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Nissan IDS Concept
Jun. 30, 2016

Nissan publishes 2016 Sustainability Report, cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 22.4 percent

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today published its annual Sustainability Report showing that the global automaker's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have fallen by 22.4 percent over the past decade. Nissan's success in reducing emissions, promoting zero-emission vehicles and saving energy at its facilities has made it the highest-performing automotive company tracked by the Carbon Disclosure Project, which works with thousands of companies to tackle climate change.
Nissan creates GT-R drone: 0-100 km/h in just 1.3 seconds
Jun. 23, 2016

Nissan creates GT-R drone: 0-100 km/h in just 1.3 seconds

Nissan today unveiled the GT-R Drone – one of the fastest accelerating FPV (First Person View) racing drones in the world. Built to be able to keep up with the new 2017 Nissan GT-R while filming on the track, the drone features the very latest in performance-enhancing technology, just like its automotive equivalent.
SOFC system test bench
Jun. 14, 2016

Nissan announces development of the world’s first SOFC-powered vehicle system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it is currently researching and developing a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The new system –­ a world first for automotive use – features an e-Bio Fuel-Cell with an SOFC power generator. SOFC is a fuel cell utilizing the reaction of multiple fuels, including ethanol and natural gas, with oxygen to produce electricity with high efficiency.
Nissan ProPilot leads the way for autonomous technology
May. 26, 2016

Nissan ProPilot leads the way for autonomous technology at Ise-Shima G7 summit in Japan

European Council President Donald Tusk had a front-seat view to Nissan's ProPilot autonomous drive technology on Thursday at the G7 summit in Ise-shima, Japan. The EC President's car was among a cavalcade of Group of Seven next-generation vehicles. The Nissan autonomous drive road session was one of a number of events planned during the Japan-hosted G7 Summit on May 26 and 27.
The helmet comes off: Nissan reveals the identity of its secret Stig
May. 25, 2016

The helmet comes off: Nissan reveals the identity of its secret Stig

Some say he eats a whole Versa Note for breakfast. Some say his bed is a GT-R chassis, and he sleeps sideways. All we know is he's called Paul Eames, and he is Nissan's very own tame racing driver. As car fans around the world prepare for the eagerly anticipated new series of hit BBC TV show Top Gear, Nissan has removed the helmet of its top European test driver for the first time to reveal his identity.
Zero emission Nissan vehicles set to electrify Milan at UEFA Champions League Final
May. 24, 2016

Zero emission Nissan vehicles set to electrify Milan at UEFA Champions League Final

Nissan, the global leader in all electric vehicles, will be electrifying the UEFA Champions League Final in Milan this weekend. As the official global automotive sponsor of Europe's most prestigious football competition, Nissan will supply more than 100 electric vehicles to UEFA and associated sponsors to transport guests and officials during the final weekend.