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February 10, 2016

Nissan reveals a trio of "Winter Warrior" concepts for Chicago [VIDEO]

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This week the 2016 Chicago Auto Show kicks off and this year Nissan is bring unique versions of its crossovers, the Pathfinder, Murano and Rogue. All three crossovers ditch their standard wheels for heavy-duty snow tracks to tackle the winter.

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January 5, 2016

Nissan to introduce new Kicks crossover later this year

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Nissan has announced plans to introduce a new global crossover that will be called the Kicks. The new model gets its name and inspiration from the the Kicks concept car that debuted at the 2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show.

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December 30, 2015

Infiniti reveals the details about the US-spec 2017 QX30

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Infiniti is expanding its lineup with two new compact models, the Q30 hatchback and the QX30 crossover, and although both models will be sold in the U.S., Infiniti has a slight twist. Rather than market both nameplates in the U.S., Infiniti has decided to sell both models under the QX30 name.

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December 23, 2015

2016 Nissan Titan XD Crew Cab priced at $41,485

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Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2016 Titan XD Crew Cab, which is now on sale with a starting price set at $41,485. The Titan XD is available in five trim levels: S, SV, SL, Platinum Reserve and Pro-4X.

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December 22, 2015

BMW and Nissan team up to add 120 DC Fast Chargers

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BMW and Nissan have teamed up to add DC Fast charging at 120 locations across 19 states in an effort to support Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 customers and to promote increased adoption of electric vehicles nationwide. The DC Fast Chargers will be added in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, North and South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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December 16, 2015

2016 Infiniti QX60 gets a refresh

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We're still about a month away from the debut of the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, but Infiniti has already unveiled the updated 2016 QX60, which is going to debut at the show.

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2016 Infiniti Q50 gets new engines including a new 400-hp twin-turbo

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Infiniti has revealed the updates to the 2016 Q50 sedan, with the biggest news being the addition of a new 400-hp 3.0L twin-turbocharged V6.

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December 7, 2015

Nissan confirms plans to build EV with range extender

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Even though the 2016 Nissan Leaf can now travel further than every EV in its price range, a 107 mile driving range is still not long enough to banish range anxiety fears for many drivers. That is why Nissan is now working on a new EV with a range extender, like the Chevy Volt and BMW i3.

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November 18, 2015

2016 Nissan Sentra gets a new face

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Nissan has revealed the updated 2016 Nissan Sentra, which is getting a new face that brings it in line with Nissan's new design language. The redesigned face is very similar to the redesigned 2016 Altima with its V-shaped grille.

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2017 Infiniti QX30 compact crossover debuts in LA

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Following the debut of the Q30 hatchback, Infiniti has revealed the crossover version - the QX30. The compact QX30 crossover was previewed initially by a concept version and the production version is pretty much identical.

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October 6, 2015

Nissan Teatro for Dayz concept is a smartphone on wheels

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Nissan has revealed one of its latest concepts, the Teatro for Dayz, which is going to debut at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. It's no secret that the newest generation of drivers have less interest in cars than older generations, so Nissan is presenting the Teatro for Dayz concept, which is an attempt to appeal to a new generation.

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September 22, 2015

2016 Nissan Altima adopts Nissan's 'Energetic Flow' design language

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The new Nissan Murano and Maxima were the first models in Nissan's lineup to debut with its new "Energetic Flow" design language and now Nissan is adding it to more of its models. Nissan has unveiled the updated 2016 Altima, which now sports the new exterior design language.

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September 21, 2015

Infiniti officially cancels the Q50 Eau Rouge

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It's been a while since we've heard anything about the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge and now we know why. Infiniti has officially killed the plans to produce the GT-R powered Q50 Eau Rouge.

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September 18, 2015

2016 Infiniti QX50 priced at $35,445

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Infiniti has announced the pricing for the 2016 QX50 crossover, which now rides on a longer wheelbase - giving it more interior room. The 2016 QX50 starts at $35,445 for the rear-wheel drive version and $36,845 for the all-wheel drive version.

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September 15, 2015

Nissan Gripz compact crossover concept debuts in Frankfurt

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Nissan has revealed the new Gripz compact crossover concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Designed by designers in Europe and Japan, Nissan says that the Gripz concept "blends the ability and practicality of a compact crossover with the excitement and performance of a sports car."

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September 14, 2015

2017 Infiniti Q30 debuts as Infiniti's first entry in the compact segment

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Infiniti is taking its model lineup down a size with the introduction of the 2017 Q30 compact hatchback, which is debuting this week at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Two years ago Infiniti previewed the Q30 in concept form, which has mostly made the transition to the production version.

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Nissan Gripz crossover concept to debut this week in Frankfurt

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Last week Nissan announced plans to unveil a new crossover concept at this month's Frankfurt Motor Show and now it has a name. Nissan has released another teaser of the concept, which is called the Gripz concept.

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September 10, 2015

2016 Nissan Leaf gets 107-mile driving range

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The 2016 Nissan Leaf now has the longest driving range of any electric vehicle in its class, thanks to a new larger 30 kWh battery that gives it a driving range of 107 miles. It may not seem like a lot, but that's a longer driving range than the Leaf's rivals, like the VW e-Golf, BMW i3 and Fiat 500e.

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September 7, 2015

Nissan teases a new crossover concept

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Nissan has released a teaser photo of a new crossover concept that it is going to reveal at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. Nissan hasn't released any details about the concept, other than stating, "What if Nissan created a new way to feel driving excitement?"

