27 February 2009
It is almost painful to watch Nissan designer Naoki Yamamoto get out of a test car. To understand the challenges aging drivers face, the 39-year-old interaction specialist is encased in a proprietary "aging suit" that gives him the mobility and faculties of a driver twice his age. "Sure, it's uncomfortable," Yamamoto says, "but to really understand a problem you have to feel it in your bones."
At an "Interaction Design Workshop" today at the N
25 February 2009
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it has started testing a vehicle with a next-generation fuel-cell stack.
Announced in August, the new fuel cell unit is 25% smaller than the previous model and provides 1.4 times the power output, 130Kw against 90kw before. With half the amount of platinum in its electrode
24 February 2009
Nissan is preparing a move into the global small van market with the introduction of its all new spacious yet compact NV200 small van.
At a glance
* Three different configurations of NV200
* Sliding side doors for ease of entry
* 4.1m3 of loading space in van version
* Economical petrol and diesel en
11 February 2009
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced that the all-new 2009 Nissan cube® 1.8 will feature a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)* of $13,990 when it goes on sale in early May. Nissan also debuted a specialty vehicle model – the cube® 1.8 Krom. The new cube® Krom, developed by NNA’s
11 February 2009
The Nissan Qazana is a new mini SUV to be released by the Japanese automaker Nissan as a 2011 model. World premiere 3rd march 2009 at Geneva Motor Show.
29 January 2009
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the X-TRAIL 20GT featuring clean diesel engine, released in September 2008, has won the ANRE (Agency for Natural Resources and Energy) Director-General's award in the 19th annual Energy Conservation Prize. This is the second consecutive year that Nissan has won the prize awar
27 January 2009
As with its predecessor, the 370Z will be available in an uncomplicated grade structure to simplify the ordering process which commences online from Monday 2nd February. First customer deliveries are due in July.
The entry level 370Z, priced at £26895, comes equipped with Intelligent Key, engine stop/start button, power adjustable seats, climate controlled air-conditioning, 18” alloy wheels, automatic xenon headlamps, curtain airbag, alarm, audio with auxiliary input and Bluetooth hands fr
16 January 2009
After nine months of hard work, challenges and successes the Nissan/PlayStation® race team have achieved what they always believed to be possible. GT Academy has found a talented virtual racer and turned him into a real racing driver with the skills, determination and talent required of a GT champion.
Having been d
08 January 2009
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a new limited-production Nissan GT-R SpecV model, which goes on sale at seven specially selected Nissan dealers throughout Japan on February 2, 2009. The GT-R SpecV is targeted specifically at enthusiast drivers who desire race car-level performance in a street-legal vehicle.
Developed around the multi-dimensional Nissan GT-R sports car, which was introduced just more than one year ago to universal global acclaim, the new SpecV model builds on the origin
07 January 2009
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. together with AUTECH Japan and Nissan Motorsports International Co. Ltd. will present 15 exciting models equipped with the latest custom and after-market parts in the upcoming "Tokyo Auto Salon 2009 with NAPAC" (Japan Car Parts and Aftermarket Promotion Association), to be held from January 9-11 at Makuhari Messe, and the "Osaka Auto Messe 2009" from February 13-15 at Intex, Osaka.
Nissan will showcase its range of standa
23 December 2008
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, announced today that its all-new NV200 compact van will offer best in class cargo efficiency when it goes on sale in 2009. Nissan’s engineers have made it possible to combine large cargo space (NV200 will offer the possibility to load up to 4.1 cubic metres) with the exterior dimensions of a com
19 December 2008
Qashqai+2 ownership has just become even more affordable with the introduction of two new wallet-friendly engines to the range. Nissan’s award-winning seven-seater crossover can now be specified with 1.6-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel power, in addition to the 2.0-litre petrol and diesel units already available.