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Nissan (Page 46)


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 March 8, 2012 - 10:12AM
Nissan North America is recognized for being a trailblazer in increasing energy efficiency and reducing vehicle emissions.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on March 7, 2012 - 7:23PM
Nissan has invited the public to see it's latest concept, the Nissan Invitation hatchback at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on March 6, 2012 - 11:01AM
Nissan has just shown off its latest concept vehicle, the Nissan Hi-Cross which is set to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on March 4, 2012 - 6:22PM
The Nissan Leaf is helping BlueGrass and BlueGrass legend Del McCoury go underground!
By Patrick Rall on March 2, 2012 - 3:44PM
Among the major debuts at the New York International Auto Show in April will be the 2013 Nissan Altima and while the Japanese automaker has kept their cards close to their chest with the new midsized sedan, they have offered up a short video teasing the new Altima ahead of the New York debut.
By Patrick Rall on March 1, 2012 - 2:13PM
General Motors may not have gotten the start that they had hoped to in the 2012 battle of EVs between their Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf (with the all-electric Nissan edging the Volt in January) but in February 2012 the Chevy Volt battled back in a big way – outselling the Leaf by a margin of more than 2 to 1.
By Aaron Turpen on March 1, 2012 - 9:30AM
The all-electric Nissan Leaf begins nationwide deliveries today, March 1. The EV officially leaves its initial "select markets" to begin sales coast to coast.
By Anthony Faccenda on February 26, 2012 - 9:12PM
Nissan issues a fuel system recall, which may trigger fires. It is the automaker's third recall in just two weeks.
By Anthony Faccenda on February 22, 2012 - 1:29PM
Nissan becomes the fourth automaker this month to recall faulty airbag components manufactured by Autoliv.
By Nicolas Zart on February 20, 2012 - 1:55PM
If rental car companies are going to allow you to test drive electric cars at your leisure, another way will be free events.
By Nicolas Zart on February 15, 2012 - 12:29PM
One of the best and most efficient ways to introduce electric cars is to appeal to car rental companies to rent them to the general public.
By Frank Sherosky on February 15, 2012 - 11:11AM
John Hipchen, who has blogged about his experience of buying and owning a new Nissan Leaf on the coppertalk blog on behalf of the Copper Development Association (CDA), also addressed how to buy an electric car.
By Keith Griffin on February 12, 2012 - 10:38AM
Lost amidst the hype of the new Nissan 370Z introduced at the Chicago Auto Show (still ongoing in the Windy City through Feb. 19) was the North American intro of the Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Van, which is hitting the market at the right time to make a major impact.
By Anthony Faccenda on February 10, 2012 - 5:26PM
Some 36,000 Nissan Versa owners are expected to receive recall notices, due to a faulty shifter.
By Nicolas Zart on February 8, 2012 - 10:32AM
2012 is shaping up to be a year where you are able to choose from more electric vehicles, EV and plug-in hybrids, PHEV than ever before.
By Keith Griffin on February 7, 2012 - 1:38PM
The new 2013 Nissan 370Z was previewed today for the first time at the Chicago Auto Show and it appears to be a winner with new front fascia and new wheels leading the improvements for the roadster that goes on sale in June.
By Patrick Rall on February 6, 2012 - 3:23PM
The battle of the mainstream electric vehicles headed into its second full year with the start of January 2012 and when the month came to an end – the Nissan Leaf had outsold the Chevrolet Volt by a narrow margin.
By Nicolas Zart on February 6, 2012 - 11:15AM
Nissan’s new Invitation pushes technical innovation by going after the hot B-segment car market.
By Nicolas Zart on January 25, 2012 - 10:29AM
Better Place wants to build battery swapping stations for your electric car to relieve you of the so-called “range anxiety” touted by reluctant automakers. Will it be enough to entice you over to the electric car, EV world?
By Keith Griffin on January 24, 2012 - 11:22AM
The fastest-selling 2012 vehicle, based on days on the lot before they sell, is, of all things, a station wagon, according to a report posted by on its blog.
By Patrick Rall on January 23, 2012 - 3:32PM
While the new Nissan Pathfinder SUV and the Leaf drivetrain-based electric e-NV200, the Japanese automaker brought out the new, more powerful 2013 Nissan GT-R supercar and today, the company announced that the 2013 GT-R will come with a much bigger price for the next model year.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on January 19, 2012 - 9:37AM
Infiniti is giving five lucky couples the chance to win an all expenses paid trip to attend the Spanish Grand Prix, a premiere F1 racing event. How does that sound to all you race fans?
By David Herron on January 18, 2012 - 4:49PM
After ten years in an electric car like the Nissan Leaf, its battery pack might still have 70% of its original capacity, theoretically making it reusable in the smart grid.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on January 16, 2012 - 12:02PM
The Nissan 370Z took a podium finish at the Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai this afternoon. The four drivers and team-mates who drove the Nissan 370Z all had one thing in common, all were video gamers and have won the Gran Turismo Academy.
By Armen Hareyan on January 15, 2012 - 9:44AM
TorqueNews asked a random Nissan Leaf driver to write about his experience. Brian Keez's story is very interesting as he writes how he obtained his orphaned Leaf and how his father also bought one, spending only 12 dollars a month on charging his EV.
By David Herron on January 13, 2012 - 11:16AM
Instead of showing that "federal investigation of three fires that occurred after Volt crash tests lowered demand for the Chevy Volt" a recent report instead shows interest in the Volt has fallen due to its price.
By David Herron on January 9, 2012 - 5:28PM
The NV200 is Nissan's flexible multi-purpose vehicle, with the e-NV200 slated to be its zero emission electric model starting in 2017.
By Keith Griffin on January 8, 2012 - 12:11PM
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Dieter Zetsche, chairman of the Daimler Board of Management and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, have announced a major production alliance between the two companies that will have an impact in Tennessee.
By David Herron on January 5, 2012 - 5:02PM
While many voices in politics and the media want us to believe electric cars, like the Nissan Leaf or Chevy Volt, are failing, Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf cases show that their's is hardly the only interpretation of reality.
By Patrick Rall on January 5, 2012 - 10:28AM
The Chevrolet Volt ended 2011 the same way that it started, comfortably outselling the Nissan Leaf (for the third month in a row) but as the numbers were tallied up for all of the 2011 year, the Nissan Leaf claimed the title of the bestselling electric vehicle in the American market.