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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 - Nissan in Bhutan and India

This week, Nissan partners with the Kingdom of Bhutan on a national EV strategy, and Datsun's redi-GO CONCEPT debuts in Delhi.

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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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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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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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Note-Worthy: World's Strongest Man Pulls a Dozen

World's strongest man Zydrunas Savickas sets a new Guinness world record, towing 12 Nissan Notes.

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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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Tribute to Yasuharu Namba

A tribute to the pioneering spirit of Yasuharu Namba and his contribution to Nissan over the decades.

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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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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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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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New X-Trail: Luggage Space

Nissan experts explain how they designed the new Nissan X-Trail's innovative new luggage space.

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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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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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New X-Trail: Interior Space

Nissan experts explain how they designed the new Nissan X-Trail's interior, including its innovative luggage board, theater layout and configurable layout.

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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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New X-Trail: Style

The team behind the all-new Nissan X-Trail discuss the style and functionality of the crossover SUV, which debuted recently at the Frankfurt auto show.

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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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New X-Trail: The Concept

The development team behind the all-new Nissan X-Trail discuss how they conceptualized the crossover SUV, which debuted recently at the Frankfurt auto show.

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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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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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Carlos Ghosn on Myanmar Plans

Nissan Motor Company CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke to the Global Media Center in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on plans to build a plant with partner Tan Chong Group.

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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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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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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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James Sisson, Tooling Engineer, Nissan Canton, Miss., Vehicle Assembly Plant

Media from around the world are enjoying a 360-degree view of Nissan Motor Company in Southern California, Aug. 19 to Sept. 15.

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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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Datsun's Kingdom of Dreams

Nissan Motor Company launched Datsun on July 15, 2013, at the Kingdom of Dreams theater in Delhi, India. Watch the highlights.

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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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On-Board with Lucas at Suzuka

Join a rare on-board lap at the legendary Suzuka circuit in Japan with GT Academy champion and driver Lucas Ordoñez, ahead of an upcoming 1000-km race in Super GT.

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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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Gran Turismo Tips from Lucas Ordonez

The world's first virtual-to-real race driver, Lucas Ordonez gives us tips for getting the best speed in Gran Turismo 5, ahead of his test drive at the Suzuka Circuit for the Super GT 300.

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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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Datsun GO: Under the Hood

Datsun unveiled the Datsun GO at the brand's world premiere in India, which will be launched in 2014 in India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa.

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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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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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Nismo's Forward March

Nismo showed off its burgeoning lineup, including the March Nismo S, joining its Juke and Fairlady Z models.

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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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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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Saturday EV-ent in Yokohama

Take the LEAF NISMO RC for a spin in Yokohama, or try doughnuts in a GT-R.

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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 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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Proving the Q50

Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn give their impressions on the new Q50, after test drives at the Tochigi Proving Ground and the launch of production.

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Krumm Joins All-Star Line-up for Le Mans

Nismo's Michael Krumm joins the Greaves Motorsport Zytek-Nissan team at Le Mans.

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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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Sebastian in Sochi

Formula One Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel became the first driver to sample the new - yet unfinished - Russian Grand Prix venue in Sochi, Russia, in preparation for the 2014 F1 season.

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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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Shanghai Style & Design

From the sidelines of Auto Shanghai 2013, Nissan Motor Company's Shiro Nakamura explains how collaboration between the company's global design centers helps to meet the needs of customers locally.

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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 Week In Autos - Shanghai Countdown

This week, we look ahead to the Shanghai Motor Show, Japan's plans to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Michigan's push to allow testing of driverless cars.

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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 Week In Autos - Thatcher, the Yen and Vettel in China

This week, we look at the late UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's impact on the auto industry; the weakening yen-dollar rate; and what three-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel cooks up prior to the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

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Leading the Charge

Norway has the most EVs per capita of any country in the world, and sales of Nissan LEAF continue to grow, supported by charging infrastructure.

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GT-R: A Monster on Ice

Russian race driver Roman Rusinov and journalist Andrey Leontjev took the Nissan GT-R to a new national ice speed record for a production car on a frozen Lake Baikal.

