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January, 2017

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Nissan to show 15 models at Tokyo Auto Salon 2018

Nissan will display 15 exciting models equipped with the latest custom and after-market parts at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2018, from Jan. 12-14.

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New Nissan LEAF owners in Japan offered free solar panels

Owners of the new Nissan LEAF in Japan* can receive free installation of solar panels for their homes if they sign up for an electricity retail plan offered by Ecosystem Japan.

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Nissan Kicks made in Brazil now shipped to Argentina

Nissan Kicks made in Brazil will soon be on Argentinean roads.

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Nissan Intelligent Mobility – Nissan's approach to changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated with society – to be highlighted at CES 2018

At CES 2018, Nissan will have a booth at the show and host a variety of activities and media opportunities that will highlight our Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan's approach to changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated with society – with the goal of providing vehicles to move people to a better world.

New INFINITI concept car will make world debut at Detroit

New INFINITI concept car will make world debut at Detroit

INFINITI will debut a new concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2018.

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Nissan announces executive management changes

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced executive appointments and changes to strengthen the management structure.

Production begins of the new Nissan LEAF in Europe

Production begins of the new Nissan LEAF in Europe

Production of the all-new Nissan LEAF, the next generation of the world's best-selling electric vehicle, is officially underway for European customers.

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INFINITI LAB 3.0 concludes with Demo Day in Hong Kong

INFINITI LAB 3.0 recently concluded its nine-week program with a successful Demo Day held at Loft 22, Central in Hong Kong.

Infiniti's new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine

INFINITI 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 makes Ward’s 10 Best Engines list for second consecutive year in the U.S.

The INFINITI 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine was named to Ward's 10 Best Engines list for 2018 model year. The VR-series engine has the distinction of being one of just two engines on the list to receive the award for a second consecutive year.

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Miniature Nissan car wash means better paint, worry-free washing

A miniature car wash, about the size and shape of a popcorn machine, plays an important role at the Nissan Technical Center North America in Michigan.

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Nissan and TEPCO launch virtual power plant project

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) will launch a study in Japan to determine how electric vehicles can help stabilize power grid demand.

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New company to be established in spring 2018 with focus on full-fledged development of hydrogen recharging station network in Japan

As a result of discussions that began in May 2017, the following 11 companies have signed an agreement to form a new company in the spring of 2018, aimed at the full-fledged development of hydrogen recharging stations (HRS) for fuel cell vehicles (FCV): Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co Ltd., Honda Motor Co Ltd., JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd., Iwatani Corporation, Tokyo Gas Co Ltd., Toho Gas Co Ltd., Air Liquide Japan Ltd., Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Development Bank of Japan Inc.

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INFINITI achieves all-time record sales from January to November this year

INFINITI is on a roll. The premium brand has achieved record sales so far this year and unveiled two new global SUVs last month.

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Nissan publishes winning entries of children’s book contest

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has published the two winning entries of the 33rd Nissan Children's Storybook and Picture Book Grand Prix, held last year.

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Nissan to launch car-sharing service in Japan

As part of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan will introduce a car-sharing service in Japan enabling users to experience the company’s advanced technologies in vehicle electrification and intelligence.

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Nissan and DeNA unveil Easy Ride mobility service in Japan

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and DeNA Co., Ltd. today unveiled the Easy Ride brand for the new robo-vehicle mobility service that the two companies are developing jointly. The companies also announced plans for a field test with public participation.

U.S. production for 2018 Nissan LEAF begins in Tennessee today

U.S. production for all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF begins in Tennessee

Production for the all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF is officially underway at the Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee.

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2018 Nissan Kicks compact utility vehicle makes North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show

The all-new 2018 Nissan Kicks, the newest entry in the fast-growing affordable compact crossover market, made its North American debut today at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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‘Nissan expedition: on the search for Brazilian origins’ visits one of the largest prehistoric rock art sites in the world – in Piauí

Nissan's archaeological and driving journey in Brazil has gone to a very special place: Piauí state.

