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Moscow Debut for Datsun mi-DO

Datsun, the newest car brand in Russia, celebrated its first appearance at the Moscow International Autosalon with two new models.

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Nissan NP300 Navara: Test Track Challenge

Off-road specialist Jesus Pellon designed a special test track in Chiangmai for media attending the first global test drive of the Nissan NP300 Navara, to test out the maximum capabilities of the pickup.

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Nissan Q1 Earnings Presentation

Watch the video archive of Nissan's Q1 results presentation.

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Kyushu: X-Roads of Asia

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn visited the southern island of Kyushu, home to the automaker's largest Japanese production base.

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CEO Gives Outlook for Autonomous Cars, Mega-Cities

Nissan gives autonomous car timetable, vows to seize market opportunities created by rise of mega-cities.

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Autonomous Drive Tackling New Highways

Nissan's Autonomous Drive vehicle takes a spin on a new highway link in Japan; watch the highlights here.

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Designers with 2020 Vision

Nissan has developed a virtual supercar to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the legendary Gran Turismo® driving game, the Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Tursimo.

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In Japan, it's "Ladies First"

The doors open for "Ladies First" dealerships in Japan.

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What's in a Nissan Designer's Fantasy Garage?

NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo is a dream project for Nissan designers to create a supercar for their own fantasy garage.

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Onboard for the All-Electric Lap

The onboard camera caught the Nissan ZEOD RC's historic all-electric lap at a warm-up to Le Mans.

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Le Mans Historic Electric Lap

Hours before the start of Le Mans 24 Hours, the Nissan ZEOD did an unprecedented all-electric lap around the Circuit de la Sarthe.

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Le Mans Drivers' Parade

In Le Mans tradition, drivers paraded through the center of Le Mans Friday, ahead of the start of the 24-hour endurance race.

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Premier Class: NISMO to Unleash the GT-R for LM P1

Nissan's will go head-to-head in 2015 with Porsche, Audi and Toyota with a factory LMP1 team in the FIA World Endurance Championship at Le Mans 24 Hours.

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The Dashboard - Lineup for Le Mans and the 2015 Murano Debuts in NYC

This week, Super GT racer Satoshi Motoyama completes the team to drive the ZEOD RC at Le Mans; the new 2015 Nissan Murano up close; and Nissan's comeback in the Philippines.

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Nissan at Auto China 2014

Auto China 2014 kicked off, and some early Nissan highlights include the Lannia Concept car and NISMO's plans for an official debut in China.

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Engineering Change at AVTOVAZ

Bo Andersson, president of Russian carmaker AVTOVAZ, is the first foreign chief of the nation's No.1, which is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance's ambitious plans for the market as a sales and production hub.

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Motoyama Tapped to Drive ZEOD RC at Le Mans

Japanese ace Satoshi Motoyama will drive the Nissan ZEOD RC at Le Mans alongside GT Academy winners Lucas Ordóñez and Wolfgang Reip.

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The Dashboard - Datsun in Russia, and An Olympian at the British GT Championship

This week, the Datsun on-DO launches in Russia; the Nissan LEAF charges on the slopes of a Hawaiian volcano; and British Olympian Sir Chris Hoy trades cycling for racing in the 2014 British GT Championship.

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The Dashboard - Steel Resolve and Nismo Plus for PlayStation

This week, a special symbol of hope three years after the tsunami of 2011; NissanConnect Nismo Plus for the GT-R Nismo; and a look at Nissan's milestones of the past year.

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The Dashboard - Delivering the GT-R Nismo

This week, race car champion Masataka Yanagida delivers one of the first Nissan GT-R Nismo cars; a new concept for Auto China 2014; and Nismo TV goes behind the scenes with Jann Mardenborough.

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The Dashboard: N-Attack, Time Attack and Datsun

This week, the GT-R NISMO with N-Attack Package at Fuji Speedway, three Nissan cars race the Clipsal 500 track in Adelaide, and a look ahead to Datsun's launch in Russia.

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The Dashboard - GT-R Nismo and the New Line-up at Le Mans

This week, the Nissan GT-R Nismo at the Tochigi Proving Ground, Nissan's Smart rearview mirror, and Belgian Wolfgang Ripe joins Nissan's driver line-up for Le Mans 24 Hours.

