The name on the back panel, just under the massive adjustable rear wing, says Nissan LEAF. The powertrain is an 100 percent zero emission advanced Lithium-ion battery design, just like that found on the world's first affordable mass market electric vehicle. And despite its lack of rear doors, rear seat, trunk, audio system, navigation, carpeting and other amenities, there is a discernable family resemblance.
After announcing a sales record in 2012 with 100,000 units sold and becoming Brazil’s top growing brand, Nissan do Brasil has kicked the year off on track. With 7,453 units sold in January, Nissan has 2.5% market share. The pickup Frontier and the compact sedan Versa were the highlights of the month.
As the full-size truck segment, representing more than 1.6 million sales per year, heats up with new models from key competitors over the next 24 months, Nissan is preparing to field an all-new model of its own.
The all-electric Nissan LEAF may be known for being quiet on the outside, but now it’s boomin’ on the inside with the first custom-designed Bose® Energy Efficient Series sound system available on the 2013 model that goes on sale this month.
Nissan is moving its marketing campaign "Innovation for Endurance" through new waters. The latest athlete involved in the car company's social media campaign is swimmer and five-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte.
Usain Bolt, the "world's fastest man" and Olympic sprint champion, is now truly larger than life. An image of a double-sized Bolt is now prominently featured on a Nissan billboard at Dubai's international airport.
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported January U.S. sales of 80,919 units versus 79,313 units a year earlier, up 2 percent. Nissan Division sales in January totaled 73,793, up 1.8 percent over the prior year making it the division's best January ever. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were 7,126, an increase of 4.9 percent over last January.
The Skyline 2000GT (S54) was launched two days before the second Japan Grand Prix in 1964. It was necessary to work round the clock to produce the 100-unit minimum required for GT approval in time for the race. The story of how the 2000GT had put up a brave fight against a Porsche soon spread around the country and the "Skyline legend" was born.