The Truth About Cars » Nissan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Nissan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com 2016 Nissan Maxima SR Review – The Impurist’s Sports Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-nissan-maxima-sr-review-impurists-sports-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-nissan-maxima-sr-review-impurists-sports-sedan/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:06:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1275177 Like cockroaches scattering in the light, Americans are fleeing sedans for the upright comfort and wagon-like space of crossovers. The full-size sedan segment has recently been hit hard, Maxima included. Since 2012, the auto market has expanded 20 percent, while full-size sedan sales have contracted 14 percent. Based on an aging design and the entrance […]

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Like cockroaches scattering in the light, Americans are fleeing sedans for the upright comfort and wagon-like space of crossovers. The full-size sedan segment has recently been hit hard, Maxima included. Since 2012, the auto market has expanded 20 percent, while full-size sedan sales have contracted 14 percent. Based on an aging design and the entrance […]

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Who Will Build Sergio’s Next Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:05:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277738 FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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2016 Nissan Sentra Review – Nissan’s Compact Goes Premium http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-nissan-sentra-review-nissans-compact-goes-premium/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-nissan-sentra-review-nissans-compact-goes-premium/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1276377 Traditional car shoppers are moving away from small sedans and toward compact crossovers. That’s the conventional wisdom used to explain the slowing sales we see in some models. But could there be another reason? Could it simply be a lack of focus and attention to the compact segment? There is one model that’s seen a meteoric rise in […]

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Traditional car shoppers are moving away from small sedans and toward compact crossovers. That’s the conventional wisdom used to explain the slowing sales we see in some models. But could there be another reason? Could it simply be a lack of focus and attention to the compact segment? There is one model that’s seen a meteoric rise in […]

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Nissan Recalling 870,000 Altimas for Faulty Hood Latches, Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-recalling-870000-altimas-faulty-hood-latches/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-recalling-870000-altimas-faulty-hood-latches/#comments Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1276161 Nissan announced Friday that it would recall about 870,000 Altimas for faulty hood latches, the third time the automaker has recalled the cars since 2014, according to Reuters. The affected models are 2013-2015 Altimas, whose secondary hood latches could rust and be ineffective at keeping 20-some square feet of sheet metal from blocking your view […]

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Nissan announced Friday that it would recall about 870,000 Altimas for faulty hood latches, the third time the automaker has recalled the cars since 2014, according to Reuters. The affected models are 2013-2015 Altimas, whose secondary hood latches could rust and be ineffective at keeping 20-some square feet of sheet metal from blocking your view […]

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Junkyard Find: 1978 Datsun 510 Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1978-datsun-510-sedan-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1978-datsun-510-sedan-2/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272465 The badging on US-market Datsuns and Nissans got very confusing thanks to the Datsun-to-Nissan changeover that stretched from 1981 through 1984. It resulted in vehicles with awkward names such as “Datsun 810 Maxima By Nissan” showing up in showrooms with all the Datsun logos about to be chiseled off the walls. There was an ever-shifting cast of Bluebirds and […]

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The badging on US-market Datsuns and Nissans got very confusing thanks to the Datsun-to-Nissan changeover that stretched from 1981 through 1984. It resulted in vehicles with awkward names such as “Datsun 810 Maxima By Nissan” showing up in showrooms with all the Datsun logos about to be chiseled off the walls. There was an ever-shifting cast of Bluebirds and […]

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Piston Slap: Cool Thoughts on Electric Fan Conversions http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-18/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-18/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269073 Robin writes: Hi Sajeev, Back with a topic that might be real to many Texans and others of warmer climes. I’m close to 220,000 miles on my 94 Nissan D21. She’s still motoring along and I’m doing my to keep her maintained. We’ve just come through the dog days. Back when it was hitting 112° […]

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Robin writes: Hi Sajeev, Back with a topic that might be real to many Texans and others of warmer climes. I’m close to 220,000 miles on my 94 Nissan D21. She’s still motoring along and I’m doing my to keep her maintained. We’ve just come through the dog days. Back when it was hitting 112° […]

