Earlier today, AAA announced the 2013 Nissan Altima has been honored as one of the 11 vehicles selected to the AAA "Top Vehicles for Commuters" list. Adding to its already impressive list of awards received this year, the Altima was one of five sedans chosen based on fuel efficiency, comfort and performance.
The new-for-2013 FIA GT Series gets underway this weekend at Nogaro in France and the Nissan GT Academy Team RJN squad is ready to take its pair of Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 race cars to the limit as they go head to head with the likes of the McLaren MP4-12C, the Mercedes SLS AMG, the Audi R8 LMS Ultra, the BMW Z4, the Ford GT and the Ferrari 458.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says localization and lower costs will be key to Nissan's leadership in China's emerging electric car market. Ghosn, speaking at Kansai University amid a gathering of Nissan LEAF owners and students, told the Global Media Center that with China's 2 million electric car goal for 2020, Nissan will do everything possible to be the EV leader.
Miyagi Prefectural Assemblyman Takashi Abe attended an event at local Hamaichi Elementary School commemorating the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, and ongoing revival efforts.
Nissan was an important participant during the opening ceremony of the Annual Mexican Red Cross Collection 2013, with 30 NV2500 units converted into ambulances that will offer support to people in need in Mexico.