Nissan, the global leader in all electric vehicles, will be electrifying the UEFA Champions League Final in Milan this weekend. As the official global automotive sponsor of Europe's most prestigious football competition, Nissan will supply more than 100 electric vehicles to UEFA and associated sponsors to transport guests and officials during the final weekend.
The Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo made its first-ever appearance outside of China at the Copper Box in Olympic Park, London, during the launch of a new game, Grand Turismo Sport. Displayed alongside seven other full-size concept cars, the largest ever gathering of GT concept vision cars in one place, the vehicle provides a visualization of what a high performance Infiniti could look like in the future.
This week marked the opening of the Tsinghua University (Department of Automotive Engineering) - Nissan Joint Research Center for Intelligent Mobility (the Joint Research Center), a collaboration between Nissan and Tsinghua University in Beijing to work on research and development of electric vehicle and autonomous drive technologies for the Chinese market.
The proposed new legislation for the insuring of self-driving cars will have a significant role in the adoption and integration of the breakthrough technology that can help reduce traffic congestion and vehicle incidents on UK roads, as well as creating new jobs in the UK's high-tech economy. Nissan has already confirmed that the refreshed Nissan Qashqai will be the first Nissan car in Europe – and the first UK-manufactured car – equipped with autonomous technology in 2017 with ProPilot.
Nissan today responded to statements made by the Korean Ministry of Environment (MOE) that the Nissan Qashqai sold in Korea was found to be arbitrarily setting its engine system to illegally control gas emissions.
SUPER GT ace Daiki Sasaki dominated the weekend's Japanese Formula 3 action at Fuji with two wins for the B-MAX Nissan Driver Development Program team. Sasaki held off teammate Jann Mardenborough in Saturday's race by a mere 0.612 of a second and completely dominated on Sunday, scoring the win with a 2.644 second margin.
Nissan collected its first Pro-Am points of the season at Silverstone in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in a bittersweet day for Nissan yesterday. Nissan collected its first Pro-Am points of the season at Silverstone in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in a bittersweet day for Nissan yesterday. Sean Walkinshaw combined with GT Academy winners Matt Simmons (Australia) and Romain Sarazin (France) to finish seventh in the Pro-Am class aboard the No.22 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.
Thiriet by TDS Racing and United Autosports were the big winners in the LM P2 and LM P3 classes in the European Le Mans Series last weekend at a rain soaked Imola. The final portion of the four-hour race was run under safety car conditions after torrential rain struck the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari.
Renault Sport Formula One Team finished a close-packed 13th and 14th in today’s Pirelli Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. A different strategy was employed across the two cars, with Kevin Magnussen changing to a three-stop race and Jolyon Palmer running to two stops. Both drivers were right together for the final laps, with Jolyon finishing just 2.7 seconds ahead of Kevin.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Nissan Arc Ltd. announced today joint development of an atomic analysis methodology that will aid in boosting the performance of lithium-ion batteries, and ultimately extend the driving range of zero-emission electric vehicles.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., (“Nissan”), and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, (“MMC”) announced that they have signed a Basic Agreement today to form a far-reaching strategic alliance between the two Japanese automakers.
Nissan announced today European sales for April of 52,596 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.2 percent. Calendar year sales to date total 258,987 units with a market share of 3.9 percent.
Jolyon Palmer makes his Formula 1 race debut for Renault Sport Formula One Team, after performing Third Driver duties for the previous Enstone iteration of Lotus F1 Team in 2015. He rose to Formula 1 on the back of his 2014 championship-winning GP2 season, as he became the first British driver to win the F1 feeder series since Lewis Hamilton in 2006. Following is an interview with Palmer ahead of the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix.
Olympic cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy heads to Imola this weekend for round two of the European Le Mans Series – his next step on the road to his 24 Hours of Le Mans debut. After winning the inaugural LM P3 championship last year in the European Le Mans Series, Hoy has graduated to LM P2 with Algarve Pro Racing and will make his Le Mans debut this June.