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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 Keith Griffin on January 4, 2012 - 9:04PM
The 2011 sales numbers are in and it seems as if Infiniti is poised to follow Lincoln's path to irrelevance in the marketplace. The problem may be that Nissan is making its own cars and trucks too damn well to justify buying an upscale Infiniti.
By Patrick Rall on January 3, 2012 - 9:05PM
The next generation Nissan Pathfinder is scheduled to make its grand debut next week at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and tonight, the Japanese automaker issued two short (very short) videos giving us our best look yet of the redesigned front and rear end of the new Pathfinder.
By David Herron on January 2, 2012 - 2:25PM
The Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt were just the beginning, we take a look at the electric cars coming in 2012.
By Don Bain on December 29, 2011 - 4:32PM
Two New York entrepreneurs took over a Nissan dealership site in the Bronx during 2009 that had been closed for over a year. Since then, Ted Bessen and Steven Risso have turned the showroom into the top Nissan dealership in the Big Apple, creating 80 much-needed jobs in the beleaguered borough in the process. This dynamic duo has recently added a VW dealership a few blocks away to their holdings, with plans to boost the business in a similar fashion.
By David Herron on December 28, 2011 - 8:25PM
A report by 24/7 Wall Street spins the truth about the Chevy Volt into a negative view on its sales and popularity record.
By David Herron on December 27, 2011 - 8:39PM
In the first time in over 110 years since electric taxi's were last used in New York, Nissan and NYC are working together to develop the Taxi of the Future starting with a fleet of Nissan LEAF's.
By Don Bain on December 25, 2011 - 2:41AM
Nissan is recalling 14,700 of its 2011-12 models because of troubling defect, which could cause the engine to suddenly lose so much oil the engine could seize, if the condition were ignored. Any owner who had to replace an engine before their car was two years old would not be likely to buy that brand again.
By David Herron on December 22, 2011 - 7:27PM
Two dozen Nissan Leaf electric cars were mangled in the tsunami, with no battery pack fires, giving us anecdotal battery pack safety evidence compared with the Chevy Volt.
By Keith Griffin on December 19, 2011 - 2:40PM
Nissan this afternoon released a teaser image of the Nissan Pathfinder Concept or as we at TorqueNews are calling it, the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, ahead of its world debut at the North American International Auto Show, or as the rest of the world calls it, the Detroit Auto Show.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on December 13, 2011 - 2:58PM
Nissan and FedEx, the mail delivery company, have teamed up to test a fleet of Nissan NV200's, which will be zero-emission all-electric vehicles (EV), on the streets of London. The fleet will be used to evaluate how the Nissan NV200 prototype electric vehicles perform in the daily grind of normal traffic.
By Don Bain on December 12, 2011 - 4:57PM
Franklin, Tennessee - Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. and the Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq MSFT) have just announced a strategic relationship to jointly create a new dealer management system based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on December 10, 2011 - 3:29PM
The 2012 Nissan GT-R is one the fastest cars in the world, and is considered an engineering marvel. The GT-R delivers stunning technology, power, handling, and performance. Now you can have even more, with the new Track Pack edition of the Nissan GT-R, which will be outfitted for race track performance .
By Don Bain on December 7, 2011 - 3:43PM
Just days before the first anniversary of the initial Nissan LEAF delivery on Dec. 11, Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) is expanding availability of the all-electric vehicle into new U.S. markets. Having moved 20,000 units globally in its first year, the Nissan LEAF remains the world's first and only all-electric car in the mass market.
By Patrick Rall on December 6, 2011 - 2:50PM
General Motors might be dealing with battery-related issues right now but that didn’t stop the Chevrolet Volt from easily outselling the Nissan Leaf in November 2011, although the Volt still trails the Leaf in annual sales with just one month remaining.
By Keith Griffin on December 4, 2011 - 9:54AM
With competition heating up from such manufacturers as Kia and Hyundai who are combing great design with affordable products, Nissan is looking to shake things up with the announcement of Pierre Loing as the new product planning vice president for Nissan Americas effective Jan. 1.
By Armen Hareyan on November 30, 2011 - 9:55AM
Nissan, has introduced a new principle of how it's all electric Leaf can be charged wirelessly and showed how the wireless charger can work without a cord in a garage or parking lot.
By Armen Hareyan on November 29, 2011 - 2:36PM
Nissan unveils Juke Nismo concept tomorrow at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show for public viewing, but says there is only one factor which will decide if Juke Nismo will ever go on sale to Nissan dealerships.
By Patrick Rall on November 18, 2011 - 12:31PM
Among the highest performance vehicles to grace the floor of the 2011 LA Auto Show was the 2013 Nissan GT-R which, while looking like the 2012 models, gets a handful of revisions to keep it on a level playing field with some of the world’s most incredible supercars.
By Patrick Rall on November 18, 2011 - 12:26PM
By Patrick Rall on November 18, 2011 - 12:25PM
By Patrick Rall on November 18, 2011 - 12:22PM
By Patrick Rall on November 16, 2011 - 9:46PM
You read that title correctly – the NHTSA has announced a recall of 2011 and 2012 model year Nissan 370Z coupes and convertibles along with 2011 and 2012 Infiniti G37 coupes over a concern that the power windows may not be calibrated properly and should a body part be in the window when it is attempting to go up, it could cause a “pinch injury”.
By Keith Griffin on November 8, 2011 - 3:01PM
Look out Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Nissan is coming to market with the new NV3500 HD Passenger Van to take you on. Lurking on the sidelines is the Ford Econoline Van, a stalwart of multiple passenger vans. No pricing was announced.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on November 7, 2011 - 1:06PM
Nissan announced today the launch of the new and updated version of its much loved supercar, the 2012 Nissan GT-R. The new GT-R boasts more power, better handling, and improved efficiency. All while packing the same level of excitement.
By Adam Yamada-Hanff on October 31, 2011 - 8:52PM
Tomorrow New-Yorkers and the general public will have the chance to fully experience the Nissan NV200, also known as the “Taxi of Tomorrow.” This forward thinking taxi will change the way people think of New York City's taxis.
By Hawke Fracassa on October 30, 2011 - 9:00PM
NADAguides said this week in its Brand Share Report that the Detroit Three were the only carmakers that showed growth in consumer interest on during the third quarter of 2011, boosting their overall consumer share by more than 10%.
By Don Bain on October 24, 2011 - 6:22PM
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has announced Nissan Green Program 2016, a new six-year environmental plan (NGP 2016). This new plan will focus on reducing the company’s carbon footprint, implementing a shift to renewable energy and increasing the diversity of resources used in production. This will include committing 70 percent of the annual research and advanced engineering budget to environmental technologies.
By Hawke Fracassa on October 23, 2011 - 11:32PM
Infiniti, the luxury car division of Japanese carmaker Nissan, has introduced the high-end brand to a new market: Mexico.
By Hawke Fracassa on October 19, 2011 - 12:33AM
The 2012 Nissan Quest comes in four grades this model year, with prices starting at $27,750 for the base S model, the Japanese carmaker announced on Tuesday.
By Gordon Block on October 18, 2011 - 1:08PM
Thanks to the worsening European debt crisis, both the CEOs of General Motors and the Renault/Nissan Alliance are predicting slow sales growth and general uneasiness in the automotive industry for 2012.