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141116-01-01

NISMO Claims Super GT Title

The No. 23 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R driven by Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli scored its second win at Motegi, securing NISMO the Drivers Championship title.

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Superhero Selects Nissan EV

Second all-electric vehicle, e-NV200, launched in Japan.

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Nissan CCO Hiroto Saikawa delivers FY14 1st Half (Q2) Results

Nissan's First-Half Earnings Briefing

Nissan's net income and operating profit grew during the first half of the business year. Watch the full earnings briefing here.

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Nissan Highlights at the São Paulo Motor Show

Highlights from the Nissan stand at the São Paulo Motor Show, including the Kicks Concept and a new Rio 2016 edition March.

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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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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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Nissan Heritage: Motorsports Engine Quiz

Test your knowledge of the engine sounds of these restored Nissan Heritage cars.

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Nissan's Nürburgring Meister

Hiroyoshi Kato, Nissan's Technical Meister, has driven over 5,000 laps at the famed Nürburgring in the last 25 years, and says it never gets boring.

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The Dashboard - New Products and Concepts at NYC and Beijing Auto Shows

This week, a trifecta of products debut at the New York International Auto Show; the new Lannia Concept car; and Auto China 2014 kicks off.

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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 - 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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Climbing Fuji: NISMO N-Attack Package

The Nissan GT-R Nismo N-Attack Package brings the performance of Germany's Nurburgring to Japan's Fuji Speedway.

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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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A Day at Tochigi Proving Ground: GT-R NISMO

GT-R Nismo Chief Vehicle Engineer Noboru Kaneko explains to Chief Product Planning Officer Andy Palmer the story behind Nissan's latest hallmark of performance, innovation and excitement.

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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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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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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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SUPER GT 2013 Nissan GT-R in the Mirror

Here's a look back at some of the highlights of the Nissan SUPER GT 2013 season.

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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 BladeGlider: What If We Electrified the Fun?

Marking the debut of Nissan BladeGlider at the Tokyo Motor Show 2013, check out a first look at the narrow front track electric vehicle in motion.

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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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More Reflections on Driving ZEOD RC

Former GT1 Champion Michael Krumm offers more on driving the Nissan ZEOD RC.

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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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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 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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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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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 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 On the Road: Yokohama Plant

In this program we take a closer look at the master craftsmen who hand build GT-R engines, as well as visit the Nissan Engine Museum, home to 80 years of monozukuri heritage.

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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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Nissan's Green Gains

Nissan surged to fifth in Interband's Best Global Green Brand ranking for 2013, benefiting from the success of the LEAF electric vehicle.

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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 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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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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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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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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GT-R vs. Jet

Watch the Nissan GT-R take on a jet in a land-sky speed challenge.

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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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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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Introducing Friend-ME

Nissan unveiled its Friend-ME concept at the Shanghai Motor Show today. Check out our video.

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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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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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Vettel Makes Shanghai Pitstop Ahead of F1

F1 Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel began preparations for this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix, taking a break to enjoy the local culture of Shanghai.

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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 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 - 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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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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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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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 Digest

The Dashboard Digest this week highlights the Geneva Motor Show, the Taxi of Tomorrow, and the upcoming Super GT season.

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Tour de NISMO

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn tours the NISMO HQ and factory in Tsurumi, Japan.

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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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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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Auto Pilots

Seven small robots could help change the fundamental way we get around forever. These little chick-like creatures made by Nissan Motor Company are called EPOROs - or zero emission robot car concepts.

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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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The Making of an F1 Racing Car

Watch how the Infiniti Red Bull Racing RB9 is made in this behind-the-scenes video taken at the team HQ in Milton Keynes, UK.

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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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Juke Nismo Arrives in Europe

With a well established reputation for motorsport innovation in Japan, Nissan is bringing its performance heritage to the road in Europe for the first time.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Learning Curves

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

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High-Octave Fuel

All you need to drive this Nissan Fairlady Z, is your voice and the Voice Driver iPhone app.

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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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A GT-R Force

Test laps in the 2013 GT-R with former Daytona champ Toshio Suzuki leave one amazed and the wheels of the new supercar smoking.

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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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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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Active Engine Brake

Nissan's Active Engine Brake harnesses the advantages of Nissan’s CVT technology to intelligently automate cornering and straight-line braking.

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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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A Clear Steer

Nissan has developed an Autonomous Emergency Steering System offering a high level of collision avoidance capability by applying automatic braking and automatic steering.

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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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Nissan DeltaWing's Gunnar Jeannette on Petit Le Mans Crash

Driver Gunnar Jeannette offers details on the Nissan DeltaWing crash in Wednesday's practice, ahead of Petit Le Mans endurance race.

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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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The Future: Today in Norway

Nissan's Future: Today exhibition opened this week in the Norwegian capital, with a gathering of Nissan LEAF owners due in the city's main square on Friday night for a special event.

