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Nissan Targets Kicks to Millennials and Retirees

The SUV/crossover trend has taken the automotive industry by storm. Nearly every automaker has been releasing their own version of the vehicle in order to capitalize on the trend. Even Lamborghini has put their hat in the ring and developed their own version of the SUV. Now for the first time in eight years, Nissan is releasing an entirely new nameplate for the SUV/crossover called Kicks. Many of

Nissan To Test Robotaxis in Japan

Nissan’s latest plan seems to be something straight out of a sci-fi novel. The Japanese automaker has announced that they want to test an autonomous ride-hailing service on public roads in Japan during March of 2018. The service will be called Easy Ride and is expected to be fully operational by 2022. Nissan will test out the service by outfitting their electric model known as the Leaf with

The Nissan Nismo Leaf: an Electric Sports Hatchback

Let’s be honest. When it comes to electric vehicles, a sports hatchback is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. An affordable sports EV sounds even more far-fetched. But Nissan aims to accomplish just that with its latest concept. Last month at the Tokyo Motor Show, the Japanese automaker surprised us all with its Nissan Leaf Nismo concept. If you’re a fan of fast Japanese

Innovative Features in Nissan's New Concept Vehicle

Many major automakers are preparing a beautiful array of vehicles to dazzle interested customers with new 2017 lineups. Recently, Nissan unveiled a gorgeous new concept vehicle to keep up with the greats at the Detroit Auto Show. They called their vehicle the Vmotion 2.0, and the car's primary concept depicts Nissan's vision for the brand's proPilot system, which is designed to make cars partially

3 Japanese SUVs with 3-Row Seats

An SUV is a great vehicle for a family or a business owner that needs to move around cargo. An SUV allows families to go on long comfortable road trips and it can be a great replacement for a pickup truck for a business owner that needs to move around daily supplies that won’t fit in a sedan. Many people that need the space of a minivan or pickup truck often look for 3-row SUVs since they are grea

The Rise of The Turbochargers

For many years automakers have been creating cars with large naturally-aspirated engines. In the past, companies such as BMW and Mercedes have been using 6, 8, and even 10-cylinder engines in their larger vehicles to gain power and comfort. However, with the recent emphasis on more fuel efficient vehicles, companies have started testing turbochargers and even twin turbos in their vehicles to gain

Nissan’s New 40kg 400HP Engine

Over the past decade, car makers have been making cars lighter and faster while at the same time keeping them very efficient. For example, Ford recently came out with a 4-cylinder engine in a Mustang for the first time. By adding a turbocharger to the car, they were able to allow it to keep up with the older V6 engines while getting great gas mileage. Other brands such as Mercedes have started do

Nissan: A 30-Year American Commitment and Growing

When we think of American auto manufacturers, we usually think of Ford, FCA, and General Motors. These companies have peppered their manufacturing plants across America’s heartland. They produce and assemble parts for some of the most popular vehicles in the United States. Although many other industries have left these heartland cities for greener pastures, car manufacturers have revealed a renewe

Crossovers, SUVs and Pickup Trucks Are What’s Hot in the Streets

Car buyers can’t get enough of crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks, and car companies are only too happy to oblige them by pumping those vehicles out as fast as they can. The major automakers displaying their wares at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show emphasized their crossovers, SUV and pickup truck models. Report after report after report from the Windy City indicates that the trend toward utility vehi

Nissan Prepares for 2016

Automaker alliances are common place, but up until recently most have been considered either one sided or unsuccessful; of the few exceptions are Nissan Renault, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), and Volkswagen Auto Group (VW AG). All of these have been successful because either because of a lack of autonomy, or an excess of it. FCA Italian-ized (increased aesthetic appeal at the cost of creating c