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Techno Beat for Teana Winner

Pierre Taki, winner of Best Supporting Actor at the Mainichi Film Awards, has piloted a multi-media career filled with music, film and TV.

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The Dashboard - A Milestone for the Nissan LEAF

This week, we cover Nissan's celebration of the 100,000th Nissan LEAF sold globally with owner profiles, and truck fans redefine the Nissan Titan in Las Vegas.

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All-New Teana Makes Japan Debut

Nissan Teana Makes Japan Debut at Nissan Global Headquarters.

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The Detroit Show 2014 - The Dashboard

This week, we head to NAIAS for Nissan's Sports Sedan Concept; CEO Carlos Ghosn on Nissan's growth in 2014; and Infiniti unveils its Q50 Eau Rouge concept, drawing inspiration from Formula One.

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Tokyo Auto Salon 2014 - The Dashboard On The Road

This week, we come to you from the Tokyo Auto Salon 2014, where more than 400 exhibitors showcased the best of tuning and customization in Japan for 300,000 visitors.

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Nissan Unveils Sport Sedan Concept Car at NAIAS

Nissan unveiled its new Sport Sedan Concept in Detroit, also promising to put earlier IDx concepts on the road.

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Growing Ac-Customed: Tokyo Auto Salon

Nissan, Nismo and Autech display the best in customized speed and style at Tokyo Auto Salon 2014.

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Best of 2013 - The Dashboard on the Road

A selection of 2013's best Dashboard On the Road episodes.

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Local LEAF Sourcing and the Young Risers - The Dashboard Digest

This week, sourcing for Nissan LEAF production in the U.S. goes local; the Young Risers of Indonesia; and our top stories of 2013.

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The Dashboard Digest - Nismo, Nissan, and the Strongest Man in the World

This week, Tennessee school children and Nissan help families in need, the Teana VIP debuts at Auto Guangzhou; the Nismo festival; and the strongest man in the world.

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Backstage Pass: Tokyo Motor Show

The Tokyo Motor Show ended Sunday, but this Backstage Pass has all the before and after excitement at Nissan's booth.

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The Dashboard Digest - Motor Show and Highway Debuts

This week, we tour Tokyo Motor Show 2013 with Nissan's Francois Bancon; new NISMO models also premiere at the LA Auto Show; and Nissan's AD vehicle takes to a highway in Japan.

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The Dashboard On The Road - Tokyo Motor Show 2013

This week, The Dashboard On The Road comes to you from the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show at Tokyo BIg Sight, where we experience the best and brightest of technological innovation among 180 automotive brands.

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Bancon on Tokyo Motor Show 2013

Francois Bancon, Nissan's Division General Manager for Product Strategy and Product Planning, gives the lowdown on the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.

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Nissan 3E Debuts at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan 3E will make its debut at the Tokyo Motor Show this week – a virtual live experience that will show the latest in autos and technology from Japan.

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The Dashboard Digest - A Prime Ride, the BladeGlider and Vine

This week, Nissan's autonomous drive vehicle chauffeurs Japan's Prime Minister; a glimpse of the Nissan BladeGlider; and six-second storytelling with Vine.

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New Qashqai: The People Behind the Car

The new Nissan Qashqai is brought to life in a film by the people who created it.

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The Dashboard Digest - Earnings and LCVs

This week, Nissan revises its year-end forecast downward; the first NV200 taxi starts taking fares in NYC; and the Center of Design and Development for light commercial vehicles celebrates 10 years of growth.

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Qashqai in 3D Debut

The next-generation Nissan Qashqai debuted in a thrilling 3D digital mapping show carried on social media, signaling the start of the second generation of crossovers.

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BladeGlider to Soar at Tokyo Motor Show: Sneak Peek

The Nissan BladeGlider will debut at Tokyo Motor Show: Enjoy a sneak peek.

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A Passion for Driving

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Champion Sebastian Vettel talks about his passion for driving, and what helped him become the dominant F1 driver that he is today.

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Infiniti Red Bull Racing Takes Two Titles in India

Infiniti Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel wins his fourth consecutive Drivers' Championship title at the Indian Grand Prix.

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The Dashboard Digest - The ZEOD's First Run

This week, the ZEOD, RC racer debuts at Fuji Speedway; the Director of Motorsport Innovation on the electric challenge; and former GT1 Champion Michael Krumm discusses the ZEOD's first run.

