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Nissan Motor Company Ltd usually shortened to Nissan is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama. The company sells its cars under the Nissan, Infiniti, and Datsun brands with in-house performance tuning products labelled Nismo. The company traces its name to the Nissan zaibatsu, now called Nissan Group. Since 1999, Nissan has been part of the Renault–Nissan Alliance, a partnership between Nissan and French automaker Renault. As of 2013, Renault holds a 43.4% voting stake in Nissan, while Nissan holds a 15% non-voting stake in Renault. From 2009 to 2017 Carlos Ghosn served as CEO of both companies. In February 2017 Ghosn announced he would step down as CEO of Nissan on 1 April 2017, while remaining chairman of the company.

In 2013, Nissan was the sixth largest automaker in the world, after Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Hyundai Motor Group, and Ford. Taken together, the Renault–Nissan Alliance would be the world’s fourth largest automaker, however Nissan is the leading Japanese brand in China, Russia and Mexico.

Nissan is the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, with global sales of more than 275,000 all-electric vehicles as of mid-December 2016. The top-selling car of the producer’s lineup is the Nissan Leaf, an all-electric car and the world’s top-selling highway-capable plug-in electric car in history; more than 240,000 have been sold worldwide as of September 2016.

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Nissan is showing off electric crossover in Tokyo

Nissan is looking to expand its EV lineup beyond the second-generation Leaf that debuted this week. Apparently, the automaker will offer a range of electric vehicles based on the Leaf’s new platform, and one of them will be a crossover. The crossover EV will debut at the Tokyo Motor Show this October, reports Autocar.

2018 Nissan Leaf will be presented on September 6

Nissan has locked in the reveal date for its next-generation Leaf The covers will come off on September 6 with a formal debut likely to follow at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show on later that month. We’ve been spying prototypes for months and in May Nissan released the first teaser

The Nissan MID4 as the first Japanese supercar?

Whenever Japan has unleashed a supercar into the world, it’s been fantastic. The NSX, LFA and GT-R -- all offered something different than the usual European crop of supercars. Nissan had the idea to make something special before any of the other Japanese manufacturers, and it was called the MID4. Redditor AkagisWhiteComet found one of the three prototypes produced here. Shown

The Nissan 370Z Heritage Edition for New York is striped

Like a lot of the special editions we saw at the Chicago auto show, Nissan slapped some graphics and a few special colors onto a base-spec Nissan 370Z for the New York auto show. With the 50th anniversary of Nissan’s vaunted Z-Car right around the corner in 2019, Nissan claims the Heritage Edition is an

Nissan lays out plans for electrified, fatality-free future

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn talked at CES 2017 and reveled the Nissan future as well as general automotive frame. Company intentions are to go into direction of zero emissions and zero fatalities, which including testing of vehicles with autonomous driving in Japan, pointing out upcoming Nissan Leaf. Important part of

Renault & Nissan on the join EV platform

Renault and Nissan will build the electric vehicles on a new common platform, which is the result of the CEO Carlos Ghosn to make the alliance to amplify the join work in their strategic management unit and to enlarge economy range. What is known for now is that Renault’s Zoe

Nissan introduced intelligent vehicle towing

This week is exiting for the autonomous driving, and the refreshment is coming from the Nissan and its Oppama Plant. It is not only that the producer is preparing the intelligent autonomous driving vehicles for the roads, they have decided to use its self-driving Leaf for towing. A pair of

Nissan announces prices for 2017 models with fresh exterior and interior

Nissan 2017 model is updated with fresh exterior and interior treatments, and expanded suite of Nissan Safety Shield technology, including available Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection2. Car maker also announced that new limited-volume version, named the "2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition," will be produced for

2017 NISSAN GT-R NISMO PRICE JUMPS $25,000 TO $176,585

The Nissan GT-R Nismo is powerful machine with no doubts. Just, that power is now more pricy than before. The Nissan GT-R Nismo's price jumped for $25,000 over last year's model, including destination, which means it now costs $176,585. No, that's not an error. This year Nissan GT-R Nismo carries

2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo Dashes IDx Dreams

Turbocharged variant of the unexciting and sensible Sentra is revealed today at Miami International Auto Show. It's pledging a performance version of sedan whisch is known for its repute. Meanwhile, Nissan indicates presenting a hotter NiISMO version very soon, while it's closing the Idx concept forever. The 2017 Sentra SR

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