Nissan Motor Company Posts

Nissan has sold 100,000 LEAF vehicles

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Nissan has sold the 100,000 all-electric Nissan LEAF vehicle. The customer of this vehicle was a dentist in the United Kingdom. The Nissan LEAF has created the world’s first mass-produced zero emissions vehicle and is the best selling EV in history with a 45% market share. Nissan created a special LEAF vehicle with 50,000 2p coins and 50,000 two cent Euro coins fastened to a LEAF as part of the milestone celebration.
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Paul Walker’s Skyline from Fast and Furious is selling for $1.37 million

In the Fast & Furious franchise, Brian O’Connor (played by the late Paul Walker) drove around in a blue R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R. This vehicle is now for sale in Germany for one million euros (around $1.37 million U.S.). This is double the price that was being asked before Walker passed away in the tragic accident on November 30, 2013. The Skyline is listed on the website. The Skyline has a 543 horsepower and has front and rear upgraded brakes with 19-inch Volk wheels. This Skyline was specifically used in 2009’s Fast & Furious, the fourth movie in the franchise.
[Source: Jalopnik]

Nissan Plans To Launch Driverless Cars By 2020

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Nissan Motor Company has announced that they will be launching cars that can drive themselves by 2020.  Nissan made this announcement at a recent event in California.
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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (7201) Is Expanding EV Line To 5 Models

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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (TYO:7201) will be expanding their global EV product line to five models.  The company was originally planning on building three electric models, which include the Nissan Leaf, a luxury Infiniti sedan version of the Leaf, and an electric version of the compact cargo van NV200.
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The 2014 Nissan Versa Note Will Have NissanConnect With Navigation, Hands-Free Texting, And Around View Monitor

At this year’s International Auto Show, Nissan showcased the 2014 Nissan Versa Note.  The 2014 Nissan Versa Note has 40MPG highway mileage, a 1.6L DOHC 4-cylinder engine rated at 109 horsepower (6,000RPM), a dual-fuel injection system, Xtronic CVT, and an active grille shutter.  The Around View Monitor makes it easy to parallel park because the car has four cameras to create a virtual 360° image of your vehicle.

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The Best Electric Cars

Since the Pulse2 founders were raised near the Motor City, we have naturally become car enthusiasts. We have tons of family and friends that work at the big auto companies and their suppliers. After the Department of Energy and the Obama administration pushed billions of dollars in the auto industry, we saw some changes in the environment around us. The optimism from Detroit companies grew since they were getting into the electric vehicle game. We have seen Henrik Fisker and Elon Musk build some great automobiles over the last few years too. This is why we have compiled a list of some of the best electric cars available on the market right now along with their specs. If there are some details that we have missed, let us know in the comments.
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WATCH: Olympics Swimmer Ryan Lochte Stars In Nissan Ad

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte is starring in a series of six ads for the Nissan Sentra.  The ads will have a dating theme.  Mr. Lochte is seen wearing a dressing gown over his swimming Speedo.  Over the next few ads, we will see a socially awkward guy named Jeff trying to win over a girl named Felicia.  If only Jeff had a Nissan Sentra, he would not be as awkward.  Check out the first video in the series below:

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Nissan’s Leaf App Gives Android/EV Owners Remote Control

Nissan has released an official Android app for Leaf owners that allows users to control their EV from their smartphones. The app shows the vehicle’s charge and can start or stop charging the vehicle with a single button. Nissan also provides app-controlled climate control and a climate control timer. [Engadget]