Nissan Motor India is celebrating the 68th year of the Republic with a record-breaking tribute to India and its people starring the legendary Nissan GT-R sports car. The company is set to enter the Limca Book of Records – the Indian equivalent of Guinness Book of World Records – for the world's largest-ever outline of a country map. This was achieved by a Nissan GT-R, which carved out the approximate map of India spanning three square kilometers on the dry surface of Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan. This latest feat of the GT-R, captured in a video released today, salutes the Indian Republic.
This past weekend, Nissan Micra Cup driver Stefan Rzadzinski experienced what the motorsport community is calling a "racer's dream," the opportunity to compete at the Race Of Champions (ROC). The Race Of Champions is an annual event bringing together the world's finest motorsport drivers for head-to-head battles. On Sunday, Rzadzinski teamed up with fellow Canadian and IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe to represent Team ROC Factor Canada in the ROC Nations Cup, and put on a stunning performance to win two out of three heats.
I'm somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean now, cruising at an altitude of about 14,000 meters. As I fly toward Brazil, my thoughts are in Japan. While it is a tradition for me to spend the New Year holiday with my family in Brazil, a part of me wishes I could also be in Japan, on the most celebrated day of the year. I extend my Happy New Year's wishes to all.
Carlos Ghosn is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., a global automotive company with more than 240,000 employees and over US $110 billion in revenue. As the CEO of both Nissan Motor and Renault, and the chairman of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Ghosn splits his time each month between Japan, France and other markets where the companies operate, such as the U.S., Brazil, China and the Middle East.
Today, Nissan Canada added some excitement to the show floor by showcasing two new vehicles at the 2017 Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS). The 2017 Qashqai compact sport utility vehicle, Nissan's latest addition to the Canadian lineup, and the 2017 Sentra NISMO made their national auto show debuts, while the 2017 Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition made its regional debut.
Nissan today announced the launch of another Canadian television spot in support of its popular crossover lineup equipped with all-wheel drive. The "Conquer All Conditions" campaign – which first aired in 2014 – is revived for a new installment, and this time in support of the new 2017 Nissan Rogue.
Vmotion 2.0, a concept vehicle showcasing Nissan's new sedan design direction, is the winner of the 2017 EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept Vehicle. The concept vehicle also received the award for Best Innovative Use of Color, Graphics and Materials. The announcement was made Tuesday at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) EyesOn Design Awards ceremony, just a day after the vehicle's global debut.
Yesterday, Nissan Micra Cup driver Stefan Rzadzinski won the opportunity of a lifetime to participate in the Race Of Champions – an annual event bringing together the world's finest motorsport drivers for head-to-head battles. Through an online, vote-driven contest this year, one driver from North America had the chance to take on the racing legends competing at the first Race of Champions to take place on North American soil.
Nissan today revealed Vmotion 2.0, a new concept vehicle that signals the company’s future sedan design direction and Intelligent Mobility technology. It combines a high sense of style, emotional design, roominess, comfort and technology to make the mobility experience seamless for busy professionals constantly on the go.