Have you ever stopped to think if the alert sounds in your car are the right kind of sounds? Could it be better? How does it make you feel? Can you distinguish one alert from the other so you know exactly what you need to do when you hear a certain sound, or how you need to react when you hear another? These are the kinds of things that Nissan’s automobile designers care about a great deal.
Nissan is continuing its dominance in the EV market by adding its latest e-Power drivetrain technology to a new Japanese model, the Note Aura. They call it a premium compact car but it’s effectively a smaller version of the all-electric Nissan Ariya SUV with the latest “series hybrid” technology.
For many young people, the excitement of passing their driving test is often overshadowed by the cost of buying a new car and sky-high insurance premiums. The good news is there are several great new and quality second-hand Nissan cars for teenagers or new drivers.
John studied to be a teacher, ten years later he was a skydiving instructor and now has a small business that manufactures garden gnomes. Mary studied marine biology before moving into hydroponics, dabbled in martial arts and is currently studying speech therapy. The old days of working for the same company for forty years, or even working in the same field for your entire life is over. This is mostly true, which makes the stories of Michael Jude and his fellow Nissan Graduate Scheme alumni stand out.
Autonomous vehicles have been making headlines for some time and it’s no surprise as more companies are investing heavily in this technology. WeRide, a Nissan-backed Chinese autonomous vehicle start-up, is one of many working on SAE Level 4 autonomous driving for commercial deployment at scale. The company recently raised $310 million and after receiving the appropriate permits, they are preparing to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in San Jose, California.
The two orange robot woodpeckers pecked the sheet of metal with machinegun speed from both sides, a choreographed ballet of ballistic hammering. Within minutes the flat metal was fully formed into a rear panel for an R32 Skyline GT-R, a collector’s car no longer in production.
As more people are switching to electric power, a direct result is a growing need to recycle batteries and the Nissan LEAF is leading from the front. While electric vehicles are helping save our planet, the batteries within present a unique problem. According to studies, there could be more than 7 million tonnes of EV batteries that need recycling by 2040 so what is the best solution?
Nissan has announced that all its new vehicles in key markets would be electrified by the early 2030s, as part of the company’s drive to carbon neutrality by 2050. This is part of a global trend, with Mercedes and Audi recently announcing that they have stopped the development of future internal combustion engines (ICE), and GM also jumping feet first into the fray. In the meantime, Britain has moved their ban on non-electric cars forward by five years to 2030.
Have they all gone mad? Why now? Why so suddenly?
Nissan is leading the way in reducing carbon emissions with the all-new Nissan Rogue. This SUV will be its first car made using the “closed-loop” recycling system for aluminium parts.
Under the Nissan Green Program 2022, Nissan plans on replacing 30% of the raw materials in cars built in 2022 with recycled materials. The only way to achieve this is by using recycled materials and developing biomaterials while performing recycling activities at the supplier level and in-house. This brings us to the new Nissan Rogue SUV which could be the dawn of a new “greener” manufacturing era.
Nissan may not be the first car brand that springs to mind when it comes to sports cars but they’ve produced some of the finest under the brand’s umbrella, including Datsun and Infiniti. From the more recent R35 Nissan GT-R to the older Datsun 240Z and the Fairlady SR311, here is a list of the top Nissan performance cars starting with Datsun.