Nissan's all-electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF, is selling at historic rates in new cities throughout the U.S. Atlanta is now the third biggest market for LEAF sales, with more than 700 LEAFs sold in the last few months.
Through a $400,000 kick-start grant, Nissan is working with United Way of the Capital Area to provide free books every month to 35,000 eligible Mississippi preschoolers from birth to age 5 through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 100,000th zero-emission car. The 100,000th customer was American graduate student Allison Howard, who became an owner of Nissan LEAF earlier this month and drives the car to Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, Georgia.
In a week that saw the launch of the NISMO Global Driver Exchange and subsequently Lucas Ordonez' first test in a Super GT car, Nissan today announced that he (Ordonez) along with Michael Krumm will test the Nissan Altima V8 Supercars at Winton Motor Raceway in Australia on August 12.
The Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley is now almost six months old. The site opened in Silicon Valley to put the automotive group near world-class engineering talent and to stay ahead of trends shaping the way people interact with their cars.
NISMO Global Exchange driver Lucas Ordonez had a most auspicious inauguration to his Japanese racing career when he scored the fifth quickest time in class on the second day of the SUPER GT test at Suzuka Circuit on July 19-20.