In 2011 Nissan launched the first mainstream electric car, the Leaf. To much fanfare, it was introduced and went on sale right about the same time as Chevy's Volt. While not technically direct competitors, since the Leaf is a true electric vehicle and the Volt a plug-in hybrid, they engaged in a sales battle over who would win the hard earned dollars of early eco adopters. Now four years later, it appears the Leaf has won and after a week living with one, I can easily understand why.
Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2016 370Z Coupe, 370Z NISMO and 370Z Roadster, which are on sale now. The 370Z Coupe starts at $30,815 with the destination fees included, while the 370Z NISMO will set you back $42,815 and the 370Z Roadster starts at $42,645.
Last month we thought that Mercedes was pulling an early April Fools prank when it announced plans to develop a midsize pickup, but it's completely true and now we're learning more. Mercedes and Nissan have confirmed that they are working together on a new Mercedes pickup that will be based on the Nissan NP300/ Navara.
The Nissan Maxima has renewed it's quest to earn the "4-Door Sports Car" title, with Nissan's debut of the all-new 2016 Maxima at the New York Auto Show. It's hard to decide which is more captivating, a new iteration of Nissan's "V-motion" grille or the most unmistakable C-pillar in the industry. Both turn heads while the sides provide a lot of surface detailing to tease your eyes. You'll either love the new Maxima's looks or not.
Infiniti is going to reveal a new QX50 crossover next month at the New York Auto Show. Infiniti hasn't released any photos of the new 2016 QX60, but did reveal that it's wheelbase has increased more than three inches and that it has new front and rear fascias, wheels, side sills, as well as a slightly higher ride stance.
Nissan has unveiled the 2016 GT-R, which sees the introduction of the 45th Anniversary Gold Edition GT-R. Based on the GT-R Premium model, the 45th Anniversary Gold Edition GT-R commemorates the GT-R's long heritage of world-class high performance.
It's being reported that the Nissan Xterra's days are numbered, since the report claims that the Xterra will be discontinued after the 2015 model year. According to a source the Xterra is getting the axe since it won't comply with the new safety and emissions regulations that are scheduled to come into effect in 2016.
Infiniti has released the first photo of the new QX30 crossover concept that is going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. The concept hints at the upcoming QX30 compact crossover that will share its platform with the compact Q30.
Infiniti is going to give the world a preview of its upcoming QX30 compact crossover with a concept version that is going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The QX30 and its Q30 hatchback sibling will both be built on the same MFA platform as the Mercedes A-Class and GLA models.
Following its debut this weekend in Nissan's "With Dad" Super Bowl commercial, Nissan has announced that the all-new 2016 Maxima will have its world debut at the New York Auto Show in April.
After its quick cameo in Nissan's "With Dad" Super Bowl commercial, Nissan has announced that the GT-R LM NISMO race car will make a two-week pit stop at the Chicago Auto Show this month. Before the GT-R LM NISMO competes in the Le Mans 24 Hours race, it will be part of Nissan's NISMO display at the show.
During today's big game, Nissan aired a spot called "With Dad" that is meant to "depict the struggle of work-life balance facing many American families." The big surprise is at the end of the 90-second commercial the all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima is revealed.
Even though the midsize sedan segment isn't growing nearly as fast as it used to, it's still an incredibly important segment, which explains why Toyota gave the 2015 Camry such a significant update. Now Nissan is reportedly going to follow Toyota's path with a big midcycle update planned for the 2016 Altima.
Now that Chevy has officially upped the ante with the debut of the 200-mile range Chevy Bolt electric vehicle, it's time for other EVs to follow suit. The Nissan Leaf is currently the most popular fully-electric vehicle on the market and Nissan hopes to keep that title with a "high-output" version of the next Leaf that could have an even longer driving range than the upcoming Bolt.
Nissan has unveiled the all-new 2016 Nissan Titan pickup at the Detroit Auto Show. The Titan XD is the first of the new generation of Nissan Titan models. According to Nissan it offers the effortless towing and hauling of the larger, more expensive heavy-duty trucks - yet has the fuel-efficiency and affordability of half-ton pickups.
Nissan and NASA have announced the formation of a five-year research and development partnership to advance autonomous vehicle systems. Nissan's U.S. Silicon Valley Research Center and NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., will focus on autonomous drive systems, human-machine interface solutions, network-enabled applications, and software analysis and verification.
Nissan has released another teaser video of the 2016 Titan pickup, which is part of its multi-chapter "Nissan Titan Truckumentary." This chapter is titled "The Quarterback" and it features Rich Miller, Director of Product Planning and Titan Chief Product Specialist.
More photos of the Infiniti Q60 Coupe concept have been released ahead of its debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. The concept is very close to the 2016 Q60 that will be introduced later this year, while a convertible version is expected within the next two years.
On the outside the 2015 Nissan Sentra hasn't changed since the current generation arrived at the end of 2012, but on the inside Nissan is giving the Sentra a number of interior comfort and convenience enhancements.
At the beginning of this year Infiniti revealed the Q50 Eau Rouge concept, which previewed a high-performance version of the Q50 that borrowed its engine from the Nissan GT-R. With 560 horsepower on tap, the Q50 Eau Rouge would give Infiniti a much needed performance model, but now it may not happen.
Infiniti has now joined other automakers like BMW, Nissan and VW that have created unique vehicles for the Gran Turismo 6 video game. Infiniti has revealed the Vision Gran Turismo concept, which is now available to download.
Nissan has released another teaser spot for the 2016 Titan pickup that is going to debut at the Detroit Auto Show on January 12.
Nissan is going to reveal the all-new 2016 Nissan Titan pickup at the Detroit Auto Show in January, but Nissan is getting us ready for the new Titan now with a series of short videos. To give the world a closer look at the development of the new Titan, Nissan will release a series of short videos under the "Nissan Titan Truckumentary" banner.
Nissan has unveiled its newest concept, the Kicks concept at the the Sao Paulo Motor Show. The Kicks concept is a compact crossover that Nissan says was "inspired by the streets of Brazil and designed for its people."
Nissan has released a teaser photo of a new concept car that is going to debut next week at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil.
The current Nissan Pathfinder was all-new for the 2013 model year, so for 2015 there aren't any big changes. The 2015 Pathfinder now starts at $30,395.
Infiniti has unveiled the Q80 Inspiration concept that previews Infiniti's upcoming flagship sedan. Not only does the Q80 Inspiration concept hint at a new model, but it also provides a preview of Infiniti's future design language and powertrain technology.
According to Infiniti, "Dark Chrome is the new black" or at least it is for the Infiniti QX70S Design which is going to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show.
Infiniti has announced the updates to the 2015 Infiniti Q70, which is now available in a new extended wheelbase model, the Q70L. For the new model year, the Q70 gets revised styling and interior updates.
Infiniti has released a new sketch of the Q80 Inspiration concept that is going to debut on October 2 at the Paris Motor Show.
Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2015 Nissan Rogue, which starts at $23,650. The Rogue was all-new for 2014, so in its second model year, it's just getting a few small updates.