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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 Dashboard - From Clay Model to Car

This week a special on the art and engineering of clay modeling. We meet the skilled craftsmen who turn designer's sketches into cars familiar on roads around the world.

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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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The Dashboard On the Road: Two Years On

This week the Dashboard On the Road visits northern Japan, where we look at the state of recovery two years after an earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster hit the region.

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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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A Look Back at 2012: The Highlights

The last 12 months have been hugely eventful for Nissan Motor Company with a host of new vehicle launches, sporting successes on the track and expansion in fast-growing markets from India to Brazil.

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Testing the New Teana

The launch of the new Nissan Teana in China is the culmination of five years of testing and development. Wang Feng has been involved since the beginning.

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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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Infiniti Red Bull Triumph in Malaysia

Infiniti Red Bull secured a first race victory of 2013 at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on Sunday, with the reigning world champion beating teammate Mark Webber to the checkered flag.

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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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Nissan awarded 2013 J-Win Diversity Awards first prize

Nissan was awarded the first prize at the 2013 J-Win Diversity Awards, presented by the Japan Women's Innovative Network (NPO J-Win), a nonprofit organization.

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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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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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Showroom Records

Nissan's headquarters welcomed the one millionth visitor to its showroom gallery this year, a record attendance since opening in 2009.

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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 Making of NISMO's New HQ

Nissan Motor Company unveiled performance arm Nismo's new headquarters Feb. 26. Watch the video of the new site's creation.

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NISMO Performance

On Tuesday, February 26, Nissan and Nismo will unveil the next generation of performance. Please join us.

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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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Bolt Sets Record at Dubai Airport

Usain Bolt, the “world’s fastest man” and Olympic sprint champion, is on a Nissan billboard at Dubai International Airport that Guinness has recognized as the world's largest.

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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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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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NISMO's New Strategy

At Tokyo Auto Salon 2013, NISMO President Shoichi Miyatani talks with the Global Media Center on the new strategy to bring greater customization and performance to cars.

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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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Countdown to Tokyo Auto Salon

Nissan Motor Co., Autech Japan and Nismo will present a variety of unique vehicles at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 from January 11. Here's a taster of what to expect.

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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 - New Mobility Concept

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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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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Electrifying hot laps

Nissan LEAF owners found out just how fast zero emission can be in the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC. They were driven around a test track in Japan by Nissan racing drivers in the all-electric race car.

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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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Rebuilding Haiti

Nissan Sends Employees to Help at Habitat’s 2012 Carter Work Project

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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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Surprised by Happy Surprise

A video event for a Nissan Serena owner in Japan goes viral with a family "Monster Dance".

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Viva Brazil

Infiniti capped a strong weekend at the Brazilian F1 Grand Prix, announcing an extended sponsorship deal Red Bull as Sebastian Vettel won his third drivers' championship.

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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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A Clear Steer: WEC's Keiko Ihara

Keiko Ihara has made the career shift from race queen to World Endurance Championship driver, pushing the envelope for women in motorsports.

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Learning Curves

Nissan Technical College and Kondo Racing form a partnership to take the checkered flag.

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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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The Dashboard - Earnings and new GT-R

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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Leap of Faith

Young sports-car stars Lucas Ordoñez and Gunnar Jeannette faced a massive leap of faith when driving the Nissan DeltaWing for the first time. But deciding whether or not the radical narrow-nosed racer would successfully negotiate its way around Road Atlanta at Petit Le Mans was nothing compared to the leap the pair made after the race.

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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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Life in the Pit Lane

The Nissan Global Media Center's Shotaro Ogawa takes a turn in the pit lane at the Motorsports Japan Festival 2012, held in Odaiba, Tokyo.

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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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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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Bolt's Hot Lap

Usain Bolt, world's fastest man goes even faster in a Nissan GT-R with race car driver Michael Krumm.

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Archive Video: Usain Bolt visits Nissan HQ

The World's Fastest Man visited the Nissan Global Headquarters in Yokohama. Watch the full event with Usain Bolt, Director of Excitement.

