Students in the Advanced Technologies program at Alcorn State University will have two new classmates this summer as the school receives a pair of high-tech robots from Nissan's Canton, Miss. vehicle assembly plant.
Nissan today announced the hiring of Dr. Maarten Sierhuis as research director to lead the newly opened Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley (NRC-SV). Sierhuis, a recognized expert in the field of artificial intelligence, will lead the new center's efforts in the areas of autonomous driving and connected-vehicle systems.
With the recent additions of the Infiniti JX and Nissan LEAF and the future addition of the Nissan Rogue to its vehicle assembly lines in Smyrna, Tenn., the company today announced the opening of its most advanced paint plant in the world, as a black 2013 Infiniti JX rolled off the line.
Media often tout going "behind-the-scenes," but at the Nissan Motor Kyushu factory the Global Media Center team followed the production line from steel rolls to shipping vessel, a five-hour process that ultimately will take vehicles all over Japan and the world.
Nissan today announced its Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant has earned the sourcing contract to build the next-generation Murano crossover, which comes as Nissan begins celebrating 10 years of manufacturing in Mississippi.