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INFINITI reveals all-new QX50 in Los Angeles

INFINITI revealed the all-new QX50 – a premium mid-size SUV with world-first technologies, stand-out design and unrivalled interior space, all on an entirely new platform – ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Nissan recognized as a ‘Famous Brand’ by the Mexican Institu

Nissan recognized as a ‘Famous Brand’ by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property

Nissan has been declared a "Famous Brand" by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI). Nissan is the first automotive brand in Mexico, excluding luxury car brands, to obtain this recognition.

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Nissan electrifies Dubai International Motor Show with its latest innovative portfolio

Nissan showcased exciting prototypes and production cars at this year's Dubai International Motor Show, giving customers a glimpse of its newest and future innovations.

NISMO Festival celebrates GT-R at Fuji Speedway

NISMO Festival celebrates GT-R at Fuji Speedway

The 20th running of the NISMO Festival supported by Motul showcased the fan favorite Nissan GT-R and the NISMO brand in Japan yesterday with more than 28,000 fans on site and thousands more tuning into the NISMO.tv live stream on YouTube.

NISMO Heritage program to offer parts for heritage cars in Japan

NISMO Heritage program to offer parts for heritage cars in Japan

Owners of Nissan performance cars in Japan will be able to enjoy driving them longer under a program that will make new replacement parts available for some heritage models.

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Nissan expands AUTECH lineup in Japan

Nissan is expanding its series of Autech-modified vehicles in Japan to meet the needs of customers who want sporty, high-performance models with enhanced quality and comfort.

Navara breaks 50,000 sales barrier in Europe since winning Inter

Navara breaks 50,000 sales barrier in Europe since winning International Pickup Award 2016

In the two years since it won the International Pickup Award 2016, more than 50,000 of the all-new Navara have been sold.

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Nissan Serena NISMO goes on sale in Japan

The Nissan Serena NISMO goes on sale today in Japan, combining NISMO’s performance, driving pleasure and styling with the popular minivan’s family-friendly, utilitarian nature.

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New Nissan LEAF makes China debut at Guangzhou auto show

The new, zero-emission Nissan LEAF will make its China debut today as Nissan shows the way to intelligent driving and mobility with a strong product lineup and a new concept vehicle.

Nissan achieves largest collective solar roof in the Netherlands

Nissan achieves largest collective solar roof in the Netherlands

Nissan Motor Parts Center in Europe is the first company in the Netherlands to make its roof available to others for the production of sustainable energy on a large scale.

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2018 INFINITI QX80: A distinctive, powerful full-size SUV to travel everywhere in luxury

INFINITI has today revealed the new QX80 at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Further advancing INFINITI's presence in the full-size luxury SUV segment, the 2018 QX80 takes INFINITI's "Powerful Elegance" design language in a bold new direction, creating a powerful, contemporary and commanding aesthetic.

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Nissan and Expo 2020 Dubai partner to shape the future of intelligent mobility

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is joining forces with Expo 2020 Dubai to demonstrate and showcase the future of intelligent mobility – starting with a fleet that includes electric vehicles.

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JD Promotion & Compétition and Nissan Canada celebrate third Nissan Micra Cup season and announce series’ renewal for three more years

On Saturday night, JD Promotion & Compétition and Nissan celebrated the third season of the Nissan Micra Cup in Quebec with an annual gala event for those involved in making it a success – including drivers and their teams, partners, series organizers and staff from Nissan Canada.

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Nissan’s future generation ProPILOT technology – available for real-world use from 2020

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New Nissan LEAF wins first international award

The new Nissan LEAF has taken top honors at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) annual CES Unveiled ceremony, presented by the Consumer Technology Association.

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2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy winners set to begin their dream job with INFINITI and Renault Sport Formula One Team

The search for bright, budding engineering talent in the 2017 edition of the INFINITI Engineering Academy has concluded.

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Nissan reports first-half results for fiscal year 2017

President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the six-month period to September 30, 2017.

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Nissan tests fully autonomous prototype technology on streets of Tokyo

Nissan today demonstrated a prototype of its most advanced autonomous driving technology, planned for real-world use from 2020, on public roads in Tokyo.

