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Oct 19, 2012, 01:30 ET Nissan Creates More Than 800 New Tennessee Manufacturing Jobs

During a luncheon today, alongside Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Nissan Americas Vice Chairman Bill Krueger announced the addition of 810 new Nissan...


Oct 10, 2012, 12:00 ET Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for All-New 2013 Pathfinder

New lightweight, aerodynamic 4th generation design features best-in-class fuel economy* and interior passenger volume** Combines comfortable...


Oct 10, 2012, 10:51 ET Nissan Foundation Seeks Grantees For 2013

The Nissan Foundation is pleased to announce the call for Letters of Intent (LOI) for its 2013 grant year. The mission of the Nissan Foundation is to ...


Oct 02, 2012, 01:33 ET Nissan North America Announces September Sales

Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported September U.S. sales of 91,907 units versus 92,964 units a year earlier, down 1.1 percent. Nissan...


Oct 01, 2012, 03:00 ET Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for All-New 2013 Sentra

Nissan today announced that the all-new 2013 Nissan Sentra compact sedan will be priced from $15,990 when it goes on sale at U.S. Nissan dealers...


Sep 27, 2012, 10:00 ET Nissan Americas Supports Partnership With Habitat For Humanity With $1.5 Million Donation

Over the past seven years, Nissan Americas has provided $8 million to Habitat for Humanity International in support of its efforts to build...


Sep 27, 2012, 02:00 ET 2013 Nissan Altima Earns 5-Star NCAP Rating

The completely redesigned 2013 Nissan Altima has earned a 5-star overall vehicle safety rating as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety...


Sep 21, 2012, 10:00 ET Nissan Supports Greening Of Detroit

Nissan Technical Center North America will give the keys of a Nissan Titan truck to The Greening of Detroit at its annual fall tree planting kick-off ...


Sep 20, 2012, 05:18 ET New York City Approves Nissan as Exclusive Taxi Provider

In a majority vote today, New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) officially approved regulations requiring the replacement of retiring...


Sep 20, 2012, 02:01 ET Calling All LEAF Owners: Nissan Supports Second Annual National Plug In Day

Nissan LEAF owners throughout the United States are gearing up for the second annual National Plug In Day on Sept. 23. This nationwide celebration of ...


Sep 18, 2012, 05:45 ET TotalCarScore.com Names Nissan LEAF the Best Car for Commuting

Need to get from point A to point B in the most fuel-efficient and convenient way possible? TotalCarScore.com suggests hopping in a 100-percent...


Sep 17, 2012, 02:00 ET Nissan DeltaWing Rides Again, Entered In American Le Mans Series Finale

Le Mans fans' favorite to take on second ever race at Petit Le Mans Demand for ground-breaking racing car's return high after heart-breaking exit...


Sep 14, 2012, 11:00 ET Nissan's Snug Kids™ Celebrates A Decade Of Helping Secure The Safety Of Children

Nissan kicks off Child Passenger Safety Week by celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Snug Kids™ program, the automotive industry's first child...


Sep 06, 2012, 01:25 ET Nissan Americas Names Michele Tinson Director, Internal Communications And Media Center

Nissan Americas today announced that Michele Tinson has been named director, internal communications and media center, effective Sept. 10. Most...


Sep 05, 2012, 01:07 ET Nissan Brings Ideas to Life by Kick-Starting Next Great Innovation

Computers, the electric car, music — some of the world's best ideas have been born in garages. To celebrate "everyday ideas" and inspire the creation ...


Aug 31, 2012, 12:00 ET All-New 2013 Nissan Sentra Moves Up in Style, Sophistication, Refinement and Range with Up to 40 MPG Highway and 34 MPG Combined Fuel Economy

All-new lightweight design saves up to 150 pounds New 1.8-liter engine and next-generation Xtronic CVT® with sub-planetary gear for optimal...


Aug 29, 2012, 12:00 ET Nissan Awards Education Grants To Local Schools In Mississippi

Nissan North America, in conjunction with BankPlus, recently awarded educational grants totaling more than $77,000 to local schools in Mississippi....


Aug 22, 2012, 11:30 ET Nationally Recognized Consumer Advocate David Champion To Join Nissan

Nissan, which currently is launching five new vehicles in 15 months, today announced the hiring of former Consumer Reports Auto Test Center Senior...


Aug 22, 2012, 01:00 ET The Future of the Virtual Showroom Is At Hand -- Nissan Revs Up the Dealership Experience with Microsoft's Kinect for Windows

Nissan is pioneering an entirely new way to sell cars at its dealerships using Microsoft's Kinect for Windows technology. Using Kinect's Natural User ...


Aug 16, 2012, 09:00 ET Nissan and Second City Communications Bring Fans 12 Hours of Live Musical Improv to Introduce the All-New 2013 Pathfinder

Nissan today announces an interactive social media campaign that aims to further build on the anticipation of the all-new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder,...


Aug 14, 2012, 10:00 ET 2013 Nissan JUKE Features New Midnight Edition Package

In its first two years of production, the highly innovative Nissan JUKE has been hard to ignore. Its aggressive styling has been matched only by its...


Aug 08, 2012, 01:14 ET Nissan Versa's versatility makes it one of KBB's 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2012

Students can get all the basic necessities they need from a car in the Nissan Versa at a great price, which is why it was named in Kelley Blue Book's ...


Jul 31, 2012, 11:00 ET Nissan's Smyrna Manufacturing Plant Achieves ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance Certification

In May 2012, Nissan's Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant became the first passenger-vehicle manufacturing facility to attain ISO 50001 and Superior Energy ...


Jul 16, 2012, 04:35 ET Top 16 Gran Turismo Racers Zoom Into Final Round, Keep Dream of Becoming a Professional Race Car Driver Alive

The top 32 of nearly 400,000 Gran Turismo®5 online racers met this weekend in San Diego to determine the 16 contestants that will compete for top...


Jul 16, 2012, 02:09 ET Nissan Signals Future Of Versa, Best-Selling Sub-Compact In U.S.

As a part of Nissan North America's offensive of five new models in 15 months, the sub-compact Versa hatchback will receive a fresh new look that...