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June 29, 2016

Nissan to release a new EV with a range extender next year

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It's no secret that the Nissan Leaf has struggled to battle other electrified cars, like the Tesla Model S and Chevy Volt with their longer driving ranges. Nissan is now reportedly going to fix that with the introduction of a new electric car with a range extender.

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May 18, 2016

2016 Infiniti Q50 3.0t priced at $39,900

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Infiniti has announced the pricing for the 2016 Q50 3.0t models, which are powered by a 300-hp 3.0L twin turbocharged V6. The arrival of the 3.0t models, completes the 2016 Q50 lineup, which is now available with a choice of four powertrains.

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May 12, 2016

Could Nissan save Mitsubishi? Nissan to buy a controlling stake

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Mitsubishi's future has been unclear for years, especially in the U.S. where its lineup continues to shrink. Now the automaker's fate has gotten even worse, following its latest emissions scandal, which involved cheating on fuel economy tests. But there's hope, since it's being reported that Nissan is in talks with Mitsubishi to buy a 34 percent controlling stake in automaker.

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April 25, 2016

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration previews the future

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Infiniti has unveiled the QX Sport Inspiration concept, which is a preview of the automaker's new midsize SUV. Inspired by Infiniti's "Powerful Elegance" design philosophy, the sculpted exterior of the concept is an early look at what the next QX70 will look like.

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April 15, 2016

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept previewed

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Infiniti has released a teaser photo of the new QX Sport Inspiration concept that is going to debut later this month at the Beijing Motor Show. The concept is a look at a possible future new mid-size SUV.

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April 8, 2016

Nissan GT-R Nismo breaks the Guinness World Record Title for Fastest Drift

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Nissan has announced that it grabbed the Guinness World Records title for the fastest ever drift! The record was broken with a speed of 189 mph and 30 degrees angle using a specially-tuned 2016 GT-R. Masato Kawabata, the Japanese drift champion and title holder for the Japanese drifting series, clinched the top spot from former record holder Jakub Przygoński of Poland.

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April 5, 2016

Nissan GT-R Nismo sets a new world record [VIDEO]

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Nissan has released a new teaser video of the GT-R Nismo, which has apparently set a new world record. Nissan hasn't released any details, but the video does say "Coming Soon!!!"

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March 23, 2016

2017 Nissan GT-R arrives this summer with styling updates and more power

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Nissan continues to improve the GT-R and today the automaker has unveiled the latest updates to its flagship sports car. The 2017 GT-R gets some modest styling updates, a redesigned interior and even more power under the hood.

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March 9, 2016

2016 Infiniti Q50 2.0t and Q50 Hybrid Premium models priced

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Infiniti has released the pricing for the 2016 Infiniti Q50 2.0t and Q50 Hybrid Premium models, which are the first two of the four engine options that will be available for the Q50 lineup. The pricing starts at $33,950 for the Q50 2.0t and $47,050 for the Q50 Hybrid Premium, plus the $905 destination fee.

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February 22, 2016

2016 Nissan Maxima SR Midnight Edition blacks out the Maxima

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Nissan has unveiled the 206 Maxima SR Midnight Edition, which adds a black sport spoiler, black rear diffuser, black 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and charcoal leather seats with Alcantara inserts.

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February 10, 2016

2017 Nissan Armada debuts in Chicago

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Nissan has revealed the all-new 2017 Armada full-size SUV, which is debuting this week at the Chicago Auto Show. The new Armada is the basically a Nissan badged version of the Infiniti QX80 SUV, but with a face that is closer to the new Titan pickup.

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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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