The first new Nissan Navara pick-up trucks have been built at the company’s facility in Barcelona. Paul Willcox, chairman, Nissan Europe, led the traditional Japanese Daruma ceremony to mark the launch of the NP300 Navara. He said: “With the expertise of our team in Spain, a totally renewed production line in Barcelona, and our new […]
The Nissan Patrol Nismo is the newest – and definitely the most unlikely – model to join the Japanese performance division’s ranks. Nissan took the wraps off the biggest-ever Nismo-enhanced vehicle at a special launch event in Dubai. The unveiling marks the introduction of the Nismo performance division to the Middle East, where the “race-inspired” […]
The 2015 Tokyo Motor Show gets underway later this month and automakers are busying themselves revealing and previewing planned premieres. We've seen vehicles of various shapes and sizes from Honda, Nissan's idea of what the digitalShow More Summary
In 2015, a slew of carmakers announced billion-dollar investments in Mexico to tap into its export potential. The investments from global leading carmakers like Toyota, GM, FCA and Nissan, as well as luxury carmakers like BMW, resulted in Mexico becoming one of the fastest growing manufacturing hubs in the past [...]
As this video shows, it was sideways in 1989 and it’s still sideways 26 years later. Read more...
Nissan had high hopes for its front-wheel-drive race car developed to compete in the top-level endurance racing that is the LMP1 category of the World Endurance Championship. After a troubled start that caused it to miss the opening races of the 2015 WEC season, Nissan had three of its GT-R LM NISMO race cars ready for the most prestigious event...
In some Asian markets, it is fashionable to give cars English names, but picking names that actually mean something or that don’t sound absurd to native speakers isn’t all that important. This is why there are cars with names like Deliboy, Detroit Fish, Life Dunk, Rural Nanny, and Mysterious Utility Wizard. Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co have entered discussions to reorganize their capital alliance structure in a bid to water down Paris's control of the French automaker, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. About a month ago, I wrote a long article about my challenge deciding between a Nissan LEAF, BMW i3, or Tesla Model S. I buried a short poll on the bottom of the article and, honestly, didn’t think many of you would see or respond to it. Show More Summary
Study after study shows that young adults don't really care about driving a car the way previous generations did. That doesn't bode well for automakers. In an attempt to get the younger generation more excited about automotive possibilities, Nissan has designed the all-new Teatro for Dayz concept. Show More Summary
For the record, I actually kind of like the crazy Nissan Teatro for Dayz Concept. And while I don’t like the idea, I also accept that a “smartphone on wheels” is probably what mainstream buyers want, even if they don’t admit it. But like Jason, I can’t get over the grating, pandering marketing bullshit language Nissan is using to hype it up. Read more...
Nissan’s latest concept car for the Tokyo Motor Show appears to be a quite nice and rational update of a car they didn’t make, which was then slathered in some of the most potent, weapons-grade marketing horse-, bull-, and batshit we’ve seen in a good while. Seriously, get a vomit bag ready and keep it close. Read more...
And you thought the seats in your car were uncomfortable. Imagine if they were made from vertically sandwiched corrugated cardboard. See also: Nissan's 'Teatro for Dayz' concept is essentially a tablet with wheels On Monday, Lexus unveiled...Show More Summary
Nissan will showcase its Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo with a fresh coat of Fire Knight metallic red paint at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show alongside the quirky Teatro for Dayz concept. Continue reading Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran...Show More Summary
You may remember Nissan’s Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo, which debuted in both Gran Turismo 6 DLC and real-life form at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Now it’s back again for the Tokyo Motor Show, and it’s very, very red. I’m a fan. Read more...
Nissan has a varied lineup of vehicles debuting this month at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, with the star attraction being this updated version of the Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo that we first saw in 2014. The concept has been developed exclusively for the virtual world of Gran Turismo 6 but also hints at styling themes we can expect on the...
Year Company Brand value ($bn) 1 Toyota 49.0 2 BMW 37.2 3 Mercedes-Benz 36.7 4 Honda 22.9 5 VW 12.5 6 Ford 11.5 7 Hyundai 11.3 8 Audi 10.3 9 Nissan 9.0 10 Porsche 8.0 The original article can be found at http://www.motortrader.com/motor-trader-news/automotive-news/toyota-is-worlds-most-valuable-automotive-brand/
Twelve years on the trot, the Toyota badge is again the automotive world’s most valuable, according to the annual Interbrand survey of global brands. Finishing sixth behind Apple, Google, Coca-Cola, Microsoft and IBM, Toyota’s estimated brand value rose 16 percent to US$49.04 billion, leading the charge for a number of automotive brands that saw marked […]
Nissan has a new concept micro car it will unveil at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month. It's called "Teatro for Dayz" and, though it might not look like it, it's fairly revolutionary. See also: All those cars James Bond destroyed...Show More Summary
According to Nissan, government regulations, not technology, will be the limiting factor in adopting autonomous self-driving cars. Continue reading Ghosn hedges Nissan's 2020 autonomous deadline Ghosn hedges Nissan's 2020 autonomous deadline originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments