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The Life & Times of Nissan's Mr. K, Yutaka Katayama

Nissan legend Yutaka Katayama turned 105 in September and reflected on nearly 80 years in the car business.

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Back to the Classics at Goodwood

Nissan's Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer took a few moments at the Goodwood Festival of Speed to reminisce about classic cars and describe what makes the event truly unique for spectators and the automotive industry.

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Designers with 2020 Vision

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

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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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Motoyama Tapped to Drive ZEOD RC at Le Mans

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

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

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

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The Dashboard - Steel Resolve and Nismo Plus for PlayStation

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

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NISMO's Samurai Racers

Ahead of first race of the new Super GT series in Japan on April 6, NISMO racing drivers are praying for a successful season.

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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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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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2014 GT500 GT-R NISMO Tests

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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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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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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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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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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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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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More Reflections on Driving ZEOD RC

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

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Infiniti Red Bull Racing Takes Two Titles in India

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

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The Dashboard Digest - The ZEOD's First Run

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

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The Dashboard Digest - Motorsports and "Choimobi"

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

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At the Foot of Fuji: ZEOD RC

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

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From Zero to ZEOD

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

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The 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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Fast Laps with GT Academy Champ Steve Doherty

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

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EVs Racing Ahead

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

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The Dashboard On The Road - Nissan 360

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

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The Week in Autos - 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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Changing Places

The next phase of the NISMO Global Driver Exchange has Jann Mardenborough and Alex Buncombe taking part in the SUPER GT Official Test at Fuji Speedway. Both drivers will then go on to compete at the Fuji Sprint Cup at Fuji this November.

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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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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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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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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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A German Tour for 370Z NISMO

Racing driver and NISMO brand ambassador Michael Krumm discusses the all-new Nissan 370Z NISMO, after a ride in the suburbs of the famed Nurburgring.

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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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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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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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Infiniti Red Bull Triumph in Canada

Infiniti Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took the checkered flag at the Canadian Grand Prix, while teammate Mark Webber finished fourth.

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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 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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Dashboard Digest: Dayz ahead, 24 hours of the Nurburgring

On the Dashboard Digest this week Nissan and Mitsubishi collaborate to produce a new minicar for Japan. Plus why Nissan Mexicana is still numero uno, and we talk to Michael Krumm about driving the Nurburgring, the track known as the Green Hell.

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F1 Double Podium in Monaco

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

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

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

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GT Academy is Back

GT Academy, the innovative series that turns Sony Playstation 3 Gran Turismo 6 gamers into real life racing drivers is returning for a fifth season.

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V8 Supercars Drivers Visit Altima Birthplace

Preparations for this weekend's first-ever V8 Supercar round in Texas continues to gain momentum with drivers seeing more highlights of the United States.

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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 Digest: Gamers-to-Racers, Musical Robots

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

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Vettel Victorious in Bahrain

Infiniti Red Bull Racing took first place in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, with world champion Sebastian Vettel taking the checkered flag.

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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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Infiniti Red Bull Earns 4th at Chinese GP

Infiniti Red Bull Racing earned a fourth place in Sunday's Grand Prix, as World Champion driver Sebastian Vettel moved up from a 9th starting position on the grid, while Mark Webber's car did not finish.

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

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

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The Dashboard - The Week in Autos

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

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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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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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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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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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Altima V8 Supercars Underway in Adelaide

Nissan Motorsport has made a promising start in the manufacturer’s V8 Supercars Championship debut at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, South Australia over the weekend.

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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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Tour de NISMO

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

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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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The Dashboard - NISMO Special, Part One

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

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The Dashboard - Week in Autos

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

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Altima V8 Supercars Pass the Test

Rick Kelly and James Moffat on track at the V8 Supercars Championship test day in at the Sydney Motorsport Park, New South Wales, 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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Melbourne Style

Nissan Motorsport has stepped out in style at the team’s launch, unveiling its Altima V8 Supercars in 2013 race colours, and driver line-up at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

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The Dashboard - Q3 results and new F1 car

This week on the Dashboard Nissan's Q3 results and the outlook for Japanese car companies. Plus Infiniti Red Bull Racing unveils the car that will defend the Formula One championships.

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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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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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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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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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Best of 2012 - The Dashboard - Race Queen to Racer

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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The Dashboard - Eco products and learning leadership

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

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The Dashboard - Nissan LEAF Special

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Super GT: Motegi highlights

Motegi, Tochigi - After clinching Japan's Super GT 2012 championship in the last round at the Autopolis circuit, the No. 1 S Road Reito Mola GT-R, driven by Masataka Yanagida and Ronnie Quintarelli, finished a close second at Motegi on October 28.

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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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Mark Webber India: Gone in 60 Seconds

Ahead of the Indian F1 Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing's Mark Webber gives a track guide to the Buddh International Circuit.

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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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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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The Comedy Factory

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

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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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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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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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Infiniti's "Inspired Performers" - New York 2012

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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Infiniti wins Big in Britain

It was almost the best result that Infiniti and Red Bull Racing could have hoped for at the British Grand Prix on July 8. A stellar performance by Mark Webber at Silverstone marked the team’s first double podium finish of this Formula One season.

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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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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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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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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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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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Flying High

Watch Red Bull racing driver Mark Webber complete a high-speed lap while professional skydiver and stuntman Jon DeVore leaps from a helicopter to see who can complete the distance the fastest.

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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'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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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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Chief Creative Officer Nakamura on the Infiniti EMERG-E

Senior Vice President Design and Chief Creative Officer Nakamura on why the EMERG-E is a true Infiniti vehicle.

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The Prince and the RC

Prince Albert II of Monaco took to the roads in a Nissan LEAF NISMO RC during EVER Monaco, the annual automotive show dedicated to green vehicles and renewable energy.

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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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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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Brundle family and Le Mans

Briton Martin Brundle and his son Alex will race at Le Mans this year, joined by Spaniard Lucas Ordonez, as Nissan prepares for the 24-hour endurance race in June.

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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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2011 SUPER GT Champions Showcase

Nissan Motorsports did itself proud in 2011, earning top honors in the SUPER GT series as it won both the driver and team titles. Here’s a video recap of the season!

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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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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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Sporty cars and happy snappers

Tokyo Auto Salon always seems to be as much about photos as cars, and this year was no exception. Nissan had 11 sporty models to keep the snappers happy, and for the Nissan Miss Fairladys to show off. They included the star of the event, a March Nismo Concept.

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Roadmap to Destiny: Fuji & Sakura

Introducing the first in a series of Heritage stories from the Nissan Global Media Center A car company struggling to come up with a post-war business model stumbles upon a strategy that would help define its next 50 years: international car racing. Nissan sends two cars to an Australian Rally in 1958, the “World’s Cruelest [...]

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Nismo Festival 2011

Around 32,000 flock to Fuji Speedway to see decades of Nissan racing heritage To illustrate the Nismo Festival experience, I thought it would be helpful to find some other event with which to compare it.  That is extremely difficult, because it’s as if the famed Goodwood Festival in England or the Monterey Historic races were [...]

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