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Cheap Car Wars Canada: 2016 Chevrolet Spark Gets $9,995 CAD Price Tag, and Americans Should Be Seriously Pissed Off http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/cheap-car-wars-canada-2016-chevrolet-spark-gets-9995-cad-price-tag-americans-seriously-pissed-off/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/cheap-car-wars-canada-2016-chevrolet-spark-gets-9995-cad-price-tag-americans-seriously-pissed-off/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267561 Chevrolet might be trying to sell its newest Spark in the United States for $12,660 ($13,535 with freight), but the automaker is bringing its game to other low-priced subcompacts in Canada with a starting price of $9,995 CAD ($11,595 CAD with freight/PDI). That means the Spark costs $6,880 USD on the Canadian side of the border after adjusting […]

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Chevrolet might be trying to sell its newest Spark in the United States for $12,660 ($13,535 with freight), but the automaker is bringing its game to other low-priced subcompacts in Canada with a starting price of $9,995 CAD ($11,595 CAD with freight/PDI). That means the Spark costs $6,880 USD on the Canadian side of the border after adjusting […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Santa Fe Sports in Alabama, Tiguan With A Tether, And GMC Acadia Bows? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-santa-fe-sports-alabama-tiguan-tether-gmc-acadia-bows/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-santa-fe-sports-alabama-tiguan-tether-gmc-acadia-bows/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259897 Is there a Santa Fe, Alabama? If not, there will be soon. That, Volkswagen’s Tiguan + electron, who’s gonna buy all these electric cars, and you don’t really need a gas delivery service, people … after the break! Santa Fe Sport to be assembled in Alabama, far from actual Santa Fe Hyundai will build its […]

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Is there a Santa Fe, Alabama? If not, there will be soon. That, Volkswagen’s Tiguan + electron, who’s gonna buy all these electric cars, and you don’t really need a gas delivery service, people … after the break! Santa Fe Sport to be assembled in Alabama, far from actual Santa Fe Hyundai will build its […]

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The 13 Auto Brands Which Reported Record U.S. Auto Sales In 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/13-auto-brands-reported-record-u-s-auto-sales-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/13-auto-brands-reported-record-u-s-auto-sales-2015/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:35:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259673 As the American auto industry soared past 2014’s output on the way to a record-setting year of new vehicle sales volume, the rising tide did not lift all boats. Smart, Bentley, Dodge, Maserati, Jaguar, Fiat, Volkswagen, Scion, and Buick all sold fewer vehicles in 2015 than in 2014. The year-over-year rate of growth produced by […]

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As the American auto industry soared past 2014’s output on the way to a record-setting year of new vehicle sales volume, the rising tide did not lift all boats. Smart, Bentley, Dodge, Maserati, Jaguar, Fiat, Volkswagen, Scion, and Buick all sold fewer vehicles in 2015 than in 2014. The year-over-year rate of growth produced by […]

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Nissan-Renault Say They’ll Have 10 Self-driving Cars by 2020 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-renault-say-theyll-10-self-driving-cars-2020/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-renault-say-theyll-10-self-driving-cars-2020/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 20:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259297 Nissan-Renault announced Thursday that it would have 10 cars on sale worldwide with autonomous features ready by the end of the decade. Considering the photo provided by the automaker is of a Nissan Leaf, we can begin there. One. The automaker announced Thursday that beginning this year, Nissan, Renault or Infiniti vehicles would be enabled […]

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Nissan-Renault announced Thursday that it would have 10 cars on sale worldwide with autonomous features ready by the end of the decade. Considering the photo provided by the automaker is of a Nissan Leaf, we can begin there. One. The automaker announced Thursday that beginning this year, Nissan, Renault or Infiniti vehicles would be enabled […]