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Tokyo Motor Show 2017 – press conference remarks from Daniele Schillaci, EVP

What you just heard was the sound of the future. It is a sound that we call "Canto." Soon, it will be heard from our Nissan cars on streets around the world. It's what the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility will sound like.

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Nissan unveils IMx zero-emission concept at Tokyo Motor Show

The Nissan IMx, an all-electric crossover concept vehicle offering fully autonomous operation and a driving range of more than 600 kilometers, was unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show.

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Nissan sings with debut of ‘Canto’ at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Not only did Nissan debut a new concept vehicle at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show – it also surprised the crowd with the introduction of “Canto,” the future sound of Nissan’s electrified vehicles.

Nissan to join Formula E electric racing from 2018-19 season

Nissan to join Formula E electric racing from 2018-19 season

Nissan will become the first Japanese automotive brand to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E racing championship starting in 2018.

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Nissan to unveil new Serena e-POWER at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will unveil the Nissan Serena e-POWER, a new version of the popular minivan featuring the company’s e-POWER electric drive system, at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show.

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Nissan to unveil new ambulance and electric delivery vehicle

Nissan will unveil two new fully customized vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show to improve city mobility: the new Paramedic Concept and the all-electric e-NV200 Fridge Concept.

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Experience Nissan Intelligent Mobility at the Tokyo Motor Show

Join Nissan at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show for the reveal of a new concept model that embodies the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility.

INFINITI to have commanding presence at Dubai International Moto

INFINITI to have commanding presence at Dubai International Motor Show

Powerful proportions, commanding exterior design, a luxurious cabin and a hand-crafted interior will all feature on the new INFINITI QX80 when it is revealed at the Dubai International Motor Show.

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Leticia Bonjorno turns Nissan Frontier into a ‘beast’

Revealed at the Buenos Aires Motor Show in June, the Nissan Frontier Attack Concept has earned the nickname "the Beast."

World-first gaming controller operated Nissan GT-R achieves 130+mph run around Silverstone

Nissan GT-R, operated remotely by a gaming controller, tops 130 mph at Silverstone

Nissan has created the ultimate remote-control car for gamers – the Nissan GT-R /C.

Nissan Navara heads to America for 2,000 km ‘tough and smart

Nissan Navara heads to America for 2,000-km ‘tough and smart’ women-only rally

Nissan's award-winning Navara is taking a trans-Atlantic trip to the spiritual home of the pickup truck later this month.

Margot Robbie takes the wheel for new Nissan sustainability proj

Margot Robbie takes the wheel for new Nissan sustainability projects at Nissan Futures 3.0

From flat screens to smartphones, home energy storage to smart cars, the world is turning electric.

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Nissan South Africa sponsors karting day to raise funds for cheetah preservation

Zwartkops Kart Circuit will once again host the 9th annual Charity Cheetah Karting Day in aid of the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Center on Saturday, October 14.

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Alfonso Albaisa designs Motali, a luxury yacht like no other

Alfonso Albaisa grew up on the ocean, cruising around Miami's coastline in the 1970s with his brother, stopping to sleep on islands and drifting off to the sound of the waves.

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi sponsors Women’s Forum Global Meeting

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s largest automotive manufacturer and global leader in electric vehicles, today announces it is continuing its sponsorship of the Women’s Forum Global Meeting.

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Nissan to show LEAF NISMO Concept, Serena NISMO at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will show a number of exciting concept cars and production vehicles at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, giving customers a glimpse of the company’s newest and future innovations.

Nissan unveils electric ecosystem at Nissan Futures 3.0

Nissan unveils electric ecosystem at Nissan Futures 3.0 event in Europe

Nissan today unveiled plans around the four key pillars of its future electric ecosystem in Europe, announcing the launch of new electric vehicles, additional infrastructure investment, battery charging and home storage advances, and a revolutionary new vision to give Nissan customers free power for their EV using its unique bi-directional charging technology.

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Nissan Frontier goes 10,000 years back in time

An epic adventure has begun across Brazilian states to see the country's most stunning rock art sites where history goes back 10,000 years. Nissan Frontier is leading the trip, called "Nissan expedition: on the search for Brazilian origins." It's a project targeted at promoting the country's significant archeological sites, some of which are recognized by the United Nations for their importance to the collective interest of humanity.

