan debuts its Autonomous Drive vehicle in Japan at CEATEC 2013, and wins top prize at the CEATEC Innovation Awards.
Nissan moves higher in Interbrand rankings of top global brands.
The inaugural Nissan Art Award and BankART Studio NYK exhibition recognize and support Japanese contemporary artists who inspire.
Nissan unveiled the new X-Trail in Frankfurt, and expectations are high for the crossover SUV
Nissan announces 2020 Autonomous Drive timetable, proving ground.
Nissan EVP Andy Palmer says Autonomous Drive vehicles will come to global markets by 2020.
What's in a name? For builders of Nissan GT-R engines, everything. Meet the Yokohama plant's master craftsmen, who hand-build the supercar's engines.
On every GT-R engine, the seal of its master-craftsman builder is applied; here is their story.
Nissan's all-electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF, is selling at historic rates in new markets throughout the U.S., with Alliance EV sales now surpassing 100,000 units.
The Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley aims to stay ahead of trends shaping the way people interact with their cars.
Renault Samsung Motors takes on production of the Nissan Rogue - the first model built at the RSM Busan plant for U.S. export.
Nissan Motor EVP Mitsuhiko Yamashita said Research & Development would utilize its global engineering strength to help support and expand the Datsun brand.
The long-awaited return of Datsun is here. CEO Carlos Ghosn unveiled the attractive hatchback at a showcase event in India, with Datsun joining Nissan and Infiniti as Nissan Motor Company’s third marque.
In the 1910s, engineer Masujiro Hashimoto dreamed of a 100% Japanese car, the DAT car, which would one day evolve into the Datsun brand.
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.
Renault-Nissan Alliance Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks with the Global Media Center in Togliatti, Russia, on the expanding contribution of AvtoVAZ, as the partners eye 40% market share.
Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn visited Russia's Motor City of Togliatti, a crossroads for ties of the nation's top automaker and Alliance on the way to 40% market share.
Nissan unveiled the ZEOD RC, the world’s fastest electric racing car that will reach speeds of more than 300km/h with electric technology at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Nissan is sponsoring the first-ever Southland Southern Culture and Technology Conference in Nashville, a hotbed for technological innovation.
Nissan displayed the new DAYZ minicar at a press conference celebrating its sales launch.
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.
CEO Carlos Ghosn takes the new Infiniti Q50 for a road test, as production begins in Japan.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks with the Global Media Center on financial results, the yen, EVs, China and Power 88.
Today, 50% of energy used by the Nissan Aguascalientes plant comes from renewable sources, the first Renault-Nissan Alliance facility to achieve this milestone.
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.
To celebrate Earth Day, Nissan and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a new EV taxi pilot with Nissan LEAF.
Asia's top auto show kicked off in the world's biggest car market, with some 2,000 exhibitors on hand in Shanghai.
José Muñoz, senior vice president for sales and marketing in Nissan's Americas region, took his new role in late March, after driving a 34-month run of success in Mexico.
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.
With Infiniti’s new South Africa-born president, new headquarters in Hong Kong, newly-appointed global department heads and a growing model lineup, Infiniti is defining its place in the global premium auto category.
Nissan Prince's Keiji Endo says recovery is finding a foothold in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, two years after disaster struck the coastal Japanese town.
Making its world debut ahead of the 2013 New York International Auto Show is the Gibson NV200 Mobile Repair & Restoration Van.
Hamaichi Elementary School has been closed since disaster struck Japan two years ago, but reopened for one more day to remember the landmark and its role in saving local residents.
LEAF owners shared their experiences in Osaka, paving the way for discussion of new EV developments, from new markets to new technologies.
Miyagi Prefectural Assemblyman Takashi Abe updates on the state of recovery in Higashi-Matsushima and all of Japan's Tohoku region two years after disaster hit.
Imagine you can cut your commute time to work in half, increase productivity at home and in your job, with a car that is almost free to lease. This now is reality for employees at Evernote.
Jennifer Hill is a former Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators cheerleader, and also a process engineer and manager at Nissan Motor Company.
Japan's biggest marine industry event kicked off Thursday, as the latest in motorboats, sailboats, catamarans and outboard engines went on display.
Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen at the Geneva Motor Show announces the European debut of the Infiniti Q50.
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 unveiled the all-new Teana for the Chinese market in Guangzhou, with the flagship model central to expansion plans in the world's biggest auto market.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn explains the new Nismo strategy, including plans for GT-R Nismo, the "Lion in the Jungle".
Super GT drivers Ronnie Quintarelli and Masataka Yanagida shrugged off typhoon conditions and a poor grid spot to claim victory at Autopolis and a record second straight championship.
Nismo is opening its new headquarters Tuesday, but late in January some top executives had a sneak peak at how things were shaping up at its sword-themed site.
Nissan and Nismo will make a major announcement Tuesday, but let's take a brief look back at decades of motorsports heritage.
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 performance and utility took center stage for the company at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.
Nissan subsidiary JATCO announced investment of $220 million to build a second plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico, beginning operations in the summer of 2014.
The all-electric Nissan LEAF is quiet on the outside, but in concert on the inside with the first custom-designed Bose® Energy Efficient Series sound system availability.
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.
Nissan presented the 2014 Nissan Versa Note and the design concept Nissan Resonance at the North American International Auto Show Tuesday.
Infiniti unveiled its Q50 luxury sports sedan at the North American International Auto Show to a packed crowd of media and industry.
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.
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.
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.
The all-new Nissan Sylphy came home to Japan Wednesday, after launches in the U.S., China, Thailand and other countries.
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.
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.
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.
Today Juke-R doubters are silenced, as the production version #001 emerges from the pit garage - in both real and virtual worlds.
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.
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.
Red Bull Team Racing Principal Christian Horner details expectations for the weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix in Suzuka, Japan.
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.
Comedian Jay Leno visits the Nissan Heritage Garage, taking a spin in the legendary Fairlady 240Z.
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.
EV owners across the U.S. enjoyed the second annual National Plug In Day on Sunday. with the Nissan LEAF leading the charge.
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.
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.
The art and science of car photography: Tips from photographer Bruce Benedict on how to take the perfect picture.
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.
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's St. Petersburg factory is part of a major ramp up in the automaker's top European market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Le Mans 24 Hours concluded Sunday, with the world's oldest endurance race seeing a few historical firsts and many technological advances.
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 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.
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.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn met with customers and staff at a Tokyo dealership and accentuated the importance of a stronger global showroom network ahead.
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.
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.
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.