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Nissan PlayStation GT Academy 2014 online qualifying begins on April 21

Nissan PlayStation GT Academy 2014 online qualifying begins on April 21

Sony has announced that it will be holding the next season of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy in 2014. The new season of the racing program is the sixth season for the show and for the first time Canadians will get to participate. The official start of the online qualifying for the new season starts on April 21.

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2015 Nissan Murano reveals crossover-makeover

2015 Nissan Murano reveals crossover-makeover

Nissan has taken the wraps off the 2015 Murano, launching the third-gen crossover at the New York Auto Show this week, and introducing a tweaked design language the company expects to eventually spread across the rest of its range. Bearing sharper lines, a roof described as "floating" thanks to rear glass design that hides the B-pillars back, and distinctive LED lighting, the new Murano also gets Nissan's "NASA-inspired" seats.

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Nissan teases new Murano ahead of April debut in NYC

Nissan teases new Murano ahead of April debut in NYC

It's car show season around the world meaning that future models are being unveiled by many automakers. One of the auto makers set to unveil an important new model is Nissan and it is teasing the next-gen Murano SUV. The Murano is a popular SUV that sells well for Nissan.

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Nissan smart rearview mirror beams live video to your eyeline

Nissan smart rearview mirror beams live video to your eyeline

Nissan is showing off its new full-LCD rearview mirror, which beams a live camera feed from the back of the car to a switchable display that can be flicked between regular glass or enhanced video. Designed to give better rear visibility as well as still provide a clear picture even if there's rain on the back window, low-light conditions, or even just a full rear-seat.

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Nissan-Renault delays EV targets after “slower” sales

Nissan-Renault delays EV targets after “slower” sales

Nissan-Renault has scaled back its electric car ambitions, pushing its 1.5m global goals for worldwide EV sales to 2020 after conceding that its original 2016 target was over-ambitious. A shortage of infrastructure development to support electric vehicles is one of the key factors hamstringing their success, CEO Carlos Ghosn suggested this week, though argued that the increasing number of rivals entering the eco-friendly segment was an indication that a change was close at hand.

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Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner rolls into Chicago Auto Show

Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner rolls into Chicago Auto Show

Nissan has unveiled an interesting new Frontier truck at the Chicago Auto show this week. The truck is the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner. We already knew that Nissan was working with Cummins to put a diesel engine under the hood of the full size Titan truck. What we didn’t know was that Nissan was considering putting a diesel engine under the hood of its small truck, the Frontier.

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Nissan and FedEx e-NV200 green trial kicks off in Washington D.C.

Nissan and FedEx e-NV200 green trial kicks off in Washington D.C.

Nissan has announced that it is kicking off a special new collaborative test of its latest all-electric delivery van in cooperation with delivery service FedEx. The two firms will be working on the test of the new e-NV200 in Washington D.C. under real world operating conditions. The collaboration and test program were announced recently at the Washington Auto show.

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Nissan Sport Sedan concept rolls into Detroit International Auto Show

Nissan Sport Sedan concept rolls into Detroit International Auto Show

Nissan has unveiled an interesting new concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The car is called the Nissan Sport Sedan Concept. While the car is strictly a concept, it doesn't look so farfetched as to keep it from coming into production if it is well received. The car has no flamboyant bodywork and looks like something that would be on car lots around the country.

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Annual sales for self-driving cars to hit 11.8M units by 2035

Annual sales for self-driving cars to hit 11.8M units by 2035

There are a lot of automotive manufacturers and technology firms that are working on technology for vehicles that can drive themselves. There are two overall types of self-driving vehicles today, ones that require some driver input and those that are fully autonomous and need no driver. Google is probably the biggest name in the fully autonomous game right now.

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Nissan Leaf, Tesla EVs to replace entire Bhutanese fleet

Nissan Leaf, Tesla EVs to replace entire Bhutanese fleet

The nation of Bhutan is seriously considering replacing all of its government-owned and -run fleet vehicles and taxis with electric vehicles. Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay is in ongoing discussions with Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to import Nissan Leaf electric vehicles (EVs) by the handful, as well as installing charging stations throughout the grid. Tobgay has also reportedly spoken with Tesla about the same topic.

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Leaf EV could power your employer Nissan research suggests

Leaf EV could power your employer Nissan research suggests

Plugging in an EV to recharge while you're at work is commonplace for electric car drivers, but Nissan wants to take things the opposite way with its Leaf, with a "Vehicle-To-Building" system that can turn a small fleet of cars into a power source for business infrastructure. The feature, currently in early field testing, sees up to six of Nissan's Leaf - which it's now calling the best-selling electric vehicle in history - connected to a building's power distribution board, and able to feed energy back in when peak supply rates make traditional sources inefficient.

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Nissan self-driving car begins real-world testing

Nissan self-driving car begins real-world testing

Nissan has taken its autonomous Leaf prototype to the streets of Japan, making the self-driving car the first to share public roads in the country. The start of the real-world testing Nissan promised back in September, the Leaf navigated through the everyday challenges of a highway, capable of sticking to or changing between lanes, overtaking, and merging.

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