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First Nissan Juke-R is on its way to a customer

First Nissan Juke-R is on its way to a customer

I have to admit that each time I see a normal Nissan Juke cruising around, I think it's the ugliest vehicle I've ever seen. The first time I saw the Juke-R, I formed a completely different opinion of the car though. This special custom-made version of the little Juke actually looks kind of cool.

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Nissan Motor Co to equip some vehicles with steer-by-wire tech

Nissan Motor Co to equip some vehicles with steer-by-wire tech

Nissan Motor Co has announced that some of its vehicles will be getting new steering technology that does away with traditional mechanical and hydraulic systems. The new steering system will use steer-by-wire technology. The technology will change the direction of the wheels in relation to the steering wheel inside the car using electronics rather than mechanical means.

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Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai plan Nordic fuel-cell splurge

Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai plan Nordic fuel-cell splurge

Honda, Toyota, Nissan, and Hyundai have inked an agreement with various Nordic countries to splay fuel-cell infrastructure - and the cars to take advantage of it - across the region starting from 2014. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a combination public and private companies and organizations in Norway, Iceland, Sweden, and Denmark will see zero-emission vehicles and a hydrogen distribution network set up by 2017, following similar agreements in Europe.

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Daimler and Renault-Nissan duo on eco-gas engine and more

Daimler and Renault-Nissan duo on eco-gas engine and more

Car manufacturers aren't betting the farm on all-electric and hybrid cars; gas engines are still going to be around for a while, and Renault-Nissan and Mercedes-owner Daimler plan to squeeze the very best out of them. A freshly inked collaboration between the firms will see them double up on a new, turbocharged powerplant that - despite using gas not hydrogen fuel-cells or batteries - will deliver "a significant improvement in fuel economy as well as low emissions."

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NYC approves Nissan as exclusive taxi provider

NYC approves Nissan as exclusive taxi provider

Back in April, I mentioned that New York City had received its first Nissan NV200 prototype taxi. The taxis are like small vans and have some nice conveniences like back seat charging ports for mobile phones, and large skylights to allow passengers to look up at buildings. Nissan has received approval to be the exclusive taxi provider for New York City.

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2013 Nissan Sentra boosts economy with new CVT

2013 Nissan Sentra boosts economy with new CVT

Nissan has revealed its 2013 Sentra: lighter, more fuel efficient, but with more space inside than the model it replaces. Set to hit US roads come the fall, the new Sentra debuts a 1.8-liter engine and Xtronic CVT transmission that adds a sub-planetary gear for reduced fuel consumption, and in fact the combination is good for a claimed 34mpg combined. Inside, there's the company's latest NissanConnect with text-to-speech for SMS and Pandora streaming.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 23, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 23, 2012

Welcome to Thursday folks - just one more work day to go and another weekend will be here. Today a new video gave us a look at reported iPhone 5 parts, and it seems that the iPhone will be sporting a new look with the next iteration. Recent whispers are saying that Nokia will reveal a total of three new Windows Phone devices during its September 5 event in New York City, and today Microsoft updated its logo for the first time in a whopping 25 years.

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