News Archive

Norway hits 1000 Nissan Leaf sales un just six months

ROLLE, Switzerland - Nissan in Norway has sold 1000 Nissan LEAF's in just six months, taking almost 2% of the total car market in February this year demonstrating the impact of comprehensive incentives and developed charging infrastructure.

Apr. 27, 2012

Nissan Deltawing passes first full wet test as European Phase of development begins

SNETTERTON, UK - The experimental Nissan DeltaWing prototype sportscar kicked off its European testing program in England at Snetterton, in Norfolk, yesterday with Scotsman Marino Franchitti and German Michael Krumm getting the opportunity to sample the car in wet conditions.

Apr. 18, 2012

Nissan Deltawing development film series kicks off

ROLLE, Switzerland - With European testing due to kick off next week for the Nissan DeltaWing, a new online film series highlighting the development of the revolutionary Le Mans 24 Hours entry was launched today.

Apr. 12, 2012

GT Academy winner to race Valentino Rossi at Monza

Nissan’s most recent GT Academy winner, Jann Mardenborough, starts his first full season as a professional racing driver this weekend at the temple of speed itself: Monza. The 20 year-old British racer will take on the dauntingly fast Monza track in the new Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3.

Apr. 11, 2012

Nissan's revolutionary DC quick chargers land in Europe

Rolle, Switzerland - Nissan has today announced the arrival of the first of 400 free units of its revolutionary Direct Current (DC) Quick Charger, which will be installed at key locations across Europe. The 400 volt DC units allow charging of a Nissan LEAF, or other ChadeMo compliant electric vehicles, to 80% capacity in just 30 minutes. It has been developed by Nissan with a patented engineering breakthrough and is CE and TUV certified for all countries in Europe.

Apr. 5, 2012

Nissan Taxi Of Tomorrow Makes World Debut On Eve Of 2012 New York International Auto Show

Each day, 600,000 New Yorkers hop in the back of a taxi - the iconic yellow cab that is a symbol of New York City around the world. Starting today, the first full vehicle prototype of the Taxi of Tomorrow can be seen by drivers, passengers and owners. The 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi, New York's Taxi of Tomorrow, will make its global debut tonight at a special event in SoHo with Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.

Apr. 3, 2012

Nissan backs ground-breaking Deltawing project for Le Mans

LONDON, United Kingdom - Nissan is aiming to change the face of endurance racing forever by becoming a founding partner in the most radical motorsport project of its time - Nissan DeltaWing.

Mar. 13, 2012

On target: heading for the top

GENEVA, Switzerland - 2011 will be remembered in Nissan as the year the company showed its fighting spirit, overcoming unprecedented challenges to deliver record sales and expand its business across the world.

Mar. 6, 2012

Nissan's bold new world preview at Geneva - A quartet of concept cars - including two world premieres - offers a glimpse of the company's future

GENEVA, Switzerland - Four forward-looking concepts will take centre stage on the Nissan stand at the Geneva Motor Show (8-18 March).

Mar. 6, 2012

The Renault-Nissan Alliance signs agreement (MOU) with the government of Costa Rica to introduce the zero-emissions mobility

San José, Costa Rica - The Renault - Nissan Alliance and the government of Costa Rica inform that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to introduce the zero-emissions Nissan LEAF in that country.

Feb. 28, 2012

Nissan and FedEx Express join forces delivering funding support to the british red cross in a zero emission vehicle

LONDON - Nissan and FedEx collaborate once again in London demonstrating the companies' joint commitment to environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility. A FedEx Express courier drove the Nissan battery powered zero emission e-NV200 prototype van to British Red Cross's Headquarters in London delivering donations from Nissan employees and a corporate philanthropic donation from FedEx Express. The memorable journey marked the end of a successful first UK trial of the all-electric e-NV200 prototype and celebrated the final days of a trial period for zero emission deliveries by FedEx Express using Nissan's 100% electric prototype van.

Feb. 20, 2012

100% electric Nissan LEAF joins the daily rental market with Europcar

Nissan and Europcar announced today that Nissan LEAF, the award-winning 100% electric car, will be available to hire on short term rental in two of the busiest capital cities in the world: Paris and London. From February, the 2011 World and European Car of The Year will be available for hire bringing the LEAF to a wider audience.

Feb. 9, 2012

Nissan's invitation to all

ROLLE, Switzerland - Nissan has revealed the first details of a head-turning hatchback concept which previews the company's next generation compact car, a mainstream B-segment contender to be sold alongside the Micra city car and innovative JUKE B-segment crossover.

Feb. 6, 2012

Nissan confirms drivers for 2012 motorsport programmes

The first three graduates of GT Academy - Lucas Ordonez, Jordan Tresson and Jann Mardenborough - will compete for Nissan in 2012 in three of the world's top endurance racing series.

Jan. 30, 2012

Nissan to build new, $2.0 billion manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes, Mexico, grow capacity in the Americas

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced plans to invest up to $2.0 billion USD for an all-new manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes, Mexico, to support the company’s Americas growth strategy. The facility, which will complement Nissan’s two existing Mexican factories, is scheduled to begin operations in late 2013. During the initial phase of its development, the new complex will support production of up to 175,000 units annually of Nissan’s ‘B’ platform products. Further expansion of the site will be considered in phases as product and capacity needs are formalized.

Jan. 25, 2012

Nissan, ABB link to evaluate second-life storage applications for Nissan Leaf battery packs

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Nissan North America, Inc., (NNA) and ABB, the world's leading power and technology group, along with 4R Energy and Sumitomo Corporation of America, have formed a partnership to evaluate the reuse of lithium-ion battery packs that power the Nissan LEAF, the world's first and only all-electric car designed for the mass market.

Jan. 18, 2012

World's first self-healing iPhone case - Nissan brings automotive innovation to the world of technology

Rolle, Switzerland - Nissan today announced the latest piece of must-have kit for the iPhone* - a ground-breaking self-healing iPhone case. The Nissan Scratch Shield iPhone case features the brand's pioneering self-healing paint finish, a world first in paint technology developed in 2005 and already used on a number of Nissan and Infiniti models. Now this ground-breaking technology has been applied to a product that's prone to scratches through everyday use - the smartphone - with Nissan's new Scratch Shield case meaning iPhone-lovers can keep their phone looking at its best for longer.

Jan. 16, 2012

Nissan sets all-time record european sales in 2011

ROLLE (Switzerland) - Nissan today confirmed it smashed its sales record for Europe in 2011, achieving ‘best ever' market share in the region and surpassing 2010 by more than 140,000 units.

Jan. 12, 2012

Nissan confirms JUKE-R performance statistics

Top speed of 257 kph and 0-100 kph in 3.7 seconds for world's fastest crossover

Jan. 10, 2012

Nissan E-NV200 Concept previews future affordable, multi-usage zero emissions small van

Advanced Electric Vehicle Design, Based on the Award-Winning Nissan NV200, Makes World Debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show

Jan. 9, 2012

Nissan and Daimler to produce engines together in North America

In the latest step forward in the collaboration of the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler, Nissan’s Decherd, Tenn., plant will build Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder engines for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz starting in 2014.

Jan. 8, 2012

Records tumble at Nissan Sunderland plant in 25th anniversary year

Staff at Nissan Sunderland Plant capped their 25th anniversary year in style with a string of new UK car industry records.

Jan. 4, 2012