2017 Detroit Auto Show: Nissan Brings The Qashqai To The Us

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Nissan brings the Qashqai to the USFor 2017 the Nissan Rogue not only received a refresh and a new hybrid powertrain, it gets a little brother in the guise of the five-passenger Rogue Sport. In truth, this is an imported Qashqai, made legal and spiffy for our shores. Built on the Renault-Nissan common modular family architecture, the Rogue Sport's wheelbase is just 2.3 inches shorter than the Rogue's; however, the Rogue Sport's overall length shrinks by 12.1 inches versus the larger SUV, and is three inches more compact than the Versa Sedan. Stance doesn't suffer, the Rogue Sport is almost as wide as the midsized Rogue, with bodywork accentuated by plentiful sheetmetal creases.

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Nissan Vmotion 2.0 Concept Photo Update

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Nissan Vmotion 2.0 conceptIf you reconfigured a Nissan Maxima for work inside the digital code of Tron: Legacy, you'd end up with the Vmotion 2.0 concept. Created to showcase the evolution of Nissan's design language and the automaker's aspirations for autonomous cars, the Vmotion 2.0 exaggerates many brand features we're familiar with today.

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 Wins Eyeson Design Award For Best Concept Vehicle

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 wins EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept VehicleVmotion 2.0, a concept vehicle showcasing Nissan’s new sedan design direction, is the winner of the 2017 EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept Vehicle. The concept vehicle also received the award for Best Innovative Use of Color, Graphics and Materials. The announcement was made Tuesday at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) EyesOn Design Awards ceremony, just a day after the vehicle’s global debut.

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Nissan Vmotion 2.0 Concept

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept Nissan today signaled the future direction of the company's sedan design direction and intelligent-mobility technology with the world debut of the Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept at the 2017 North American International Auto Show. The Vmotion 2.0 concept combines a high sense of style, emotional design, space, comfort and technology to make the mobility experience seamless for busy professionals.

Nissan Titan Named Truck Trend’s 2017 Pickup Truck Of The Year

Nissan TITAN named TRUCK TREND’s 2017 Pickup Truck of the YearThe all-new 2017 Nissan TITAN full-size pickup is TRUCK TREND’s 2017 Pickup Truck of the Year. TRUCK TREND staff, comprised of an elite group of truck experts from across the nation, selected TITAN over seven competitors following a demanding weeklong test comprised of more than 1,200 miles of performance testing, hauling, towing, fuel economy calculation and off-roading. The award was announced in advance of the 2017 North American International Auto Show.

Nissan 200sx Successor Unlikely

Nissan 200SX successor unlikelyThe man in charge of global planning for Nissan’s product line-up admits that it’s very difficult to make a business case for a new Nissan Silvia or 200SX, or any affordable rear-wheel drive sports car to compete with the likes of Toyota’s 86.
Speaking to CarAdvice at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas today, Nissan’s global chief planning officer, Philippe Klein, said that it would be rather unlikely Nissan would produce a competitor for the 86 and Subaru BRZ, instead focusing its performance arm on creating derivatives of existing models.

Propilot Autonomous Nissan Leaf Coming In 'near Future,' But No Word On Longer Range

ProPilot autonomous Nissan Leaf coming in 'near future,' but no word on longer rangeLet's start with what we know for sure. At CES 2017 today, Nissan officially announced that a new Nissan Leaf will be coming, "in the near future." While most observers will take this to mean that the long-awaited 200+ mile EV will finally make an appearance, there are at least two reasons to be cautious. First, the press release confirming the new Leaf doesn't talk about an increased range at all. Second, a Nissan engineer we spoke with earlier today laid out the case for not adding all that much range to the world's best-selling EV. Instead, the focus is on autonomous tech.

Toyota's Feeling The Heat From Trump But Nissan Might Have More To Worry About

Toyota's feeling the heat from Trump but Nissan might have more to worry aboutSince yesterday's flap over Toyota's production facilities in Mexico, and some confusion over which plant was building which product, Reuters has been poking around other Japanese manufacturers' operations in that country. As the news outlet reports, Nissan seems to have the most at stake and would be more likely to suffer if some sort of tariff were imposed by Trump's administration or Congress.

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Nissan Takes Major Role

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Nissan takes major roleNissan today announced it will be a major participant in the inaugural AutoMobili-D event, which takes place January 8 through 12 in conjunction with the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Nissan's major activities will include:

Ces 2017: Nissan Ceo Carlos Ghosn Announces Breakthrough Technologies

CES 2017: Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announces breakthrough technologiesIn his 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) keynote, Nissan chairman of the board and chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn announced several technologies and partnerships as part of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility blueprint for transforming how cars are driven, powered, and integrated into wider society. These technologies will advance mobility toward a zero-emission, zero-fatality future on the roads.

Kids Freaks Out And Falls Off Bike After Seeing Nissan Gt-r

Kids Freaks Out And Falls Off Bike After Seeing Nissan GT-RAlthough many kids lust after the finest Italian supercars, the much-cheaper, but equally fast, Nissan GT-R has been popular with the younger generation ever since its introduction.

Perhaps because Godzilla is essentially a Gran Turismo video game for the street or because it has amassed such a cult following, the GT-R can excite anyone. This young kid is no exception.

Nissan Confirms Work On Plug-in Hybrid After Mitsubishi Deal

Nissan Confirms Work On Plug-In Hybrid After Mitsubishi DealNissan executives have confirmed that the company is working on a new plug-in hybrid vehicle after the Renault-Nissan Alliance acquired a 34 per cent stake in Mitsubishi.
Prior to the deal, Nissan was steaming ahead with fully electric vehicles, but with the availability of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, could borrow some of its technologies in creating a new PHEV.