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The Dashboard Digest - Motorsports and "Choimobi"

This week, Nissan reveals its all-electric ZEOD racer, Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel talks about the Suzuka Circuit; and Yokohama City launches a new EV-sharing program.

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At the Foot of Fuji: ZEOD RC

ZEOD RC begins its ascent towards Le Mans with a second run at Fuji Speedway.

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From Zero to ZEOD

Nissan Director of Motorsport Innovation Ben Bowlby explains the first seven months of ZEOD RC, the next generation of electric racing.

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The Best of Motorsport Japan

Highlights from Nissan's exhibit at the Motorsport Japan Festival held in Odaiba, Tokyo.

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The Dashboard Digest - Eyes on the Suzuka Circuit

Ahead of his win at the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka, triple-time Formula One World Champion and Infiniti Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel and team principal Christian Horner discuss racing, the team and 2014.

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Seb on Suzuka

Three-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel gives us his take on the Suzuka Circuit ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend.

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The Dashboard Digest - Autonomous Driving Demo and Myanmar's Market

This week, Nissan's debuts its demo of autonomous driving; we catch up with the very first Nissan LEAF owner; and Nissan in Myanmar.

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The Dashboard On the Road - Myanmar Special

This week the Dashboard On the Road comes to you from Myanmar, where we take a look at the rapid transformation of its auto industry and detail Nissan's plans in its newest market.

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The Dashboard Digest - High-Fashion and Contemporary Art

This week, Nissan sets its sights on Myanmar; Infiniti reveals runway-ready Q50s; and the first Nissan Art Award.

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The Week in Autos - IPOs, iTunes and indiegogo

This week, Chrysler's IPO; Apple partners with Nissan for iTunes Radio; and Honda's drive for drive-in theaters.

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Nissan Advanced Driver Tech: Paving the 20-20 Road

Nissan took delivery of Japan’s first license plate for a car equipped with highly-advanced driver assist systems, clearing the way for testing on Japan's public roads.

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The Dashboard Digest - New Reveals

This week, the new models from Nissan unveiled around the world: Datsun Go+, third-generation X-Trail, and the 2014 Rogue.

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Haute and Hotter, The Lime Truck and Dogzilla at Nissan 360

The Lime Truck and Dogzilla kept guests of Nissan 360 fueled on SoCal's finest food truck fixings in between high-speed test drives.

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The Week in Autos - 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

This week, we discuss conditions in the European market, the presence of Nissan and Infiniti at the show, and what Frankfurt suggests about the EV market.

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Fast Laps with GT Academy Champ Steve Doherty

Steve Doherty went from video gamer to endurance racer by winning the 2012 U.S. GT Academy. Doherty talks GT Academy and his first season in Europe with Blancpain.

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EVs Racing Ahead

Take a few hot laps in the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC with COO Toshiyuki Shiga at Nissan 360.

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The Week In Autos - Safety Tech and Self-Checks

This week from Nissan 360, we talk with journalists about new safety technology from tier-one supplier Continental and vehicle self-checks.

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The Dashboard On The Road - Nissan 360

This week, we come to you from California at Nissan 360, a showcase of global products and technologies, featuring endurance racer Keiko Ihara and introducing a little device called NED.

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The Week in Autos - Frankfurt Look Ahead and Inspirational Objects

This week, a lookahead at what to expect at one of europe's biggest auto shows in Frankfurt; designers at Nissan 360 explains a unique Nissan approach; and an electric car that folds.

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The Dashboard Digest - Nissan's Autonomous Drive and U.S. Export Boom

This week, Nissan announces autonomous drive vehicles by 2020 and a boom in export markets by 2015.

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The Week in Autos - Uber Potential and Vettel Wins Belgium

This week, Google sees Uber potential; one more U.S. state says no handset while driving; and Vettel's fifth win of the season.

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The Dashboard Digest - Nissan at 80 and 360

This week, 80 years of manufacture culminates in the showcase at Nissan 360; a more powerful Titan; and Nismo's global driver exchange program.

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The Week in Autos - Safety, Smile Drive and Scooters

This week, Tesla's Model S gets high marks for safety; Google ties up with Volkswagen for a new driving app on Android; and Dutch designers take hemp to the road.

