It may be a while before buyers get their hands on the next-generation Nissan Titan. Automotive News reports that the vehicle has encountered engineering delays brought about by this year's earthquake and tsunami tragedies in Japan, and now the next-gen pickup may not debut until the 2014 model year. The news comes courtesy of Andy Palmer, executive vice president for vehicle planning and program management at Nissan, who said that he made the decision to delay the vehicle's development.
The massive-looking NV2500 concept scheduled to be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show this January signals Nissan's interest in the commercial vehicle market. A quick glance at the trademark website shows that the hulking Nissan won't be alone if it ever hits the market. Mike Levine over at Pickuptrucks.com put his Sherlock Holmes hat on and discovered that Nissan also had the names NV1500 and NV3500 earmarked for potential use. The Japanese automaker has a similar naming convention for pickups,