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September 1, 2015

Infiniti teases the 2016 Q30's interior

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Infiniti is going to reveal the Q30 hatchback later this month at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but Infiniti has decided to give us an early peek at its interior now.

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August 27, 2015

Here's another look at the Infiniti Q30 hatchback

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Infiniti has released another photo of the Q30 hatchback ahead of its official debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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August 13, 2015

2016 Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition debuts at Pebble Beach

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Infiniti has unveiled the 2016 Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition that is debuting this week at at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The Q70 Premium Select Edition adds dark chrome trim, a darkened lower rear bumper, a rear spoiler and unique 20-inch wheels and unique Graphite or Stone semi-aniline leather seats.

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August 11, 2015

Infiniti confirms Q30, QX30 and Q60 Coupe to arrive in 2016

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Infiniti has revealed some of its future production plans, which includes the introduction of the compact 2017 Q30 and QX30 models, in addition to the all-new Q60 Coupe. The Q30 and QX30, which were previewed in concept form, will go on sale in late spring/ early summer 2016, while the Q60 Coupe will go on sale by the fall.

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July 23, 2015

Infiniti Q30 caught in Prague

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Earlier this week Infiniti announced that the small Q30 would debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Infiniti also released an official photo, which showed off the front of the Q30, but now we have our first look at the rear. The Q30 was recently caught filing an ad in Prague.

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July 21, 2015

Infiniti Q30 revealed ahead of its Frankfurt debut

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Infiniti has revealed the new Q30 small ahead of its official world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Designed for more urban buyers, the small Q30 looks close to the concept version that previewed it two years ago.

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July 13, 2015

Would a NISMO-tuned Nissan Maxima make it a true sports sedan?

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Nissan continues to bill the Maxima as a four-door sports sedan, but over the years it's been debatable about how much of that was actually true. Now that the all-new 2016 Maxima is here, Nissan is reportedly looking at the possibility of adding a sportier NISMO-tuned version.

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July 9, 2015

2016 Nissan Rogue a few more features

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Nissan Rogue sales have really taken off, with sales increasing 54.3 percent in June alone and 36.3 percent in the first six months of this year. Nissan hopes to continue that momentum with the 2016 Rogue, which is getting some new features.

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July 7, 2015

Nissan Leaf buyers now get free charging in Boston

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Nissan has announced that its "No Charge to Charge" promotion is now available for Boston-area Nissan Leaf buyers. The promotion provides two years of free public charging and includes access to fast chargers that can charge the Leaf from empty to 80 percent in about 30 minutes.

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July 1, 2015

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid and Infiniti QX60 Hybrid are done

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Nissan has reportedly decided to kill the hybrid versions of the Nissan Pathfinder and Infiniti QX60 SUVs. The 2016 Pathfinder and QX60 will only be available in the regular gasoline-powered versions.

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June 30, 2015

2016 Nissan Leaf battery updates will bring a longer driving range

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In an attempt to combat falling sales, Nissan has announced plans to unveil the 2016 Leaf, which is getting a midcycle update that will give it a longer driving range. The improvements to the Leaf includes a new battery that will deliver 30 kwh of power compared to the current 24 kwh battery. The more powerful battery could give the Leaf a driving range around 105-110 miles.

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June 19, 2015

Infiniti teases 2016 Q30 ahead of its Frankfurt debut

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Infiniti has released a photo of a camouflaged Q30, which is going to officially debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Q30 was previewed as a concept two years ago in Frankfurt and now the production version is slated to go on sale in Europe by the end of this year.

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June 16, 2015

2016 Nissan Altima and Sentra to get a big refresh

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The all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima is a big departure from the last generation with its bold exterior, which now makes it the most stylish sedan in Nissan's four sedan lineup. Well Nissan has some changes in store for the 2016 Altima and Sentra, which are both getting a refresh that will be more extensive than just a simple facelift.

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June 12, 2015

Nissan Juke-R Nismo concept teased ahead of its Goodwood debut

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Nissan has released a teaser of the Juke-R Nismo concept that is going to debut later this month at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Juke-R Nismo concept is a follow up to the original GT-R-powered Juke-R.

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May 28, 2015

2015 Nissan Rogue [REVIEW]

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The Nissan Rogue was all new for 2014. Entering it's second generation the Rogue has grown in size and styling just in time, as the small SUV segment is currently the most hotly contested. With stalwarts such as the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4, Nissan had its work cut out for it to remain competitive. Luckily the new Rogue has shed its rental car image and is now a formidable contender.

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April 21, 2015

2016 Nissan Maxima: Production kicks off in Tennessee

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Nissan has announced that production of the all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima has started at its plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. The eighth-generation Nissan Maxima continues its mission as a "4-Door Sports Car" with its bold exterior and 300-hp V6.

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April 20, 2015

2015 Nissan Leaf: The Future is Here [REVIEW]

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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.

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April 10, 2015

2016 Nissan 370Z priced at $30,815

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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.

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April 8, 2015

Mercedes and Nissan join forces to build midsize pickup

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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.

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April 2, 2015

All-New 2016 Nissan Maxima debuts in NYC and starts at $32,410

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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.

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March 25, 2015

Updated 2016 Infiniti QX50 will take the stage in New York

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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.

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