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The Dashboard Digest - Pre-School to Silicon Valley

This week, Nissan helps provide free books to children; autonomous driving research in Silicon Valley; and a look inside the Nissan Engine Museum.

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The Week in Autos - Luxury Goes Electric, Hackers Take on Cars

This week, BMW's new i3 EV; a charging standard for Japan; and hackers take on cars.

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The Dashboard Digest - Master Craftsmen and Production Milestones

This week, the master craftsmen behind Nissan GT-R engines; production milestones in Mexico; Busan readies for the Rogue; and winning tips from racing driver Lucas Ordonez.

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The Week in Autos - Down in Detroit and Bentley's SUV

This week, we discuss bankruptcy for Detroit, a milestone in EV sales, and Bentley breaking into luxury SUVs.

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Eight Decades of Engine-making at Nissan's Yokohama Plant

In the building where manufacturing began for Nissan in 1934, a first-floor engine museum houses the engine highlights of the company's long history.

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The Dashboard Digest - GO Datsun

This week, we focus on the launch of Datsun - Nissan's third marque - in New Delhi, India.

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The Week in Autos - Record Auction, Record Speed

This week, a £19.6-million car sold at Goodwood; Daimler in hot water over a coolant in France; and what could be the transport tube of the future: Hyperloop.

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CEO Ghosn: Datsun on the Rise

Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says the relaunch of Datsun in India will be a cornerstone to expansion in the country.

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The Dashboard: Datsun Returns

The Dashboard this week takes a closer look at the return of Datsun next week in India, as well as a safety driving forum in the nation of 1.2 billion.

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The Dashboard Digest - Nissan's Big 3-0, Nismo and a Lot of Lada

This week, Nissan celebrates its big 3-0 in the USA; the newest in Nismo's model lineup; a look at the 370Z Nismo; and Lada at the AvtoVAZ museum.

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The Week in Autos - Blast Off!

This week, Formula One and the Pirelli tire controversy; GM and Honda agree to cooperate on fuel cells; and a robot prepares for space.

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Inside the AvtoVAZ Car Museum

Enjoy a rare look at some classic LADA models at the AvtoVAZ Museum in Togliatti, Russia.

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Dashboard on the Road: Togliatti, Russia

Take a visit to Togliatti, home to top Russian carmaker AvtoVAZ and a crossroads for the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

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The Dashboard Digest - Togliatti, Taillights and the Newest F1 Track

This week, the AvtoVAZ's Togliatti Plant in Russia; a smarter Nissan Sentra and Nismo takes to F1 in Texas.

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The Week in Autos - Camera-Camo and Lady Mechanics

This week, the tragic loss of a star driver at Le Mans; car camouflage; and Nigeria's Lady Mechanics.

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The Dashboard Digest - The NODE and NISMO

This week, Nissan rewards innovative thinkers; Nismo's CALSONIC IMPUL champions at the Sepang Circuit; and the world's fastest electric racing car unveiled for 2014 Le Mans.

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The Week in Autos - The Tesla Swap and Super Luxury

This week, Tesla's Elon Musk demonstrates battery swapping; the U.S. Department of Energy calculates savings for EV owners; and look out for Rolls-Royce on the streets of Manila.

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Hidden Valley Results Mixed for V8 teams

Nissan Motorsport takes away mixed memories from Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin.

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The Dashboard Digest - Interbrand's Greenest and the Taxi of Tomorrow

This week, Interbrand's top five Best Global Green Brands 2013 reveal a changed auto industry. Nissan's anti-aging secrets, and New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow debuts this fall.

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The Week in Autos: Future Interface

This week, we take a look at the mood created by Renault's Twin'Z concept electric car, Apple's announcement of a new iOS for automakers, and one U.S. state's bid for electronic license plates.

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E-lectrifying Le Mans

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced Nissan would return to Le Mans next year in Garage 56 with a car that focused on innovation and excitement, and a reveal is coming soon.

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The Week in Autos - No Honking Please

This week, Indian NGO says no honking please, Chrysler declines recall of Jeep models, and a "painful" race car.

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The Dashboard Special Edition: Kei Cars

In this Special Edition, we cover the making of the Nissan DAYZ timed to its sales launch, and look at where minicars are headed, as the evolution of Japan's kei-car market continues.

