Sales of the Nissan LEAF have recently passed the 50,000 mark. Not bad say some for a new technology, a new idea, the first mass-market all electric car. But critics of the Nissan LEAF say it's just not enough, that sales have not met expectations.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today kicked off a new era for NISMO, confirming it as Nissan's exclusive global performance car and motorsports brand and officially opening the new NISMO global headquarters and development center in Yokohama, Japan.
The Nissan Global Media Center presents the Dashboard, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry. This week’s coverage comes in two parts from the new NISMO headquarters in Japan, where executives and stars of the track launch Nismo’s new strategy, as it takes control of Nissan’s global motorsports.
Nissan and NISMO will make a major announcement Monday, but ahead of further details, please enjoy this brief look back at decades of motorsports heritage and performance, including footage from the outback of Australia in the 1950s through the GT-R fast lanes of today.