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Nissan Seamless Autonomous Mobility

Nissan's Seamless Autonomous Mobility will ensure a system in which millions of autonomous cars can operate safely and smoothly, helping to navigate unforeseen situations that occur on city streets, such as accidents, road construction, or other obstacles.

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Driverless Towing at Oppama Plant

Nissan announced introduction of Intelligent Vehicle Towing, a fully-automated vehicle towing system, at its Oppama Plant.

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Nissan Makes "A-List" for Climate Change Efforts

The CDP has included Nissan among companies receiving its “A-List” ranking in its annual Climate Change Report.

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Fantasy to Reality - Nissan BladeGlider

Nissan's BladeGlider Concept goes from fantasy to reality, with a fully-functional advanced prototype.

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Nissan Q1 Net Income of 136.4 bln yen

Nissan financial results for the three-month period to June 30, 2016, showed operating profit at 175.8 billion yen for the period, a 6.6% margin on net revenues of 2.65 trillion yen.

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Kicks Brings Advanced Tech to Compact Crossovers

NIssan Kicks will compete in the fast-growing Brazilian and Latin-American compact crossover segment, with advanced technology.

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Nissan Full-Year Earnings

Nissan announced full-year results showing a rise in revenues and profitability, helped by demand for new products in North America, Western Europe and China.

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Winter WonderRoad

Media take on snowy Japanese mountain roads in Nissan cars including the X-TRAIL Hybrid and GT-R.

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Nissan Shows Sharp Rise in Operating Profit

Nissan announced results for the six-month period ending September 30 showing a sharp rise in operating profit and solid revenue growth.

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The Datsun Story

The Datsun Story highlights the return of the brand’ from the time of Nissan Motor Corp's first announcement in 2012, to a growing global sales presence in 2015.

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Nissan Net Revenue, Operating Profit, Rise in Q1

Nissan announced net revenue of 2.90 trillion yen, up 17.6% for the three months ending June 30, 2015, while operating profit was 193.7 billion yen, a 58.0% increase.

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Nissan Kotozukuri 2014-15

Kotozukuri - the story behind making things; let's look back at some of the stories behind Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun in 2014-2015.

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Strategies for Disaster Risk Reduction

The U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is putting an exclamation point on lessons learned from recent calamities and what more can be done.

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EV for Resilience

The UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is underway in Japan; let's look at the part EVs can play in recovery.

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New Mobility in Old Japan Town

New Mobility in Old Japan Town

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Sway Unveiled at Geneva

The Nissan Sway Concept's coloring and design language are on display at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Nissan Super Bowl Ad Reveals Le Mans Car

Super Bowl Sunday is home to Nissan's first game ad since 1997, a commercial titled “With Dad” that features the debut of future Nissan race and production vehicles.

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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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Autonomous Drive Tackling New Highways

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

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Designers with 2020 Vision

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

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In Japan, it's "Ladies First"

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

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

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

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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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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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The Dashboard - A Milestone for the Nissan LEAF

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

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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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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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The Dashboard Digest - The ZEOD's First Run

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

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The Dashboard Digest - Motorsports and "Choimobi"

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

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At the Foot of Fuji: ZEOD RC

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

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From Zero to ZEOD

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

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The Best of Motorsport Japan

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

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

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

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The Week in Autos - Record Auction, Record Speed

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

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CEO Ghosn: Datsun on the Rise

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

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Datsun GO: Under the Hood

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

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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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A Visit to Motor City, Russia

Founded as an 18th Century fortress, Togliatti is Russia's Motor City, a crossroads from where the Renault-Nissan Alliance and top automaker AvtoVAZ look to expand market share.

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The Week in Autos: Future Interface

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

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The Week in Autos - Soaring Profits, Propellers

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

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The 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 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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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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Introducing Friend-ME

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

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The Week In Autos - Shanghai Countdown

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

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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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A Look Back at 2012: The Highlights

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

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Testing the New Teana

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

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The Dashboard - 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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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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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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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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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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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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Best of 2012 - The Dashboard, episode 1

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

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The Dashboard - Eco products and learning leadership

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

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The Dashboard - Nissan LEAF Special

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

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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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The Dashboard: Episode II

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

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Introducing Next Generation Steering

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

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The Comfort Zone

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

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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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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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Fine Tuning the Note

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

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Design Notes

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

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Engine Notes

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

Nissan's team takes inspiration from the Blue Angels

Flying High

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.

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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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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.

Getting Connected at SAE

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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