Datsun today unveiled its highly anticipated third model, the trend-setting Datsun redi-GO urban-cross, in India today. Just two years after entering the Indian market, Datsun is expanding its offering by introducing an all-new class of car aimed at the young and aspirational ready to take the next step in their lives.
Nissan Brazil celebrates today the two-year anniversary of its Industrial Complex in Resende, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. This project is the result of R$ 2.6 billion investment, the first standalone Nissan manufacturing site in the country.
In recent years, Nissan has made strategic investments in its U.S. operations to ensure the company is able to continue to build quality vehicles that meet the growing needs of U.S. consumers. In 2015, Nissan marked a number of key U.S. milestones, including all-time records for total sales (1,484,918) and production (962,373).
In 30 days, Canada's most affordable racing series, the Nissan Micra Cup, will enter its second season starting with its first-ever race in Ontario at Calabogie Motorsports Park. At the wheel of the fun-to-drive and agile Nissan Micras will be 30 drivers who will compete in 16 races through eight weekends.
After a Saturday-best round, which landed Smylie Kaufman in the final pairing at the 2016 Masters, golf's newest sensation told the world in an interview that he lived at home with his parents and drove a 2008 Nissan Murano. Now Nissan is offering to upgrade him to the all-new 2016 Murano.
Today Nissan announced the donation of $250,000 to six local Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to promote science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent. To date, Nissan has invested more than $1 million in local HBCUs – half of which supports STEM-specific curriculums.
Nissan has set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the fastest ever drift. The record was broken with a speed of 304.96 km/hr and 30 degrees angle using a specially-tuned MY16 Nissan GT-R. Masato Kawabata, the Japanese drift champion and title holder for the Japanese drifting series, clinched the top spot from former record holder Jakub Przygoński of Poland. The record was set during a special event that took place at Fujairah International Airport, UAE.
Nissan and NISMO has doubled its efforts for this year's Nürburgring 24-Hour with two GT-R NISMO GT3 entries set to fight for the win. Reigning Blancpain Endurance Series Champions, Nissan GT Academy Team RJN will be out to improve on its ninth place finish in last year's ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race, but an additional GT-R will now be on track with newly signed customer team, Zakspeed.