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August 26, 2014

Nissan IDx Concept Gets More Modern and Borrows the Next Z Platform

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Just last month it was reported that Nissan may not release a production version of last year's IDx concept - citing concerns that it needed a lower cost and lighter rear wheel drive platform. Although Nissan has yet to release any production details about the rear-wheel-drive coupe, a new report claims that it will be built on the same platform as the next-generation Nissan Z.

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August 22, 2014

2015 Nissan Frontier and Xterra Priced

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Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2015 Nissan Frontier pickup and Xterra SUV, which are both getting a few changes for the new model year.

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August 19, 2014

Infiniti Teases New Model Ahead of its Debut in Paris

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Infiniti has released a teaser photo of a new model that it plans to reveal at the Paris Motor Show in October. Other than the teaser photo Infiniti stated, "soon, Infiniti will share a vision - its soul - on a scale not seen before from the company."

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August 11, 2014

2015 Nissan 370Z Starts at $30,800

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Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2015 Nissan 370Z Coupe, 370Z Nismo and 370Z Roadster models. The base 370Z starts at $30,800 including destination, while the 370Z Nismo starts at $42,800 an the 370Z Roadster starts at $42,630.

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August 8, 2014

Next-Gen Nissan Z to Get Hybrid System and Mercedes Engines?

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Reports about the next-generation Nissan Z have surfaced, revealing some possible powertrain options and even its new name.

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July 24, 2014

Nissan Versa Note Nismo Unveiled, Unfortunately It's Not Coming to the U.S.

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Nissan's Nismo performance team has created a hotter version of the Versa Note hatchback. The sportiest Versa Note is going to be offered in two versions: Note Nismo and the Note Nismo S.

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July 14, 2014

Nissan's Compact RWD Sports Car May Not Happen

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Late last year Nissan excited fans when it unveiled the IDx sports car concepts, which previewed a possible Scion FR-S fighter. The small rear-wheel-drive coupe was supposed to receive the green light, but now cost concerns may ruin those plans.

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July 9, 2014

Is the Nissan Cube Going Away After the 2014 Model Year?

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Yesterday Nissan released the updates for its 2015 model lineup, but one car was missing from the list - the Nissan Cube. Sales of the boxy Cube have been a disappointment, so does that mean that Nissan is finally giving it the axe?

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July 8, 2014

2016 Nissan Titan to Debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

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Nissan has confirmed that the all-new 2016 Nissan Titan pickup is going to debut at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show in January. Nissan hasn't revealed many of the details about the next Titan, but we do know that it will be offered with a 5.0L Cummins diesel V8 engine with around 300 horsepower and 500 lb-ft. of torque.

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June 27, 2014

Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti Announce New Plant in Mexico for Compact Vehicles

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Daimler and Renault-Nissan have announced plans for a new plant in Mexico that will build new compact vehicles for both the Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti brands. Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche announced today that their companies have agreed to establish a 50:50 joint venture, the business entity that will oversee construction and operation of the new plant in Aguascalientes in north-central Mexico.

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Infiniti Q30 Confirmed for Production Next Year

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Yesterday Infiniti confirmed that production of the Q30 compact model will kick off next year in the UK. The announcement was part of Infiniti's bigger announcement that production of a new 2.0L that will be used by both Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti has started at Infiniti's Decherd Powertrain Plant, in Tennessee.

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June 16, 2014

Nissan Concept 2020 Gran Turismo Unveiled, Hints R36 at GT-R [VIDEO]

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Nissan has unveiled the Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo, which was created through a close collaboration with the creators of Gran Turismo video game. The concept was designed in Europe with input from Nissan's engineers in Japan and is even said to provide a hint at a future sports car, most likely the R36 GT-R.

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June 11, 2014

2015 Nissan Frontier/ NP300 Navara Unveiled

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Nissan has taken the wraps off the 2015 Nissan Frontier, which is sold in other markets as the NP300 Navara.

