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Nissan says its self-driving cars can handle door-to-destination travel by 2020

Nissan recently demonstrated an Infiniti Q50-based prototype fitted with the most advanced version of its ProPilot self-driving system. ProPilot is Nissan and Infiniti's new banner for self-driving technologies, and right now it only consists of electronic driver assist features, such as adaptive cruise control, automatic braking and warning systems...

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Nissan GT-R given $10,000 price cut

The Nissan GT-R has been made better over the years through its numerous updates, but the starting price has inflated along the way to the point the car is no longer the performance bargain it once was. When it arrived for 2009, the GT-R's starting price was right on $70,000. Last year, you needed at least $111,585 to drive away in a new one. Nissan...

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Spiritual successor to Nissan Xterra leaked

Nissan is out testing a mid-size SUV based on the rugged underpinnings of the global NP300 Navara pickup truck, and the first photo of the completed design has hit the web. The image above was sent in by a reader to blogging site Burlappcar and reveals the Chinese market version of the body-on-frame SUV. In China, the vehicle is expected to be called a...

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Spiritual successor to Nissan Xterra to debut at 2018 Beijing Auto Show

Nissan is out testing a mid-size SUV based on the rugged underpinnings of the global NP300 Navara pickup truck, and we'll see it make its debut next April at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show. The information was confirmed to Drive by Nissan's global head of commercial vehicles, Ashwani Gupta, during last week's 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. He...

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Nissan hints at electric SUV concept for 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan has released a video teasing a new concept car set to debut next week at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The concept will embody Nissan's Intelligent Mobility strategy which comprises the core tenets of connectivity, electrification and self-driving capability. The mystery car in profile looks a lot like the recently revealed 2018 Leaf hatchback...

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Nissan GT-R Nismo spy shots

Nissan's ever-evolving GT-R looks set to receive more updates for the 2018 model year. A GT-R, specifically the GT-R Nismo model, was recently spotted running laps at the Nürburgring. On initial inspection it appears to be a bog-standard GT-R Nismo, but if you look a little closer you'll notice some discernible differences. On the front...

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Nissan built a GT-R operated by a video game controller

The latest installment in the iconic "Gran Turismo" video game series, "Gran Turismo Sport," goes on sale next week, but Nissan threw a celebration of its own ahead of the launch. The video game itself may have coined the "Real Driving Simulator" tagline years ago, but Nissan took it to a new level with a GT-R you can operate with a video game controller...

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Nissan tipped to replace Renault in Formula E

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, currently the world's biggest automaker by volume, plans to launch 12 electric cars between now and 2022. Most of these will come from Nissan which is being positioned as the alliance's core brand for electric cars. However, it is Renault that is currently represented in—and dominating—the...

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There’s a new Nissan GT-R quarter-mile king

Modified versions of the Nissan GT-R are going faster and faster. Recently, the team from the West Chicago-based AMS Performance set a new low (that's a good thing here) when it ran its GT-R into the six-second range in the quarter mile. Now the competitive set from ETS has reclaimed the throne but pushing its own modded Nissan deeper into that range. ETS...

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