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Electrifying Hot Laps
Dec. 14, 2012

Electrifying Hot Laps

It has already been called the future of motor racing. The Nissan LEAF Nismo RC - all-electric, zero emission, all the performance.
The Dashboard - Nissan LEAF Special
Dec. 14, 2012

The Dashboard - Nissan LEAF Special

The Nissan Global Media Center presents this week's episode of The Dashboard, our program on cars, people, technologies, motorsports and relationships that are changing the industry.
Factoring in EVs: An Owner's Visit
Dec. 13, 2012

Factoring in EVs: An Owner's Visit

On the eve of the Nissan LEAF's second birthday, some owners from overseas visited Japan to see the factories where the batteries and electric vehicles were produced.
Michigan Mother Achieves Home Ownership Dream Through Nissan-Sponsored Habitat for Humanity Home
Dec. 12, 2012

Michigan Mother Achieves Home Ownership Dream Through Nissan-Sponsored Habitat for Humanity Home

Today, at a dedication ceremony conducted by Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County (Habitat Oakland), engineers from Nissan Technical Center North America presented the keys to the latest Nissan-sponsored and employee-built Habitat home to owner Capri Naylor. The ceremony in Pontiac included Nissan employees representing the 45 volunteers from the Farmington Hills-based Nissan facility who built the Naylors' new home this fall.
The Skyline GT was Powered by Gloria’s 6-cylinder, 1,988cc (Weber triple-carb) Engine
Dec. 11, 2012

Nissan Heritage: Start of the Skyline Legend

For more than half a century motor racing has drawn crowds in Japan. But for motorsports fans one grand prix stands out – the 1964 meeting at Suzuka. It was the day the Skyline legend began.
Nissan GT Academy North America Season 2 Crowns Doherty, Eyes First International Race in January
Dec. 10, 2012

Nissan GT Academy North America Season 2 Crowns Doherty, Eyes First International Race in January

An unemployed 29-year old mechanic from Plainfield, Ill., toppled 15 of North America's fastest virtual racers at the track to win Nissan GT Academy North America Season 2. Steve Doherty won a series of on- and off-track challenges designed to find out which of the top 16 Gran Turismo® virtual racers had what it takes to outdrive and outlast the others to earn a seat in a Nissan race car.