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The Dashboard Digest: Canton Celebrations and A Tale of Racing

This week, Nissan throws a party to celebrate a decade of manufacturing in Canton, Mississippi; drifting in the Nissan GT-R and LEAF Nismo RC; and Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Mark Webber's own history of driving.

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The Week in Autos - Raising the Red Flag

This week, problems for Israeli company Better Place, Ford plans to end production in Australia, and Chinese automaker FAW has big plans for Hongqi Red Flag sedans at home.

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F1 Double Podium in Monaco

Infiniti Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber both earned a podium at the weekend Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monaco.

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The Week in Autos - Imports Take Share, Honda Takes Flight

This week, imports on the rise in the Japan's car market, endurance race car driver Keiko Ihara is the new face of electric vehicles, and Honda's new light jet prepares to take off.

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The Dashboard On the Road - Mizushima DAYZ

This week, we highlight the new Nissan DAYZ at the Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima Plant. The new kei car model and DAYZ Highway STAR join Mitsubishi's eK Wagon and eK Custom as the newest minicars to compete in a category that comprises 40% of Japan's auto sales.

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DAYZ Ahead

The Nissan DAYZ minicar is now a reality after two years of collaboration with Mitsubishi, and Nissan COO Toshiyuki Shiga say the partnership is an advantage for Nissan.

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Weekend at Nürburgring

The legendary 24-hour race at Nürburgring produced a host of memories for the GT-R GT3 car, piloted by Michael Krumm, Michael and Tobias Schulze, and Kazunori Yamauchi.

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The Week in Autos - Vans, e-Taxis and Drifting

This week, Chevrolet lines up a Nissan van, BYD brings its electric taxis to Hong Kong and BMW sets a world drifting record.

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The Dashboard On the Road: Sport Meets Luxury in Tochigi

This week on The Dashboard On the Road marks a milestone for Infiniti with the new Q50 luxury sports sedan, now offline and ready for roads.

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The Week in Autos - Soaring Profits, Propellers

This week, localization bolsters sales of Nissan LEAF, Japanese automakers announce strong earnings for the fiscal year, and one company's bet on flying cars.

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The Week in Autos - Shanghai to Sochi

This week, the greener highlights of the Shanghai Auto Show, GM's vision for growth in China, and Formula One's Sebastian Vettel as the first to tread the Russian Grand Prix circuit at Sochi.

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The Dashboard On the Road: Auto Shanghai 2013

The Nissan Global Media Center presents The Dashboard On the Road: Auto Shanghai 2013, featuring a special look at the cars and trends driving the world's biggest market.

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Shanghai Auto Booths

Auto Shanghai 2013 features 1,300 exhibitors, and to check out what's trending at some, Nissan's Francois Bancon takes a walk around the huge halls of the Expo Center.

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Shanghai Sizzle

Enjoy these highlights of the first days of Auto Shanghai 2013, featuring the booths and cars of Nissan, Infiniti and Dongfeng Nissan.

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The Dashboard Digest: Gamers-to-Racers, Musical Robots

This week, GT Academy gamers-to-racers are on the track at Monza, what does it take to interpret for a CEO, how the factories of Japan are alive with the sound of music, and LEAF owners ride in the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC.

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Nissan at Auto Shanghai 2013

Watch Nissan's full press conference at Auto Shanghai 2013, including the debut of the Friend-ME concept car.

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Design for China

China's one-child families have the auto industry tailoring products for the 240-million strong generation, with Nissan's Friend-ME concept debuting in Shanghai.

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The Dashboard Digest - GT-R on ice, and Nismo's podium finish

This week, the GT-R breaks speed records on ice, Oslo as the European EV capital, and Nismo's podium finish at the start of the Super GT season.

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The Dashboard Digest - Clay to cars, and Nismo's samurai spirit

This week, we take a look at clay modeling, a history of the Tama electric car, and a blessing for Nismo to start the Super GT season.

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The Week in Autos - March, April and Seoul

This week, March sales in the U.S. market shows the Nissan Altima taking the No. 1 spot from Toyota's Camry; carmakers have a little fun on April Fool's Day, April 1st; and Kia and Hyundai at the Seoul Motor Show.

