The Tokyo Motor Show ended Sunday, but this Backstage Pass has all the before and after excitement at Nissan's booth.
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.
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.
This week, Nissan's autonomous drive vehicle chauffeurs Japan's Prime Minister; a glimpse of the Nissan BladeGlider; and six-second storytelling with Vine.
The Nissan BladeGlider will debut at Tokyo Motor Show: Enjoy a sneak peek.
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.
ZEOD RC begins its ascent towards Le Mans with a second run at Fuji Speedway.
Nissan Director of Motorsport Innovation Ben Bowlby explains the first seven months of ZEOD RC, the next generation of electric racing.
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.
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.
This week, a lookahead at what to expect at one of europe's biggest auto shows in Frankfurt; designers at Nissan 360 explains a unique Nissan approach; and an electric car that folds.
This week, 80 years of manufacture culminates in the showcase at Nissan 360; a more powerful Titan; and Nismo's global driver exchange program.
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.
This week, we focus on the launch of Datsun - Nissan's third marque - in New Delhi, India.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week, Volvo's external airbags, F1's Infiniti Red Bull Racing team in Australia, and the EVs of Tesla and Tony Stark.
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.
This week on The Dashboard a trial of the New Mobility Concept vehicles and the LEAF working for the city of Sydney, Australia.
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.
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.
Nissan Americas Product Planning Chief Pierre Loing offers the latest on what's trending at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
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.
A unique Nissan program tests child car seats for fit, and helps parents with child safety.
The U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration team, better known as the Blue Angels, likes to go faster than most people will ever go. That's why a group of product planners and designers from the global car company, Nissan, arranged to meet the Blue Angels at their hanger in Pensacola, Fla.
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.
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.
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.
In the second of our interviews looking at the development of Nissan's all-new global sedan, unveiled as Sylphy at the Beijing auto show, we discuss the vehicle with chief designer Kinichi Saito.
Senior Vice President Design and Chief Creative Officer Nakamura on why the EMERG-E is a true Infiniti vehicle.
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.
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 [...]