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The NHTSA demands a national recall of Takata airbags

The Takata airbag recall is the latest recall issue to hit the news since GM’s massive recalls over the past year. The problem has become so widespread that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a request of nationwide action as they continue to investigate. Due to the rise in finding deaths related to faulty […]

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Production for the 2015 Nissan Murano begins in America

Nissan proudly announced not too long ago to have begun production for the all-new and radically styled 2015 Nissan Murano. Going into the third generation, the new Murano moves its production from Japan to Nissan’s factory in Canton, MS. The new Murano also happens to be the first globally-sold product to be made at that factory. Click […]

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The 2015 Nissan Pathfinder starts at $29,510

The 2015 Nissan Pathfinder was officially announced to be priced at $29,510 for starters, excluding the $885 destination and handling fee. The fourth generation Pathfinder has been with us since 2012 as a 2013 model and so far, only minor changes have been implemented. For the 2015 model year, the Pathfinder gets standard blind sport […]

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Report: The Nissan Altima and Sentra to get more dramatic designs

Nissan is preparing to redesign its Altima and and Sentra, which isn’t a bad thing since they’re just about as exciting to look at as a roll of bread. And to cure the Altima and Sentra of their unremarkable aesthetics, the word on the street is that both sedans will be aesthetically redesigned to appeal […]

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BREAKING: Aston Martin makes Nissan’s Andy Palmer new CEO

The Financial  in the UK recently learned that Nissan’s chief of product, Andy Palmer, was just elected into the position of CEO for Aston Martin. Aston Martin themselves haven’t confirmed the news, though fellow news outlet, Reuters, also reports the same. According to Nissan, Palmer took a position “at another company,” and now we know which […]

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Report: Nissan’s next-gen 370Z to have hybrid tech and Mercedes-Benz engines

Australia’s Motoring.com apparently heard that the next-generation Nissan 370Z is to feature a new hybrid powertrain featuring a Mercedes-Benz four-banger. According to the report, the new model is to be called the Z35 generation and is going to be sold mainly in Japan and the United States. The hybrid version is supposedly going to utilize a Mercedes-Benz-sourced […]

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Report: Nissan apparently interested in producing IDx Concept

Nissan is apparently working on a production version of the IDx Concept, a model originally intended to pay tribute to the original rear-wheel drive sports sedan, the Datsun 510 compact. The IDx Concept was introduced at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Show. According to a recent report from Australia’s CarAdvice, word is that Nissan is currently developing […]

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Report: Nissan to retune CVTs for better performance

CVTs are often frowned upon by enthusiasts because of their uninspiring and unengaging mannerisms that make it seem like the engine loathes doing its job by forcing it to whine under acceleration. And then, there are those who tout CVTs for boosting fuel economy (yawn). Either way, Nissan is a brand who heavily uses the […]

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The Nissan Cube is dead for the US market after six slow years

Nissan officially announced to AutoBlog that the Nissan Cube will no longer be offered in the US going into the 2015 model year, which shouldn’t be a surprise as not many can be seen running about on the roads. This past June, Nissan was able to move only 336 Cubes off of dealership lots, a reduction […]

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Nissan Versa and Versa Note being investigated for unintended acceleration

Nissan’s Versa and Versa Note made from 2012-2014 are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over fears of unintended acceleration. Although the problem doesn’t seem to be mechanical, some 360,000 models may be affected by a floor carpeting problem that could wedge the accelerator pedal. As of now, the NHTSA is still […]

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