Nissan's vision of a supercar for near future, originally created as the study model among Nissan's young designers and later formulated as a virtual model for the PlayStation® Gran Turismo 6® computer game, has moved from the virtual world to reality.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. shareholders today confirmed support for the company's CEO and board of directors with near-unanimous approval of management's three proposals during the 115th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn and Chief Competitive Officer (CCO) Hiroto Saikawa reviewed the company's performance during the past fiscal year and the outlook for the year ahead.
"2013 was a milestone year for Nissan Motor Corporation. As you may know, we commemorated our 80th anniversary. Datsun, the iconic brand in the history of our growth is back in fast growing markets. We are halfway through the six-year midterm plan, Nissan Power 88. The organization is totally ready to embark on the second-half of the plan with strategic investments and stronger management structure in place."
Jack Daniel's Racing Nissan Altima driver Rick Kelly put in a storming drive in the third and final race of the SKYCITY Triple Crown at Darwin's Hidden Valley Raceway, advancing 11 positions to claim ninth place in the 200km encounter.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. reduced CO2 emissions from global corporate activities in fiscal year 2013 while increasing vehicle production by 5.1 percent. The 2.0 percent cut in CO2 during the year puts the company on track to achieve its goal of a 20 percent reduction by fiscal year 2016, compared to 2005.
Two Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 race cars have finished the 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hours. The grueling race, held on the 25-kilometer Nordschleife, saw over 160 cars and 600 drivers compete for glory in one of the toughest racing events in the world.