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Kizuna: The Ties that Bind

Over 18 months after disaster struck Japan, recovery efforts are still underway with Habitat for Humanity making the ties of "kizuna" more than words.

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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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Carlos Ghosn & Dieter Zetsche at the Paris Motor Show

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche provide an annual update and take questions from the media on the expanding collaboration between Renault, Nissan and Daimler.

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Electrifying Hanover

It's still officially a concept vehicle, but the e-NV200 panel van had its electrifying world premiere at the Hanover Motor Show.

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Vettel Takes a Star Turn

Two-time F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel stars in a music video with double Grammy-winning R&B artist, Melania Fiona, in the latest installment of Infiniti's Inspired Performers series.

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Fine Tuning the Note

Nissan Chief Vehicle Engineer Kenichi Miyoshi explains the engineering that underpins new Nissan Note.

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Design Notes

Product Chief Designer Atsushi Maeda discusses the new Nissan Note hatchback.

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A Taste of Rio

Renowned Brazilian chef Roberta Sudbrack, who may also be tapped for the Rio Olympic Games 2016, sets a winning menu for Team Brazil at London's Crystal Palace high-performance sports center.

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Marinos' Extra Time

Yokohama F. Marinos players visited Nissan Global Headquarters last month to meet team supporters, with all eyes this season on a soccer championship.

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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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An Interpreter In Her Own Words

As CEO Ghosn’s interpreter and translator for nearly 12 years, Yuki Morimoto says she’s lasted this long in her position for one simple reason: chemistry.

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Introducing the All-New Nissan Note

Nissan held the global premiere of its all-new Note in Yokohama on July 16, 2012, introducing the Japan-market model. Ahead of the event, the Global Media Center spoke with some of the key players behind the car's design and development.

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Nissan Mexicana President Valls on Expansion in Aguascalientes

As Nissan celebrated a historic milestone by setting the first stone of its new manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes, the Global Media Center caught up Nissan Mexicana President Jose Valls to discuss the company's plans in Mexico.

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Explaining the Altima

Three key players in the new Altima's development discuss the latest version of Nissan's best-selling North American model.

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Father's Day

Father's Day at Le Mans 2012, and racing legend Martin Brundle and son Alex are keeping Greaves Motorsport all in the family.

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EVP Andy Palmer on the NV350

Nissan Executive Vice President Andy Palmer discusses the NV350 Caravan after its premiere in Yokohama.

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Counting down to Le Mans 24 Hours

Ben Bowlby, concept originator of the Nissan DeltaWing, discusses the innovative car ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours race, which starts June 16.

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Hailing the Taxi of Tomorrow

Nissan EVP Andy Palmer discusses Nissan's plans for the taxi business after displaying New York City's Taxi Tomorrow in Yokohama.

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The View from Numero Uno

José Luis Valls, president of Nissan Mexicana, stopped by the Global Media Center this week, discussing how Nissan attained and plans to expand its market-leading position in Mexico.

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Life in the Fast Lane

Kondo Racing and Nissan Automobile Technical College put Japanese students training to become mechanics into the fast lane at Twin Ring Motegi. Nissan Global Media Center spoke with the college's principal Atsushi Tanaka, and Masahiko Kondo, team director of Kondo Racing, as well as the students, on the project that looks to take the classroom to the speedway.

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Nissan Industrial Maintenance Scholarships Announced

The Nissan Industrial Maintenance Training Scholarship, aimed at developing a workforce to manage complex systems and machines, was announced last week with two Franklin County (Tennessee) high school seniors selected.

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Nissan's New Wingman

Nissan and NISMO name Super GT champion Satoshi Motoyama as the third and final driver of Nissan DeltaWing, as the team gears up for Le Mans 24 Hours 2012 this June.

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Big Plans in Beijing

CEO Carlos Ghosn unveiled the all-new Sylphy sedan at the Beijing auto show as Nissan builds on its number one ranking among Japanese automakers in China. Watch the press conference in full.