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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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High-Concept Comedian

TV comedian and car-lover Jay Leno on a recent visit to Japan had a sneak preview of the TeRRA SUV concept, a fuel-cell electric vehicle, now on display at the Paris Motor Show.

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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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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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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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Nissan LEAF Nismo RC racing

Nissan's LEAF Nismo RC went electric vehicle racing at Japan's Sportsland Sugo circuit.

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Nissan's V8 Supercars' Engine

Nissan has unveiled the engine that will power its cars in Australia's V8 Supercars championship campaign from next season.

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Design Notes

Product Chief Designer Atsushi Maeda discusses the new Nissan 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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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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Backwards to the future at Goodwood

The Nissan LEAF will attempt to complete the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood Festival of Speed hill-climb course as fast as possible... but in reverse.

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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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DeltaWing Denouement

Nissan DeltaWing driver Satoshi Motoyama tries to revive the car at Le Mans, before its eventual retirement.

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Le Mans from the Sky

Nissan is sponsoring "Dinner in the Sky" at Le Mans, a chance to see the famed French circuit and its cars, including the DeltaWing, from a height of 25 meters.

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Staying Up for Le Mans

Fans gather at the Nissan Gallery in Yokohama for a late night public viewing of the Le Mans 24 Hours live on the big screen this weekend.

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And They're Off...

Nissan DeltaWing during the first four hours of the legendary endurance race.

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Le Mans on Parade

Three days of peace, love and racing await a quarter of a million of fans at Le Mans 24 Hours in its 80th anniversary year.

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Game On!

Two GT Academy winners, Lucas Ordonez and Jordan Tresson, are game for success at Le Mans 24 Hours, looking to punctuate a meteoric racing rise from PlayStation to podium.

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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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DeltaWing Debut

After months of preparation, the Nissan DeltaWing team made final preparations Thursday, just days before the car's Le Mans debut, and the Global Media Center spoke with drivers Satoshi Motoyama, Michael Krumm, and Marino Franchitti in France on their expectations for the historic weekend ahead.

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Infiniti at Goodwood

Infiniti's EMERG-E sports car concept debuts at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel's FX Vettel Edition also graces the driveway ahead of next year's deliveries.

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Le Mans Return

Driver Satoshi Motoyama spoke with the Global Media Center in Malaysia ahead of traveling to Le Mans 24 Hours and a turn at the wheel of the Nissan DeltaWing.

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Rendezvous with DeltaWing

Driver Michael Krumm spoke with the Global Media Center in Malaysia on his way to Le Mans 24 Hours and a turn at the wheel of the Nissan DeltaWing.

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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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Plugging into CHAdeMO

At a recent CHAdeMO event, Nissan Senior Manager Junichi Kobayashi of the EV Component Development Group, EV System Engineering Department and EV Technology Development Division, spoke with Media Center's Dan Sloan about the rapid pace of development of CHAdeMO's quick-charging technology.

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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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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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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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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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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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CEO Unplugged: Nissan's Battery Business

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center about EV batteries and development of energy storage solutions on a recent trip to the Zama plant in Kanagawa prefecture.

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Nissan DeltaWing Faces Wind Tunnel Tests

With European testing due to kick off next week for the Nissan DeltaWing, a new series highlights the development of the revolutionary Le Mans 24 Hours entry.

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EVP Andy Palmer on Nissan's New Hatchback

Following UK Prime Minister Cameron's visit to Nissan's Yokohama headquarters, Nissan EVP Andy Palmer updated the Media Center on Nissan's investments in Sunderland - including the new hatchback - and Europe.

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Roomy With a View

A Closer Look at the NYC’s Taxi of Tomorrow

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Touring Tohoku in a Nissan LEAF (part 2)

To coincide with CEO Carlos Ghosn’s visit to Nissan’s engine plant in Iwaki on Monday – now more than one year after the disasters of March 2011 – 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 second installment from our road trip.

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CEO Ghosn Reflects on Iwaki's Recovery

Now more than a year after 3/11, CEO Ghosn reflects on the tremendous recovery managers and employees achieved at the hard hit Iwaki Plant, now a symbol of strength for Nissan - and for Japan.

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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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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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Supply-side Economics

A major takeaway for the automobile industry from the production hurdles caused by the twin disasters of March 2011 and November flooding in Thailand was the importance of varied sourcing capability, either from suppliers' different geographical centers or even different companies.

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A Geneva Show Walk Around

Francois Bancon, deputy division general manager for product strategy and planning, took the Global Media Center for a walk around the stands at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Highlights included the Ford B-Max, Peugeot 208, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Fiat 500L, and the Audi A3.

