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Employees Celebrate Nissan Americas Opening

Nissan today celebrated the dedication of Nissan Americas in Franklin, Tenn. The new center serves as regional headquarters for the United States, Canada and Mexico. Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander joined Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn for opening ceremonies. The day-long event included more than 1,500 employees and members of the community. Nissan Americas is designed to encourage and inspire cross-functional collaboration within the region. The 10-story, S-shaped facility, des

‘Star Wings’ Offered On New Nissan Teana For Beijing

Beijing Transportation Information Center (BTIC) and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today the first commercial application of the STAR WINGS project. The new Nissan Teana sedan offers a smart route-guidance navigation system as a standard feature on the 3.5L model and as an optional feature on the 2.5L model for cust

Renault-Nissan Alliance Invests 1 Billion Rand In A New Manufacturing Project In South Africa

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has confirmed the launch of a new manufacturing project in South Africa. Nissan’s manufacturing plant at Rosslyn was identified as having the potential to maximize synergies between Renault and Nissan. With this manufacturing project, the two groups are reaffirming their commitment to South Africa. Renault and Nissan are to invest 1 billion rand (80 million euros) in the project to adapt two cars to the South Afri

2009 Nissan Lineup - Charting the Changes

Murano. Maxima. GT-R. With three incredible, 2009 models already on the books, what’s left for Nissan’s ever-expanding high-quality, high-performance, high-value product lineup in 2009? Plenty – highlighted by the early 2009 calendar year launch of an Z Coupe and the promise of more excitement to come in 2010, including a Nissan Cube subcompact. Following is a brief overview of the changes, refinements and enhancements to the complete 2009 Nissan range of sports cars, sedans and coupe, trucks and SUVs.

2009 Nissan GT-R Supercar Deliveries Set

Nissan announced that deliveries of the all-new 2009 Nissan GT-R are scheduled to begin on Monday, July 7, 2008. More than 1,700 of the exotic 480-horsepower GT-R supercars, or approximately 70 percent of the first year allocation for the United States market, have already been spoken for since the announcement of a pre-sale ordering program last January. The 2009 Nissan GT-R has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)* of $69,850 for the GT-R and $71,900 for the GT-R Premium model. Destination & Ha

Nissan Announces 2009 Maxima Pricing

Nissan North America, Inc. announced pricing on the all-new, flagship 2009 Nissan Maxima, which on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The seventh generation Maxima returns to its heritage as “The 4-Door Sports Car,” combining thrilling performance with premium sedan comfort, quality and amenities. It features all-new sports styling, a driver-oriented interior and an enhanced 290-horsepower 3.5-liter DOHC V6 engine – offering 35 more horsepower than the previous generation Maxima and be

More Style, More Muscle: Toyota’s New Hilux Invincible 200

A YEAR ago Hilux was on top of the world, the first car to be driven through the Arctic wastes to the Magnetic North Pole. Now it is top of the pile again with a new range-topping model that is Britain’s most powerful production pick-up. The Hilux Invincible 200 Double Cab is equipped with a Toyota Motor Sport diesel engine performance kit that transforms the performance of the 3.0-litre D-4D engine. Power is increased from 169 to 194bhp

Production of All-New Nissan Teana Begins in China

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced that the first all-new Teana, the flagship model in the company’s line-up in the Chinese market, rolled off the lines at the Xianfang plant of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (DFL), Nissan's partner in China. The premium sedan made its global debut at Auto China in April 2008 where

Nissan to Showcase X-TRAIL Diesel Prototype at 2008 G8 Summit

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it will showcase the X-TRAIL diesel prototype at the 2008 Integrated Exhibition of the Environment in Hokkaido*1 (June 19-21) as well at the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit’s International Media Center (July 7-9). Nissan’s participation supports the focus on environmental issues at the G8 Summit meetings. Japan is slated to introduce its new emission regulatory standards, referred to as ‘‘Post New L

2009 Nissan Xterra and Frontier Feature Refreshed Styling

Xterra Launches With Available No-Cost Technology Package For Limited Time, Frontier Enhancements Include the Addition of a New PRO-4X Model Nissan North America, Inc. today revealed details of the 2009 Xterra sport utility vehicle and 2009 Frontier mid-size pickup, both of which receive numerous refinements for the n

Nissan Announces New Vehicle for Sunderland Plant

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., today announced that it will source an innovative all-new compact car from its Sunderland plant in the United Kingdom (UK), starting in 2010. Building on the success of the Qashqai, the all-new product will reinforce Sunderland’s role as manufacturer and exporter of high-value products. The decision was announced following a visit today by the British Prime Minister, the Right Honorable Gordon Brown, to Nissan’s European Design Centre in central London where he met Carlos Ghosn, Presi

Nissan Launches New Teana Luxury Sedan

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the sales launch of the fully redesigned Teana luxury sedan at dealers across Japan. With its modern styling, impressive ride comfort and thoughtful appointments for all passengers, the Teana has been designed and engineered to provide lasting value in a modern luxury sedan. Teana will be marketed under the tagline of "SHIFT_hospitality," reflecting its new dimension of hospitality, superb comfort and quiet, roomy interior. The new Teana offers a number