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The Dashboard Digest - UK-built LEAF, New York Auto Show

This week Prime Minister David Cameron attends a ceremony to mark the UK production of the Nissan LEAF; we visit the New York motor show, and a new role at Infiniti for F1 champion Sebastian Vettel.

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The Dashboard - The Week in Autos

This week, 007 makes a cameo for the New York International Auto Show; Infiniti Red Bull Racing wins Malaysia 1-2, but controversy reigns; and Ford is in hot water in India over controversial ad mockups.

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An EV Degree

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says localization and lower costs will be key to Nissan's leadership in China's emerging electric car market.

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The Dashboard Digest - LEAFs for Evernote

This week we look at how the LEAF plays a special role for employees at Evernote in California; the new LEAF in production in Sunderland, UK; and LCVs for Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

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The Dashboard - The Week in Autos

This week, CLSA's senior analyst Christopher Richter joins us to talk about the business of Formula One, EVs in China and the crux of marketing cars to younger buyers.

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The Dashboard Digest: Less heavy metal, 1 million visitors, EV infrastucture

The Dashboard Digest this week highlights a breakthrough in high-tensile steel, the one millionth visitor this year to Nissan's Gallery and EV lessons from the dawn of the petrol era.

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Australia F1 in the Mirror

The Infiniti Red Bull Formula One team looks back on the Australian GP, which netted three-time world champion Sebastian Vettel a podium third result and Mark Webber a sixth.

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The Dashboard - The Week in Autos

This week, Volvo's external airbags, F1's Infiniti Red Bull Racing team in Australia, and the EVs of Tesla and Tony Stark.

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The Dashboard - The Week in Autos

The Dashboard’s Week in Autos is a new program from the Global Media Center to provide commentary on the latest news stories from around the world.

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The Dashboard - The Week in Autos

The Dashboard’s Week in Autos is a new program from the Global Media Center to provide commentary on the latest news stories from around the world.

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Nissan LEAF: Beyond the Numbers with Billy Hayes

The all-electric Nissan Leaf recently passed a sales landmark of 50,000 cars, but Nissan Vice President Billy Hayes says the company wants to build and sell more.

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The Dashboard - NISMO Special, Opening Day

This week's episode comes from the new Nismo headquarters, where we talk to Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Super GT racing driver Michael Krumm.

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Nissan Executive Andy Palmer Talks Teana, China

Nissan EVP Andy Palmer talks about the importance of the all-new Teana for China and expectations for the world's biggest auto market.

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The Dashboard - NISMO Special, Part One

This week's coverage comes in two parts from the new NISMO headquarters in Japan, where executives and stars of the track launch Nismo's new strategy, as it takes control of Nissan's global motorsports.

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The Dashboard - Week in Autos

Week in Autos is a new program from the Global Media Center to provide commentary on the latest news stories from around the world.

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The Dashboard - 100% Electric

This week on The Dashboard a trial of the New Mobility Concept vehicles and the LEAF working for the city of Sydney, Australia.

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The Dashboard - EV Taxis and Racing Supercars

This week on The Dashboard, Mexico City goes electric with taxis, supercars in Australia, and the making of the Infiniti Red Bull RB9 Formula 1 racecar.

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Juke Nismo Gets Media Ride

Nissan is bringing its performance heritage to the road in Europe for the first time, with media there getting a closer view of the Juke Nismo.

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The Dashboard - Mileage of Note and Musical Robots

This week on the Dashboard mileage of Note and the factories are alive with the sound of music -- from the robots.

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The Dashboard - Inside Nissan's Oppama Plant

The Dashboard comes to you from Nissan's Oppama Plant, a pioneer in flexible manufacturing and the production site of the Nissan Juke, Sylphy, Cube and 100%-electric LEAF. We report on Oppama's 3-millionth visitor, a prestigious award for Nissan's Resonance concept crossover hybrid, and take a look at optical wireless technology for cars.

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Nissan Kyushu: The Factory Life

Follow the production line from steel rolls to shipping vessel, a five-hour process that ultimately will take vehicles from Kyushu to all over Japan and the world.

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The Dashboard - Detroit Auto Show

The Nissan Global Media Center presents the first episode of The Dashboard in 2013, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.

