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January, 2014

"Nissan Titan Truckumentary" chapter 1 explores brand's truck hi

Nissan Titan "Truckumentary" Chapter 1 Explores Brand's Truck History

To mark the bold, ground-up redesign of its full-size pickup, Nissan is publishing a multi-chapter TITAN "Truckumentary" to highlight the design, planning and engineering of the next-generation Nissan TITAN pickup.

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Nissan Mines New Tech Opportunities

Super-sized trucks require maximum intelligence on location and safety, and Hitachi Construction Machinery and Nissan are partnering to bring digital co-pilot technology of cars to trucks.

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"Nissan Titan Truckumentary" Tells Story of Next-Generation Pickup Truck Development

To celebrate the reveal of the next-generation Titan, Nissan will be telling the story of its upcoming full-size pickup's development via a series of short videos under the "Nissan Titan Truckumentary" banner.

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Introducing the New GT-R

Introducing the New GT-R on sale from Nov. 25 at all Nissan Japan dealerships.

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Design and Heisman winner Marcus Allen light up the stage for Nissan at the LA Auto Show

Nissan entered this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show as a brand on the move.

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Infiniti's Michael Bartsch, Alfonso Albaisa on How Design is Driving the Future

Michael Bartsch, VP Infiniti Americas, and Alfonso Albaisa, Infiniti's Executive Design Director, were at the LA Auto Show for the North American debut of the Q80 Inspiration Concept.

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Nissan fans: Restore the 1996 Maxima

Nissan's social media team came across a tongue-in-cheek video ad for a 1996 Maxima on Craigslist, and decided to have a little fun.

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A Partnership Turns Electric

The partnership between Nissan and the Formula One Infiniti Red Bull Racing team is now electric, with the addition of the e-NV200.

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Qashqai : An Industry Changer

Nearly eight years since its debut, the Qashqai has not only redefined a segment, but also the UK car industry.

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Production of all-new Nissan Murano underway in Canton

Mississippi pride and vehicles flow out of Nissan’s assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi.

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Nissan Debuts Kicks Concept

Nissan Kicks Concept makes its world debut at the 2014 São Paulo International Motor Show, a compact urban crossover that boldly reflects its inspiration from Brazil.

Long awaited 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO at home in N.C.

Long awaited 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO at home in N.C.

It was a momentous day for Winston-Salem, North Carolina, resident Matt McCulloh, and a historic day for Nissan. McCulloh took delivery of the first 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO made for the U.S. market.

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Norway: No.1 in Zero

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.

Team Nissan Canada shines at Targa Newfoundland debut

Team Nissan Canada shines at Targa Newfoundland debut

Nissan Canada's debut in Targa Newfoundland at one of the most famous rally events finds traction.

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Nissan Rises on Interbrand's Best Global Brands 2014

Nissan jumped nine places in Interbrand's Best Global Brands Study for 2014, ranking 56.

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The Power of Pulsar: Paris Motor Show

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.

NissanÕs Project Titan a worthy companion for WWP Alumni trip

Nissan’s Project Titan a worthy companion for WWP Alumni trip through Alaska

Just back from an adventure of a lifetime, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Alumni David Guzman and Kevin McMahon are now big fans of Nissan’s Project Titan and the Nissan Fans who helped bring it to life.

REPORT: New world record set with the Nissan LEAF in the lead

New world record set with the Nissan LEAF in the lead

California has witnessed the world’s largest ever parade of electric vehicles (EVs), 507 cars in one place...and most were Nissan LEAFs.

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Nissan engineers marry a LEAF to a Frontier for use around the shop

If necessity is the mother of invention, engineers fuel that fire at Nissan's Technical Center in Stanfield, Arizona.

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Barcelona Represents

Nissan’s new Pulsar hatchback, built exclusively in Barcelona, is teaming up with one of Europe’s top footballers, Andrés Iniesta.

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Nissan: All About Models in Moscow

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.

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Nissan Makes History with First Nissan LEAF Delivery to Puerto Rico

Nissan made history again with the first Nissan LEAF delivery on Puerto Rico. The customer? A family-owned business dedicated to renewable energy projects.

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Nissan Connect's NISMO Plus in Virtual Gear

NissanConnect NISMO Plus takes performance from the circuit to the home.

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Legendary racer Steve Millen and his No. 75 Nissan 300ZX take to the track in Monterey

For race car driver Steve Millen, anniversary gifts don't get any sweeter than this.

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Nissan NP300 Navara: Global Test Drive

Nissan held the first Global Test Drive of the all-new Nissan NP300 Navara for more than 100 journalists in Chiang Mai, covering a variety of road conditions.

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Nissan & Habitat: Filling in the Cracks

Three years after a tremendous earthquake struck Japan, damage can still be found, but help came recently from Habitat for Humanity and Nissan volunteers.

