News Releases

Dec. 5, 2011

Nissan LEAF Wins Car of the Year Japan 2011-2012

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is proud to announce that its 100% electric Nissan LEAF has won the Car of the Year Japan 2011-2012 award. The Car of the Year Japan 2011-2012 winner was announced at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show*1 venue. Th...
Atsuhiko Hayakawa

Atsuhiko Hayakawa

Atsuhiko Hayakawa is vice president, Manufacturing Operations, Nissan Brazil. He was named to this post effective Jan. 1, 2012.
Nov. 30, 2011

Nissan JUKE-R: Finishing Touches

Juke-R is not a stripped-out racing machine; it has all the interior comforts you'd expect from a road car. Juke's dashboard and centre console have been carefully merged with GT-R's controls, with carpets fitted throughout.
Nov. 30, 2011

Tokyo Motor Show grows in comeback year

The Tokyo Motor Show opened to international media Wednesday, the last major industry exhibition of the year, with a focus on green technology and mobility. Held in the Japanese capital city for the first time since 1987, the...
Nov. 30, 2011

Executive Session

CEOs have public moments, but for those in the auto industry there is probably no greater time of focus in the media eye than at a car show, particularly one in a host country. Concept car debuts, media and analyst roundtables,...
Nissan PIVO 3 EV Concept
Nov. 29, 2011

PIVO 3: Smart Urban Commuter is EV of the Near Future

It all started in 2005. Since featuring PIVO 1 at the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan has introduced six other EV concepts, all demonstrating Nissan’s dedication to creating exciting and innovative zero emission mobility solutions. A...