Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today published its annual Sustainability Report showing that the global automaker's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have fallen by 22.4 percent over the past decade. Nissan's success in reducing emissions, promoting zero-emission vehicles and saving energy at its facilities has made it the highest-performing automotive company tracked by the Carbon Disclosure Project, which works with thousands of companies to tackle climate change.
The Nissan Foundation today announced its board of directors has awarded $700,000 in grants to nonprofits in seven states to support innovative programs that break down societal barriers and build inclusive communities through education and outreach. The Nissan Foundation has awarded more than $9.3 million to date.
After announcing that it will enter a Nissan Altima Coupe for the balance of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge this season, the "CRG-I Do Borrow" race team embarks on its first competition of the season this weekend in New York.
Nissan GT Academy Team RJN pulled off a strong result in the latest round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Circuit Paul Ricard last weekend with a fifth place finish for the No.23 GT-R. The result seemed unlikely early in the six-hour enduro when Japanese ace Mitsunori Takaboshi was hit at the final corner and spun around, dropping the car he shared with Lucas Ordóñez and Alex Buncombe back to 31st position.
The Tennessee Titans and the Nissan "Heisman House" now have back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners running plays for them: 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry, and 2015's honoree, Marcus Mariota. Today, Henry was at Nissan North America headquarters, about 15 miles south of Nissan Stadium, where he'll play home games as a professional, to be inducted into the "Nissan Heisman House."
Nissan today unveiled the GT-R Drone – one of the fastest accelerating FPV (First Person View) racing drones in the world. Built to be able to keep up with the new 2017 Nissan GT-R while filming on the track, the drone features the very latest in performance-enhancing technology, just like its automotive equivalent.