Nissan USA Newsroom RSS Feed en-US (Nissan Communications) Copyright 2016 40 Wed, 25 May 2016 08:47:27 -0500 Nissan: Zero emission Nissan vehicles set to electrify Milan at UEFA Champions League Final Nissan, the global leader in all electric vehicles, will be electrifying the UEFA Champions League Final in Milan this weekend. As the official global automotive sponsor of Europe's most prestigious football competition, Nissan will supply more than 100 electric vehicles to UEFA and associated sponsors to transport guests and officials during the final weekend. Nissan Tue, 24 May 2016 10:48:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan ready for round the clock challenge at the Nürburgring Nissan is ready to launch one of its strongest ever assaults on the Nürburgring 24 Hour led by three Nissan GT-Rs and four former GT Academy winners this weekend. Nissan Tue, 24 May 2016 09:28:00 -0500 Nissan: Strong pace by GT-R squad in World Challenge in Canada The Always Evolving / AIM Autosport Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 squad showed strong pace in the latest round of the Pirelli World Challenge Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park near Toronto. James Davison and Bryan Heitkotter finished fifth and seventh in the opening race on Saturday and improved further on Sunday to cross the line in second and fifth respectively on a damp track. Nissan Mon, 23 May 2016 10:08:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo displayed at launch of new Grand Turismo Sport game in London The Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo was on display at the Copper Box in Olympic Park, London, during the launch of a new game, Grand Turismo Sport. Displayed alongside seven other full-size concept cars, the largest ever gathering of GT concept vision cars in one place, the vehicle provides a visualization of what a high performance Nissan could look like in the future. Nissan Fri, 20 May 2016 10:33:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan Joint Research Center for Intelligent Mobility at Tsinghua University opens in Beijing This week marked the opening of the Tsinghua University (Department of Automotive Engineering) - Nissan Joint Research Center for Intelligent Mobility (the Joint Research Center), a collaboration between Nissan and Tsinghua University in Beijing to work on research and development of electric vehicle and autonomous drive technologies for the Chinese market. Nissan Fri, 20 May 2016 10:29:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan Murano named "Activity Vehicle of Texas" by Texas Auto Writers Association Recently, the 2016 Nissan Murano was named "Activity Vehicle of Texas" by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) during its annual Texas Auto Roundup, a two-day drive and evaluation of 53 vehicles in 17 different vehicle categories. Journalists from 11 states participated in this year's program, which was based at the Texas Motor Speedway. Along with the recently redesigned Murano, the new Nissan Altima and Maxima sedans were judged highly, taking runner-up spots in the mid-size and full-size car categories respectively. Nissan Fri, 20 May 2016 06:00:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan announces senior management changes in North America Nissan today announced senior management appointments to further strengthen the company's Marketing and Sales operations in Japan, China and Mexico. Nissan Mon, 16 May 2016 20:12:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan teams dominate wet Imola ELMS Thiriet by TDS Racing and United Autosports were the big winners in the LM P2 and LM P3 classes in the European Le Mans Series last weekend at a rain soaked Imola. The final portion of the four-hour race was run under safety car conditions after torrential rain struck the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari. Nissan Mon, 16 May 2016 11:49:00 -0500 Nissan: Fighting finish in Pro-Am after drama for Pro Car in Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup action Nissan collected its first Pro-Am points of the season at Silverstone in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in a bittersweet day for Nissan yesterday. Sean Walkinshaw combined with GT Academy winners Matt Simmons (Australia) and Romain Sarazin (France) to finish seventh in the Pro-Am class aboard the No.22 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. Nissan Mon, 16 May 2016 11:46:00 -0500 Nissan: SUPER GT star Daiki Sasaki dominates Fuji Formula 3 with two wins SUPER GT ace Daiki Sasaki dominated the weekend's Japanese Formula 3 action at Fuji with two wins for the B-MAX Nissan Driver Development Program team. Sasaki held off teammate Jann Mardenborough in Saturday's race by a mere 0.612 of a second and completely dominated on Sunday, scoring the win with a 2.644 second margin. Nissan Mon, 16 May 2016 11:45:00 -0500 Nissan: Drivers overcome rain and cold to put on a spectacular show at the 2016 Nissan Micra Cup season opener The Nissan Micra Cup officially started its 2016 season this past weekend at Ontario's Calabogie Motorsports Park. An event dampened by difficult weather conditions saw rain, wind and unseasonably cold temperatures challenge the drivers. At the wheel of their fun-to-drive, agile and practically stock Nissan Micra S cars, the drivers put on an exciting show during both races this past weekend, with victories going to Kevin King and Xavier Coupal. Nissan Mon, 16 May 2016 09:52:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan Motor and Nissan Arc develop new analysis method to boost lithium-ion battery capacity Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Nissan Arc Ltd. announced today joint development of an atomic analysis methodology that will aid in boosting the performance of lithium-ion batteries, and ultimately extend the driving range of zero-emission electric vehicles. Nissan Fri, 13 May 2016 07:02:00 -0500 Nissan: Carlos Ghosn on key industry topics, from Auto China 2016 Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn recently held a question-and-answer session with international media at this year's Beijing Motor Show. During the event, he talked about the global surge of SUVs and crossovers, the Alliance's electric vehicle strategy in China and the development of autonomous drive technologies. Nissan Fri, 13 May 2016 06:02:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan reports net income of $4.4 billion (523.8 billion yen) for FY 2015 Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the 12 months to March 31, 2016. The company delivered increased full-year revenues and profitability. Rising demand for new products in North America, Western Europe and China offset the impact of negative foreign exchange movements and slowing or declining sales in emerging markets. Nissan Thu, 12 May 2016 02:47:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors forge strategic alliance; Nissan to take 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors for 237 billion yen Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that they have signed a Basic Agreement today to form a far-reaching strategic alliance between the two Japanese automakers. Nissan Thu, 12 May 2016 02:46:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan reports April 2016 sales for Europe Nissan announced today European sales for April of 52,596 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.2 percent. Calendar year sales to date total 258,987 units with a market share of 3.9 percent. Nissan Thu, 12 May 2016 00:15:00 -0500 Nissan: 2017 Nissan GT-R makes West Coast debut at annual Z-Bash, May 14 The new 2017 Nissan GT-R, with its fresh new look inside and out, as well as major driving performance enhancements, makes its West Coast public premiere on Saturday, May 14 at the 2016 Z-Bash. Held this year at the Angel Stadium parking lot in Anaheim, Calif., the Z-Bash promises to be one of the largest gatherings of Nissan performance cars this year – including Datsun 510s and Datsun Roadsters to Z® cars and GT-Rs of all ages and modifications. Nissan Thu, 12 May 2016 00:10:00 -0500 Nissan: Imola the next stop on the "Road to Le Mans" for Sir Chris Hoy Olympic cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy heads to Imola this weekend for round two of the European Le Mans Series – his next step on the road to his 24 Hours of Le Mans debut. After winning the inaugural LM P3 championship last year in the European Le Mans Series, Hoy has graduated to LM P2 with Algarve Pro Racing and will make his Le Mans debut this June. Nissan Tue, 10 May 2016 13:14:00 -0500 Nissan: Nissan appoints its first chief sustainability officer Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today the appointment of its first chief sustainability officer, senior vice president Hitoshi Kawaguchi. As chief sustainability officer, Kawaguchi's responsibilities include representing the company on global sustainability issues. Nissan Tue, 10 May 2016 11:18:00 -0500 Nissan: 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 Mon, 09 May 2016 15:07:00 -0500