Nissan to Use Advanced High Tensile Strength Steel in up to 25 Percent of New Model Parts

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Mar. 12, 2013) - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its plan to expand the use of Advanced High Tensile Strength Steel (AHSS) in to up to 25 percent of the vehicle parts (measured by weight) installed in its new production models. Nissan will make use of advanced high tensile strength steel starting in 2017 as one of its initiatives to help reduce vehicle weight.
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Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Japan's Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive

Japan's Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive

Japan's Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive

Japan's Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive

Japan's Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive

Japan's Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive

Torque Vectoring AWD

Torque Vectoring AWD

Nissan LEAF at CEATEC Japan 2013 demonstrating Autonomous Drive technology.

Nissan LEAF at CEATEC Japan 2013 demonstrating Autonomous Drive technology.

Nissan LEAF at CEATEC Japan 2013 demonstrating Autonomous Drive technology.

Nissan LEAF at CEATEC Japan 2013 demonstrating Autonomous Drive technology.

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Tests Autonomous Drive at CEATEC

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Tests Autonomous Drive at CEATEC

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Tests Autonomous Drive at CEATEC

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Tests Autonomous Drive at CEATEC

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan

Senior Vice President Takao Asami

Senior Vice President Takao Asami

Takumi: The Master Craftsmen Behind Each Nissan GT-R

Takumi: The Master Craftsmen Behind Each Nissan GT-R

Freelance Journalist Yumi Yoshida (left) and Nissan Dashboard host Coco Masters

Freelance Journalist Yumi Yoshida (left) and Nissan Dashboard host Coco Masters

Autonomous Drive System: City, Rear

Autonomous Drive System: City, Rear

Autonomous Drive System: Highway and Parking, Front

Autonomous Drive System: Highway and Parking, Front

Autonomous Drive System: Highway and Parking, Rear

Autonomous Drive System: Highway and Parking, Rear

Autonomous Drive System: City, Front

Autonomous Drive System: City, Front

Autonomous Drive System: Sensing Area, City

Autonomous Drive System: Sensing Area, City

Autonomous Drive System: Sensing Area, Highway and Parking

Autonomous Drive System: Sensing Area, Highway and Parking

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time

Nissan ZEOD RC Set to Hit the Track for the First Time