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Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX Recalled For Faulty Brake Part
Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX Recalled For Faulty Brake Part

Nissan is conducting a safety recall of certain 2013 model year Nissan Pathfinder and Infiniti JX SUVs due to a potentially defective brake part that may fail and make it harder to stop the vehicles. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
Nissan Recalls 2013 Altima, Pathfinder, Leaf, Sentra, Infiniti JX35 For Airbag Problem

Nissan is recalling five of its 2013 models for faulty sensors that may permanently turn off the front seat passenger airbag. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website lists the recalled vehicles as the 2013 Nissan Altima mid-size sedan, the Pathfinder SUV, the...Read More»

2013 Nissan Sentra
2013 Nissan Sentra Recalled For Fuel Tank Defect

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall of a small number of 2013 Sentra compact cars because they may have fuel tank assemblies that were not properly sealed. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected at...Read More»

2013 Nissan Versa Sedan
Misers' Models: The Ten Cheapest Cars To Own

Back in the 1980s, the Yugo GV sold for a base price of just $3,990. Even adjusted for inflation, from 1986 to 2013 (about $8,400 in today's money), that's a steal—and one that did indeed prove irresistible for more than 140,000 thrifty Americans. Yet for the most part, the GV—for...Read More»

Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell
Will Your Next Car Run On Hydrogen? Ford, Mercedes, Nissan Partner On Fuel Cell Tech

We live in interesting times. (Which is a good thing, by the way, and not a Chinese curse after all.) We are witnessing the long, slow death of automobiles that run on fossil fuels. It may take decades for those vehicles to cycle out of favor, but there's little doubt that the next big thing is...Read More»

Lance Armstrong in an ad for the 2011 Nissan Leaf
Lance Armstrong's Love Of Subaru & Nissan: Just More Lies?

Advertising is hard work. You have to sift through mountains of research to identify your target audience. You have to refine your brand to convince that audience to buy your product. And if you rely on a celebrity to hawk your wares, you have to lie in bed wondering if you'll wake up to find...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note: Affordable, Versatile Hatchback Bows At Detroit

After carrying over the previous generation of the Versa Hatchback for a couple of years, Nissan is at last later this year bringing out an all-new replacement—in the form of the 2014 Nissan Versa Note first shown this week at the Detroit Auto Show. And while we gave you a first look of the...Read More»

Nissan Resonance Concept live photos, 2013 Detroit Auto Show
Nissan Resonance Concept At Detroit: Previewing The Next Murano?

At the Detroit Auto Show, Nissan has revealed a daring crossover design concept that previews a potential direction for the next-generation Murano crossover. Created at Nissan Design America, in San Diego, and penned by Nissan Motor Co. senior VP and chief creative officer Shiro Nakamura, the new...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note: First Photos From The Detroit Auto Show

Want a first look at Nissan’s all-new Versa Hatchback? It’s right here, in these first pictures of the new 2014 Nissan Versa Note, from the Detroit Auto Show. Although Nissan introduced a new version of its Versa Sedan last year, it’s held on to the outgoing version of the Versa...Read More»

Nissan workers protest at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show (photo by John Voelcker)
Danny Glover Joins Nissan Workers In Protest At 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Like every other automaker, Nissan is hoping to get loads of press coverage at this week's North American International Auto Show. That may happen, but not all of it will be for the reasons that CEO Carlos Ghosn and his team expected. Nissan probably hoped to generate excitement around the reveal...Read More»

2013 Honda Accords on the assembly line in Marysville, Ohio, where they've been built for 30 years
Honda Accord Hybrid, Nissan Murano To Be Built In U.S.

Years after some analysts proclaimed that U.S. manufacturing was dead as a doornail, we're seeing new life in the sector. Not only are tech companies like Apple doing more of their making here at home, but automakers are making the shift, too -- especially those from Japan. Yesterday, our...Read More»

2013 Nissan Frontier
2013 Nissan Frontier: Familiar Look, Higher MPG, More Tech Inside

Although full-size trucks (from Ford and Ram especially) have made some major gains in fuel economy over the past years, compact and mid-size pickups have largely been left out of the gas-mileage game. Thankfully that changes this year, with the 2013 Nissan Frontier gaining 1 to 2 mpg across the...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe
Chrysler, Honda, Subaru Among IIHS's 13 Safest Cars Of 2013

Back in December, we told you about the winners (Honda) and losers (Toyota) in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's tougher frontal-crash tests. We also told you about the new IIHS designation, "Top Safety Pick+", which recognizes vehicles that perform especially well in crash tests. Now...Read More»

Nissan Leaf: Lost Battery Capacity
Nissan Leaf Gets Extended Warranty In Wake Of Consumer Complaints

In May of this year, some Nissan Leaf owners in Phoenix, Arizona noticed that their batteries were losing the ability to hold a charge. Independent tests subsequently proved that electric cars running in hot climates could indeed fall prey to such problems. But despite those increasingly loud...Read More»

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Hurricane Sandy’s New And Used Car Toll: Up To 200,000 Vehicles Could Be Scrapped

The floodwaters may be receding and the massive cleanup in progress from the worst Atlantic storm ever recorded, but it’s just the beginning of getting back to normal for automakers and consumers who lost vehicles due to flooding or other storm-related damage To-date, automakers have lost...Read More»

Damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast
The Auto Industry's Response To Hurricane Sandy

One week ago, after Hurricane Sandy's violent landfall, residents along America's eastern seaboard awoke to starkly different landscapes than they ones they'd known a few hours earlier. Homes and offices had been destroyed, mementos and landmarks ruined, lives changed, taken, forever altered. But...Read More»

2013 Nissan Sentra SL  -  First Drive, October 2012
2013 Nissan Sentra: First Drive

Nissan's all-new 2013 Sentra has at least one trait in common with the 2012 model it replaces: It simply doesn't leave a very strong impression with you. The outgoing model is a reasonably good compact sedan, and it's sold well; it's just been hard to argue that it provides any particular quality...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Video Road Test

The Nissan Altima is the not only the best-selling car in Nissan's lineup, but it's also the second best-selling family sedan in the U.S. For 2013 it has a new design, revamped powertrains, and a new infotainment system. Will all these upgrades help the Nissan move the Altima to the number-one...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2012-2013 Nissan Altima Recall Issued For Suspension Woes

Nissan is conducting a safety recall of certain 2012 and 2013 model year Altima sedans for a problem with loose suspension bolts that could result in a loss of vehicle control. A notice posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles...Read More»

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