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2015 Nissan Murano: First Drive
2015 Nissan Murano: First Drive

As we’re getting acquainted with the 2015 Nissan Murano for the first time, it’s eye-opening to note all that this mid-size crossover doesn’t have: There are no multiple drive modes here, no variable steering assist settings, and no steering-wheel shift paddles, no low range or...Read More»

2006 Nissan Sentra
Nissan Pathfinder, Sentra; Infiniti FX35, FX45, I35, M35, M45 Added To Takata Airbag Recall

The ever-growing Takata airbag recall has grown again -- this time, courtesy of Nissan. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the automaker has added nearly 53,000 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles to its recall roster. As Detroit News points out, these vehicles were...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rides in an Autonomous Drive Nissan Leaf (November 9, 2013)
Nissan Reveals New Details About Autonomous Car Features & Arrival Dates

During a speech in Yokohama, Japan, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has revealed more details about the company's upcoming line of autonomous cars. Will the company be a leader in the field of self-driving cars, much as its Leaf has been at the forefront of mass-market electric vehicles? Or will other...Read More»

2012 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet
Nissan Kills Cube, Murano CrossCabriolet. Will Anyone Mourn Their Deaths?

The American consumer has spoken, and Nissan has listened: according to Auto News, the quirky Cube and the ungainly Murano CrossCabriolet won't be coming back for 2015. Or ever, for that matter. CHECK OUT: What Car Should You Really Drive? The CrossCabriolet's demise we can understand. When it was...Read More»

2014 Nissan Rogue SV
2014 Nissan Rogue Recalled For Steering Issue

Nissan is recalling certain 2014 Nissan Rogue crossovers due to a problem with the steering column. On some vehicles during the manufacturing process, the incorrect bolt was installed on the upper portion of the steering column. The bolt in question tightens the clamp on the steering shaft, which...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2012-2014 Nissan Versa Investigated For Snagged Shoes & Unwanted Acceleration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the Nissan Versa from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 model years. The probe includes all three versions of the Versa: the hatchback, the sedan, and the Note. To date, NHTSA has received at least four complaints from...Read More»

2005 Honda CR-V SE
Honda, Mazda, Nissan Add Nearly 3 Million Vehicles To Massive Takata Airbag Recall [UPDATED]

UPDATED: See below Earlier this month, we told you about a massive recall of 844,277 Toyota, Lexus, and Pontiac vehicles from model years 2002-2004. Today, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan are recalling nearly three million vehicles for the same problem. All of those recalls stem from faulty airbag systems...Read More»

Elon Musk plugs a Tesla Model S into a Supercharger (Image: deanslavnich on Twitter)
Tesla's First Takers: BMW, Nissan Talk To Elon Musk & Co. About Battery Charging

Last week, Tesla Motors and its charismatic CEO, Elon Musk, did something very, very unusual. After dropping cryptic hints about some "controversial" plans, Musk revealed that Tesla would make its patented electric car technology available to anyone, at no cost, with no threat of lawsuits, provided...Read More»

2014 Nissan Leaf
Nissan Leaf Recalled For Electric-Motor Problem

Nissan is conducting a Voluntary Recall Campaign on a small number of 2014 Leaf electric vehicles to replace the inverter assembly. It's the second Leaf recall within recent weeks, after Nissan said it would replace entire cars identified with body-weld issues. ALSO SEE: What Car Should You Really...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder  -  First Drive  -  10/2012
2013 Nissan Pathfinder Recalled for Leaky CVT Fluid Hose

Nissan is recalling certain Pathfinder crossover vehicles for a CVT (constantly variable transmission) fluid hose that was manufactured out of specification. This may cause a CVT fluid leak, which in the presence of an ignition source could cause a fire. CHECK OUT: What Car Should You Really Drive?...Read More»

2014 Nissan Juke
Nissan Will Replace Timing Chains On Some 2011-2013 Juke Hatchbacks

Nissan has issued its own service bulletin for the 2011-2013 Juke hatchback. Some Jukes from those model years were fitted with faulty timing chains. As a result, the vehicle's engine could shut down. ALSO SEE: Tesla Poised For Triumph In New Jersey, Could Relaunch Sales Next Month Nissan has...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5SL
2015 Nissan Altima Priced At $23,110

Competing in the popular mid-size segment is no easy task for automakers as they must keep their products constantly updated and competitively priced. For Nissan, this means making a few packaging updates to the 2015 Nissan Altima as well as squeezing a little extra fuel mileage from the optional...Read More»

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR
2015 Nissan Versa Note Priced At $14,990, New SR At $18,340

After being introduced as an all-new model last year, the Nissan Versa Note is getting a couple minor changes for the 2015 model year. As announced at the Chicago Auto Show, the 2015 Nissan Versa Note will be adding two trim levels to go along with some minor pricing changes, which were just...Read More»

Average emissions from light-duty vehicles, 1998-2013 (via the Union of Concerned Scientists)
Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Are America's Greenest Automakers, But All Are Improving

A new study of America's top eight automakers finds Asian brands to be the greenest of the bunch, while Detroit brands earn the lowest marks. However, all eight companies have shown dramatic improvement, over the past decade and a half. ALSO SEE: Google Debuts Its First Autonomous Car: Is This The...Read More»

2014 Nissan Sentra
2013-14 Nissan Sentra & Versa Investigated For Brake Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations' Office of Defects Investigation has launched a probe of the 2013 and 2014 Nissan Sentra and Nissan Versa. According to a bulletin posted to the NHTSA website (PDF), the agency has received a total of eight complaints about the brakes in those...Read More»

2014 Nissan Leaf
2014 Nissan Leaf Recall Replaces Entire Vehicle, In A Few Cases

Millions of vehicles have been recalled already this year, but no recall has involved the replacement of the entire vehicle--until now. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a small number of 2014 Nissan Leaf electric cars were built incorrectly. The missing spot...Read More»

2007 Nissan Quest
2007 Nissan Quest Investigated For Gas Gauge Glitch

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2007 Nissan Quest minivan. According to a bulletin posted at NHTSA's website, the probe stems from owner complaints about faulty gas gauges. DON'T MISS: The Secret World Of License plat Tracking (Yes, It's As...Read More»

Nissan develops first "self-cleaning" car prototype
RIP Car Washes: Nissan Debuts 'Self-Cleaning' Car

If you enjoy spending Saturdays in the driveway, hosing down your favorite ride, we have some bad news. If you happen to own or work at a car wash, we're afraid it's even worse. ALSO SEE: Tesla Wins Support From FTC Heads To Sell Directly To Consumers Nissan has debuted a new kind of paint that...Read More»

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