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EV Age Dawning Now? NYT Says Yes. We Say Maybe.

The New York Times, or one writer paid by the New York Times (one journalist’s take or analysis or opinion doesn’t represent the entire paper, you know), had a piece out a couple days ago claiming the dawn of the EV age is now. Somehow, I missed this article until now. But let’s a look […]

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Nissan Maxima Turns 40, Gets the Birthday Treatment [UPDATED]

Nissan’s Maxima turns 40 this year. “This year” is a tricky statement, of course, since the year of production isn’t necessarily the same as the model year, but whether you mark it from the beginning of production in 1980 or the first model year in 1981, either way you slice it, the Maxima is hitting […]

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Nissan’s Next Z Won’t Be Sold in Europe

I cannot tell you the number of times I’ve gotten excited about the prospect of a new vehicle only to learn it’s going to limited to some lousy country where they don’t even bother to drive on the correct side of the street, have funny-sounding police sirens and/or happen to be involved in some other […]

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Sex Machine: Nissan Reveals Proto Z

Considering the dire straits Nissan currently finds itself in, I don’t think anybody felt ultra-confident that its next Z-badged performance coupe was automatically going to be a home run. I certainly did not. But then I watched Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida climb out of the prototype as he reminisced about how his first car was […]

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Nissan Z Proto previews the next-generation Z

It’s almost here, since Nissan says the “new Z is coming.” Nissan has revealed the Z Proto, which is a preview of the next-generation Nissan Z. The “Proto” part of the name means that what we see here isn’t simply just a concept car, but instead its really close to the production version that will […]

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2020 Nissan Leaf Review: More Mainstream

If you’ve been in the market for an electric vehicle, certain models like the Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt probably come to mind. But before those EVs arrived, the Nissan Leaf took the EV segment mainstream when it debuted in 2010. When the Nissan Leaf arrived, it became the first EV for the masses […]

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Confirmed: Nissan Shows Upcoming Z-Car With Manual Transmission

Nissan has issued another teaser for the impending 400Z with clear intent to alleviate any confusion created by the previous marketing materials. We said it looked like the company planned on offering the sports coupe with a manual transmission and are required to revise our claim. It’s now blatantly obvious that Nissan is planning on […]

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Nissan Z teaser confirms the manual gearbox

We’re getting excited, since next week we get our first teaser of the next-generation Nissan Z, with the debut of the Z Proto. Nissan has continued to release teasers of the Z Proto and on Thursday, Nissan continued to tease new Z with a teaser that confirms that it will have a manual transmission. In […]

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Report: Final Edition Nissan GT-R In The Works

A new report out of Japan suggests that the Nissan GT-R, aka Godzilla, will be bowing out the opposite of gracefully with a high-zoot model that will mark the end of this generation. That same report suggests it will be a bit before any replacement for the flagship performance car will reach the market. According […]

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