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Nissan's 2016 Maxima delivers a sports-car feel in a full-sized sedan.

Sporting Intentions | 2016 Nissan Maxima First Drive

By BOB GRITZINGER | Contributing Editor Nissan would like potential buyers to think of the new 2016 Maxima as a sports car that just happens to sport four doors. Make no mistake: Though its heritage, styling, performance and “4-Door Sports Car” marketing give the impression of a smaller, sportier car, the eighth-generation Maxima is a […]

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2015 Nissan Murano carries all of the brand's new styling cues.

Meet Nissan’s 2015 CUV lineup | Pathfinder, Murano, Rogue and Juke

By BOB GRITZINGER | Contributing Editor | @bobgritzinger Nissan has a herd of crossovers–from the three-row maxi-ute Pathfinder all the way down to the appropriately named super-fun, mini-ute dubbed the Juke. We recently had an opportunity to drive all of Nissan’s CUVs on a short, varied test loop at a press event in Michigan. These […]

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Performance Minded | 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo

There are few sports coupes today that can live up to the nostalgia of Nissan’s original 300ZX. It struck just the right balance of performance, creature comforts and style in its heyday back in the 1990’s. My brother still owns a 1994 black 300ZX twin turbo, his fourth Z car since high school. Needless to […]

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Nissan launches #RedThumb campaign against distracted driving

Nissan recently launched its #RedThumb campaign to discourage drivers from multitasking (i.e. texting) while driving. Teamed up with Adam Levine, the famous front man of Maroon 5 and judge on NBC’s The Voice, Nissan released this video and microsite dedicated to the cause. Aside from our obvious reasons for supporting Nissan’s initiative (and our celebrity […]

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Considering electric | Is the Nissan LEAF right for me?

A recent life change has me pondering the adventure of an electric vehicle. What was this massive shift in my world? I went from taking public transportation every day (bus to the metro) to walking a quarter-mile to work. I know, I realize this is an anomaly and completely unfair to those of you with treacherous […]

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Nissan ‘Pop-up’ ad for LEAF

I was getting ready to leave the house for work today, when I heard a commercial on TV that kept making this bubble sound and stating facts. I paid a little closer attention and noticed it was Nissan’s latest consumer ad for the all-electric LEAF. The bubbles pop up with a aquatic sound reminiscent of VH1’s ‘Pop […]

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Monthly Car Review: 2013 Nissan Altima sedan

BY Dale Jewett | autoweek.com Summary: Nissan’s best-selling car gets more comfortable, fuel-efficient with a redesign What is it? The Altima sedan is Nissan’s best-selling vehicle, and is the automaker’s entry in the highly competitive midsized car segment. Last year the Altima came close to knocking off the Toyota Camry as the best-selling car in […]

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Nissan uses humor to tout 2013 Altima in ‘Enough’ ad

BY Liza Colby | HomADge.com Updated June 26 at 11:34 a.m. Note: We embedded the wrong video in our original post. So maybe I’m having a string of awesome car ad luck this month. The latest wonder – “Enough” for the 2013 Nissan Altima. I saw this ad during Wilfred on FX (10:30 – 11:00 time […]

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Nissan 300ZX for Sale

Tips for timing the sale of your car – right!

When the time comes to get rid of that beloved – or sometimes loathed – vehicle, do you consider when to put it for sale? You should. There has been a 1990’s model Nissan 300ZX convertible for sale on the corner of my street for months. It’s housed at a local gas station, and while it […]

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Nissan busts myths about its all-electric LEAF

On Monday, Nissan hosted a luncheon for members of the Washington Automotive Press Association to share what the automaker has learned from the past 11 months of sales of its LEAF electric vehicle and to discuss future plans for the car. Brendan Jones, who has served as Director of LEAF Marketing and Sales Strategy for […]

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