The eMotor that powers the Nissan LEAF has more than one mile of copper wiring inside. Currently those motors are assembled in Japan. Soon, however, Nissan's eMotor will be produced in Decherd, Tenn., about 70 miles away from where Nissan will build the 2013 Nissan LEAF in Smyrna, Tenn.
On October 22, José Manuel Soria, Spanish Minister of Industry, presented Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Renault and Nissan, with the Grand-Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic, for his contribution to the ties of friendship and cooperation between Spain and the rest of the international community.
Nissan's Dynamic Performance R&D initiative can be summed up as two closely-related aims: to interpret driver's input more insightfully than ever before, and to execute those intentions with greater speed and precision than ever before.
Mission accomplished! The Nissan DeltaWing had one goal entering its North American debut at Petit Le Mans - score a race finish. Here is a review of every video and article from DeltaWing at Petit Le Mans.