Nissan Motor Corporation has carried out the first public road test of Autonomous Drive on a Japanese highway. A Nissan LEAF electric vehicle equipped with the revolutionary technology took to the Sagami Expressway in Kanagawa prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, with the prefecture’s Governor, Yuji Kuroiwa, and Nissan Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga, on board. The vehicle […]Read more "Nissan Carries our FIRST Public Road Test for the Autonomous Nissan Leaf"
Nissan has announced the full technical specifications for its new 2014 GT-R, and it’s off the scale in terms of supercar performance and real-world practicality. Often described as the supercar for the PlayStation generation, the GT-R, which is still affectionately referred to as ‘the Skyline’ or as ‘Godzilla’ by its ardent fan base, is a […]Read more "2014 Nissan GT-R: A car for the PlayStation Generation"
As Nissan expands its NISMO line of factory performance models, it is revisiting the small car performance genre and teasing the future with the Los Angeles Auto Show world debut of the Nissan Sentra NISMO Concept. The Sentra NISMO Concept is built on the solid foundation of the latest generation Nissan Sentra, which offers an outstanding […]Read more "Nissan Sentra NISMO Concept introduced at 2013 LA Auto Show"
The real benefit of running battery-only, though, is an ability to drive around congestion charges and under emissions rules. Nissan is the latest to declare that it will go in the same direction when its GT-R supercar is renewed in about two years. “There is an inevitability about electrification of all cars in the future, […]Read more "Nissan’s Charging into Hybrid technology as fast as their Turbocharged Petrol Engines will carry them"
Nissan unveils a sporty concept electric vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show as Japan’s number-two automaker presses on with its bid to tap the burgeoning green-car market. The company, which has been selling its Leaf electric vehicle since late 2010, said it hoped its Nissan BladeGlider would help it reach a market of male drivers […]Read more "Nissan Blade Glider Concept revealed at Tokyo Motor Show"
Rumors on the next-generation R36 Nissan GT-R have been brewing for months. Weeks ago, Kazutoshi Mizuno announced that he will retire after serving Nissan for 15 years as the chief engineer of the Nissan GT-R. In his place, the next-generation Nissan GT-R will be designed and developed under NISMO, Nissan’s in-house performance division. What’s more, […]Read more "Nissan GT-R Hybrid Confirmed!"
When round seven of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship takes place in Shanghai, China this weekend, it will mark the LM P2 debut of another GT Academy graduate. Russian Mark Shulzhitskiy is following in the footsteps of Lucas Ordonez, Jordan Tresson and Jann Mardenborough who all progressed with Nissan to LM P2 in recent […]Read more "Mark Shulzhitskiy in for a Surprise in Shanghai"
Nissan GT Academy returns to U.S. television for its third season, determining once again which of America’s best racers from PlayStation®3 driving simulator Gran Turismo®6 have what it takes to make the jump from the couch to the cockpit to become a professional racing driver. Season 3, Episode 1 of Nissan GT Academy debuts […]Read more "Nissan GT Academy Teams up with Sony Computer Entertainment AGAIN for Season 3!"
A new era in public transportation has begun with the Nissan NV200T taxicab now in service on the streets of New York City. The meter on the first NV200T fare officially kicked-off at JFK International Airport on October 23, dropping its inaugural passenger near 13th Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan. Mr. Ranjit Singh, an owner/operator […]Read more "New York Proclaims “Hail Yes!” for the First Nissan NV200 Taxicab"
Nissan has launched the new Note – literally. To mark the start of sales of its new B-segment car in Europe, Nissan recently held a media event at Eton Dorney Lake near the village of Dorney, Buckinghamshire in England. To demonstrate the Note’s new technology, Nissan created a Note Boat, which was “driven” at the […]Read more "Nissan Note Boat!"