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June 10, 2014

Nissan Gran Turismo Vision Concept Teased

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Nissan has released a teaser of a new sports car that is expected to become one of the latest additions to the Gran Turismo video game. The Nissan Vision Gran Turismo concept is going to debut on June 16.

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June 9, 2014

2015 Nissan Frontier Interior Teased

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Although two leaked photos of the 2015 Nissan Frontier/ Navara surfaced online last week, Nissan is now giving us a look at the pickup's interior.

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June 6, 2014

2015 Nissan Frontier Uncovered in Thailand

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Nissan has confirmed that it is going to unveil a new truck on June 11, which is widely believed to be the next-generation 2015 Nissan Frontier. Now two images have leaked online that may give us our first look at the new Frontier ahead of its debut next week.

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June 5, 2014

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Could Cost Around $100,000

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Infiniti has not yet given the Q50 Eau Rouge the green light, but Infiniti President Johan de Nysschen recently provided some details about it to Motor Trend.

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2015 Nissan Frontier Teased Again [VIDEO]

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Nissan has released another teaser of a new pickup, which is believed to be the next-generation 2015 Frontier. Earlier this week a teaser photo was released and now we have a short promotional video that provides some quick views of the new truck.

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June 2, 2014

2015 Nissan Altima Starts at $22,300

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Nissan has announced the few updates to the 2015 Nissan Altima, which includes more standard equipment and a 1 mpg increase for highway and combined fuel economy ratings for the 3.5L V6 model.

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Nissan Teases New Pickup Truck: 2015 Frontier Could Debut on June 11

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Nissan has posted a photo of a teaser photo of a new truck on its Instagram account. Nissan hasn't revealed if it's the new Frontier, but did state: "There's a special member of the Nissan family on the way. Due date: June 11th".

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May 29, 2014

2015 Nissan Versa Note Starts at $14,180

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Nissan has released the pricing for the 2015 Nissan Versa Note, which gets a small increase and starts at $14,180.

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May 23, 2014

2015 Infiniti QX70 Starts at $45,850, QX50 Starts at $35,000

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Infiniti has released the pricing for the 2015 QX70 and QX50 crossovers, which are getting a few small updates. The 2015 QX70 starts at $45,850, while the QX50 starts at $35,000.

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May 16, 2014

2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo Gets Refreshed

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Nissan has unveiled the refreshed 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo today at the annual ZDayZ event in North Carolina. The 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo gets a refreshed exterior, interior upgrades and a refined suspension.

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May 15, 2014

2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo Debuts Tomorrow

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Nissan is keeping most of the details under wraps until tomorrow, but today Nissan released a teaser photo of the 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo. The updated 2015 370Z Nismo is set to debut tomorrow at at ZDAYZ at Fontana Village Resort in North Carolina.

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May 7, 2014

Next-Gen Nissan Leaf Will Look More Mainstream with a Longer Driving Range

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The next-generation Nissan Leaf is still a few years away, with its arrival not expected until sometime in 2017, but early details have emerged about what we can expect. The biggest change will be that the next-generation Nissan Leaf will ditch its goofy EV styling, for an exterior that aligns more closely with the rest of Nissan's new lineup.

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April 25, 2014

Nissan Unveils First "Self-Cleaning" Car Prototype (Video)

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Most people hate the thought of having to wash their car, so Nissan has begun tests on cool paint technology that repels mud, rain and dirt, meaning drivers may never have to clean their car again. Nissan is testing a new super-hydrophobic and oleophobic paint in Europe on the Nissan Note that has created the world's first self-cleaning car.

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April 22, 2014

560-HP Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Headed for Production

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Infiniti continues to tease us with the Q50 Eau Rouge concept that was originally unveiled earlier this year in Detroit. With its 560-HP 3.8L V6 that's borrowed from the Nissan GT-R, the Q50 Eau Rouge continues to get positive feedback and now it's reportedly been given the green light for production.

