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Top five for Rick Kelly in Western Australian V8 Supercar fight
May. 9, 2016

Top five for Rick Kelly in Western Australian V8 Supercar fight

Nissan Motorsport has recorded a strong finish to the V8 Supercar Perth Supersprint at Barbagallo Raceway, with Rick Kelly and Michael Caruso both finishing inside the Top 10. The No.15 Sengled Altima started the 83-lap race in seventh place, following a strong qualifying effort earlier in the day.
Nissan at the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup
May. 9, 2016

Buncombe targets Silverstone pace after Brands Hatch battle

Nissan GT Academy Team RJN may not have been outright contenders at Brands Hatch this weekend in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, but the team enters next weekend's Endurance Cup round at Silverstone in a confident frame of mind.
The Nissan Micra Cup kicks off its 2016 season this weekend
May. 9, 2016

The Nissan Micra Cup kicks off its 2016 season this weekend

After an exciting 2015 entrance to the world of Canadian motorsport, the Nissan Micra Cup will kick off its second season this weekend, May 14-15, with a myriad of drivers on the Calabogie track, located southwest of Ottawa, Ontario. Two races are scheduled, one on Saturday and another on Sunday.
Nissan and scientists from Loughborough University crack the code for soccer fans’ excitement
May. 5, 2016

Nissan, the Official Global Automotive Sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, and scientists from Loughborough University crack the code for soccer fans’ excitement

With the UEFA Champions League finalists determined this week (Real Madrid will play Atlético Madrid on May 28 in Milan), Nissan, the Official Global Automotive Sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, has revealed the scientific formula for excitement in soccer. In partnership with sports science experts at Loughborough University in Leicestershire, England, the Nissan Excitement Index uses data gathered through physiological reactions of soccer fans watching UEFA Champions League matches.
SUPER GT 2016 Round 2 Race Report: Nissan GT-R victorious in both GT500 and GT300 class
May. 5, 2016

Nissan GT-R takes victory in both GT500 and GT300 Class at Fuji Speedway

Nissan and NISMO have dominated the second round of the 2016 Super GT Championship, winning both the GT500 and GT300 classes at Fuji International Speedway. Held on a Wednesday as part of Japan's Golden Week celebrations, the #1 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R of Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda took their second consecutive victory of 2016 after previous race leader JP de Oliveira suffered a tire failure with only four laps remaining – eliminating the #12 Calsonic IMPUL GT-R.
Carlos Ghosn
May. 4, 2016

Transcript from a media round table session with Carlos Ghosn at Auto China 2016

At Auto China 2016, Nissan unveiled the all-new Tiida and announced the local launch of Maxima, strengthening its product offering for young consumers in China. Additionally, the Nissan IDS Concept premiered, bringing the company’s vision for the future of EVs and autonomous driving (AD) to China. Following are remarks from a media round table session during the show with Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn.
Nissan CIVAC Plant celebrates 50 years of continuous operation in Mexico
May. 3, 2016

Nissan CIVAC Plant celebrates 50 years of continuous operation in Mexico

Nissan Mexico is proudly celebrating the 50th anniversary of CIVAC Plant, the company's first manufacturing complex outside Japan. Nissan CIVAC Plant established the beginning of a longstanding tradition in innovation, research, commitment and the highest quality standards in vehicle manufacturing that continually contribute to the excellence the brand delivers.