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March, 2012


One Year On from 3/11: Interview with Nissan Prince Miyagi President Masaki Kobayashi

The Media Center interviewed Masaki Kobayashi, president of Nissan Prince Miyagi, three months after the 3/11 earthquake and tsunami devastated much of the Tohoku region. This week Kobayashi gave another interview, discussing progress made a year after the twin disasters.

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Japan's Mobile Libraries Bring Books to Iwate Residents

Since January, the Shanti Volunteer Association has used a converted Nissan Atlas as a bookmobile for Iwate residents in areas hit by the March 2011 tsunami.

Yoshihiro Murai, Governor, Miyagi Prefecture

Miyagi Governor Murai leads Tohoku recovery efforts, with eyes on a sustainable future.

Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai keeps focus on Tohoku recovery efforts one year after the twin disasters of March 2011, looking to build a sustainable future for northeast Japan.


CEO Ghosn Returns to Nissan's Iwaki factory

A little more than a year after the tragic events of March 11 in Japan, CEO Carlos Ghosn returns to Nissan's Iwaki factory to commemorate the Fukushima plant's recovery.


DeltaWing Tests at Sebring Reveal An Innovative Car with Conventional Details

Nissan’s DeltaWing experimental racecar made its track debut last week at the 12 Hours of Sebring and has been turning out test laps at the Sebring Racetrack since.

Nissan CEO visits Indonesia factory in Cikampek

Nissan Ups Investment in Indonesia, ASEAN’s Largest Market

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a ramp up of investment in Indonesia, adding $400 million to increase production capacity to 250,000 by 2014.

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Nissan Envisions Cars Communicating With Cars To Eliminate Crashes

On the heels of the 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan being awarded a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Nissan’s Bob Yakushi spoke with the Media Center about the future of product safety.

Geneva Motor Show

Geneva’s Green Statement

At Europe’s top auto show, Nissan shows it is primed for growth amidst strong competition.


JATCO puts its CVT transmission business into overdrive

JATCO makes almost half of all global CVTs, while the top transmission supplier plans production boost.

Geneva Motor Show

A Sneak Peek at the Preparations for the 82nd Geneva Motor Show

70 brands from 260 exhibitors will draw media and the public when doors officially open to the Geneva Show on March 6.

Emergency Drill

Nissan Undertakes Yearly Emergency Drill Ahead of March 11 Anniversary

With its global headquarters in Yokohama as command central, Nissan conducted its annual emergency response drills Monday with crisis simulation exercises.


Amsterdam’s TAXI-E takes zero emission push to the streets

Amsterdam’s newest taxi company, TAXI-E, has the polluting industry turning over new LEAFs with its sustainable business.

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Nissan LEAF Blazes New Trail for Bluegrass Underground

The Nissan LEAF breaks new ground in Tennesse, bringing music to one of the largest underground caves in the U.S. while keeping the unique natural environment intact.


EVP Katagiri discusses Nissan's January sales performance

Takao Katagiri, executive vice president for global sales, provides all the details on Nissan’s January sales results.

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