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Hikaru Fujii named winner of Nissan Art Award 2017 Grand Prix

Hikaru Fujii was named the winner of the Nissan Art Award 2017 Grand Prix for “Playing Japanese,” a work of art that examines Japanese history and contemporary world affairs.

New Nissan X-Trail launched in China to shake up fast-growing SU

Nissan shines at Auto Chengdu 2017

At the recent 2017 Chengdu Auto Show in China, Nissan showed the full lineup of models from its joint ventures including Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFN), Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. (ZNA), Dongfeng Venucia Motor Company (DFV) and Nissan's premium automotive brand, Infiniti.

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GO for GOLD! Datsun India launches redi-GO GOLD 1

To celebrate the spirit of festive season, Datsun India has announced the launch of the Datsun redi-GO GOLD 1.0L, packed with a host of exciting features and stylish enhancements.

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Spa 24 Hours: The film

In this amazing 22-minute documentary recap of the race, go inside the NISMO team and follow the full story of Nissan competing at the greatest* 24-hour GT race in the world.

Nissan Argentina open administrative offices in Cordoba

Nissan Argentina paints Daruma's eye: Administrative offices open in Cordoba with traditional Japanese ceremony

Nissan Argentina opened its new administrative offices in Cordoba Province. The event was attended by Provincial Governor Juan Schiaretti and CEO of Nissan Argentina Diego Vignati.

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Nissan named one of the best global brands for 2017

The Nissan brand has been named one of the world's most valuable in 2017 by the leading consultancy Interbrand.

Nissan celebrates 150 million vehicles produced globally

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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has reached a new milestone with 150 million vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years for Nissan to produce its first 100 million vehicles after the company was founded in 1933, and another 11 years to build the last 50 million.

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Alliance 2022

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors to strengthen cooperation and accelerate use of common platforms, powertrains and new technologies

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Nissan licenses engine tech

NMRP spray-coated cylinder bore technology to help carmakers mass-produce highly efficient engines

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LEAF completes epic challenge

Scottish husband and wife team become the first entrants to complete the epic challenge in an all-electric vehicle – a modified 2016 Nissan LEAF

Nissan extends global UEFA Champions League partnership

Nissan extends UEFA partnership

Gareth Bale celebrates the announcement by surprising a group of schoolchildren

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The new Nissan LEAF – embodying Nissan Intelligent Mobility

The new Nissan LEAF sets a new standard in the growing market for mainstream electric cars by offering customers greater range, advanced technologies* and a dynamic new design.

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The new Nissan LEAF: raising the bar for electric vehicles

Nissan today introduced the new Nissan LEAF, the next evolution of its zero-emission electric vehicle.

INFINITI reveals ‘Prototype 9’

INFINITI reveals ‘Prototype 9’

Nissan Motor Corporation and premium automotive brand INFINITI have unveiled a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The car, called Prototype 9, is a celebration of Nissan Motor and INFINITI's ingenuity, artistry and craftsmanship.

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Datsun GO live caters to fun attitudes

The Datsun GO live, an exciting new concept, debuts at the GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show today.

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It's amazing when nothing holds you back

The new #Nissan #LEAF. Simply amazing.

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Nissan reveals Rear Door Alert technology

With summer heat on the rise, potential issues posed by interior car temperatures are even more real, but Nissan hopes its new Rear Door Alert (RDA) may help reduce concerns.

Nissan celebrates 70 years of electric vehicles

Nissan celebrates 70 years of electric vehicles

Exactly 70 years after the debut of its first electric vehicle (EV), Nissan's most advanced EV ever – the Nissan BladeGlider sports car – took center stage at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK.

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Nissan reports first quarter results for fiscal year 2017

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced first quarter financial results for the three months to June 30, 2017.

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The Renault-Nissan alliance reports record sales

Unit sales at the Alliance rose seven percent to 5,268,079 vehicles in the first half of the calendar year resulting from an increased demand for models from the French and Japanese brands, and the first semester sales contribution from new Alliance member Mitsubishi Motors.

