03 November 2008
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) announced a new 2009 Nissan Versa Sedan 1.6 model, which features a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)* of $9,990* (excluding Destination and Handling). The new Versa focuses squarely on value and fuel economy, with its standard 107-horsepower DOHC 16-valve 1.6-lite
30 October 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced the release of the new KIX mini sport utility vehicle (SUV), which went on sale today at Nissan dealers nationwide.
Marketed under the tagline of "SHIFT_Active," the KIX is a compact, dependable, high-utility SUV designed for people with active lifestyles. In fact, the name KIX is derived from "kicks," an American slang term for "an exciting or highly enjoyable activity." In addition, "X," in mathematics, refers to an "unknown quantity" - reinforcing the idea th
29 October 2008
Nissan offers the first look at the upcoming 2009 370Z Coupe, which makes its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 19 November. The all-new 2009 Nissan 370Z, the first full redesign of the iconic Nissan Z since its reintroduction as a 2003 model, solidifies the strengths of its predecessor with an unmatched balance of performance, style and value. The all-new Z will go on sale at Nissan dealers in early 2009.
Full details of the vehicle will be released on 19 November.
23 October 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today it will initiate a large-scale community-based test of its Intelligent Transport System (ITS), integrating cellular communications with vehicle telematics to help prevent pedestrian-related accidents. The pilot project will be conducted in Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture for a two-mon
17 October 2008
Nissan today announced an interim price adjustment on the 2009 Nissan Maxima, which was launched last June, due to increased raw materials costs. Effective immediately, the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP)* for the Maxima 3.5 S and Maxima 3.5 SV are $30,160 and of $32,860 respectively. Both models are eq
16 October 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., will exhibit a quarter-scale model of its new Nissan GT-R as part of "Wa: The Spirit of Harmony and Japanese Design Today," a traveling European exhibition which will open at the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris this month. The Paris event will run from Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 to Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009.
The Japan Foundation and the Association of The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris are jointly organizing this design
09 October 2008
Nissan North America, Inc. today announced pricing on the 2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The 2009 350Z Roadster is available in three well-equipped models, Enthusiast, Touring and Grand Touring – each equipped with a standard VQ35HR 3.5-liter V6 engine producing 306 hors
09 October 2008
Nissan North America, Inc. today announced pricing on the 2009 Nissan Sentra and Sentra SE-R, which are on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. For 2009, both the Sentra and Sentra SE-R receive a new rear trunk lid design, MP3 playback capability and a new Premium Audio Package. SE-R models offer a new optional SE-R Upgrade Package with power sliding glass moonroof and Nissan Intelligent KeyÔ. Every 2009 Sentra includes a long list of standard convenience and safety equipment. Estimated fuel
29 September 2008
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announces the release of the all-new, second-generation Nissan Murano crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV), which goes on sale today at Nissan dealers nationwide.
The new Murano will be marketed under the tagline of "SHIFT_design," reflecting its leadership in both contemporary styling and as a crossover SUV that combines utility and sedan-like comfort and luxury.
The first-generation Murano debuted in North America in 2002 and won resounding accolades for its novel design and sporty d
29 September 2008
Nissan Motor Co.,Ltd. (NML) announced today the launch of the first of 13 all-new light commercial vehicles (LCV), planned for introduction during the Nissan GT 2012 mid term business plan period, ending in 2012.
Sales of the NP200 compact pick up will start in South Africa on October 1st, 2008, to address the needs
26 September 2008
Nissan’s NV200 concept van was one of the undoubted stars of the Hanover Show – and designer Ryoichi Kuraoka found an unlikely inspiration for its innovative demountable pod system. “It’s based on Thunderbird 2, the one with the pod,” he said.
The inspiration isn’t recent either. Kuraoka has been with Nissan since 1981 – his CV includes the 1992 Micra hatchback – and he’s been a original fan of the British puppet sci-fi series since the 1960s, when he saw episodes on Japanese TV as a boy. “I
26 September 2008
What better way to advance the development of crash prevention technology than to mimic some of the best proponents of collision avoidance in the natural world? Bees.
In a surprising project that will be unveiled at CEATEC, the humble bumblebee has given engineers at Nissan Motor Co.’s Advanced Technology Center a strategic hint at how to design the next generation of crash-avoidance systems.
Based on joint research with the Research