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Nissan’s Star Wars Commercial For Its Semi-Autonomous Driving System Is So Very Stupid

Nissan’s had this Star Wars tie-in deal for years now, and there’s no evidence it makes any real sense at all, or sells cars. Well, I think Nissan finally figured out what it’s good for: making their semi-autonomous system look useless and stupid. Great job, team!Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Now You Can Watch Canada’s Best Racing Series, Nissan Micra Cup

It’s been said before, but should be repeated often and loudly, that there needs to be more motorsport involving small, underpowered cars with little to no aerodynamic aids. Canada’s Nissan Micra Cup series fits the bill to a T. These cars are essentially showroom stock buzz boxes with just over 100 horsepower and…Read more… Continue […]

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These Japanese Automakers Have Fascinating Histories Behind Their Names

By now, we know that there are more accurate ways to pronounce the names of Japanese automakers than the ones that we dumb Americans have been using. Mazda, for instance, is pronounced “Matsuda” in Japan. But did you know that there are also very fascinating historical and cultural reasons behind some of these names?Read more… […]

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Nissan Once Made An Unbranded Generic Car

Minimalism has become, somewhat ironically, a status symbol unto itself. How many painfully self-satisfied articles have you read about rich people “decluttering” and instead just having a few crazy expensive things carefully placed in a stark white loft? Too many, probably. That just shows how far ahead of its time…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Japanese Automakers Are Just Now Realizing That They Should Start Hiring More Women

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Cops Seize $130,000 Nissan Skyline GT-R At Florida Car Show And The Story Is Wild

Car forums wept this week when pictures appeared of a 1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R getting towed away by Florida police at a car show in Daytona Beach. In some ways it’s not surprising—that generation of Skyline isn’t really legal to be in the U.S., though some are here under dubious circumstances. But what may look […]

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Some Dude Put His Nissan 350Z Into A Canal While Battling For A Parking Spot

Last night in Coral Gables, Florida, on the campus of the University of Miami, a Nissan 350Z ended up in a canal, after its driver tried to, “to cut another driver off to enter a parking space,” according to The Miami Hurricane, the university’s student newspaper. Reader, be careful out there.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Emergency Nissan 200SX Repair That Might Have Been Overseen By A Guardian Angel

In a desolate and empty parking lot, two young men work to revive a dead Nissan 200SX. A stranger comes to their aid, then appears out of nowhere again later, offering words of encouragement—and leading to an inexplicable story that both of them would carry for 20 years.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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