Under the smoke and lights of Irwindale Speedway in California, Chris Forsberg became the first three-time Formula Drift World Champion. This achievement comes after a record-setting season, with Forsberg taking six consecutive podiums in his Nissan 370Z.
For the fifth straight year, Nissan has been recognized as one of the world's most valuable brands according to the prestigious Best Global Brands Study by Interbrand, the world-leading brand consultancy. This year, Nissan was ranked as the 43rd most valuable brand in the world – an increase over last year's ranking of 49th. Nissan now has a brand value of over $11 billion. This year's ranking puts Nissan as the 4th fastest growing brand in the world.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance today announced the appointment of Catherine Loubier as Alliance Communication Global Director effective October 4, 2016. She will be based at Renault's headquarters in Boulogne, France and oversee a global team based at Renault and at Nissan's headquarters in Yokohama, Japan.
Today, the Nissan Canada Foundation announced it will deepen its relationship with Habitat for Humanity Canada as the Nissan Canada Foundation confirms its support as an official sponsor of the 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, to be held in Canada in 2017.
The strategic partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG is maturing as it enters its seventh year in 2016, the companies' leaders said today in their annual media update during the Paris International Motor Show.
The 2016 season of the Nissan Micra Cup came to an end this weekend at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant as part of the Fall Classic, attracting thousands of spectators. Under sunny autumn skies, they were treated to two spectacular races, both won by Xavier Coupal, who earned the first title of his career in this, the second season of the Nissan Micra Cup.
Nissan today announced it will produce a limited-volume version of its newly revised Rogue compact SUV, the "2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition" for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Also previewed was special badging, designed by Lucasfilm, which will have prominent placement on the new "Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition". The vehicle makes its global debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, opens on December 16th.
Nissan today unveiled the latest in a series of innovations designed to bring the benefits of its Intelligent Mobility blueprint to the daily lives of customers. Following the success of the Intelligent Parking Chair earlier this year, the newly developed ProPILOT Chair negotiates waiting in line on behalf of its occupant, sparing them the hassle of standing in line.