The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.
The redesigned 2016 Nissan Maxima goes on sale in early June, but according to Automotive News, this eighth-generation model almost didn't see the light of day. That's the word from Pierre Loing, vice president of North American product planning.
Nissan North America's VP of product planning says that the lack of a small, rear-wheel-drive platform hurts the chances of us every getting a production version of the IDx Nismo and IDx Freeflow concepts.
We Lap Mont-Tremblant In Nissan's Tiny Canadian Racecar
Senior Editor Greg Migliore spends a wet day with the Nissan Micra Cup racecar at the Mont-Tremblant circuit in Quebec, Canada. It may only have 109 horsepower, but this affordable little racer offers tons of entertainment.
The relatively tame 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 in Nissan's radical Le Mans prototype is earmarked to power the next iteration of the road-going GT-R. Just don't expect the same 700-horsepower hybrid assist.