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A Detroit Show Walkabout

Nissan Americas Product Planning Chief Pierre Loing offers the latest on what's trending at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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Nissan Stand: Built in 60 Seconds

Enjoy this time-lapse record of the building of Nissan's interactive stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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Ahead of the Q

Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen details the new products and technologies changing the game for the premium brand.

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The Dashboard - Tokyo Auto Salon

The Nissan Global Media Center presents the first episode of The Dashboard in 2013, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.

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Behind the Scenes at Tokyo Auto Salon

The Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 concluded Sunday, and here's a before-and-after look at what went into the Nissan and NISMO events at the show during the salon's three-day run.

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Infiniti Live from the Detroit Auto Show

Tune in to this link from the North American International Auto Show to watch a livestream of the Infiniti Q50 debut Monday in Detroit.

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The Year Ahead

As automobile executives gathered in Tokyo a new year event hosted by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Nissan COO Toshiyuki Shiga said he's expecting growth in 2013.

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Best of 2012 - The Dashboard, Nissan LEAF special

All this week there's another chance to see episodes of The Dashboard, powered by Nissan. It is our program about cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the auto industry.

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Best of 2012 - The Dashboard - Challenges in China

All this week there's another chance to see episodes of The Dashboard, powered by Nissan. It is our program about cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the auto industry.

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Best of 2012 - The Dashboard, episode 1

All this week there's another chance to see episodes of The Dashboard, powered by Nissan. It is our program about cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the auto industry.

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The Dashboard - Eco products and learning leadership

The Nissan Global Media Center presents The Dashboard, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.

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The Dashboard - Nissan LEAF Special

The Nissan Global Media Center presents The Dashboard, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.

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Excitement for EV-eryone

Nissan celebrated the LEAF electric vehicle’s second birthday in Japan with a gathering of more than 200 owners at its GranDrive testing track.

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Factoring in EVs: Owners' Visit

On the eve of the Nissan LEAF's second birthday, some overseas owners visited Japanese factories to see where the batteries and electric vehicles were produced.

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Riding the EV Wind

The largest gathering of EV owners in Japanese history was a perfect chance to speak with Nissan's s Corporate Vice President of Zero Emissions Hideaki Watanabe.

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At the Sylphy Premiere

Nissan COO Toshiyuki Shiga talks about the new 2013 Nissan Sylphy and how it gives the carmaker an edge in the crowded and highly-competitive global C-segment market.

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The Dashboard - the 2013 Sylphy sedan, L.A. Auto Show and Nissan DeltaWing Tribute

The Nissan Global Media Center presents The Dashboard, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.

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The Dashboard - Infiniti and Red Bull Racing, challenges in China, and a Happy Surprise

This week we look at Infiniti and Red Bull Racing deepening their relationship after a successful F1 season, the challenges ahead in China, growth prospects in Mexico and how Nissan helped a couple celebrate their wedding anniversary with an all-singing all-dancing Happy Surprise".

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The Dashboard - Nissan LEAF upgrades for Japan and top female racing driver Keiko Ihara

The Nissan Global Media Center presents this week’s episode of The Dashboard, its program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships changing the industry.

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The Dashboard - new EV and the making of a concept car

The Nissan Global Media Center presents this week's episode of The Dashboard, its program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships that are changing the industry.

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Inspirado: Brazil Sunrise

Things are cooking in Brazil for Nissan - from auto shows with concept cars to new manufacturing plants, as market share grows.

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The Dashboard: This Week's Program

The Nissan Global Media Center presents this week's episode of The Dashboard, its program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships that are changing the industry.

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The Dashboard: Episode II

The Nissan Global Media Center presents the second edition of The Dashboard, its program on the cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships that are changing the industry.

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Introducing Next Generation Steering

A conventional steering system directs tire movements by transmitting steering inputs to the tires via a mechanical link. Nissan's next-generation steering technology reads the driver's intentions from steering inputs and controls the vehicle's tire movements via electronic signals.

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The Comfort Zone

Nissan is developing “fatigue-free seats” to cut driver and passenger fatigue and make long periods of driving a pleasant experience.

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The Dashboard

The Nissan Global Media Center launches The Dashboard, its first program on the cars, people, technologies, motorsports, and relationships that are changing the industry.

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Snug Kids

A unique Nissan program tests child car seats for fit, and helps parents with child safety.

