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Nissan Recalls 270K Vehicles Worldwide to Fix Start Buttons

        Nissan is recalling about 270,000 vehicles worldwide because the ignition start buttons can malfunction and unexpectedly shut down the engine. The company says the recall covers certain Note, Cube, Juke, Leaf and Venucia e30 vehicles as … Continue reading

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Study Shows Large Increase in Tennessee’s Vehicle Exports

A new study shows that motor vehicle exports from Tennessee have more than doubled since 2000. According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, the Middle Tennessee State University study says vehicles accounted for 8.5 percent of all state exports in 2014, … Continue reading

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Nissan to Expand Smyrna Supplier

A Major Middle Tennessee car maker says it will expand it’s Smyrna supplier park, adding some 1,000 new jobs to the local economy. Nissan North America says it already has ten parts-makers lined up to locate alongside it’s final assembly … Continue reading

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Nissan to Recall Over 700,000 Vehicles

Nissan recalling some 768,000 sport utility vehicles worldwide repair faulty hood latches and electrical problems that could result in a fire. The automaker says the recall includes some 552,000 Rogue models made from 2008 through 2014. Snow and water can … Continue reading

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Nissan sets North American Sales Record Last Year

Nissan says it set a North American sales record last year.  The Japanese car maker says sales were up by 11.1 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year.  The company sold almost one million, 387 cars amd trucks-the most … Continue reading

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Nissan Brakes Settlement to Pay Up to $800

Nissan has agreed to pay some customers up to $800 each to settle claims that certain vehicles had faulty brakes. A judge still has to approve the proposed settlement. The claims come from a lawsuit filed in 2011 that said … Continue reading

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Nissan Sales Continue to Improve

Nissan’s U.S sales rose more than 13 percent in October, a sign that auto sales continue to be strong. The Japanese automaker said its Nissan Infiniti brands sold just over 113,000 cars and trucks last month. Nissan sales rose almost … Continue reading

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Volkswagen struggles to compete with General Motors and Nissan

Nissan and General Motors both posted strong sales figures in September but Volkswagen posted a double digit decline in deliveries. All three automakers have assembly or supplier factories in Middle Tennessee. Nissan says it’s September sales were up by 18.5 … Continue reading

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Smyrna-made Nissan Leaf sales soring

Perhaps all it took was a change of scenery for the Nissan Leaf to get its sales going. Since production of Nissan’s battery-powered car was transferred to Smyrna from Japan in January, sales have climbed month by month, ending November with a … Continue reading

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Nissan showing off new SUV

Automotive journalist Jorge Koechlin flew into Nashville on Monday from Los Angeles to take part in Nissan’s media introduction program for the new Rogue compact crossover. Koechlin, of the Latino magazine AutoMundo, is among about 150 automotive and lifestyles reporters being hosted … Continue reading

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