Datsun India launches more powerful redi-GO 1.0L

Datsun India launches more powerful redi-GO 1.0L

Datsun India has launched the highly anticipated Datsun redi-GO 1.0L.

Nissan accelerates in Brazil, starts a second work shift at Rese

Nissan accelerates in Brazil

Marco Silva, president of Nissan Brazil, has officially launched the second work shift at Nissan's Resende Industrial Complex.

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Buys and Saunders crowned winners at Nissan TrailSeeker

Philip Buys and Samantha Saunders were crowned men and women's winners in the marathon race at the Nissan TrailSeeker Lionman mountain bike event last week in South Africa.

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Simple things can be amazing

Nissan announced today that the widely anticipated new Nissan LEAF will come with e-Pedal, a revolutionary technology that transforms the way we drive.

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Nissan Kicks goes on sale in China

The Nissan Kicks went on sale in China at a starting price of RMB 99,800, giving Chinese customers a new, fashionable and technologically advanced option in the fast-growing compact crossover segment.

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Nissan honors Madiba’s legacy

Nissan is honoring Mandela Month in South Africa by donating computers to the Bophelong Youth Center to promote basic computer literacy and Internet skills for children in the area.

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Nissan unveils JukeCam

Nissan has unveiled its latest innovation for drivers with a sense of adventure.

Nissan LEAF customers in Rome can get free charging by riding a

Nissan LEAF customers get free charging

Nissan is supporting the "DinamoBike – enjoy your power" project in Rome – a challenge to convert the kinetic energy produced by the rotary movement of pedals into energy.

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All-new Nissan LEAF premieres September 6

The widely anticipated new Nissan LEAF will feature state-of-the-art technologies.

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Nissan Navara Sales Begin in China

Nissan Navara launches in China, setting new benchmark for the pick-up segment.

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Nissan's Sponsorship of UEFA Champions League

In its third season sponsoring UEFA Champions League, Nissan brought guests from around the world to witness history in the making for the football final in Cardiff, Wales.

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Bédard and Coupal win Nissan Micra Cup races at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant in Canada.

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INFINITI supports startups in Canada

INFINITI announces nine Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart City startups selected for INFINITI LAB pre-accelerator program.

Nissan X-Trail X-Scape: the perfect crossover for unforgettable family adventures

The perfect partner for family adventures

The Nissan X-Trail is the perfect crossover for family adventures, and a new special version available in the UK boosts that to a thrilling new level.

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Amazing things are worth waiting for

The new #Nissan #LEAF. Coming soon.

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Nissan leads a global EV taxi revolution

Riding in a taxi became much quieter, and better for the environment, as taxi companies around the world switches over to Nissan EVs.

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Nissan Kicks at Wings For Life World Run

Nissan Kicks the "catcher car" at Wings For Life World Run in Brazil

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Nissan is King of the Hill

The Nissan GT-R remains the fastest supercar at the Simola Hill Climb in South Africa.

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Nissan tackle smartphone distraction

Nissan Great Britain adopts Victorian-era (19th century) technology to reduce smartphone distraction while driving

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EV Islands of the Future

Koshikishima: EV 'Islands of the Future'

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Nissan at Auto Shanghai 2017

Nissan debuts Kicks, Navara and Vmotion 2.0 in China

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Introducing the new Nissan X-Trail, ready for new adventures

Nissan unveils the new X-Trail to capture a larger share of the burgeoning SUV segment in China.

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Steel to Wheels: Bangkok's Navara

A behind-the-scenes look at Nissan Navara, made from steel to wheels at Nissan's Bangkok Plant.

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The New Nissan Qashqai

Nissan unveiled the new Qashqai crossover, with significant enhancements of the car’s premium character. The upgrades focus on a contemporary new exterior design, higher levels of interior quality and improved driving performance.

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Steel to Wheels: Oppama's Note

Here's the Behind-the-Scenes Story of the Nissan Note, told by the plant team making the vehicle.

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Introducing Nissan Vmotion 2.0

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept takes center stage at 2017 North American International Auto Show.

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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announces breakthrough technologies at CES 2017

In his 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Carlos Ghosn announced several technologies and partnerships as part of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility blueprint.

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