Today's youth are the scientists and engineers of tomorrow, and Nissan and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) are investing in that future with a $180,000 contribution to LULAC's National Educational Service Centers (LNESC), which offers programs that put Latino students on a path to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
It's an annual favorite of car buffs, industry veterans and kids of all ages, but the four-day Goodwood Festival of Speed is also a chance to reflect on some of the cars of yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Nissan has shuffled its driver line-ups ahead of this month's Spa 24 Hours. In the No.35 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 squad – already strengthened by the addition of two-time Super GT GT500 Champion Masataka Yanagida – Mark Shulzhitskiy replaces his Russian counterpart Stanislav Aksenov and joins Katsumasa Chiyo and Miguel Faisca.
Nissan Motorsport has gritted its teeth through a variable final day at the Castrol Townsville 500, which was held from July 4 to 6. Norton Nissan driver Michael Caruso has finished 10th in Race 20 and 11th in Race 22 of the V8 Supercars Championship at Townsville, but the final result could have been so much better.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance posted record synergies of 2.87 billion euros in 2013, up from 2.69 billion euros in the previous year. Purchasing, powertrain and vehicle engineering remained the biggest contributors as the Alliance geared up for the launch of its first Common Module Family (CMF) vehicles.