The Renault Sport Formula One Team unfortunately could not capitalize on its best-ever qualifying performance in today's Belgian Grand Prix. Kevin Magnussen had lined up twelfth, just in front of Jolyon Palmer for the 44-lap race. After a strong start, Jolyon was running seventh and Kevin eighth, but a heavy crash for Kevin on lap five led to his premature retirement from the race.
The Murfreesboro (Tennessee) Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) recognized Nissan North America, Inc. as "Organization of the Year" during its annual Freedom Fund awards banquet held on August 26 on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. This marks the first time the Murfreesboro Branch has recognized corporate entities.
Six-year old Henry Marr wants to save the world. His passion for the earth and conservation was fueled this past spring when he watched a video at school about pollution. Henry was so upset that he broke down in the car when his mom picked him up from school. Allie Hall, Henry's mom, caught it all with her camera and then posted a video to Facebook for family and friends. But more than his family and friends were interested in what he had to say.
ProPILOT is Nissan Motor Co.'s single-lane autonomous driving technology. Once activated, ProPILOT can automatically control the distance between the vehicle and the preceding vehicle using a speed preset by the driver (between approximately 30 km/h and 100 km/h); it also keeps the vehicle centered in its lane.
NISMO race fans have a busy weekend ahead from August 27 to 28, with race action kicking off in Japan, Europe and Australia. The Suzuka 1000km Super GT event will be held this weekend at the home of the Japanese Formula 1 Grand Prix in Japan.
Lucasfilm announced today that it is teaming up with five of the world's most well-known brands — Duracell, General Mills, Gillette, Nissan and Verizon — for the launch of an extensive global promotional campaign in support of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," opening on December 16.