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The Paris Motor Show in Two Minutes
Oct. 15, 2012

The Paris Motor Show in Two Minutes

Join us on a whistlestop tour of the busy Renault and Nissan stands at Paris Motor Show. Discover why the Alliance is committed to increasing the number of electric vehicles on Europe's roads and why Quick Charging is the key to future growth.
Jay Leno Drives, Talks GT-Rs at Engine Factory
Oct. 15, 2012

Jay Leno Drives, Talks GT-Rs at Engine Factory

Driving in Japan at any hour can frazzle the best of international drivers, but taking the wheel of a Nissan GT-R at night on the streets of the capital city's electronics district?
Turning Over a New LEAF
Oct. 12, 2012

Turning Over a New LEAF

The Paris Motor Show, which runs until 14 October, isn't just a static exhibition. Thanks to the zero emissions produced by electric vehicles, one of the halls of the vast Parc des Expositions has been converted into a test track.
Alex Buncombe (left) and Jann Mardenborough
Oct. 12, 2012

Alex Buncombe: Nissan's Secret Weapon

Since its formation in 2008, Nissan's GT Academy has grown into one of the best driver selection and development programs in the world. The stakes are raised each year making the competition harder and making sure that only the best talent rises to the top.
Beam Me Up: New Nissan Plant Takes Shape in Decherd, Tenn.
Oct. 11, 2012

Beam Me Up: New Nissan Plant Takes Shape in Decherd, Tenn.

The partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler reached a milestone last May when Tennessee officials joined Nissan leadership to break ground on a new manufacturing facility in Decherd, Tenn. The new facility will produce Mercedes-Benz 4-cyl. gasoline engines for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz models.
Driving Lightning
Oct. 11, 2012

Driving Lightning

NISMO racing driver Michael Krumm sped around the track at GranDrive with The Fastest Man in the World, Usain Bolt, who was named Nissan's Director of Excitement on Thursday.
Striking a pose: Usain Bolt with Super GT driver Michael Krumm
Oct. 11, 2012

To the World: Usain Bolt in the Nissan House

Jamaica's multiple gold medal winner Usain Bolt stopped at Nissan's GranDrive testing track and Yokohama headquarters Thursday, bringing his record-making speed and excitement to Japan.
Usain Bolt "Goes for Gold" with Nissan
Oct. 11, 2012

Usain Bolt "Goes for Gold" with Nissan

Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man and champion Olympic sprinter, is targeting another record-breaking performance by offering his passion and performance instincts to the Nissan team developing a special "Bolt" version GT-R.