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Nissan Greenlights Kicks for Latin America, Why Not Sell It In The US? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-greenlights-kicks-latin-america-not-sell-us/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-greenlights-kicks-latin-america-not-sell-us/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 20:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257697 Nissan said it will produce a vehicle based on the Kicks Concept car shown at the Sao Paulo Auto Show in 2014. It will be sold globally, beginning in Latin America this year. CEO Carlos Ghosn said the car appeals to Latin American markets that prefer compact crossovers. You know who else buys compact crossovers? You, and […]

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Nissan said it will produce a vehicle based on the Kicks Concept car shown at the Sao Paulo Auto Show in 2014. It will be sold globally, beginning in Latin America this year. CEO Carlos Ghosn said the car appeals to Latin American markets that prefer compact crossovers. You know who else buys compact crossovers? You, and […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford’s Self-driving Herd Gets Bigger, Takata’s All Alone, VW Sends The Cavalry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257441 It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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Five by Five: Mental’s Favorites (and Yours) in 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/five-five-favorites-mine-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/five-five-favorites-mine-2015/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 21:30:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256393 It seems like a fine tradition here at TTAC for the contributors to look back on their work over the past year and actively seek feedback. The comments are my favorite part of this site, and it’s because of them that my work has shown up elsewhere. That’s a long way from the first contribution I emailed Bertel […]

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It seems like a fine tradition here at TTAC for the contributors to look back on their work over the past year and actively seek feedback. The comments are my favorite part of this site, and it’s because of them that my work has shown up elsewhere. That’s a long way from the first contribution I emailed Bertel […]

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General Motors Makes $500M Bet on Lyft http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-makes-500m-bet-lyft/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-makes-500m-bet-lyft/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 18:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256769 General Motors announced Monday that it would invest $500 million in ride-sharing service Lyft to help boost the automaker’s business in car-sharing companies and perhaps rental cars. The automaker announced that the investment — roughly half of Lyft’s latest round of fundraising — would buy the automaker seat on the ride-sharing company’s board of directors. Lyft, […]

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General Motors announced Monday that it would invest $500 million in ride-sharing service Lyft to help boost the automaker’s business in car-sharing companies and perhaps rental cars. The automaker announced that the investment — roughly half of Lyft’s latest round of fundraising — would buy the automaker seat on the ride-sharing company’s board of directors. Lyft, […]

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Bark’s Bites: My Favorite Truths of 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/barks-bites-favorite-truths-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/barks-bites-favorite-truths-2015/#comments Fri, 01 Jan 2016 19:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1255137 Twenty-fifteen is all done and junk. We had a lot of change around here, didn’t we? Everywhere that I’ve ever worked in my entire life, somebody has taken me aside and said something to the effect of, “If you don’t like change, this isn’t the place for you.” In fact, there’s so much change in the […]

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Twenty-fifteen is all done and junk. We had a lot of change around here, didn’t we? Everywhere that I’ve ever worked in my entire life, somebody has taken me aside and said something to the effect of, “If you don’t like change, this isn’t the place for you.” In fact, there’s so much change in the […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Winterkorn Appears on BI Top 15 List, Oil Near 11-Year Low (Again), and Jeep Goes Online in India http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-winterkorn-appears-bi-top-15-list-oil-near-11-year-low-jeep-goes-online-india/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-winterkorn-appears-bi-top-15-list-oil-near-11-year-low-jeep-goes-online-india/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 20:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253145 Where do you end up if you’re the former CEO of a company guilty of cheating diesel emissions tests, the fallout of which wipes out billions of dollars of value from said company? Business Insider’s “The 15 biggest career crashes of 2015″ list, of course. That, and Nissan prices the new Sentra, oil is still on a well-lubricated […]

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Where do you end up if you’re the former CEO of a company guilty of cheating diesel emissions tests, the fallout of which wipes out billions of dollars of value from said company? Business Insider’s “The 15 biggest career crashes of 2015″ list, of course. That, and Nissan prices the new Sentra, oil is still on a well-lubricated […]

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Piston Slap: The Nissan Maximum Replacement? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-maxima/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-maxima/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 13:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250257 TTAC Commentator Eliyahu writes: Sajeev, My 2001 Maxima, bought new, just rolled past 100,000 miles. It’s still a good car, but the mechanic says it has a very slight oil leak from the main seal. While not strictly necessary, the pitted original windshield could be replaced, the radio only gets Click and Clack, and the driver’s […]

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TTAC Commentator Eliyahu writes: Sajeev, My 2001 Maxima, bought new, just rolled past 100,000 miles. It’s still a good car, but the mechanic says it has a very slight oil leak from the main seal. While not strictly necessary, the pitted original windshield could be replaced, the radio only gets Click and Clack, and the driver’s […]

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TTAC News Roundup: Nissan’s LeMans Project Garaged, UAW Wants To Talk to VW, and How Much For Pep Boys? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-roundup-nissans-lemans-project-garaged-uaw-wants-talk-vw-much-pep-boys/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-roundup-nissans-lemans-project-garaged-uaw-wants-talk-vw-much-pep-boys/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1249241 From DNF to DNS, the Nissan GT-R LM project has finally been retired. That, and it’s lights out for some Crown Vics, the UAW just wants to talk, Hyundai will spend more to lend more, and more … after the break. Nissan finally axes Nismo LMP1 racer Nissan on Tuesday quietly axed its GT-R LMP1 […]

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From DNF to DNS, the Nissan GT-R LM project has finally been retired. That, and it’s lights out for some Crown Vics, the UAW just wants to talk, Hyundai will spend more to lend more, and more … after the break. Nissan finally axes Nismo LMP1 racer Nissan on Tuesday quietly axed its GT-R LMP1 […]

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2016 Nissan Titan XD Starts At $41,485; Is It Your Goldilocks? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-nissan-titan-xd-starts-41485-goldilocks/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-nissan-titan-xd-starts-41485-goldilocks/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 20:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248793 Nissan announced Tuesday that its 2016 Titan XD would start at $41,485 (including $1,195 destination) for the S Crew Cab 4×2 model. The top-of-the-line Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4×4 will start at $61,715. The pricing places the diesel-powered Titan XD firmly in the middle between the Big Three’s light-duty and heavy-duty trucks. For example, Ram’s 1500 […]

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Nissan announced Tuesday that its 2016 Titan XD would start at $41,485 (including $1,195 destination) for the S Crew Cab 4×2 model. The top-of-the-line Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4×4 will start at $61,715. The pricing places the diesel-powered Titan XD firmly in the middle between the Big Three’s light-duty and heavy-duty trucks. For example, Ram’s 1500 […]

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Nissan/BMW Team Up on Fast Charging; Sorry, North Dakota http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissanbmw-team-fast-charging-sorry-north-dakota/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissanbmw-team-fast-charging-sorry-north-dakota/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248313 Nissan and BMW announced Monday that they would add 120 public fast-charging stations in 19 states to significantly expand electric vehicle infrastructure for cars not called Tesla. The 120 stations would supplement to Tesla’s network of more than 200 Supercharger sites around the U.S. and Canada, placed throughout the countries that serve as a backbone for long-distance EV travel. (Coast […]

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Nissan and BMW announced Monday that they would add 120 public fast-charging stations in 19 states to significantly expand electric vehicle infrastructure for cars not called Tesla. The 120 stations would supplement to Tesla’s network of more than 200 Supercharger sites around the U.S. and Canada, placed throughout the countries that serve as a backbone for long-distance EV travel. (Coast […]

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Nissan Wants A Cheaper Z, So The Kids Can Buy Them http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-wants-a-cheaper-z-so-the-kids-can-buy-them/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-wants-a-cheaper-z-so-the-kids-can-buy-them/#comments Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247282 The next-generation Nissan Z  (which may or may not be: 1. A crossover; 2. Real; 3. Inspired by a bicycle; 4. FWD; 5. All of the above) may be less expensive than the current car, Nissan design chief Mamori Aoki told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. A lower price would appeal to a younger generation who can’t […]

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The next-generation Nissan Z  (which may or may not be: 1. A crossover; 2. Real; 3. Inspired by a bicycle; 4. FWD; 5. All of the above) may be less expensive than the current car, Nissan design chief Mamori Aoki told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. A lower price would appeal to a younger generation who can’t […]

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New 2016 Infiniti Q50 Gets Trio of Turbocharged Engines, Coupe Coming Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/new-2016-infiniti-q50-gets-trio-turbocharged-engines-coupe-coming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/new-2016-infiniti-q50-gets-trio-turbocharged-engines-coupe-coming/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 20:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1243537 Like any after-school special will tell us, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Infiniti revealed Monday its refreshed Q50, complete with three turbocharged engines in varying levels of potency. The new VR-series engine, which will be replacing Nissan’s everlasting VQ-series engine first in the Q50, will be a twin-turbocharged 3-liter V-6 that produces 300 horsepower and 400 […]

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Like any after-school special will tell us, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Infiniti revealed Monday its refreshed Q50, complete with three turbocharged engines in varying levels of potency. The new VR-series engine, which will be replacing Nissan’s everlasting VQ-series engine first in the Q50, will be a twin-turbocharged 3-liter V-6 that produces 300 horsepower and 400 […]

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Nissan Announces New 5.6-liter V-8 for Titan, Titan XD http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-announces-new-5-6-liter-v-8-titan-titan-xd/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-announces-new-5-6-liter-v-8-titan-titan-xd/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 18:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242377 Nissan announced Tuesday that its new Titan and Titan XD pickups will be powered by an all-new 5.6-liter V-8 that makes 390 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque. The new V-8 replaces the aging mill that produced 317 hp and 385 pound-feet of torque. According to Nissan, the new V-8 — dubbed Endurance — will be […]

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Nissan announced Tuesday that its new Titan and Titan XD pickups will be powered by an all-new 5.6-liter V-8 that makes 390 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque. The new V-8 replaces the aging mill that produced 317 hp and 385 pound-feet of torque. According to Nissan, the new V-8 — dubbed Endurance — will be […]

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Wards 10 Best Engines For 2016 is Equal Parts Performance, Parsimonious http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wards-10-best-engines-2016-equal-parts-performance-parsimonious/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wards-10-best-engines-2016-equal-parts-performance-parsimonious/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242009 Three hybrid powertrains and three performance powertrains bookended Wards Auto’s top 10 engines, which was released last week. The list included repeat winners such as the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel 3-liter six, Subaru’s turbo flat-four and Nissan’s veteran VQ 3.5-liter V-6. Appearing for the first time was BMW’s replacement for its N55 turbocharged, 3-liter straight six […]

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Three hybrid powertrains and three performance powertrains bookended Wards Auto’s top 10 engines, which was released last week. The list included repeat winners such as the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel 3-liter six, Subaru’s turbo flat-four and Nissan’s veteran VQ 3.5-liter V-6. Appearing for the first time was BMW’s replacement for its N55 turbocharged, 3-liter straight six […]

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Weekend News Roundup: Leaf Sprouted? Volkswagen and North Korea; Fancy Fiskers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weekend-news-roundup-leaf-sprouted-volkswagen-north-korea-fancy-fiskers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weekend-news-roundup-leaf-sprouted-volkswagen-north-korea-fancy-fiskers/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241945 Here’s some of the news you may have missed if you were out fighting the holiday crowds and spreading some of that Yuletide cheer by burning the hell out of some cookies you were planning on giving the neighbors. Nissan May Bring a Range Extended-EV to Market in 2016 A la BMW i3, Nissan is prepping for […]

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Here’s some of the news you may have missed if you were out fighting the holiday crowds and spreading some of that Yuletide cheer by burning the hell out of some cookies you were planning on giving the neighbors. Nissan May Bring a Range Extended-EV to Market in 2016 A la BMW i3, Nissan is prepping for […]

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