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Description

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational automaker. Since 1999, Nissan has been part of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. It is currently the world's largest electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer in sales volume.

History

Originally founded in 1911 as Kaishinsha Motor Car Works, the company produced its first car in 1914, the DAT. After WWI, the company made a small car named Datsun Type 11, meaning the "son of DAT" in 1931. In 1934, the company became Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
During WWII, Nissan built trucks, airplanes, and engines for the Imperial Japanese Army. During the Korean War, it was a major vehicle supplier for the US Army.
From the 1950s, Nissan expanded worldwide with its Datsun small car brand. The oil crisis of the 1970s aided its growth in popularity. The company established manufacturing facilities in Europe in the 1980s to reduce cost and to circumvent tariffs.
In 1999, facing severe financial difficulties, Nissan entered an alliance with Renault.

Current Lineup

Nissan currently has a large vehicle lineup. Its premium brand Infinity markets sedans, crossovers, and one SUV. The main brand has numerous hatchbacks, sedans, crossovers, and SUVs.

Scores

No review has been published yet.

Products

Thumbnail of product Nissan Qashqai Compact Crossover 3rd-Gen (J12, 2021)

Nissan Qashqai Compact Crossover 3rd-Gen (J12, 2021)

The 3rd-gen Nissan Qashqai (J12) is a compact crossover primarily marketed in the European market. It is related to the Nissan Rogue, sharing its Common Modu...
Thumbnail of product Nissan Ariya Compact Electric Crossover

Nissan Ariya Compact Electric Crossover

Nissan Ariya is the company's first all-electric crossover. As a key piece of Nissan's effort of electrifying its vehicle lineup, the Nissan Ariya is built o...
Thumbnail of product Nissan Rogue Crossover (3rd-gen, T33)

Nissan Rogue Crossover (3rd-gen, T33)

The third-generation Nissan Rogue introduces a host of new driver assist and safety technologies as well as modern amenities to the popular compact crossover.
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Nissan Altima (6th gen)

The sixth generation Altima is a mid-size sedan by Nissan. Two engines options are available, a 2.0L turbocharged I4 and a 2.5L I4; both are coupled to a con...

Articles

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Nissan Rogue Review Rundown

The Nissan Rogue five-seat SUV is comfortably the company's biggest seller in the USA and Canada. Every Rogue comes with a 2.5-litre direct-injection petrol 4-cylinder as standard. Improvements to Nissan's CMF-C platform have elevated the Rogue's on-road
05 May 2021

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