Nissan USA Newsroom RSS Feed en-US (Nissan Communications) Copyright 2016 40 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:37:01 -0500 Nissan: Brilliant fight back drive to take fifth in Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup action at Paul Ricard Nissan GT Academy Team RJN pulled off a strong result in the latest round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Circuit Paul Ricard last weekend with a fifth place finish for the No.23 GT-R. The result seemed unlikely early in the six-hour enduro when Japanese ace Mitsunori Takaboshi was hit at the final corner and spun around, dropping the car he shared with Lucas Ordóñez and Alex Buncombe back to 31st position. Nissan Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0500 Nissan: Heartbreaking weekend in Pirelli World Challenge The Nissan Pirelli World Challenge effort went from hero to heartbreak at Road America today with both Bryan Heitkotter and James Davison denied potential podium results. Nissan Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:58:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan welcomes Tennessee Titans RB Derrick Henry to its "Heisman House" with a 2016 Nissan TITAN® XD The Tennessee Titans and the Nissan "Heisman House" now have back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners running plays for them: 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry, and 2015's honoree, Marcus Mariota. Today, Henry was at Nissan North America headquarters, about 15 miles south of Nissan Stadium, where he'll play home games as a professional, to be inducted into the "Nissan Heisman House." Nissan Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:40:00 -0500 Nissan: 'The Global War for Talent,' the latest LinkedIn post from Carlos Ghosn In his latest LinkedIn Influencer post, Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn addresses the global completion for hiring and keeping talent in the auto industry. Nissan Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:32:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan creates GT-R drone: 0-100 km/h in just 1.3 seconds Nissan today unveiled the GT-R Drone – one of the fastest accelerating FPV (First Person View) racing drones in the world. Built to be able to keep up with the new 2017 Nissan GT-R while filming on the track, the drone features the very latest in performance-enhancing technology, just like its automotive equivalent. Nissan Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:52:00 -0500 Nissan: GT-R roars into the Festival of Speed; enthusiasts experience GT-R via world-first 4D virtual reality driving simulator The new Nissan GT-R will be a genuine crowd-pleasers at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. The iconic supercar has been significantly enhanced to keep it where it belongs – on the "most wanted" list of car fans around the world – and will be out to greet its adoring public this weekend (June 23 to 26). Nissan Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan announces senior management changes in North America Nissan today announced a series of senior management appointments in North America intended to support the company's growth and global performance during the final year of the 'Power 88' mid-term business plan. Nissan Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:08:00 -0500 Nissan: 2016 Nissan Frontier named top mid-size truck in J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS) The 2016 Nissan Frontier has been recognized as the top mid-size truck in the J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS), the industry benchmark for new vehicle quality. Additionally, the Nissan brand jumped 10 spots in the study, bringing it to 10th position, sixth among non-premium brands and above the overall industry average. Nissan Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:58:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan holds 117th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. shareholders today voted to approve all management proposals at the 117th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, signaling their support for the company's on-going Power 88 mid-term strategy. Nissan Tue, 21 Jun 2016 06:13:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan signs off in LM P2 at Le Mans with its fifth class victory Nissan has finished its stint in the LM P2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with another dominant performance including victory for the Signatech Alpine Squad. Nissan Sun, 19 Jun 2016 21:25:00 -0500 Nissan: Kevin King and Olivier Bédard are winners after an action-packed day of Nissan Micra Cup action in Canada The 2016 Nissan Micra Cup held its fifth and sixth races of the season today at the Autodrome St-Eustache, near Montreal. For the first and only time this season, the drivers competed in two races and qualifying sessions on the same day. This format was a successful one for Kevin King and Olivier Bédard, both of whom won a race. Nissan Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:25:00 -0500 Nissan: Caruso wins Supercar Darwin battle in Australia Nissan Motorsport is back in victory lane in Australia with Michael Caruso taking the No.23 Nissan Altima Supercar to victory at Darwin's Hidden Valley Raceway. Nissan Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:17:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan Maxima named 2016 Strategic Vision Total Quality Impact (TQI) winner in full-size car segment Nissan today announced that the 2016 Maxima has been named the top scoring full-size car in the Strategic Vision Total Quality Impact (TQI) Awards. The 2016 Maxima had a total evaluation score of 720 – out of a possible 1,000 – besting the other competitors in the full-size car segment and well above the segment average. Nissan Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan aiming to close LM P2 era with another victory at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans Nissan has been the dominant force in the LM P2 class since its debut in 2011, and the form of the NISMO-powered teams so far in 2016 continues to demonstrate that performance advantage. The 2016 season will be the final year of competition for the VK-spec power plant with new LM P2 regulations kicking off a one-make engine formula next season. Nissan Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:29:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan announces U.S. pricing for 2017 370Z Coupe, 370Z NISMO and 370Z Roadster Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2017 370Z Coupe, 370Z NISMO and 370Z Roadster, which are on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The iconic Nissan Z® is offered in a selection of eight 370Z Coupe models, four 370Z NISMO models and five 370Z Roadster models. One new exterior color, Chicane Yellow, is added for 2017 (except NISMO models). Nissan Wed, 15 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan announces development of the world’s first SOFC-powered vehicle system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it is currently researching and developing a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The new system –­ a world first for automotive use – features an e-Bio Fuel-Cell with an SOFC power generator. SOFC is a fuel cell utilizing the reaction of multiple fuels, including ethanol and natural gas, with oxygen to produce electricity with high efficiency. Nissan Tue, 14 Jun 2016 07:33:00 -0500 Nissan: Intense races ahead for the Nissan Micra Cup in Canada This Sunday, June 19 at the Autodrome St-Eustache, northwest of Montreal, the Nissan Micra Cup will present its fifth and sixth races of the 2016 season. This will be the only time during the season that two races are contested on the same day. In addition, these races in St-Eustache are the first mandatory races of the season and will also be the series debut for former open wheel star driver, Bertrand Godin. Nissan Tue, 14 Jun 2016 06:33:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan announces winners of annual scholarship award Last week, Nissan announced the winners of its annual NissanScholarship Program, awarding six middle Tennessee high school seniors renewable grants ranging from $1,000 to $3,750 per year. Nissan Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:45:00 -0500 Nissan: Takaboshi takes double victory in F3 Japan He will be back in action for Nissan GT Academy Team RJN at the next round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in a couple of weeks, but Mitsonori Takaboshi has been busy collecting trophies at home in Japan during the a break in the Blancpain calendar. Nissan Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan scores four winners in AutoPacific's 2016 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards – Maxima, Murano, Rogue and Frontier Nissan today announced that the 2016 Maxima, Murano, Rogue and Frontier have been named the top vehicles in their segments in AutoPacific's 20th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), a survey of over 65,000 owners of new 2015 and 2016 cars and light trucks. It was the second win in a row for the redesigned Murano crossover. The four wins also tied Nissan as the second most of any manufacturer. Nissan Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:04:00 -0500