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Designer Kinichi Saito Discusses the New Nissan Sylphy

In the second of our interviews looking at the development of Nissan's all-new global sedan, unveiled as Sylphy at the Beijing auto show, we discuss the vehicle with chief designer Kinichi Saito.

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Chief Product Specialist Toru Komizo on Nissan's All-New Global Sedan

Ahead of the unveiling of Nissan's all-new global sedan at the Beijing auto show, we discussed the new model with Toru Komizo, Chief Product Specialist.

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Ghosn for a Drive

CEO Carlos Ghosn takes a spin in a 1938 Datsun 17 Phaeton during a recent visit to the Zama heritage garage, home to about 400 autos.

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One Year On from 3/11: Interview with Nissan Prince Miyagi Ishinomaki's Keiji Endo

Japan's March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami completely destroyed the Nissan Prince Miyagi dealership where Keiji Endo was manager. We caught up with Endo-san to discuss the recovery.

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One Year On from 3/11: Interview with Nissan Prince Miyagi's Hiroyuki Sato

In June 2011, we interviewed Hiroyuki Sato, general manager at Nissan Prince Miyagi, just three months after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami devastated much of the Tohoku region. Last week, we caught up with Sato-san once again to discuss progress made over the last year.

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Touring Tohoku in a Nissan LEAF (part 3)

To coincide with CEO Carlos Ghosn’s visit to Nissan’s engine plant in Iwaki this week, the Global Media Center hired a LEAF electric car to get an on-the-road view of the Tohoku region’s ongoing recovery. Here’s the third and final installment from our road trip.

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The Iwaki Engine that Could

Nissan's Iwaki plant, with the help of Nissan staff from Japan and around the globe, as well as parts suppliers like JATCO, was able to come back on line and produce 300,000 engines last year. The Global Media Center spoke with Masaru Nomoto, general manager at Iwaki, who took the helm in January about the plant's recent past and outlook.

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Indonesian Marquee Models

The Global Media Center took time out to visit one of the bigger car dealerships in Jakarta and asked our dealers which models are popular with customers and the kind of features they’re looking for when buying a car.

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Unveiling the Infiniti EMERG-E Concept

Infiniti's luxury electric sportscar concept, EMERG-E, debuted at the Geneva Motor Show and Jerry Hardcastle - Vice President of Vehicle Design & Development, Nissan Technical Centre Europe - explained NTCE's role in bringing the right mix of engineering and innovation together to make the racy Concept a much-anticipated reality.

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CEO Carlos Ghosn on the Return of Datsun

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks at a press conference in Yokohama, taking questions on the return of the Datsun brand.

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LEAF strikes a chord with Ryuichi Sakamoto

Composer, actor and soon-to-be Nissan LEAF owner Ryuichi Sakamoto joined 140 drivers of the groundbreaking electric vehicle at a first owners’ event Sunday in Tokyo’s Daiba district. During the event, the Academy Award winner took time out to speak with the Global Media Center about the growing role of EVs.

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An Electric Serve

Professional driver Michael Krumm spoke with the Global Media Center on test driving Electric Vehicles, and decisions behind taking ownership of a Nissan LEAF with wife and Japanese tennis legend Kimiko Date-Krumm.

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Disaster Management

Almost a year since a magnitude-9.0 earthquake struck Japan, Nissan undertook its annual disaster-prevention drills. Nissan Chief Operating Officer Toshiyuki Shiga and Senior Vice President Hitoshi Kawaguchi discussed the company's risk management with the Global Media Center.

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Taking the High Road: TAXI-E

After an Amsterdam reporting visit with TAXI-E founders Ruud Zandvliet and Edvard Hendriksen, I learned how the two university friends started their own sustainable eco-business, helping to change the Dutch travel landscape with a taxi fleet of Nissan LEAFs.

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Behind the Wheel

The Global Media Center hosted a Nissan Motorsports 2012 preview and went behind the sport and wheel with some of the key figures in racing.

