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Nissan’s NV vans, the company’s first entry into the commercial vehicle segment in North America, will be taken a step further at the 2011 LA Auto Show. The company has teamed up with The Grilled Cheese Truck and Coolhaus Truck  to combine their takes on two food classics with a pair of custom-outfitted Nissan NV vans.
The two vans will be put to work on the streets of LA and inside the  Convention Center’s West Hall where they will be providing sandwiches (cheese and ice cream respectively) to media attending the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show.
The Nissan NV food truck concepts come with custom fold-out serving windows, work counters and full exterior graphics.
“Since its introduction last spring, the Nissan NV van is proving itself in a wide range of commercial uses, from construction to delivery services, in both Standard Roof and High Roof body styles,” said Joe Castelli, vice president, Commercial Vehicles and Fleet, Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA). “The Nissan NV High Roof model is especially adaptable for food truck and catering use thanks to its 76.9-inch tall interior, which provides the flexibility for the mobile chefs to comfortably move around inside while creating their gastronomical delights.”
The Nissan NV truck is offered in three well-equipped models including NV1500, NV2500 HD, NV3500 HD. All are available with either a 4.0-liter V6 or 5.6-liter V8.GC_Driver_HiRes-627x314

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Nissan’s NV vans, the company’s first entry into the commercial vehicle segment in North America, will be taken a step further at the 2011 LA Auto Show. The company has teamed up with The Grilled Cheese Truck and Coolhaus Truck  to combine their takes on two food classics with a pair of custom-outfitted Nissan NV vans.

The two vans will be put to work on the streets of LA and inside the  Convention Center’s West Hall where they will be providing sandwiches (cheese and ice cream respectively) to media attending the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Nissan announced today that its 2012 Rogue is one of the very first vehicles in its class to offer a Around View Monitor that helps drivers maneuver into parking spaces with more ease Available as a part of the optional Rogue SL Package, the crossovers is the first non-luxury vehicle in the U.S. to offer the Around View Monitor feature.
“More driver’s license tests have probably been failed due to the applicant’s inability to parallel park than any other task,” said Al Castignetti, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division, Nissan North America, Inc. “It’s anxiety provoking at best, and risks damage to a vehicle and surrounding property at its worst. Around View Monitor now comes to Rogue drivers’ rescue.”
Like in the Infiniti luxury vehicles, the 2012 Nissan Rogue‘s Around View Monitor use four small superwide-angle cameras – mounted on the front, side mirrors and rear of the vehicle – to provide a virtual 360° view of objects around the vehicle, helping the driver maneuver it in tight spots. The system converts image data taken by the four cameras to create and display the virtual image of the vehicle from above – it’s one of the coolest features we’ve come across in Infinitis and BMWs.

Nissan announced today that its 2012 Rogue is one of the very first vehicles in its class to offer a Around View Monitor that helps drivers maneuver into parking spaces with more ease Available as a part of the optional Rogue SL Package, the crossovers is the first non-luxury vehicle in the U.S. to offer the Around View Monitor feature.

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2013 Nissan GT-R

2013 Nissan GT-R

Back when the Nissan GT-R was first unveiled in late 2007, chief engineer Kazutoshi Mizuno said that not only had he built an “everyday supercar” that could jump to 60mph in 3.5 seconds and circle the Nurburgring in 7 minutes 38 seconds, but that he would continue to develop the car and announce new revisions every year. Well, Mizuno-san has been hard at work to make the latest version of Godzilla — though called a 2012 in Japan, it will be called a 2013 once it hits our shores early next year — even better. Not only did it reach 60 mph in 2.7 seconds in Nissan’s testing, but it made the sprint through the quarter mile in 10.8 seconds, a full 0.4 seconds faster than 2012 model tested in February, using 100 RON octane gas (96 octane using the U.S.’ AKI ratings).

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LEAF on Road

The Nissan LEAF an acronym for Leading, Environmentally Friendly, Affordable, Family Car has finally made its appearance in public. Nissan decided to first launch the car in Hawaii due to Hawaii’s strong commitment to clean energy. Starting in early 2011, Leafs willing be whizzing around Hawaii’s streets. (more…)

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Images of the next generation Nissan Micra have plopped onto the interwebs, and they have brought with them a revelation we are a little ashamed to have come to so late. First, let us say that we really, really dig the Nissan Micra as it is. Sure, we delight most in its hardcore version, but even the gutless four-door variants have that design going for them: the Micra is wonderfully visually compelling. (more…)

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In response to new eco rules in Thailand, Nissan is designing a new B-segment compact to be available in over 150 countries. As reported by Autoblog:

Nissan has just sent out the first sketch of its next-generation B-segment compact. The new car will be available globally starting next March in Thailand and then spreading to over 150 countries. The new car is expected to replace the Micra in Europe and elsewhere. (more…)

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There’s no safe way to say it: this blogger just doesn’t like the 2010 Nissan 370Z very much. Sure, it’s a fine sporty car that goes about its business quickly and competently, but it just leaves me cold. (more…)