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.
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.
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.
The Nissan Foundation is pleased to announce the call for Letters of Intent (LOI) for its 2013 grant year. The mission of the Nissan Foundation is to build community by valuing diversity. Nonprofit organizations located in Southern California, North Central Texas, Middle Tennessee, South Central Mississippi, Eastern Michigan, and the New York and Atlanta Metro areas are encouraged to apply with programs that support the Foundation's mission.
The eighth and ninth rounds of Formula Challenge Japan (FCJ) were held at Suzuka Circuit, with the #12 machine of Nissan Driver Development Program (NDDP) member Mitsunori Takaboshi taking second place in the ninth race.
Carlos Ghosn has become the first person in the auto industry, and the fourth person overall, to win a "lifetime achievement award" from the Strategic Management Society, a non-profit group that promotes ethical and strategic business stewardship.