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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 Denis Flierl on September 29, 2017 - 11:38AM
When Nissan (Datsun) brought out the 240Z coupe, they used six requirements to build it. That same DNA shows up big in the new Nissan NISMO 370Z sports car.
By Alex Reichenbach on September 28, 2017 - 12:38PM
Nissan’s R35 GTR will be in production for an entire decade in 2018 and although it continues to be a fan favorite among the import crowd, it’s starting to show its age.
By Armen Hareyan on September 28, 2017 - 10:23AM
California is considering a ban on gas cars. If this becomes reality it will be both threat and opportunity for Tesla vehicles, Nissan Leaf, other EVs as well as ICE cars.
By Alex Reichenbach on September 26, 2017 - 10:19PM
In 2018 the Nissan Z will turn 50 and that’s old compared to most models. So how has such an old car managed to stay so young at heart? Let’s dive into the history of just what makes the Nissan Z can so special.
By Armen Hareyan on September 26, 2017 - 3:26PM
ZWorks today posted an interesting video showing a Nissan 370Z with specially made custom headlights that can be controlled even by your smartphone.
By Denis Flierl on September 26, 2017 - 9:39AM
The new-generation Nissan Frontier hasn’t arrived in the U.S. yet, but it’s already going back in time by exploring Brazil’s archeological sites.
By Armen Hareyan on September 25, 2017 - 5:19PM
Today I was reading a status in Nissan 370Z Z34 Facebook Group when I saw this 370Z about which the owner was asking if its totaled or can be repaired.
By Armen Hareyan on September 23, 2017 - 8:48AM
Early in September TorqueNews reported that 2018 Nissan 370Z is becoming irrelevant and that the future is even more bleak for this vehicle. I asked in several Nissan Z groups why is the new Z becoming irrelevant? Most of the Z owners who responded, mentioned the high price.
By Alex Guberman on September 22, 2017 - 10:07PM
Do you know how it feels inside the new 2018 Nissan Leaf? Last week at the Drive Electric event in Northern California, I was excited for the opportunity to get inside the pre-production 2018 Nissan Leaf and check it out for myself.
By Denis Flierl on September 22, 2017 - 11:43AM
We drive the new 2017 Nissan Murano Platinum AWD model this week. Why is it a good choice for families?
By Armen Hareyan on September 21, 2017 - 11:01AM
Plug-in Hybrid vehicles (PHEV) can hold little longer, but not much longer in light of Tesla Model 3 and Nissan Leaf advance.
By Armen Hareyan on September 20, 2017 - 10:48AM
Today I read a very interesting discussion where the Leaf owners were talking about the unexpected perks of driving Nissan Leaf. You have to be a Leaf driver to understand them because apparently they are less commonly advertised.

By Denis Flierl on September 15, 2017 - 10:53AM
EV fans are critical of the new 2018 LEAF as first models roll off the assembly line. But they might be surprised.
By Armen Hareyan on September 14, 2017 - 7:52PM
Man who drove his 2015 Nissan Leaf for three years moves to Chevy Bolt for a longer range, loves both cars and shares his observations as a comparison between the two.
By Denis Flierl on September 14, 2017 - 11:16AM
Nissan confirms next-generation Frontier. It will likely be a 2019 MY and it will be built in the US. Here's the details.
By Armen Hareyan on September 11, 2017 - 9:23AM
There are people who prefer Tesla Model 3 vs Nissan Leaf and some of them have become somewhat anti Leaf and pro Tesla. If you are one of them you should watch this video interview with Nissan North American Chairman Jose Munoz, who explains how and why they did what they did with the new 2018 Nissan Leaf.

By Jeff Schneider on September 8, 2017 - 7:41PM
The Chevrolet Bolt EV continued a steady sales rise last month as it solidified its position among the top three plug-in electric cars for which monthly U.S. sales are reported.
By Buzz Smith on September 7, 2017 - 7:21PM
In my day job as a vehicle salesperson, specializing in plug-in vehicles, I am constantly amazed to see how little understanding there is about the federal government’s Income Tax Credit for EVs and plug-in hybrids. I’ve even had tax professionals give incorrect guidance to their clients, so here’s a bit of info...
By Armen Hareyan on September 6, 2017 - 4:41PM
Nissan Canada just opened the reservations page for the 2018 Nissan Leaf and unlike Tesla Model 3 no deposit is required.
By Denis Flierl on September 6, 2017 - 11:59AM
The Nissan Frontier pickup hasn’t had a structural redesign since 2005. New IIHS crash tests are concerning.
By Jeff Schneider on September 6, 2017 - 9:11AM
The time is finally here and the 2018 Nissan Leaf has finally been revealed to all of us with its specs and the rumors and gossip is now in the past. Now the question that remains is: Has Nissan done enough to remain competitive in the growing EV hatchback market?
By Denis Flierl on September 6, 2017 - 8:18AM
The all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF was revealed last night. It boasts 150 mile range and will cost you less than a Tesla Model 3.
By Denis Flierl on September 4, 2017 - 12:34PM
The new next-generation 2019 Nissan Frontier pickup is coming and it could spawn a new Mitsubishi mid-size pickup. Will it be a Raider?
By Denis Flierl on September 4, 2017 - 10:37AM
The 2018 Nissan 370Z is here but enthusiasts aren’t buying it. Why is the future of the Z car bleak?
By Denis Flierl on September 2, 2017 - 10:41AM
The promise of a new 2018 Nissan Frontier Midnight Edition doesn’t fuel any excitement for the aging mid-size truck. Why is the pickup going backwards?
By Denis Flierl on September 1, 2017 - 8:00AM
Twenty, 2017 Nissan Titan full-size pickups will be provided to support humanitarian relief organizations for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Here’s how customers can get help.
By Denis Flierl on August 31, 2017 - 8:10AM
The 2018 Nissan Armada’s Intelligent Rear View Mirror is impressive and should be offered on all vehicles.
By Denis Flierl on August 28, 2017 - 10:17AM
How does the new Nissan Rogue keep scoring big with millennials? It’s the hottest crossover in America.
By Jeff Schneider on August 25, 2017 - 11:05AM
Some people may ask: Why is the Tesla Model S better than any other EV out there on the market today? The answer lies in a number of factors, but the biggest one is the fact that you can drive long distances without having to worry about needing multiple accounts or access cards. The Tesla Supercharger network is all you need!
By Denis Flierl on August 25, 2017 - 10:35AM
Nissan announced a new 2018 370Z Coupe Heritage Edition in Chicane Yellow. Why doesn’t Nissan offer the NISMO 370Z with the popular color?