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Nissan Planning Camera-Based Accident-Avoidance Tech For Mainstream Models
Nissan Planning Camera-Based Accident-Avoidance Tech For Mainstream Models

Nissan, like several other major automakers, has for years been offering potentially life-saving accident-avoidance technologies like lane-departure systems, blind-spot warning systems, and forward collision warning. Trouble is, those features are only offered on expensive luxury vehicles (in...Read More»

2011 Nissan Rogue
2011 Nissan Rogue: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a safety recall on certain 2011 Nissan Rogue compact crossover SUVs because the circuit board on some electric power steering (EPS) control units may have been incorrectly installed. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of...Read More»

Xtronic CVT, 6th generation  -  for 2013 Nissan Altima
First Drive: New CVT For 2013 Nissan Altima

For most new-car shoppers, continuously variable automatic transmissions (CVTs) make a lot of sense. They’re smooth and fuel-efficient; they help get the most acceleration out of engines; and they allow low-rpm cruising. Compared to conventional automatics, they’re also less expensive...Read More»

Toyota GT 86 (Scion FR-S)
Best Car To Buy Awards, 2013 Toyota GT 86, 2012 Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Best Car To Buy 2012 winners are announced and we review the 2012 Nissan Leaf. Toyota finally shows off the production GT 86 and Maybach is getting the axe. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The 2012 Ford Focus has been named The Car...Read More»

Nissan Heisman Facebook Conest
Nissan: Strike A Heisman Pose, Win Trip To BCS Championship

Are you a huge football fan? If so, Nissan has the contest for you, and it's even partnered with Desmond Howard in an effort to find the next great Heisman pose. The premise of the contest is, you guessed it, the Heisman pose. All you need to do to enter is submit your best, and we might add most...Read More»

Nissan NV Food Trucks at 2011 LA Auto Show
Nissan Steals Attention And Feeds The Press At 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

We've just gotten back from the Los Angeles Auto Show, and while we could sit here and tell you all about the new 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, or the new 2013 Cadillac XTS, we aren't going to. No, in fact we are going to tell you about how Nissan snagged some extra attention by feeding hungry...Read More»

2011 Nissan 370Z Coupe
2011-2012 Infiniti G37, 2011 Nissan 370Z Recalled For Power Window Flaw

Nissan has announced a recall for the 2011 and 2012 Infiniti G37 coupe and the 2011 Nissan 370Z. The problem? Faulty power windows. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the power window switch controllers on some G37s and 370Zs may not meet the proper...Read More»

2012 Nissan Rogue
2012 Nissan Rogue: Around View Monitor Makes Parallel Parking Easier

How often do drivers pass up a parking space because it looks a little too hard to get into? It isn’t only younger drivers that have a problem with parallel parking, either; sometimes we all just need a little help. Nissan has a solution: the Around View Monitor now available in the 2012...Read More»

Nissan NV 'Grilled Cheese' van at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
2012 Nissan NV Brings A Little Taste To The Los Angeles Auto Show

If you've never been to a car show, you should really do yourself the favor. Between all the schmoozing, the swag, and the sneak-peeks, they're a little slice of automotive paradise. In fact, the only thing that might improve on the experience would be merging the fun of a car show with, say, the...Read More»

2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Preview
MyFord Touch Revamped, 2013 Ford Mustang Spied: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Nissan Cube and drive the 2011 Kia Forte SX five-door hatchback. Jay Leno may have bought a barn find, and two Porsches collide. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We reviewed the 2012 Nissan Cube and find it to be...Read More»

Davis-Moore Nissan
Is Davis-Moore Nissan Making A Mockery Of Social Media?

Is there a line to be crossed when advertising that your dealership is social-media aware? If there is, Davis-Moore Nissan just might be crossing it. Its recent ad campaign running on YouTube borders on making a mockery of social media. The short clips on YouTube hit all the right notes when it...Read More»

2012 Nissan Quest
Drunk Driving, Buick Verano Hybrid, 2012 Nissan Quest: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we learn Chrysler is working on both hybrids and diesels while Buick is working on a Verano Hybrid. Maserati is deciding what to name its SUV and Nissan prices the 2012 Quest. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. It seems America still...Read More»

2012 Nissan Quest
2012 Nissan Quest Priced From $27,750

Families in the market for a reasonably-priced new minivan may find a lot to like in the seven-passenger 2012 Nissan Quest, which the automaker has priced from $27,750. This year’s Quest is available in four different models: S, SV, SL, and top-of-the-line LE. Each is powered by the...Read More»

2011 Nissan Quest
2012 Nissan Quest Pricing Announced For U.S.

Nissan has released pricing details for its popular Quest minivan for the 2012 model year. The 2012 Quest will roll out in four variations: S, SV, SL, and LE. Each will come with a 260hp, 3.5-liter V6 engine, as well as Nissan's advanced Xtronic CVT transmission. All Quests also come with...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat
What’s Behind Automaker Price Cuts On Some 2012 Models?

In a tight economy, families are searching for ways to stretch the dollar. Automakers know that one way to entice buyers in such times is to drop the prices on certain vehicles. But are those price cuts really deals or do consumers need to look at what’s behind the price tag? As noted in our...Read More»

2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet
To Trim Prices, Automakers Dropping Content

When it comes to selling cars, one tried and true method to move inventory is this: drop the price. In the past, manufacturers often did so without de-contenting, since margins were usually strong enough to absorb a hit on selling price. Faced with higher production costs and stronger competition...Read More»

50 Kw Leaf Charger
2012 Leaf Charger, Kids In Hot Cars, GM Hacked: Today's Car News

Yesterday was an important one for General Motors, with the new Spark and Spark EV, the Cadillac CUE system, and new engines announced, but a hacked WiFi network put a different spin on things. Green cars are going gangbusters today, too, with a cheaper Nissan Leaf charger for 2012, a home natural...Read More»

The 2012 Nissan Maxima. Image: Nissan
Nissan Vows To Restore Consumer Confidence In Its Product Quality

Feeling the sting from low quality scores in recent J.D. Power and Associates surveys, Nissan Motor Co. is amping up plans to do something to restore consumer confidence in its products. Specifically, Nissan will concentrate its efforts on two key areas: perceived quality and so-called “soft...Read More»

2012 Nissan Juke
Nissan Works To Restore Consumer Confidence In Its Quality

Nissan is not at all happy with recent quality scores in the United States market, and the automaker has vowed to revamp its quality control to catch the competition. Nissan is focusing its efforts on two key areas: perceived quality and “soft quality,” which is the quality portrayed...Read More»

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