The all-new 2017 Nissan TITAN full-size pickup is TRUCK TREND’s 2017 Pickup Truck of the Year. TRUCK TREND staff, comprised of an elite group of truck experts from across the nation, selected TITAN over seven competitors following a demanding weeklong test comprised of more than 1,200 miles of performance testing, hauling, towing, fuel economy calculation and off-roading. The award was announced in advance of the 2017 North American International Auto Show.
The 2016 Nissan Maxima is the highest-ranked large car in the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study℠. This inaugural study is designed to measure a vehicle owner's experience over a 90 day period using and interacting with the "driver-centric vehicle technology," according to J.D. Power. The award was presented this week during the CES trade-show in Las Vegas.
Nissan today announced it will be a major participant in the inaugural AutoMobili-D event, which takes place Jan. 8 through 12 in conjunction with the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).
In his 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) keynote, Nissan chairman of the board and chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn announced several technologies and partnerships as part of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility blueprint for transforming how cars are driven, powered, and integrated into wider society. These technologies will advance mobility toward a zero-emission, zero-fatality future on the roads.
On January 5, 2017 during his CES keynote Nissan chairman of the board and chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn announced several advancements as part of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility blueprint for transforming how cars are driven, powered and integrated into wider society.
Today, I experienced the unusual, thrilling sensation of riding in the driver's seat of an autonomous-drive car as it navigated the streets of Sunnyvale in California's Silicon Valley. The car is an advanced prototype Infiniti Q50 sedan capable of handling complex city driving. It has a special California registration for autonomous drive vehicles, and I had to receive a special state license to operate it hands-free.
Nissan sold its first automobile in the U.S. in 1958, with U.S. manufacturing beginning in June of 1983 as a white Nissan pickup truck rolled off the assembly line. More than 33 years later, Nissan has four U.S. manufacturing facilities capable of producing 1 million vehicles, 1.4 million engines, 1.4 million forgings and 456,000 castings annually.
Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for December 2016 of 152,743 units, an increase of 9.7 percent over the prior year and a December record. For calendar year 2016, Nissan set an all-time record with 1,564,423 total U.S. sales, an increase of 5.4 percent.