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Nissan Americas SVP Carla Bailo Discusses NTC at 30

Carla Bailo, senior vice president for research and development at Nissan Americas, recalls her impressions of the Nissan Technical Center in Atsugi, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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EV-eryday Mom

Japan's Kyoko Koizumi has been on the nation's "talent" radar for nearly three decades, but has more recently punctuated her long career with acting honors, the latest for "Mainichi Kaasan" (Everyday Mom), a bio-pic centered on the domestic travails of manga author and mother Rieko Saibara.

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A Sustainable Future

Nissan and Habitat for Humanity kick off sustainable building grant program in Atlanta area U.S. with Nissan employees, dealers and customers joining grant recipient Southern Crescent Habitat to build energy-efficient home.

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CVP Tagawa on Nissan's Financial Results

After revealing Nissan's latest financial results today, Nissan Corporate Vice President Joji Tagawa stopped by the Global Media Center to discuss the company's performance.

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NAIAS 2012: A new type of American dream

Nissan Americas product planning chief, Pierre Loing, highlights the main design and engineering trends coming from the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and says it’s a “new type of American Dream.”

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Driving Miss Fairlady

This year’s Tokyo Motor Show has ended, car booths are being dismantled, and number-crunchers are eying final attendance of about 842,000 visitors, up some 50% from 2009 – in three less days of operation. Motor shows are all about cars, but the staff that populate, present and promote at the vehicle stands are often essential [...]

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High Concept

A Media Center Walk Through Nissan Concept Cars with Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura Q1. We’re standing in front of the PIVO 3, but a number of models are debuting at the Tokyo Motor Show, can you tell us about them and the special features? CCO: Let’s start with the PIVO 3. This is the [...]

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Executive Session

CEOs have public moments, but for those in the auto industry there is probably no greater time of focus in the media eye than at a car show, particularly one in a host country. Concept car debuts, media and analyst roundtables, live interviews, as well as meetings with other executives — all make for a [...]

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Nismo’s Miyatani talks motor sports at the Tokyo Motor Show

Nismo President Shoichi Miyatani spoke to the Global Media Center at Tokyo Motor Show 2011 after the first unveiling of the Nismo-tuned Juke concept car. The Juke concept, which could be the first of many Nismo versions of Nissan vehicles, is being displayed at the Tokyo show after a record-breaking year for the automaker’s racing [...]

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Nissan at TMS: Safer, Cleaner, Greener

When the Tokyo Motor Show opens to the public early next month, Nissan will display a host of futuristic models, with the PIVO 3, futuristic vision of electric motoring, set for center stage. Against the backdrop of eye-catching models, the Tokyo show also will provide Japan’s automakers an opportunity to explain their vision for the [...]

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Hawaii State Senators test out the Nissan LEAF

11 November, 2011 It’s Day 2 at APEC 2011! Today, a pair of special local guests visited the Nissan LEAF Ride and Drive booth to test drive the 100% electric vehicle. Hawaii State Senators Michelle Kidani and Pohai Ryan took the Nissan LEAF out on the streets of Honolulu. Nissan CVP Hideaki Watanabe met with [...]

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The Sporting Life

I am not usually a soccer enthusiast, but I become one at World Cup time, and here in Japan there’s been a fair amount to cheer about over recent years, particularly with the women’s team winning the World Cup this year and the men reaching the Round of 16 in 2010. My passion is baseball, which Japan offers in [...]

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Vettel shows his kizuna in Japan

Taking time out from celebrations following his second F1 world championship victory in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took time out to visit Nissan’s global headquarters here in Yokohama yesterday.

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Infiniti FX Sebastian Vettel Version will enter production

Interesting tidbit on the Infiniti FX Sebastian Vettel Version, the new Formula 1 double world champion’s take on the FX crossover, which raised a stir at the Frankfurt motor show last month. Executive Vice President Andy Palmer, speaking in an interview with the Global Media Center  (see above), confirmed that the Vettel-inspired vehicle will enter [...]

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What’s a CME?

Coming from Singapore, which has a PM (Prime Minister), a ESM (Emeritus Senior Minister) and a MM (Minister Mentor), a public transport system called the MRT and roads paved with ERPs – I’m no stranger to the world of acronyms, so it feels quite natural to slip into another world that is just as fond [...]

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