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 showcased its new challenger to the C-segment at the Paris Motor Show, the Nissan Pulsar 5-door hatchback, and debuted its formidable Pulsar Nismo Concept.
Nissan’s new Pulsar hatchback, built exclusively in Barcelona, is teaming up with one of Europe’s top footballers, Andrés Iniesta.
Nissan made history again with the first Nissan LEAF delivery on Puerto Rico. The customer? A family-owned business dedicated to renewable energy projects.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed wraps up with fun, fans and a record-breaking supercar ride in a Nissan GT-R Nismo.
A new automobile manufacturing plant is coming to Aguascalientes, Mexico, as Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG will make next-generation compacts for both Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti.
At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Nissan unveiled a new design vision for gamers: the Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo.
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.
Japanese superhero Ultraman uses solar power to fight galactic monsters, but his earthly team will use a new zero-emission power source for mobility - electric vehicles.
After a three-decade hiatus, Datsun has returned to South Africa, unveiling the Datsun GO in Johannesburg.
Fans at the ZDayZ gathering in North Carolina had a world-class view of the Great Smokey Mountains and the 2015 Nissan 370Z NISMO.
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.
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.
Nissan Motor Corporation is on the comeback trail in the Philippines with two new flagship global models and a new, unified national sales company.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Using a smartphone to book one-way passage, rental car pick up and drop off will be available at up to 70 sites in Yokohama using Nissan Mobility Concept EVs.
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.
The inaugural Nissan Art Award and BankART Studio NYK exhibition recognize and support Japanese contemporary artists who inspire.
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.
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 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.
To celebrate Earth Day, Nissan and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a new EV taxi pilot with Nissan LEAF.
Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen details the road ahead in China.
NISMO was able to grab a podium, but Honda captured the top spots in the season opening race for Super GT in an exciting finale.
Clay modeling mixes design, sculpting and engineering, taking automotive sketches from drawing boards to customized reality.
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.
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.
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.
Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen at the Geneva Motor Show announces the European debut of the Infiniti Q50.
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.
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.
Supporting the 67th Mainichi Film Awards, Nissan gave its own prize to award-winning actor Isao Natsuyagi: a 100% electric LEAF.
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 North America opens its most advanced paint plant globally, rolling out an innovative new paint process for its Tennessee vehicle assembly facility.
Helper robots, made by Aichikikai Techno System, carry a load and carry a tune at car factories worldwide.
The age of mass-market, affordable fuel cell EV will soon be here thanks to a unique, three-way agreement between Nissan, Daimler and Ford.
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.
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.
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 celebrated two years of LEAF sales with launch of the largest lithium-ion automotive battery plant in the US.
The all-new Nissan Sylphy came home to Japan Wednesday, after launches in the U.S., China, Thailand and other countries.
Yokohama is pushing the future of electric transportation in Japan with a new zero-emission vehicle.
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.
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.
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.
EV owners across the U.S. enjoyed the second annual National Plug In Day on Sunday. with the Nissan LEAF leading the charge.
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.
Research and Development Executive Vice President Mitsuhiko Yamashita shares the latest in auto industry technology with the Global Media Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.