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On December 26, 2013, Nissan Motor Corporation celebrated its 80th anniversary.
Nissan's 80 Years of Moving People
Dec. 20, 2013

Nissan's 80 Years of Moving People

Nissan Motor Corporation marks another milestone in its history on December 26, celebrating 80 years of moving people with innovative and exciting cars.
Nissan Legend Yoshikazu Hanawa: Towards Today's Global Nissan
Oct. 31, 2013

Nissan Legend Yoshikazu Hanawa: Towards Today's Global Nissan

Yoshikazu Hanawa was born in Tokyo in 1934. He joined Nissan Motor in 1957 upon graduating from the Faculty of Economics at Tokyo University. He worked mainly in the human resources field and was appointed a director in 1985 and promoted to representative director and president in 1996.
Nissan Legend Shozo Sato: Design Illustrates Culture
Oct. 24, 2013

Nissan Legend Shozo Sato: Design Illustrates Culture

Shozo Sato joined Nissan Motor in 1937 and was transferred to the Design Department in 1948. He was appointed the head of the Body Design Team in 1950 and became the first head of the Design Department in 1954. It is believed that the first Bluebird (the 310 model) was based on his sketch.
Nissan Legend Tadao Takahashi: Giving Life to the Factory
Oct. 21, 2013

Nissan Legend Tadao Takahashi: Giving Life to the Factory

Tadao Takahashi was born in 1945 in Fukuoka Prefecture after his mother had been evacuated to her family home. In 1968, he graduated from the Department of Industrial Mechanical Engineering (now the Department of Mechanical Engineering) in the Faculty of Engineering at Tokyo University, following which he joined Nissan Motor.