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Nissan Scores City Football Group Goal

Nissan became the official Automotive Partner of City Football Group Thursday, signing a five-year deal.

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Datsun's Russia Roll Out

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.

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Nissan brings the family out for a day with media

Nearly every vehicle in the current Nissan lineup, plus a few eye catching vintage and test vehicles, was on display in Nashville for an expansive media drive program this week.

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Nissan LEAF: Beyond Zero Emissions

The all-electric car goes beyond zero emissions to ensure sustainability, as around 25% of the Nissan LEAF is made from recycled materials.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed Offers Sport and Show

The Goodwood Festival of Speed wraps up with fun, fans and a record-breaking supercar ride in a Nissan GT-R Nismo.

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler expand cooperation with new

New Renault-Nissan and Daimler AG plant on way for Mexico

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.

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New Infiniti powertrain plant in Tennessee a first for the U.S.

Today Infiniti Motor Corporation inaugurated its first powertrain plant outside of Japan in Decherd, Tennessee. This is a result of a partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG.

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Goodwood's Got Game

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Nissan unveiled a new design vision for gamers: the Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo.

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Nissan Proves Commercial Vehicle Toughness in Extreme Arizona Desert

How does Nissan evaluate in-house durability testing on a new commercial vehicle? Put it in the hands of a customer that is going to punish the van and let them go.

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Le Mans 24 Hours: Countdown to Saturday at la Sarthe

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.

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A New EV Charge for Ultraman

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.

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Nissan NP300 Navara World Premiere in Bangkok

Nissan premiered its all-new one-ton pickup NP300 Navara in Thailand, the world's No.1 pickup market.

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Introducing the All-New Nissan NP300 Pickup

Nissan unveiled an all-new pickup model, the NP300, in Thailand Wednesday.

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Datsun is Back in South Africa

After a three-decade hiatus, Datsun has returned to South Africa, unveiling the Datsun GO in Johannesburg.

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Nissan Canton prepares to build the all-new Murano

The Nissan Murano is on the move to the company's manufacturing facility in Canton, Mississippi. Nissan has been building vehicles at this plant for more than a decade.

Nissan delivers 50,000th all-electric LEAF in U.S. to Texas fami

Bolt family buys 50,000th Nissan LEAF in the U.S. in Dallas

It's fitting that another major milestone for the Nissan LEAF was created by a family – with the last name "Bolt" – that decided to drive electric.

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2015 Nissan 370Z NISMO’s sky-high reveal

Fans at the ZDayZ gathering in North Carolina had a world-class view of the Great Smokey Mountains and the 2015 Nissan 370Z NISMO.

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The Nissan Micra returns to Canada and takes a play date with media

An all-new Nissan Micra has returned to the Canadian landscape.

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Nissan Gives a Micra '87 Owner the Surprise of a Lifetime

One of Nissan's most loyal customers in Canada, Ms. Karen Ackroyd, just had an extraordinary experience.

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Venucia Charges Ahead

Venucia aims to increase sales by 50% this year in China, and launch sales of the all-electric e30 by September.

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Datsun GO+ Production Revs Up in Indonesia

Datsun signaled its eagerly awaited return to the roads of Indonesia as production of the GO+ MPV got underway at a new plant in Purwakarta.

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All-electric e-NV200 Production Begins in Spain

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.

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Road-trippin’ Nissan team celebrates with NISMO fans in Texas

Nothing rekindles the passion for motoring like a long road trip.

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Heisman Winners and Nissan Meet in Dallas to Build Habitat Home

Raising walls was the task at hand for five Heisman winners affiliated with the Heisman Trophy Trust and Nissan this past weekend.

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Nissan's Next Phase in China

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.

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Harvesting A Solar Farm

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.

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Nissan Debuts Lannia Concept in Beijing

Nissan unveiled the Lannia Concept tailored for China's rising "Post-80s" generation at Auto China 2014.

InfinitiÕs Michael Bartsch on the road ahead

Infiniti's Michael Bartsch on the Road Ahead

At the 2014 New York International Auto Show, the head of Infiniti Americas, Michael Bartsch, talked about delivering on an ambitious growth strategy that has been outlined for the brand.

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Nissan Showcases New Cars, Technology in New York

Two new models and one game-changing technology were the big news for Nissan at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

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Nissan Opens Brazil Complex in Resende

Nissan opened $1.5 billion industrial complex in Resende, Rio de Janeiro, one of the largest automotive investments by any manufacturer in Brazil.

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Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror Changes What You See

The U.S. is getting its first up-close look at Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror at the 2014 New York International Auto show.

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The Story behind the New Nissan Murano

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.

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Nissan Shifts Gears in the Philippines

Nissan Motor Corporation is on the comeback trail in the Philippines with two new flagship global models and a new, unified national sales company.

