The Nissan Foundation today announced its board of directors has awarded $700,000 in grants to nonprofits in seven states to support innovative programs that break down societal barriers and build inclusive communities through education and outreach. The Nissan Foundation has awarded more than $9.3 million to date.
The Tennessee Titans and the Nissan "Heisman House" now have back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners running plays for them: 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry, and 2015's honoree, Marcus Mariota. Today, Henry was at Nissan North America headquarters, about 15 miles south of Nissan Stadium, where he'll play home games as a professional, to be inducted into the "Nissan Heisman House."
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.
The new Nissan GT-R will be a genuine crowd-pleasers at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. The iconic supercar has been significantly enhanced to keep it where it belongs – on the "most wanted" list of car fans around the world – and will be out to greet its adoring public this weekend (June 23 to 26).
Nissan today announced a series of senior management appointments in North America intended to support the company's growth and global performance during the final year of the 'Power 88' mid-term business plan.
The 2016 Nissan Frontier has been recognized as the top mid-size truck in the J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS), the industry benchmark for new vehicle quality. Additionally, the Nissan brand jumped 10 spots in the study, bringing it to 10th position, sixth among non-premium brands and above the overall industry average.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. shareholders today voted to approve all management proposals at the 117th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, signaling their support for the company's on-going Power 88 mid-term strategy.
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.