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    In Mitsubishi Motors Town, Nissan’s Le Cost Killer Stirs Fear

    The reaction has been far less buoyant in Mizushima, an industrial town in southern Japan that’s home to Mitsubishi’s flagship assembly plant. Investors cheered when Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn announced in May that his company would acquire a 34 percent stake of scandal-tainted Mitsubishi Motors Corp. as part of an expanded strategic […]

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    Tell You Whoever Owns the Maps Owns the Future of Self-Driving Cars

    I took my inaugural ride in 2013 when I rode inside a self-driving Nissan Leaf alongside Tetsuya Iijima, general manager of intelligent transportation systems engineering at Nissan. As the Leaf found its way around a test course, Iijima told me that on-board sensors would allow tomorrow’s cars to navigate without the need for pre-mapping the […]

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    Britain’s Motown Bites the EU Hand Which Helped It Prosper

    Last week, in the EU referendum, he cast a ballot to quit. Christopher Shepherd helped build a Nissan Motor Co. factory in Sunderland, England, that thrives on the U.K.’s membership in the European Union. Shepherd, a 73-year-old retired construction worker, was joined by 61 percent of the electorate in Sunderland, making the gritty city in […]

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    Show You The Fastest-Selling Used Cars of 2016

    Better hope you have a hybrid or electric car. iSeeCars.com took at look at 2.2 million used cars  that were one to three years old sold between  January and May of 2016, and found that five out of the top ten were alternative fuel cars, whether that’s plug-in hybrids, electric cars, or hybrid models. Want to unload a […]

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    The New Nissan GT-R, a Storm, and the World’s Toughest Track

    It’s our Walter Mitty hero fantasy, in which we stick it like Formula 1 champs — Schumacher, Hamilton, Senna and Prost, among many others — who have masterfully threaded the insane challenge over the years. Doing it in Nissan’s newly revitalized 2017 GT-R on a dark and stormy evening makes it all the more intense. […]

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    2017 Ford F-150 10-Speed Transmission Featured Launch-Countdown Display

    Ford calls it a “launch countdown,” although the direction in which the sequence actually goes depends on whether the truck is speeding up or slowing down. DEARBORN, Michigan — The 2017 Ford F-150 pickup wants to be sure drivers know it’s equipped with the new 10-speed automatic transmission, so the tachometer display includes numbers that […]

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    2017 Nissan 370Z Arrives at Dealerships, Starting at $30,825

    These are carryover vehicles. One new exterior color, Chicane Yellow, is offered on the 370Z, except for Nismo models. NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The 2017 Nissan 370Z Coupe, 370Z Nismo and 370Z Roadster are on sale now at Nissan dealerships, with no price increase compared to the 2016 models. The base 2017 370Z Coupe with a […]

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    BMW i3 (94 Ah) Priced at $44,595 In 2017

    The price does not include state or federal tax incentives. WOODCLIFF LAKE, New Jersey — The 2017 BMW i3 (94 Ah), a new version of the electric hatchback with a more powerful battery and a longer range, is priced at $44,595, including a $995 destination charge, BMW of North America announced. The i3 (94 Ah) […]