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Nissan’s Starting Tests For An Autonomous Taxi Service Next Month In Japan 

Uber, Lyft, Google’s Waymo—much of the auto industry’s shown a recent interest in launching taxi services of their own, with the hope of one day operating fully-autonomous cars without a driver. Next month, Nissan joins the crowded field, as the automaker plans to launch a taxi business in Japan it’s calling Easy Ride.Read more… Continue […]

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Uzi Nissan Spent 8 Years Fighting The Car Company With His Name. He Nearly Lost Everything To Win

Nissan the car company never really cared who Uzi Nissan was. Then it decided he had something it wanted very much—the website www.nissan.com, which he created for his small retail computer business in 1994—and it sued him for $10 million. When the two Nissans went to war, Uzi Nissan prevailed in the end, but lost…Read […]

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The ‘Z’ In Nissan’s Z May As Well Stand For ‘Zombie’ Since They Will Not Let It Die

Currently in America, if you want a sports car that wears a Nissan badge without spending about $100 grand, you have one option: a Nissan 370Z. The 2018 370Z is essentially the same car Nissan started selling nine years ago, and while it is high time for a replacement, there’s no evidence one is in […]

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Everything That’s Delightful About My Imported 1990 Nissan Pao So Far

Some of you may recall that late last year I fulfilled a longtime automotive-ownership ambition and took delivery of a 1990 Nissan Pao from the amazing Duncan Imports. It’s been a few weeks, and I’m delusional enough to think you’re still curious, so get ready for a full report on my first almost-month of Pao…Read […]

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Nissan Claims Its Failure In Le Mans Will Help In Formula E

Nissan thinks it can use its recent experience building a Le Mans prototype in its Formula E electric racing program. That’s interesting, because the experience was centered around the GT-R LM Nismo, a radical front-wheel-drive prototype that never raced with a functional hybrid system. You know, the electrical part. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Skyline That Lied: When Nissan Built A Race Car It Probably Wished You’d Forget

In early 1980s, Nissan was on a mission. It was fighting Toyota for supremacy in the Japanese market, trying to prove itself with high-tech road cars and flame-spitting race cars to draw people into the showroom. And it was making a case for itself, but it had a problem.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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