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The Auto Industry's Response To Hurricane Sandy
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»

Infiniti's M35hL extended wheelbase hybrid sedan, from the 2012 Beijing Auto Show
Nissan's 'Steer-By-Wire' System, Coming To Infiniti In 2013

Nissan has unveiled a lot of new technologies over the past week, including its "Emergency Assist for Pedal Misapplication" and "Autonomous Emergency Steering System". Now, there's another to report -- one that will benefit drivers during their everyday travels, not just during emergencies. It's...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder  -  First Drive  -  10/2012
2013 Nissan Pathfinder: First Drive

Have you reshuffled your priorities in a family vehicle over the past few years? Most busy parents have, and those who might have opted for a full-fledged SUV a few years ago probably aren't quite as smitten over the idea of a musclebound off-road truck. Meanwhile, rakish, crossover utility...Read More»

Nissan's Autonomous Emergency Steering System
Nissan's Autonomous Steering System Dodges Danger For You

Nissan has been on a high-tech run the past several days. On Friday, the automaker announced its "Emergency Assist for Pedal Misapplication" system, which can apply the brakes when drivers hit the gas by mistake. And on Monday, we heard about a new rear-facing camera on the 2013 Altima that warns...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder
2013 Nissan Pathfinder: All-New, But Priced Below Previous Model

When it goes on sale later this month, the fourth-generation 2013 Nissan Pathfinder three-row, seven-passenger crossover will be priced from $29,085, including an $825 destination charge. Six versions of the Pathfinder are available, including the base Pathfinder S, SV, SL, SL Premium, Platinum and...Read More»

Nissan's Emergency Assist for Pedal Misapplication technology
Nissan's New Safety Tech Knows When You Hit The Gas By Mistake

You've probably heard of "Brake Assist", the in-car technology that automatically slows a vehicle when the onboard computer senses that a collision is imminent. You've probably also heard of "Lane Assist", which lets drivers know when they've drifted out of their travel lane. Now, Nissan has...Read More»

2013 Nissan Leaf Spy Shots
2013 Nissan Leaf: Future Cars

While the Nissan Leaf electric car hasn't sold as well as hoped, the company is doubling down on its most advanced model. These photos show a prototype for a new, less expensive model of the 2013 Nissan Leaf being tested in Arizona yesterday. The company will start assembling Leaf electric cars in...Read More»

Interbrand's Best Global Brands, 2012
The Top 100 Global Brands: How Does Your Automaker Rank?

On Tuesday, we shared year-to-date sales stats for most automakers, but sales aren't the only way to measure a company's health. Interbrand takes a broader view of corporate value, and the marketing firm has just released its list of the top 100 global brands. To rank companies, Interbrand looks at...Read More»

2013 Nissan Sentra
2013 Nissan Sentra Priced From $16,770

When it goes on sale October 16, the least expensive 2013 Nissan Sentra compact sedan will be priced from $16,770, including $780 destination charge. The 2013 Sentra S, equipped with a manual transmission, is $440 less the base 2012 Sentra with a manual transmission. Powering the redesigned Sentra...Read More»

2012 Nissan Frontier
2012 Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder, Xterra: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra two-wheel-drive vehicles for an issue with front-wheel hubs. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site puts the number of vehicles potentially affected at...Read More»

2012 Nissan Juke
2012 Nissan Juke Recalled For Rear Seat Latch Issue

Nissan is recalling certain 2012 model year Juke small crossover vehicles due to problems with the rear seatback. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of vehicles potentially affected at 11,076. Affected vehicles were manufactured at the...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima Coupe
2013 Nissan Altima Coupe: It's Back, But For How Long?

The 2013 Nissan Altima sedan is new and improved, on many fronts. But what about the two-door Altima Coupe? Nissan says the other Altima isn't getting the same redo--it will carry over for the 2013 model year, and only as a single model. The two-door will be offered only as a 2.5 S four-cylinder...Read More»

2011 Nissan Leaf
Curious About Electric Cars? Try Renting One First

When hybrids like the Toyota Prius became commonplace earlier this century, they generated a lot of buzz. And so, Enterprise Holdings added hybrids to its fleets at Alamo, Enterprise, and National rental car outlets. Unfortunately, no one wanted to rent them. According to an article in the New York...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 2.5SL
2013 Nissan Altima: First Drive

It's been twenty years since Nissan decided the old Stanza nameplate had had enough, and brought out the Altima as its new standard-bearer in the mid-size family-sedan segment. What a difference those decades make: not only has the Altima swelled in size along with the other four-doors in its...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Sedan: $21,500, Available For Pre-Order Now

The new 2013 Nissan Altima made its debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show, but it won't arrive at dealerships until July. If you'd rather get your Altima ready for delivery now, however, you can, with Nissan's Altima pre-order site. Starting at $21,500, the 2013 Altima comes in four basic trim lines...Read More»

2012 Nissan Armada
2012 Nissan Armada: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Armada large SUVs due to incorrect or missing information about the vehicles’ rims. Also included in this recall are certain 2012 model year Nissan Titan full-size pickups. A notice on the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

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