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Nissan is one of the world's fastest-growing automakers with a full product line. The company makes nearly every vehicle sold in the U.S. in its American plants. This page publishes the latest news and breaking stories on Nissan, including its iconic Nissan Leaf battery electric car.

By Anthony Faccenda on April 16, 2012 - 5:57PM
The new online promotion attempts to attract interest to the DeltaWing prior to its June debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on April 11, 2012 - 7:34PM
Jann Mardenborough is starting his first full season as a professional race car driver this weekend at the temple of speed itself, Monza.
By David Herron on April 11, 2012 - 5:12PM
Nissan's Mark Perry conducted a webchat today answering questions about the Nissan LEAF, electric car fast charging standards, fast charging networks, Nissans low price CHADEMO station, and more.
By Denis Flierl on April 9, 2012 - 7:52AM
In an interview with Nissan design chief Shiro Nakamura, he reveals the brand is looking to downsize its current sports models. Could a smaller Nissan 200Z be in the companies plans?
By David Herron on April 8, 2012 - 5:54PM
April is a prime month for electric car owners to show off their cars at Earth Day events, but an Easter parade in Campbell CA afforded the SF Bay BayLeaf's group to show 12 Nissan Leaf's, dress their cars as giant bunny rabbits, and do a bit of fun electric car advocacy.
By Keith Griffin on April 8, 2012 - 11:40AM
After having spent a couple days at the New York International Auto Show media days, I've come away with a few impressions. OEMs are really focusing on fuel efficiency, design, and technology like never before. Here's a look at seven of the most important models from the show, which is the last major auto show in the U.S. until the Los Angeles Show in November.
By Aaron Turpen on April 7, 2012 - 3:43PM
Electric car makers are adding sounds to their vehicles to alert pedestrians of the silent-running car's presence. It's only a matter of time before these get hacked by inventive car owners and are used to pipe out personalized, more (shall we say) "interesting" sounds instead. Here's a list of the 10 best ideas we could come up with.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on April 6, 2012 - 2:17PM
Nowadays it seems that all types of companies have eBay storefronts, no matter what they sell. Automakers are no exception to this trend, as Nissan recently launched an official eBay storefront in the United Kingdom (UK).
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on April 6, 2012 - 1:46PM
Nissan's innovative race car project, the Nissan DeltaWing, is now headed to Europe for further testing for it's 24 Hours Le Mans debut later this year in June.
By Denis Flierl on April 6, 2012 - 10:44AM
Nissan will compete in the 2012 Nürburgring 24 Hours endurance race using a stock 2013 GT-R Club Track Edition supercar.
By David Herron on April 5, 2012 - 4:58PM
In a keynote address at the NY Auto Show yesterday, Nissan's CEO Carlos Ghosn remained bullish and confident in the Nissan-Renault zero emissions vehicle vision, that the two companies will have sold 1.5 million electric cars worldwide by 2016, and that rising oil prices will be the driver.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on April 4, 2012 - 9:04PM
The iconic Yellow Cab is a symbol of New York City around the world, and those taxis are a vital part of NYC. Soon though the taxis in NYC are going to be getting a vital update and will be on display at the 2012 New York International Auto Show, and are known as the “Taxis of Tomorrow.”
By Anthony Faccenda on April 4, 2012 - 4:23PM
The all-new Nissan Altima not only features an affordable starting MSRP, but also a laundry list of standard features.
By Patrick Rall on April 4, 2012 - 9:33AM
While the automotive world is focusing on the 2012 New York Auto Show, automakers from around the world have issued their March 2012 sales reports and for the second month in a row – the Chevrolet Volt badly outsold the Nissan Leaf, this time with a margin of almost 4 to 1 in favor of the range-extended electric Chevy.
By David Herron on April 2, 2012 - 1:52PM
Nissan Europe has launched a big marketing marketing campaign, in Europe, using online social networks, online videos, and a contest offering significant prizes, aiming to raise awareness about the Nissan LEAF, and establish networks of quick charging stations across Europe.
By Denis Flierl on March 31, 2012 - 9:20AM
Nissan is keeping the momentum going with the fifth teaser video of the 2013 Altima, and the car is now set for its debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show.
By Denis Flierl on March 30, 2012 - 1:56PM
Tiff Needell, puts the 2012 Nissan GT-R and the brand new Porsche 911 Carrera S against each other on the track at the Bedford Autodrome in the UK. Against each other, and against the clock.
By Denis Flierl on March 25, 2012 - 10:35AM
Severn Valley Motorsport has taken a stock Nissan GT-R and turned it into the "HULK" which pumps out a mind-numbing 1250 horsepower. Watch the video as they take it up to 218 mph.
By Anthony Faccenda on March 20, 2012 - 2:21PM
The Leaf's updated heater reportedly adds an extra 20-25 miles of range during cold weather conditions.
By Patrick Rall on March 20, 2012 - 10:40AM
There have long been rumors that Nissan would bring back that Datsun brand and today, those rumors became facts as Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn confirmed that the company is indeed reviving the Datsun brand – just not in the same form as some Japanese sports car enthusiasts in the USA would like to remember.
By David Herron on March 18, 2012 - 6:28PM
Many are concerned about warranty coverage of the Nissan Leaf battery pack, it's expected useful life-time, what sort of repairs are needed for the battery pack, and what about that factory in Smyrna that's supposed to increase Nissan Leaf production.
By Don Bain on March 18, 2012 - 5:40PM
Hydrogen fuel cells sound good until you realize the result is $100,000 cars needing a fuel delivery system in existence nowhere but California, when it’s just an electric car you could easily plug in instead.
By Keith Griffin on March 18, 2012 - 4:57PM
It is not easy to admit mistakes, but I have to in this case. Back in January I wrote that Infiniti was heading down the path of irrelevance, much like Lincoln is doing over at Ford. Well, Infiniti, all I can say is a qualified "Mea culpa" or forgive me.
By Keith Griffin on March 18, 2012 - 4:37PM
Nissan, which has its North American manufacturing facilities in Tennessee, wants to make Peyton Manning a Titan – whether it's as starting quarterback for the Nissan Titans or simply make him a pickup truck.
By Patrick Rall on March 16, 2012 - 11:59AM
Nissan has unveiled the third teaser video of the new 2013 Altima, this time showing the back end of the new midsized sedan with the same flyover lighting that was used in the first two videos – with this latest spot showcasing the new taillights ahead of the 2012 New York Auto Show debut.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on March 14, 2012 - 11:18AM
Nissan is trying to change the face of endurance racing by taking part in one of the most radical race cars projects, the Nissan DeltaWing.
By Armen Hareyan on March 13, 2012 - 10:23AM
Could simulated racing and hours, put in front of video games, pay off and turn into real driving skills? Nissan thinks it could with the help of PlayStation 3's Gran Turismo 5.
By Patrick Rall on March 12, 2012 - 1:41PM
Nissan Motors has once again teased the 2013 Altima ahead of the New York International Auto Show with a new 8 second video – this time showing a portion of the new front end and giving us our first look at the headlight and grille design of the new Nissan midsized sedan.
By David Herron on March 10, 2012 - 4:54PM
Nissan's latest video on the Nissan Leaf covers what charger installation at home, the speed of charging via various charging station options, fast charging at a CHADEMO DC Fast Charge station, and the optimal charge level.
By David Herron on March 8, 2012 - 5:40PM
Nissan's new series of videos, over the next three weeks, covers the basic questions about the Nissan Leaf coming from the little experience most have with electric cars.