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Charging Europe

At the Geneva Motor Show Wednesday, clear evidence that global car makers recognize the need – and consumer demand – for low-emission technologies was on hand, but the approach appears to avoid a single technology.

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Interview with EVP Andy Palmer at the Geneva Motor Show

Nissan Executive Vice President Andy Palmer spoke with the Global Media Center about record growth in Europe, the business of brand, and what consumers can expect from the King of the Crossover.

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CEO Speaks on Russia, EVs and Yen in Geneva

Toward the end of the first press day of the Geneva Motor Show, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke with the Global Media Center on growth for Nissan in Russia, the future for EVs, and the ever volatile yen.

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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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A Bridge to the Future

All-electric racing car NISSAN LEAF NISMO RC became the first car to officially cross Tokyo Gate Bridge, brand-new bridge over the port of Tokyo on 11 February.

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Interviews: Nissan LEAF Cold Test

Last week, in the frosty northern climes of Hokkaido, journalists tested the performance of the Nissan LEAF for the first time in snow and freezing temperatures.

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Chilling with the Nissan LEAF

Shibetsu, on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, is where a team of Nissan engineers is setting up a cold weather test drive for the LEAF. In all, they have readied 12 of the all-electric cars and invited a group of journalists to put them through their paces on a series of icy courses.

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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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Behind the scenes at Tokyo Auto Salon

Tokyo Auto Salon, Japan's largest customized car show, came to a successful end on Sunday. For Nissan, this year's event was an opportunity to showcase 11 sporty models, including the March Nismo Concept, while the LEAF Nismo Concept won the Tokyo International Custom Car Contest.

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Making a Nissan GT-R

A visit to Nissan’s Tochigi plant to see the GT-R being built Visiting factories in Japan has become an increasingly popular pastime in recent years with some plant fans infatuated to the point of even spending evenings visiting industrial sites. After visiting Nissan’s Tochigi plant last week to see a Nissan GT-R being assembled, I [...]

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Deputy Division General Manager Francois Bancon at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show

Best In Show: Part 2

Nissan designer Francois Bancon continues his tour with the Global Media Center to take a look at the competition at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show.   Francois Bancon begins the second part of his tour at the Suzuki stand, moving on to Honda and Mercedes-Benz. SUZUKI Swift EV Hybrid – “So the Swift, starting with a [...]

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Deputy Division General Manager Francois Bancon at at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show

Best In Show: Part 1

Nissan designer Francois Bancon takes the Global Media Center for a tour of the competition at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show. Francois Bancon: “This is after the quality issue they were having in the U.S. two years ago – which is a big deal for the company – the earthquake, the tsunami in Japan, the [...]

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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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The LEAF's dashboard show's the number of km left in the battery

Who Screened the ‘Electric Car’?

The Global Media Center travels to the Japan premier of “Revenge of the Electric Car” Interested in the future of automobile transport? Check out Chris Paine’s “Revenge of the Electric Car”, which had its Japan premiere Thursday. The documentary was shown at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan and stars Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, among [...]

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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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The roots of the Nissan LEAF

How old is the electric car? A lot older than you might think. The Tama Electric Car – on display in the Nissan Showroom until December 13 – was built way back in 1947. That makes it six decades older that Nissan’s current LEAF electric vehicle. About the size and shape of a modern minicar, [...]

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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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Mahalo from the Nissan LEAF Ride and Drive team!

It’s a wrap at APEC 2011!

13 November, 2011 On the final day of the Nissan LEAF Ride and Drive at APEC 2011, over 400 people have been to the booth at the Sheraton Waikiki to either drive or ride in the 100% electric car. You’ve seen their initial reactions, their impressions of the car after a test drive and shown in [...]

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Show and Tell with the Nissan LEAF at APEC 2011

12 November, 2011 Activities were in full swing at APEC 2011 on Saturday and security have been tightened on the island. Cars slowed to a crawl as local police on bikes stood watch at the entrance to Sheraton Waikiki, directing the flow of traffic entering today’s summit venue. At the Nissan LEAF Ride and Drive booth, [...]

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CVP Watanabe explains the Nissan LEAF to Hawaii State Senator Michelle Kidani

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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Nissan’s New Techs

Nissan last week unveiled a host of technologies spanning safety, fuel cells, transmissions and a new hybrid system for front-wheel drive vehicles.  Below are videos of several of the new techs. First, let’s look at some of the new safety features. ①Acceleration Suppression for Pedal Misapplication To help reduce collisions with obstacles such as a [...]

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Nissan's "Smart House of the Future" NSH-2012

Smarter Living in Disaster Zones

The tragic earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March highlighted the importance of stable supplies of electricity in the aftermath of a natural disaster, encouraging Nissan to press ahead with a technology that enables its LEAF electric vehicles to act as emergency stores of energy for homes. Today, at CEATEC, Japan’s annual exhibition of [...]

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