This weekend provides a packed schedule of racing for Nissan with the FIA World Endurance Championship and the European Le Mans Series firing up for new seasons at Silverstone, while in Italy the NISMO Athletes will take to the track at Monza for the first round of the Blancpain Endurance Series.
On Monday April 8, Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn hosted an intimate gathering of media in Oslo, Europe's electric vehicle capital, and spoke about the new Nissan LEAF and his vision of zero-emissions mobility.
A powerful first impression makes all the difference. For anyone looking to put their best foot forward, Nissan is introducing the "Impress With Sentra" program, an interactive Facebook experience where participants can create and share a personalized video featuring award-winning actor Omar Epps (House, M.D.; Love and Basketball) providing them with a glowing introduction.
No country has sold more Nissan LEAF models per capita than Norway, with the world's first mass production electric vehicle taking 1.7 percent of all vehicle sales in 2012, its first full year on sale.
Nissan in Europe today announced March sales topping 80,689 units, making it the best month of the 2012 fiscal year that ended March 31, 2013. Nissan's market share has been steadily growing and gaining momentum, with share in March reaching 4.5 percent, up 0.3 percentage points from the prior month and higher from the overall fiscal-year share of 3.8 percent.
"For the Want of a Nail" goes the old proverb recounting an ancient battle that was lost because a horse lost its shoe. In the case of the Doran Racing-NISMO 370Z, that 'nail' was a broken plastic connector on an aftermarket racing alternator, but the results were the same.