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Next Nissan Titan Gets Cummins Turbodiesel V-8
Next Nissan Titan Gets Cummins Turbodiesel V-8

The Nissan Titan will be the second light-duty, full-size pickup truck on the market to get a diesel engine--and it's doing it with the Dodge Ram's old dance partner. Nissan announced yesterday that it had inked a deal with Cummins for that specialty diesel maker to provide Nissan with a new...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note Recall Is First For New Hatchback

After just going on sale in June, the new 2014 Nissan Versa Note hatchback is already being recalled for a pair of bolt fixes. Two notices on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website identify the recalls, the first for a missing lower body sill bolt issue and the second...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima Coupe
Nissan Altima Coupe Discontinued For 2014, No Surprise

The 2013 Nissan Altima Coupe missed the update train when the Altima sedan pulled out of the station for the 2013 model year, and now it has been left behind entirely. Nissan announced its 2014 lineup today, and the Altima Coupe isn't included. While the death of the Altima Coupe might come as a...Read More»

2013 Nissan NV200
2013 Nissan NV200: First Drive

Small cargo vans might not be the first vehicle you consider when shopping new, but chances are you've gone for a ride in one already--or will soon. The NV200 is new to the U.S. market, but it's been on sale in 40 other countries for some time. If you're a world traveler, you've seen it before. The...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note: First Drive

The Nissan Versa sedan was new for 2012, but for all kinds of global-product reasons, the company carried over the previous-generation Versa Hatchback for a couple of years. At last, a new Versa hatchback is here, only its name has morphed into Versa Note. Will it eventually just become the Nissan...Read More»

2014 Nissan Versa Note
2014 Nissan Versa Note Priced $14,780: Big Tech, Small Package

The 2014 Nissan Versa Note hatchback goes on sale this month, and pricing has been set from $14,780, including a $790 destination charge. Not only is that $680 less than the outgoing Versa Hatchback, but it also offers new technology for the sub-compact car segment. First shown at the 2013 Detroit...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5SL
2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL: Driven

The last-generation (2007-2012) Nissan Altima, in V-6 form, was surprisingly sporty and satisfying to drive. But it tended to feel a bit too athletic—in the form of a very firm ride, and a little more cabin noise and harshness than most buyers probably wanted. In its latest version, which was...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Recalled For Spare Tire Defect

Nissan is recalling certain 2013 Altima mid-size sedans because the spare tires may have been “significantly” over- or under- inflated. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder
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»

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