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Nissan previews new Sway hatchback concept bound for Geneva

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Nissan is preparing to replace the Micra with a new small hatchback, and will preview its design with the Sway concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

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Nissan previews new Sway hatchback concept bound for Geneva originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Nissan Xterra discontinued after 2015

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Edmunds reports that the Nissan Xterra is going out of production at the end of this model year, after 16 years in production. It's been on the ropes for at least two years, and declining sales led to Nissan deciding it couldn't justify spending the money to upgrade it.

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Nissan Xterra discontinued after 2015 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Workers at Mississippi auto supplier protesting low wages

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Workers at an automotive seat factory in Mississippi are protesting what they say are low wages and poor working conditions as they attempt to unionize in what could become a new front for the United Auto Workers in the state.

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Workers at Mississippi auto supplier protesting low wages originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Yutaka Katayama, ‘father of the Z,’ dead at 105

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Yutaka Katayama, a former Nissan executive credited with launching the iconic Datsun Z, has passed away at the age of 105. Rest in peace, "Mr. K."

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Yutaka Katayama, 'father of the Z,' dead at 105 originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Nissan to run two GT-R GT3 cars in 2015 Pirelli World Challenge series

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Nissan will be lining up two FIA GT3-spec GT-Rs on the start line of the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge at the Circuit of the Americas March 6-8, sponsored by Always Evolving, Replay XD cameras, and Nismo.

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Nissan to run two GT-R GT3 cars in 2015 Pirelli World Challenge series originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:32:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Car Club USA: Club Loose

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Car Club USA travels to Englishtown Raceway Park to document a wild Friday Night Drift Party at Club Loose. We hear how Club Loose co-founder Matt Petty brought drifting to the northeast U.S. from Japan decades ago, and how this small New Jersey car club has produced international drifting champions like Chris Forsberg.

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Car Club USA: Club Loose originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Recharge Wrap-up: Comparing Nissan Leaf performance by climate, natural gas iffy for trucks

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Carnegie Mellon University makes interesting observations regarding the Nissan Leaf in different parts of the country. Charger manufacturer CTEK licenses magnetic near field wireless charging technology from WiTricity. A study shows that switching trucking fleets from diesel to natural gas could have some advantages, but environmental benefits aren't so clear.

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Recharge Wrap-up: Comparing Nissan Leaf performance by climate, natural gas iffy for trucks originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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West Coast labor dispute hampers Japanese automakers’ US plants

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The West Coast labor dispute between the dockworkers union and port owners is continuing to affect Japanese automakers with factories in the United States. Subaru, Honda, Toyota and Nissan are all airlifting some parts into the country to avoid shortages.

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West Coast labor dispute hampers Japanese automakers' US plants originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Infiniti replaces Americas chief

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Infiniti has shuffled its lineup at the top, replacing Michael Bartsch after less than two years with Nissan executive Randy Parker.

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Infiniti replaces Americas chief originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Don’t expect to hear about second-gen Nissan Leaf anytime soon

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The first official information about the next-gen Nissan Leaf EV will have to wait until this summer, after the NY Auto Show.

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Don't expect to hear about second-gen Nissan Leaf anytime soon originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:04:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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