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Nissan's Kawasaki Connection

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.

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CEO: Datsun Eyes 100K Sales in Russia

Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says sales of Datsun could hit 100,000 in Russia within two years.

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Datsun Ready for Russia

Moscow welcomed the Datsun on-DO sedan to the local market Friday, a debut also for the iconic brand in Russia.

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Steel Resolve: The Lone Pine

An enduring symbol of hope in Rikuzentaka, Iwate Prefecture, takes a new form through the craftsmanship of Japanese car manufacturers.

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Delivered: GT-R NISMO

Shoko Ohara receives one of the first deliveries of the GT-R NISMO.

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Countdown to Beijing: Concept Evolution

Nissan will unveil a new sedan concept at Auto China 2014, and Executive Design Director Mamoru Aoki explains how it will build on design themes found in Resonance, Friend-ME and the Sports Sedan Concept.

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Nissan's Tech Talk with Teens

Fostering enthusiasm in young girls for careers in science and technology was the focus for DigiGirlz 2014.

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Nissan ZEOD Team Shaping Up for Le Mans

Nissan’s ZEOD RC prototype will feature two past winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, as Belgian driver Wolfgang Reip joins team.

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Nissan celebrates African American History Month

The Nissan Resume Challenge celebrates the company's partnership with the 100 Black Men organization during African American History Month.

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Electrifying a Nation

Bhutan, the remote Himalayan country, renowned for championing “Gross National Happiness,” has taken first steps towards becoming a leading global electric-vehicle nation.

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Comments Welcomed on Potential Diesel-Powered Nissan Frontier

Nissan did not design its Frontier Diesel Runner to attract the attention of law enforcement.

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Nissan Chats Up Consumers at Chicago Show

Nissan is out and about at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show to hear from its customers, and to deliver what they want.

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Datsun Rises at India Auto Expo 2014

The opening of the India Auto Expo near Delhi crowned a hectic few days for Datsun, culminating with the debut of the all-new redi-GO CONCEPT.

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Datsun Stand Debuts in Delhi

Datsun is participating at the India Auto Expo for the first time, displaying its line-up of models for India and giving a hint to its possible future direction with the redi-GO CONCEPT.

Nissan IDx Concept Tour Continued in Sunny SoCal

Nissan IDx Concept Tour Continued in Sunny SoCal, and the Fan Base Grows

After debuting in Tokyo and playing in Detroit, the acclaimed Nissan IDx Freeflow and IDx NISMO concepts held a three-date tour on the West Coast.

Nissan Rogue Takes to the Track - the Ice Track - With Ease

Nissan Rogue Takes to the Track - the Ice Track - With Ease

Winter has been unrelenting throughout the U.S. and Canada this year. There certainly was no exception to be found in Montreal, a southwest city in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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Off-Line Chennai: Datsun a GO in India

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.

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Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Make Le Mans History

Electric-power Nissan ZEOD RC will break ground at Le Mans, but its internal combustion engine will also revolutionize performance and efficiency.

Vintage Datsun Fairlady Roadster Travels More Than 30,000 Miles

Vintage Datsun Fairlady Roadster Travels More Than 30,000 Miles

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.

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The 100,000th Nissan LEAF Owner

British dentist Dr. Brett Garner is the 100,000th customer for the 100%-electric Nissan LEAF.

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Reflection from a Temple: A First Owner of 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.

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Nissan Invites Truck Fans to Define Off-Road Truck for Project Titan

Nissan's "Project Titan" launched at the 2014 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas today.

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Tokyo Auto Salon 2014: Tuned GT-Rs

GT-R enthusiast Dino Dalle Carbonare picks his favorite tuned GT-Rs at this year's Tokyo Auto Salon.

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Infiniti Debuts Daring Formula One Inspired Q50 Eau Rouge Concept in Detroit

The Q50 Eau Rouge is Infiniti’s first-ever Formula One inspired premium sports sedan concept. The brand debuted it for the first time at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show.

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Nissan CEO Ghosn on Year Ahead, U.S. Opportunities

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn talked about the opportunities ahead for the U.S. market.

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Evolution Continues in Detroit with All-New Sport Sedan Concept

Nissan gave the world a look at its vision for the future of sport sedan design at the Detroit auto show.

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The New Face of London Taxi

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.

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Best of 2013 - Expansion

2013 was a year of expansion for Nissan with new plants, increased production capacity and new products.

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Best of 2013 - Datsun

2013 was an exciting year for Datsun. It unveiled its first two models in India and Indonesia. But 2014 is shaping up to be the year for the new brand as the cars finally reach the markets.

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Best of 2013 - GT-R

The Nissan GT-R is a powerful car in any iteration. Watch the car take on a jet, extreme weather as well as set a new record lap time at the famed Nürburgring in 2013.

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