Nissan officially opened its satellite design studio in Rio de Janeiro today. Located at Nissan Brazil's headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, the Nissan Design America Rio studio (NDA-R) is tasked with researching materials and styling and is already contributing to future development projects.
Through the first seven months of 2014, Nissan has delivered a record-setting performance in North America with sales, market share and vehicle production gains across the region, highlighted by the company's Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant, which has become the top-producing automotive manufacturing plant in the North American industry so far this year.
There is a new automobile manufacturing plant coming to Aguascalientes, Mexico. It was announced by the heads of the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG and will be the source for next-generation compact vehicles for both Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti.
With nearly 150 Michiganders killed each year in accidents involving a teenage driver, Nissan is partnering with the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) to educate teens about the dangers of distracted driving through the ThinkFast® Interactive education program.
Today Nissan officially opened its R $2.6 billion (USD $1.5 billion) * industrial complex in Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, marking one of the largest automotive investments by any manufacturer in the country.