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April 21, 2014

Nissan Lannia Concept Targets China's 'Post-80s' Generation

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Nissan has unveiled the Lannia concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, which is its latest concept geared towards China's rising "Post-80s" generation, the "balinghou."

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April 14, 2014

Updated 2015 Infiniti Q70 and QX80 Are Headed to New York

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Infiniti has confirmed that updated versions of the 2015 Q70 sedan and the QX80 SUV will debut at the New York Auto Show this week.

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2015 Nissan Murano Officially Unveiled

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As promised Nissan is going to unveil the 2015 Nissan Murano in two days at the New York Auto Show, but today we have the first batch of photos and info about the new crossover.

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April 11, 2014

Updated 2015 Nissan Versa Sedan Unveiled Ahead of its New York Debut

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Nissan has unveiled the updated 2015 Nissan Versa sedan, which is going to debut next week at the New York Auto Show. The 2015 Versa sedan gets several updates including new front and rear fascias, a range of interior refinements, and new grade level and packaging content.

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April 4, 2014

Sebastian Vettel Drives the 560-hp Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge (Video)

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Infiniti is currently testing running prototype versions of the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge that debuted at both the Detroit Auto Show and Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. Infiniti has released a video of the Q50 Eau Rouge being driven by four time Formula one world champion Sebastian Vettel as he tests it at Millbrook Proving Ground automotive testing facility.

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March 24, 2014

2015 Nissan Murano Gets Teased (Video)

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Although it was already rumored, Nissan has confirmed that the 2015 Nissan Murano is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. Nissan is also giving the world an early peek at the 2015 Murano in a quick video.

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March 17, 2014

Infiniti Four-Door Coupe in the Works with 700-HP?

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New reports have surfaced about Infiniti's upcoming flagship sedan, which will reportedly take styling cues from the Infiniti Essence concept and feature a four-door coupe body to go head to head with models like the Porsche Panamera and Maserati Quattroporte.

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March 13, 2014

2016 Nissan GT-R Rumored to Have 800-HP Hybrid Powertrain

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It's already been reported that the next-gen 2016 Nissan GT-R is going to get a hybrid powertrain, but now it's being speculated that it could pack up to 800-HP. Yup you read that right,the next GT-R could reach new heights.

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March 11, 2014

Nissan is Going to Unveil a New Sedan Concept in Beijing

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Nissan has announced that it is going to debut a new sedan concept at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show next month. The new concept is a follow up to last year's Friend-ME concept (shown here) and is designed for the "Chinese digital lifestyle."

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March 4, 2014

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Concept Comes to Life with 560-HP

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Infiniti originally unveiled the Q50 Eau Rouge concept earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, but failed to tell us what powered the concept. Now Infiniti has revealed that the Q50 Eau Rouge has borrowed the Nissan GT-R's 3.8L V6 engine, which generates 560-hp and 442 lb-ft. of torque in the Infiniti concept.

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February 21, 2014

2015 Nissan Murano Will Have its World Debut in Geneva

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It was previously reported that Nissan is going to unveil the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover at the New York Auto Show in April, but now it looks like it will actually have its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, next month.

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February 19, 2014

Infiniti Will Reveal the Q50 Eau Rouge Concept's Turbocharged Engine in Geneva (Video)

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Infiniti has announced that it will be bringing the Q50 Eau Rouge concept to the Geneva Motor Show next month. We first saw the concept at the Detroit Auto Show last month, but at the time Infiniti did not announce what was under the hood. Now we have confirmation that the concept is powered by a turbocharged engine and that it will be revealed at next month's show.

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February 13, 2014

2015 Nissan Murano Confirmed for New York Debut

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Nissan is going to unveil the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano at the New York Auto Show in April. Although Nissan hasn't revealed any photos of the next-generation Murano, it's expected that it will borrow many styling cues from the Resonance concept (pictured here).

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