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Nissan To Build Mid-Size Teana Sedan In Tennessee For Export Only?
Nissan To Build Mid-Size Teana Sedan In Tennessee For Export Only?

Japanese carmakers have a problem: Their home-market currency is worth a lot, and that makes vehicle exports from Japan increasingly expensive in other currencies. Like most countries, Japan is desperate to avoid hollowing out its manufacturing industries by exporting assembly to other countries...Read More»

2011 Nissan Quest
August 2011 Car Sales: Another Small, Disappointing Rebound

With the numbers rolling in from major automakers today, it's difficult to not see progress in August 2011's car sales figures versus those posted in July--but still, the overall trend is slow, slow, slow. According to market analysts at J.D. Power, the seasonally adjusted seling rate (SAAR) for...Read More»

The 2012 Nissan Maxima. Image: Nissan
2012 Nissan Maxima Priced From $31,750: Same As Last Year

In the scheme of things, the announcement from Nissan that the 2012 Maxima would not have a price increase could be easily overlooked. It shouldn’t be, since families looking to stretch their dollars may find the fact that the automaker held the line on its flagship sedan rather reassuring...Read More»

The 2012 Nissan Maxima. Image: Nissan
2012 Nissan Maxima Priced The Same As Last Year

If you were looking for big changes in price or content for Nissan’s flagship sedan, prepare to be disappointed. For the 2012 Nissan Maxima, pricing begins at $31,750 (excluding destination charge) for the Maxima 3.5 S and tops out at $34,450 (also less destination charge) for the Maxima 3.5...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat
China Halfheartedly Clamps Down On Government Car Perks

When it comes to political leaders who work the system for their own benefit, the United States hardly has a monopoly. In China, being a government official practically entitles you to a free car, free maintenance, and in some cases, all the government money you can embezzle via phony service...Read More»

2011 Nissan Juke
Who Is The Official Voice Of Nissan?

Automakers are trying to get creative in all sorts of new ways each day on social media, and Nissan has just launched a very creative new campaign. What typically happens if you post a comment, picture, or question on a brand's Facebook fan page? Do you get a response? What if that fan page talked...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Car
Today In Distracted Driving: Man Shoots Self In Both Legs

Whether you’re in favor of gun control or opposed to it, we can probably agree on one point: keeping a loaded and unsecured handgun in your car is a less-than-good idea. A 23-year-old Tennessee man found this out the hard way, when he shot himself though both legs with a revolver kept under...Read More»

VW Bulli Concept from Volkswagen Group of America
Volkswagen Bulli Concept Headed For Production?

Rumors often have some basis of truth to them, so it’s probably fair to say that reports that Volkswagen will build the Bulli Concept in Mexico in 2013 as a 2014 model may be pretty close to home. Home being Germany, that is, where the automaker is headquartered. Across the channel, Autocar...Read More»

Subaru XV teaser
Subaru XV, Gay-Marriage Win, Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet: Car News Headlines

Is the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet the most hated car of 2011? [TheCarConnection] A new study by the NHTSA says anti-rollover systems reduce crash risks and save lives. [FamilyCarGuide] Here is your official 2012 Mitsubishi 'i' electric-car ultimate reference guide. [GreenCarReports] Subaru...Read More»

2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet: Most Hated Car Of 2011?

There are a lot of great cars in showrooms these days -- and a lot of losers, too. Now, it seems that auto journos have unofficially dubbed one of those less-memorable rides to be the worst of all: the 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. Even though the CrossCabriolet is fairly new to the...Read More»

Nissan's City of St. Petersburg cargo ship for transporting Leaf electric cars
Nissan GT-R, 2012 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150: Today's Car News

Ford has unveiled the 2012 Harley-Davidson F-150 pickup truck, now with more snakeskin. [TheCarConnection] Nissan builds a cooler cargo ship than Toyota. [AllCarsElectric] A dealership refuses to sell Nissan GT-R to eBay Motors auction winner. [MotorAuthority] Will Mazda's next-generation Sky-D...Read More»

2012 Nissan Altima QR code
Nissan To Use QR-Coded Window Stickers On All 2012 Models

If you’re shopping for a 2012 Nissan vehicle and you own a smartphone, the experience is about to get a lot more media-rich. Nissan has announced that it will utilize Quick Response (QR) coded window stickers across their product line for 2012, which makes it the first automaker to...Read More»

2012 Infiniti FX
2012 Infiniti FX Gets Updates And A New Model

If you’re looking for a luxury crossover vehicle that caters to both drivers and passengers, it’s hard to ignore Infiniti’s FX series. Like the 2011 BMW X3, the Infiniti FX models manage to blend comfort with driving dynamics that make them entertaining to pilot. The styling may...Read More»

2011 Nissan Altima sedan
2011-2012 Nissan Altima: Recall Alert

Nissan is recalling some 2011-2012 Altima sedans over concerns that a front suspension bolt may have been improperly tightened. According to the Detroit News, the recall involves some 20,000 Altimas. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Web site says the recall...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge
New 54-MPG Gas Mileage Rules, Audi and Eminem, BMW i3 and i8: Car News Headlines

President Obama has announced new fuel economy standards that will come into effect by 2025. Are you ready for 54 mpg? [TheCarConnection] Take a look at what's under the hood of the BMW i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid. [GreenCarReports] A cop pulling a DARE truck has been arrested and charged...Read More»

Barack Obama
Obama Announces New Standards To Double Vehicle MPG By 2025

Will your next vehicle get much better gas mileage than your current one? Ask most car shoppers and it's a priority. A new mandate formally announced this morning arguably makes it even more likely you'll find one with significantly higher mpg. The Obama administration and U.S. Environmental...Read More»

2011 Nissan Leaf
2011 Nissan Leaf Earns Five-Star Crash Safety Rating

Safety ratings are important considerations for any family car purchase, so it’s welcome news that the five-passenger 2011 Nissan Leaf has now earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). While Nissan touts the Leaf’s five-star status...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
Redesigned 2013 Nissan Versa Hatchback To Follow Sedan By A Year

While the 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan will be arriving to dealerships this next month—and we drove it earlier this week—the Versa hatchback isn’t going to change anytime soon. It’s carried over, essentially unchanged and in its current body style, for the 2012 model year, in...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan: First Drive

After having been behind the wheel of nearly every new model on the market, as we have, it's tempting to lump vehicles into two categories. On one hand are the cars that inspire and encourage you to enjoy driving, give you innovative features, or just make you look or feel exclusive or stylish. And...Read More»

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