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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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

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 Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President for R&D

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks

Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks