Eight Decades of Engine-making at Nissan’s Yokohama Plant
July 25 – Yokohama – In the building where manufacturing began for Nissan Motor Co. in 1934, a first-floor engine museum is home to some of the engine highlights of the company’s near 80-year history.
The public site was declared a heritage building by Yokohama, as well as designated a heritage industrial site by the Japanese government. The Nissan Engine Museum displays some 28 engines starting with the Type 7 produced in 1935.
Please enjoy this video overview of some of the top engines that helped to change automotive history, and tell us your favorite vehicles powered by these museum legends.
Better yet, visit Yokohama, Japan, in this anniversary year for Nissan Motor and see some of touchstones of the company’s heritage.
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Master craftsmen of the Nissan GT-R
On every GT-R engine, the seal of its master-craftsman builder is applied; here is their story…
Datsun at the Kingdom of Dreams (full video)
Nissan Motor Company launched Datsun on July 15, 2013, at the Kingdom of Dreams theater in Delhi, India. Watch the full program, including a Bollywood-style stage play, a speech by CEO Carlos Ghosn, and a debut for all-new GO hatchback.
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The Dashboard Digest – GO Datsun
The Dashboard Digest is the program that brings you the highlights of the Nissan Global Media Center’s stories from the past week.
This episode, we focus on the launch of Datsun – Nissan’s third marque – in New Delhi, India. The new five-door, front-wheel drive hatchback, the GO, is the brand’s first model, designed and built to match the needs of consumers in high-growth markets.
The Week in Autos – Record Auction, Record Speed
The Dashboard’s The Week in Autos is the Global Media Center’s program to provide commentary on the latest news stories from around the world.
This week, the Global Media Center’s Camille Lim makes her TWIA debut, as we discuss the Bonhams auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, France’s reaction to Daimler’s use of a banned coolant in the EU, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s vision for super-speed transport – it’s open-sourced.