Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it has licensed its Around View Monitor and Moving Object Detection (MOD) technology, jointly developed with Clarion Co., Ltd., for use by Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
Nissan Motorsport driver Michael Caruso has wrapped up 10th place in the V8 Supercars Championship after a dramatic day at the final round of this season's Australian V8 Supercars, Sydney NRMA 500 on the streets of Sydney Olympic Park.
The last round of the SUPER GT (round 8), the race to decide who would be the champion, was held on November 16th (Sun) at Twin Ring Motegi (4.801km) in Tochigi Prefecture where the #23 "MOTUL AUTECH GT-R" (Tsugio Matsuda / Ronnie Quintarelli) took victory after starting from pole position.
The 3-hour race, final round of the Super Taikyu Series 2014 was held at an overcast Autopolis where the #81 "GTNET ADVAN NISSAN GT-R" (Kazuki Hoshino / Naofumi Omoto / Takayuki Aoki) started from pole position and, after retaking the lead at the mid-point of the race, continued to hold this position until the checkered flag to take victory.
After qualifying just outside the top 10, Fiore drove the #36 Norton Nissan Altima into a competitive position before Caruso picked his way up to third place in the main race of the Gold Coast 600, a round of the Australian V8 Supercars which was held over the 24th-26th October at the Gold Coast street race track in Queensland.
The 4 Hours of Estoril, the season finale of the 2014 European Le Mans Series, produced a race win for the Nissan-powered Sebastien Loeb Racing team and a popular championship victory for the Signatech Alpine team, which is also powered by the NISMO-tuned Nissan VK45DE V8 engine.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance, the world's fourth-largest automotive group, continues to make progress in its commitment to closing the gender gap, with both companies reporting a rise in the percentage of women in manager-level positions globally in 2013 compared with the previous year.
Rounds 14-15 of the All Japan F3 Championship, last of the season, were held in conjunction with the FIA World Endurance Championship at Fuji Speedway where #23, Daiki Sasaki, of the Nissan Driver Development Program (NDDP), took pole position in both races, finished 2nd in round 14 and then went on to grab victory in round 15 to make 2 consecutive podium finishes.
Round 7 of the SUPER GT was held on October 5th (Sun) in Buriram, Thailand, at the Chang International Circuit (1 lap = 4.554km) and the #24 D'station ADVAN GT-R (Michael Krumm / Daiki Sasaki), starting the race from 2nd place, went on to finish in 2nd while the 10th qualifying #12 CALSONIC IMPUL GT-R (Hironobu Yasuda / Joao Paulo De Oliveira) finished 3rd, bringing both GT-Rs up to the podium.