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What Does an Electric Car Look Like?

It seems that most people think an electric vehicle is a funny looking thing, a bit of an oddball. Electric vehicles specialists from Renault and Nissan say that's not the case.

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The Comedy Factory

Comedian Jay Leno took a GT-R for a Tokyo night drive, as well as visited the Japanese factory producing the supercar's engines.

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The Truth about Electric Vehicles

Are electric vehicles still science fact or is the future now here? Electric vehicles specialists at Renault and Nissan explode some myths surrounding EVs.

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The Future For Electric Vehicles

Francois Bancon, in charge of product strategy and planning for Nissan, looks at the future for electric vehicles.

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The Renault-Nissan Electric Vehicle Story

Hideaki Watanabe, Nissan corporate vice president and managing director for zero emission vehicles, brings us up to date on the story of Renault-Nissan electric vehicles.

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Brand Ambassador

Shortly after Interbrand revealed Nissan is one of the fastest improving brands in its ranking of the top 100 companies globally, Nissan Chief Creative Office Shiro Nakamura gave the Global Media Center a progress report.

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Nissan DeltaWing Undergoes Testing at Road Atlanta

The pioneering, dart-shaped Nissan DeltaWing is testing ahead of next month's American Le Mans Series (ALMS) finale at Road Atlanta on October 17-20.

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Dealing with Apps

Returning a leased car is about to become easier for customers as dealers now have a new app called RPM Mobile that allows return simply by cell phone or tablet.

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Moscow Auto Salon: A Tier Above

The Moscow auto salon reflects the nation's rising economic fortunes, and Nissan's Francois Bancon offers insights on what it means for Russia ahead.

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Dealing with It

Russia is Nissan's top market and Moscow home to its biggest dealership, as the nation's growing economic clout allows it to sidestep much of the continent's woes.

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Engine Notes

Takamasa Ueda, expert leader, and Takeshi Sato, manager, of Nissan's Powertrain Engineering Division discuss the downsized, supercharged engine used in the new Note hatchback.

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More Notes on the Note

Nissan Chief Product Specialist Mie Minakuchi discusses the new Note hatchback ahead of the Japan start of sales this fall.

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A Proud Father

The Greaves Motorsport LMP2 car finished its Le Mans race, but nothing made driving legend and father Martin Brundle happier than his son Alex's performance.

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Gauging Growth in the Middle Kingdom

Even as growth slows in China, the world’s largest auto market remains key to another year of record industry sales.

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Interview with CHAdeMO Association Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga

Toshiyuki Shiga, Nissan Chief Operating Officer and CHAdeMO Association Chairman, spoke with the Global Media Center on the current status and outlook for the CHAdeMO quick-charging protocol at the venue of the Association’s general conference held in Tokyo.

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What to Expect: Trends and Analysis with Deutsche Bank's Kurt Sanger

Kurt Sanger, analyst at Deutsche Bank, joined me in the studio for a quick chat about industry expectations as we step into fiscal 2012. Sanger discussed the resilience of the Japanese car industry post 3/11, Infiniti in China and the most salient trends he envisions for the industry in the coming year.

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Aeon’s Electric NV

Following in the footsteps of Japan Post, FedEx and British Gas, Japanese supermarket chain Aeon took delivery of an e-NV200, the all-electric version of Nissan’s popular van.

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Engineering Connections

The 2012 Society for Automotive Engineers World Congress was held in late April in Detroit. The conference was organized around the new and diverse connections such as those between vehicles, infrastructure, the Internet, and the nation's electrical grid. Chairman for this year’s event was Bob Sump, vice president of Nissan Technical Center – North America, who spoke with the Global Media Center about the SAE conference and getting connected.

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Beijing Walkabout

Francois Bancon, Nissan's upstream planning division general manager, takes the Global Media Center on a walkabout at Beijing, the world's largest auto show, highlighting cars from Infiniti, Renault, Geely, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and BYD.

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The Green Apple

Musician and actor Ryuichi Sakamoto discusses with the Global Media Center driving and owning a Nissan LEAF in New York City.

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The Automotive Landscape

On the floor of the New York International Auto Show, the Media Center discussed some of the big themes of this year's event with Dutch Mandel, Autoweek's associate publisher and editorial director.

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